Thursday, May 13, 2021
VALE-SHIPS-ROTOR-SAILS-ship-Sea-Zhoushan
Environment

Newbuild Vale VLOC Revealed as Bulk Carrier Getting Five Tilting Rotor Sails

Finland-based Norsepower has announced the installation of five tilting Rotor Sails on board a newbuild Very Large Ore Carrier (VLOC) under construction in China. The new vessel, named Sea Zhoushan,...

May 13, 2021
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Tuesday, December 15, 2020
mearsk pelican rotor sails
Environment

Newbuild Bulk Carrier to Get Tilting ‘Rotor Sails’

Finnish wind propulsion company Norsepower says it has received an order to install its innovative “Rotor Sails” onboard a newbuild ship for the first time. The agreement calls for the...

December 15, 2020
Total Views: 7871

Thursday, June 11, 2020
Maritime News

Stena Bulk Unveils Energy-Efficient Product Tanker Prototype

Liquid bulk shipping company Stena Bulk has released a concept design for a next-generation product and chemical tanker that will use flettner rotors, solar power, and other state-of-the-art technologies to...

June 11, 2020
Total Views: 152

Thursday, August 15, 2019
Scandlines Rotor Sail ferry
Maritime News

Scandlines to Install Norsepower Rotor Sail On Board Ferry

European ferry operator Scandlines has signed an agreement to install Norsepower’s rotor sails on board one of its passenger ferries operating between Germany and Denmark. The wind propulsion technology will...

August 15, 2019
Total Views: 107

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Rotor Sails installation final
Maritime News

Norsepower Rotor Sails Issued First-Ever Design Type Approval for Onboard Wind Propulsion

Finnish clean technology group Norsepower announced Tuesday that its innovative Rotor Sail Solution has received the first-ever type approval design certificate granted to an auxiliary wind propulsion system onboard a...

March 5, 2019
Total Views: 48

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
viking grace rotor sail
News

LNG-Powered Viking Grace Now Using Rotor Sail for Wind-Assisted Propulsion

The LNG-powered ferry is the first passenger ship in the world equipped with a rotor sail for wind-assisted propulsion. Viking Line has installed a rotor sail on the LNG-fuelled Viking...

May 1, 2018
Total Views: 54

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
News

Maersk Tanker to Be Fitted with Flettner Rotor Sails

A Maersk-owned tanker is set to be fitted with two Flettner rotor sails as part of a industry project seeking to test the century-old wind propulsion technology’s potential to reduce...

March 14, 2017
Total Views: 201

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
News

LNG-Fueled ‘Viking Grace’ to Get Rotor Sails

Finnish wind propulsion company Norsepower Oy has announced it has signed an agreement with Finnish shipping line Viking Line to install rotor sails onboard the LNG-fueled cruise ferry MS Viking...

January 25, 2017
Total Views: 33