Neoline Selects Shipyard to Construct Modern Sail-Powered Cargo Ship

France-based Neoline has selected a shipyard to construct to construct its first two sail-powered roll-on/roll-off cargo ships to operate between France and United States as soon as 2021. Neoline announced this week it has selected Loire, France-based Neopolina for the construction of the ships. Neoline was established in 2015 with the intention of the becoming the … [Read more...]

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...]