Project to Test Feasibility of Sail-Powered Bulk Carrier

Danish shipowner Ultrabulk has teamed up with a handful of companies in the UK the feasibility of fitting a modern bulk carrier with sail power in hopes of advancing technology that could help overall CO2 emissions in the shipping industry. For the project, Ultrabulk is teaming with Drax, operator of the UK’s largest power station, along with the Smart Green Shipping … [Read more...]

Construction of World’s Largest Cargo Sailing Ship Moves Step Closer to Reality

A German-led initiative to build the world's largest sailing cargo ship has moved one step closer to realization with Lloyd's Register signing on to ensure compliance of the project. Lloyd's Register announced Monday it has joined the Quadriga sustainable shipping project, an initiative from Hamburg-based Sailing Cargo aiming to build the world's largest sail-powered cargo … [Read more...]