Question: Australian bauxite ore is shipped 3 000 kilometers to New Zealand

Australian bauxite ore is shipped 3,000 kilometers to New Zealand in a bulk cargo ship. The ship carries 300,000 metric tonnes of ore and consumers 1,400,000 liters of fuel oil on the journey. Fuel oil emits 38.2 kgs CO 2 per liter. For bauxite ore shipped from Australia to New Zealand, what is the emission of CO 2 (in kgs) pertonne kilometer traveled?

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