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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

New Kite System for Ships Trialed on Transatlantic Voyage

France-based wind propulsion specialist Airseas is sharing the first footage of its automated kite system Seawing in use during transatlantic sea trials. The

December 6, 2022
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Wednesday, July 20, 2022

‘K’ Line to Install Kite Systems on Three More Bulkers

Japanese shipping company Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, better known as “K” Line, has announced plans to purchase three additional kite systems to be

July 20, 2022
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Thursday, December 16, 2021

French Ro-Ro to Begin Testing ‘Seawing’ Ship Kite for Wind-Assisted Propulsion

A French tech company says it has installed its first automated ship kite on a commercial ship. The company, called Airseas, says the installation marks an

December 16, 2021
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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Skysails – Marine Environmental Initiatives At Work

  Passion focused on a singular goal is often the driver of new ideas and technology. Today the focus for many is on saving our planet from the effects

May 26, 2009
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Friday, March 21, 2008

Skysails – First Ocean Voyage A Success

Discoverer user mateMB has pointed us to news of Beluga shippings Skysails project to cross the atlantic with the use of a kite. In yesterday’s press

March 21, 2008
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Sunday, December 16, 2007

Launching Kite Power

The 433 ft long “Beluga SkySails” in an undated image. Turning ocean winds into gold while cutting greenhouse emissions in the process might sound

December 16, 2007
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Saturday, September 29, 2007

kite powered ships

We are always on the lookout for “green” stories so were pleased when a friend forwarded a link to Skysails, a German based company looking to

September 29, 2007
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