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Friday, February 9, 2024
Illustration of the Deltamarin-designed Ro-Ro's for LDA. Image courtesy Norsepower/LDA
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Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Places Largest Order for Rotor Sails

Wind propulsion specialist Norsepower Oy Ltd has received its largest order to date for its cutting-edge Rotor Sail™ technology. The order was placed by

February 9, 2024
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Monday, February 5, 2024
Illustration of the Dietrich Oldendorff with three rotor sails installed.
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Oldendorff Turns to Norsepower Rotor Sails to Reduce Emissions

Oldendorff and Norsepower have announced an agreement to install three Norsepower Rotor Sails™ on board a modern bulk carrier to reduce its emissions. The

February 5, 2024
Total Views: 805

Wednesday, November 8, 2023
An illustration of the Sohar Max with five Rotor Sails installed. Credit: Anemoi Marine Technologies
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Vale to Install Rotor Sails on World’s Largest Ore Carrier

Brazilian mining company Vale S.A. has announced its plans to install five Rotor Sails on the world’s largest ore carrier. The agreement between Vale and

November 8, 2023
Total Views: 1816

Wednesday, October 25, 2023
An illustration of Airbus' future low-emission roll-on/roll-off ships featuring wind-assisted propulsion.
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Airbus to Renew Transatlantic Shipping Fleet with Lower-Emission Ships

Airbus, the world’s largest manufacturer of airliners, has announced plans to renew its fleet of transatlantic ships with lower-emission vessels. By

October 25, 2023
Total Views: 4979

Thursday, July 6, 2023
IINO LINES and J-POWER Collaborate on World’s First Rotor Sail Installation on a Coal Carrier
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IINO LINES and J-POWER Collaborate on World’s First Rotor Sail Installation on a Coal Carrier

Japan-based IINO LINES and J-POWER, the Japanese electric utility, have agreed to install a Norsepower Rotor Sail™ on the coal carrier M/B Yodohime,

July 6, 2023
Total Views: 954

Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Norsepower Secures Funding to Scale Up Rotor Sails Production
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Norsepower Secures Funding to Scale Up Rotor Sails Production

Norsepower Oy Ltd., a leading global provider of mechanical sails for large ships, has secured 28 million euros in its latest Series C fundraising round. The

March 28, 2023
Total Views: 1958

Wednesday, March 8, 2023
MOL and Vale to Install Rotor Sails on Capesize Bulk Carrier
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MOL and Vale to Install Rotor Sails on Capesize Bulk Carrier

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and Vale International have announced a partnership to retrofit a 200,000-ton capesize bulk carrier with two 35-meter x 5-meter rotor

March 8, 2023
Total Views: 3048

Monday, February 27, 2023
Short Sea Ro-Ro Returns to Service Sporting Two Rotor Sails
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Short Sea Ro-Ro Returns to Service Sporting Two Rotor Sails

The world’s largest short sea roll-on/roll-off vessel has returned to service sporting two new rotor sails that will help to reduce fuel consumption and

February 27, 2023
Total Views: 5449

Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Socatra MR Tanker to be Fitted with Rotor Sails
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Socatra MR Tanker to be Fitted with Rotor Sails

French shipowner turns to auxiliary wind propulsion to help decarbonize. French tanker company Socatra has entered into a contract with Norsepower to retrofit

January 25, 2023
Total Views: 1461

Thursday, August 18, 2022
Illustration of the Northern Lights liquefied co2 transport ship
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Northern Lights CO2 Carriers to Get Norsepower Rotor Sails

Finnish-based wind propulsion specialist Norsepower has received a contract to supply its Rotor Sails technology on board two liquefied CO2 carriers

August 18, 2022
Total Views: 1781

Thursday, June 16, 2022
Lloyd’s Register Finds ‘Significant’ Efficiency Benefits for Newcastlemax Bulk Carrier Design Featuring Rotor Sails
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Lloyd’s Register Finds ‘Significant’ Efficiency Benefits for Newcastlemax Bulk Carrier Design Featuring Rotor Sails

Lloyd’s Register has given its stamp of approval (in principle) for a newcastlemax bulk carrier fitted Anemoi Rotor Sails that will help

June 16, 2022
Total Views: 6591

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Scandlines ferry Copenhagen underway with a Norsepower Rotor Sail
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Second Scandlines Ferry Gets Norsepower Rotor Sail

Danish-based ferry operator Scandlines has installed a Norsepower Rotor Sail on a second ferry as the company increasingly turns to wind-assisted propulsion to

May 17, 2022
Total Views: 3095

Tuesday, March 8, 2022
World’s Largest Short Sea Car Carrier to Get Tilting Rotor Sails
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World’s Largest Short Sea Car Carrier to Get Tilting Rotor Sails

Finnish technology company Norsepower has announced an agreement with global logitics and European shortsea shipping provider CLdN to install two tilting Rotor

March 8, 2022
Total Views: 5274

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

May 13, 2021
Total Views: 13288

Monday, April 26, 2021
viking grace rotor sail
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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

April 26, 2021
Total Views: 3612

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Rotor Sails installation final
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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

March 23, 2021
Total Views: 3724

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
First Tilting Rotor Sails Installed on SC Connector
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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

January 20, 2021
Total Views: 11256

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

December 15, 2020
Total Views: 7947

Monday, June 29, 2020
North Sea Ro-Ro to Install First Tilting Rotor Sails
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

June 29, 2020
Total Views: 686

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

October 24, 2019
Total Views: 301
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