Gigantic Cargo Sailboats to Replace Oil-Guzzling Cargo Fleets

There may be a very simple solution to the oil-guzzling problem on cargo ships that haul huge loads across the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. Wind power. A German company called SkySails believes that by attaching what are essentially giant parasails to cargo ships, they can reduce their use of oil by up to 35 percent. » 4/07/08 8:00am 4/07/08 8:00am