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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Monday, April 26, 2021
viking grace rotor sail
Environment

MS Viking Grace Completes Rotor Sail Testing

Finnish technology firm Norsepower has completed testing of one of its “Rotor Sails” onboard the Viking Grace. Installed in 2018, the MS Viking Grace was the first passenger vessel to...

April 26, 2021
Total Views: 3497

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Rotor Sails installation final
Shipping

DSME Developing Rotor Sail System for Large Tankers and LNG Carriers

Class society DNV has awarded an Approval in Principle to South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) for a new rotor sail wind propulsion system designed for ultra-large...

March 23, 2021
Total Views: 3482

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Environment

First Tilting Rotor Sails Installed on SC Connector

Finnish-based Norsepower has installed the world’s first set of tilting rotor sails on board the SEA-CARGO roll-on/roll-off carrier SC Connector. The 35-meter-tall Rotor Sails will provide auxiliary wind propulsion leading...

January 20, 2021
Total Views: 10983

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: 7872

Monday, June 29, 2020
Maritime News

North Sea Ro-Ro to Install First Tilting Rotor Sails

Helsinki-based Norsepower will install two tilting Rotor Sails onboard a roll-on/roll-off vessel. Norsepower is a leading provider of auxiliary wind propulsion systems in the commercial shipping sector. The company’s innovative...

June 29, 2020
Total Views: 539

Thursday, October 24, 2019
mearsk pelican rotor sails
Interesting

Norsepower Confirms Rotor Sails Fuel Savings

Finnish technology company Norsepower has confirmed fuel savings of more than 8 percent from a trial of its Rotor Sails onboard the Maersk Tankers product tanker, Maersk Pelican. The company’s...

October 24, 2019
Total Views: 196