Nuclear-powered ships - What do you think?
Greener options are sexy, but will they deliver the goods? In the latest edition of Trade-a-boat magazine,Trade-a-boat Editor Jeff Strang speaks with energy expert Bryan Leyland.
Leyland believes that 25 megawatt nuclear engines can be sealed, and could be considered, given the performance of nuclear-powered warships.
Is nuclear power a friend or foe? Which of the other fuel sources discussed in the story are a genuine option: wind, solar, LNG, CNG, hydrogen, biofuel? Maybe the fuel issues are overblown?