wind propulsion


Thursday, August 18, 2022
Shipping

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
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Wednesday, July 20, 2022
Shipping

‘K’ Line to Install Kite Systems on Three More Bulkers

Japanese shipping company Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, better known as “K” Line, has announced plans to purchase three additional kite systems to be

July 20, 2022
Total Views: 4712

Friday, July 1, 2022
Environment

Back to the Future? Cargo Giant Cargill Turns to Wind to Cut Carbon

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, July 1 (Reuters) – In a new take on ancient technology, Cargill, one of the world’s biggest charterers of ships, is to

July 1, 2022
Total Views: 4192

Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Environment

Berge Bulk Newcastlemax to Be Fitted with ‘WindWings’ Sails

A newcastlemax bulk carrier belonging to Singapore-based Berge Bulk will be fitted with four WindWings sails in the second quarter of 2023. The WindWings

June 29, 2022
Total Views: 3675

Monday, June 27, 2022
Shipbuilding

Naval Architect KNUD E. HANSEN Joins Wind-Powered Ro-Ro Project

Swedish shipping consultancy Wallenius Marine has teamed up with naval architecture firm KNUD E. HANSEN to design the world’s first wind-powered

June 27, 2022
Total Views: 2278

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Scandlines ferry Copenhagen underway with a Norsepower Rotor Sail
Environment

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: 2969

Thursday, December 16, 2021
Environment

French Ro-Ro to Begin Testing ‘Seawing’ Ship Kite for Wind-Assisted Propulsion

A French tech company says it has installed its first automated ship kite on a commercial ship. The company, called Airseas, says the installation marks an

December 16, 2021
Total Views: 3949

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Trade wings 2500
Environment

Wind-Assisted Containership Receives Class Approval in Principle

A new concept design for a wind-assisted containership has been awarded an Approval in Principle by classification society Bureau Veritas. The design, named

May 18, 2021
Total Views: 4858

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Rotor Sails installation final
Shipping

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: 3615

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Environment

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Unveils Plan for Wind-Powered RoRo to Debut in 2025

Wallenius Wilhelmsen has announced plans for a wind-powered pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) as the Norwegian and Swedish-based shipping company seeks to

February 17, 2021
Total Views: 3057

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
general cargo bulk carrier
Maritime News

Cargill Looks to Wind Propulsion to Cut Carbon from Shipping

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Oct 28 (Reuters) – Cargill, one of the world’s biggest charterers of ships, is working with technology partners to fit

October 28, 2020
Total Views: 95

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
ventifoils
Maritime News

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

September 25, 2019
Total Views: 127

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
largest sailing cargo ship
News

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

August 16, 2017
Total Views: 392