Airplane-Like Wings Could Help Cargo Ship Boost Fuel Efficiency

Dutch based ship designer eConowind has been tapped to supply one of their innovative “ventifoil“ wind-assisted propulsion systems onboard a 3,600 DWT cargo ship, marking the first commercial order of the system. The system will be installed aboard the Van Dam Shipping’s general cargo vessel Ankie with delivery in the fourth quarter of 2019. The Ventifoil wind-assist … [Read more...]