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 “Trade Winds 2500”, envisions a LNG-powered ship...

May 18, 2021
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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 wind propulsion system designed for ultra-large...

March 23, 2021
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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 reduce carbon emissions from ocean shipping. “Since...

February 17, 2021
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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 sails on vessels in its fleet...

October 28, 2020
Total Views: 82

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 cargo ship, marking the first commercial order of...

September 25, 2019
Total Views: 93

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 to ensure compliance of the project. Lloyd’s...

August 16, 2017
Total Views: 297