Tuesday, July 27, 2021

MOL Exploring Triangular Sails Attached to Ships’ Cranes to Boost Propulsion

Japanese shipping group Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has partnered with others to research and develop triangular sails that can be mounted on ships’ cargo cranes and other equipment to boost propulsion...

July 27, 2021
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Monday, July 12, 2021

Longchamp Reserves Space on Neoline’s Sail-Powered Cargo Ships

French handbag manufacturer Longchamp has secured space on board NEOLINE’s new sailing cargo ships. Under the agreement, Longchamp has committed to shipping at least 50% of its annual container volume...

July 12, 2021
Total Views: 1820

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

French Shipping Company Selects Shipyard for Sail-Powered Cargo Ship

France-based Neoline is pushing ahead with plans for its sailing cargo ship by confirming its selection of a shipyard to construct the vessel. Neoline announced this week it has signed...

June 16, 2021
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Monday, April 19, 2021

Yara Marine to Offer Wind Assist Tech to Global Shipping

Norwegian exhaust gas scrubber company Yara Marine Technologies is joining forces with British-based BAR Technologies to offer commercial-scale wind-assisted propulsion technology to the global shipping industry. The product is called...

April 19, 2021
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Thursday, March 4, 2021
Sans-titre Cargo Sailboat

French Coffee And Wine Cargo Yacht Completes Atlantic Voyage

by Manuel Ausloos (Reuters) – In a return to the age of the clipper, a French company is using a sailing boat to ply the trade routes that pre-dated steam...

March 4, 2021
Total Views: 7770

Friday, February 12, 2021

Michelin Commits to Shipping Tires on Sail-Powered Cargo Ships

Tire manufacturer Michelin has agreed to ship some of its tires using two sail-powered cargo ships being developed by French shipping line Neoline. Under the agreement, tires will be loaded...

February 12, 2021
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Sunday, December 20, 2020

Costa Rican Sailing Cargo Ship Aims to Reduce Shipping’s Carbon Footprint

By Alvaro Murillo PUNTA MORALES, Costa Rica, Dec 19 (Reuters) – Some 200 workers from 27 nations are building a hybrid sailboat on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica designed...

December 20, 2020
Total Views: 7348

Thursday, September 10, 2020
Maritime News

Changing Tack: Wind Power Sails Back Into Shipping with Swedish Venture

STOCKHOLM, Sept 10 (Reuters) – A Swedish consortium aims to launch commercially by 2025 a wind-driven car carrier that will emit 90% less carbon dioxide than a conventional roll-on/roll-off (RoRo)...

September 10, 2020
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Tuesday, July 2, 2019
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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...

July 2, 2019
Total Views: 893

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
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Maritime News

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...

November 20, 2018
Total Views: 193

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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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...

August 16, 2017
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