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
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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: 3457

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: 3426

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: 10930

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
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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: 7855

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: 517

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: 190

Monday, October 14, 2019
Maritime News

Wärtsilä, Norsepower Team Up on Rotor Sails

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has teamed up with Finnish rotor sail propulsion specialist Norsepower to pursue energy-saving rotor sail projects in the commercial maritime industry. The service cooperation agreement expands...

October 14, 2019
Total Views: 106

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: 102

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: 40

Thursday, August 30, 2018
Rotor Sails installation final
Environment

Maersk Tankers Tests Sails Aboard Ship

by Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen (Reuters) – Maersk Tankers is testing the use of wind power to fuel its ships, a new technology it says can cut fuel consumption by up to...

August 30, 2018
Total Views: 235

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: 48