Search results for: Wind Assisted Ship Propulsion

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  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Wind propulsion systems can be installed on existing vessels saving 5-20% of fuel and emissions.

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    eConowind’s Ventifoil system would be installed on the company’s 3,600 dwt cargo vessel MV Ankie.

  • 28 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Environment, Transition, Vision

    Wind-assisted ship propulsion has immense potential for achieving fuel savings and cutting emissions in line with the IMO’s decarbonization strategy for shipping. Numerous solutions are being commercialized with others undergoing final stages of testing to prove their efficiency. These types of solutions range from rotor sails, rigid or soft sails to ventilated foil systems, and […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Equipment, Innovation, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Wind-assisted ship propulsion has immense potential for achieving fuel savings and cutting emissions. Even though it is not believed to be THE solution for full decarbonization of the industry and getting to net-zero, it has emerged as an intermediary step which, when combined with other available solutions like air bubbles, anti-fouling, and different software solutions […]

  • 17 October 2016

    As Maritime Holland readers undoubtedly know, the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement makes no reference to the shipping industry. However, this doesn’t mean that the sector is not making its own progressive steps on the matter. The recent contract between Switijnk Shipping, a family-owned Dutch shipping company, and C-Job Naval Architects for a Flettner Freighter is one example of how the shipping […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    The classification society would help further the development of primary renewable solutions.

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A new association that will encourage, advise and advocate for the use of wind propulsion technologies in the shipping industry is about to enter the market under the name the ‘International Windship Association’ (IWSA). IWSA’s aim is to facilitate and promote the technology, applications and general concept of wind propulsion for the global commercial shipping industry and […]

  • 27 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Innovation

    Japanese shipping company Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) has become a member of the International Windship Association (IWSA). IWSA is a member-driven not-for-profit organisation that is dedicated to the promotion and facilitation of direct wind propulsion in commercial shipping. “With K-Line joining IWSA, they are sending a clear message to the industry and policy makers […]

  • 5 December 2011

    MARIN notices that more and more clients seriously consider the use of renewable energy sources for propulsion of commercial cargo vessels. This presents both new challenges and opportunities for ship designers and hydrodynamicists alike. In this field, MARIN ha just joined the new project “Wind Hybrid Coaster”, which seeks to use wind assisted propulsion on […]

  • 3 July 2013

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced start of an onshore demonstration test of a new prototype sailing rig that has great potential for reducing CO2 emissions from vessels. Tests of the “Power Assist Sail” began at the Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) Oita Works last month. MOL, MES, Akishima Laboratories (Mitsui Zosen) Inc. […]

  • 14 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Lloyd’s Register’s Strategic Research Group has joined forces with Totempower Energy Systems and Zodiac Maritime Agencies to assess the potential of wind-generation devices onboard commercial ships as the maritime industry steps up its pursuit of viable carbon-alternate fuels. A fully autonomous wind-monitoring system designed and assembled by Totempower has been installed on the Zodiac-managed bulk […]

  • 18 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    With the Paris Climate Agreement in mind, shipping firms are looking at wind again for efficiency reasons.

  • 11 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Viking Line’s passenger ship M/S Viking Grace has been fitted with a rotor sail for the utilization of wind power.

  • 31 March 2020
    Innovation, Technology

    For centuries shipping depended on wind, but the industrial revolution changed that. No longer vessels were stuck in the doldrums. Today, with the Paris Climate Agreement in mind, shipping companies are looking at wind again for efficiency reasons. Recently C-Job Naval Architects has delivered the design for a wind-assisted general cargo vessel to Dutch shipping […]

  • 29 May 2013

    The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) met for its 65th session from 13 to 17 May 2013, at IMO Headquarters in London. The Committee made significant progress in its work on further developing energy-efficiency regulations; adopted an MEPC Resolution on Promotion of Technical Co-operation and Transfer of Technology relating […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    Louis Dreyfus Armateurs’ (LDA) new service operations vessel (SOV) will service Ørsted’s Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm once delivered in 2021.

  • 16 April 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    Louis Dreyfus Armateurs’ (LDA) new service operations vessel (SOV) will service Ørsted’s Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm once delivered in 2021.

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    SNAV ferry, carrying almost 350 people aboard, has been stranded off the coast of Split, Croatia.

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    UK-based maritime classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR) has joined the Quadriga sustainable shipping project, an initiative from Hamburg-based Sailing Cargo, which aims to build the world’s biggest sailing cargo ship. The project outlines a plan to build a 170-meter car carrier, capable of carrying between 1,700 and 2,000 cars, which will be equipped with four DynaRig […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    LNG America has selected the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) as the classification society for North America’s first LNG bunker barges, currently being designed by Jensen Maritime. ABS will assist LNG America in working with shipbuilders and regulators in developing these first-of-their-kind barges that meet or exceed all technical and regulatory requirements. “We are pleased […]

  • 18 September 2019

    A crew transfer vessel working in Liverpool Bay lost propulsion just north of the Burbo Bank offshore wind farm and was escorted and towed to a dock on the River Mersey by an RNLI lifeboat. The 21m water jet-powered catamaran, Challenger, lost propulsion on 16 September after a rope had fouled its jet drives. Seven […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Equipment, Vessels

    LNG America said it has selected the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) as the classification society for North America’s first LNG bunker barges, currently being designed by Jensen Maritime. ABS will assist LNG America in working with shipbuilders and regulators in developing these first-of-their-kind barges that meet or exceed all technical and regulatory requirements. “We are […]