Search results for: Wind 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.

  • 2 April 2017

    A recently published report entitled “Study on the Analysis of Market Potentials & Market Barriers for Wind Propulsion Technologies for Ships” highlights the future potential for wind power in the shipping industry.  The report’s principle author, Dagmar Nelissen, Senior Researcher and Consultant at CE Delft, talks to Maritime Holland about the findings. Sustainable technologies are […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

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

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Norsepower Oy Ltd. and Bore Ltd have repported a successful sea trial of Norsepower’s Rotor Sail Solution, a new wind propulsion technology for ships. The sea trials, verified by NAPA and supported by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, confirm fuel savings of 2.6% using a single small Rotor Sail on a route in the North Sea. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maersk Tankers, tanker arm of the Danish shipping conglomerate Maersk, has partnered up with Norsepower Oy, The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI), and Shell Shipping & Maritime, to install and trial Flettner rotor sails onboard one of the company’s tankers. Maersk Tankers will supply a 109,647-dwt Long Range 2 (LR2) product tanker vessel which will be retrofitted […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Wärtsilä unveils cooperation with Norsepower, a provider of auxiliary wind propulsion systems for shipping.

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Norsepower’s Rotor Sail Solution, a new wind propulsion technology for ships, has passed its sea trials with flying colors. The Norsepower Rotor Sail Solution was installed on the 9,700 DWT Ro-Ro carrier MS Estraden, owned by Bore, a Finnish Ro-Ro shipping company. The ship operates in a continuous service between the Netherlands and the UK, sailing through the […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Norsepower’s Rotor Sail Solution, a new wind propulsion technology for ships, has passed its sea trials with flying colors. The Norsepower Rotor Sail Solution was installed on the 9,700 DWT Ro-Ro carrier MS Estraden, owned by Bore, a Finnish Ro-Ro shipping company. The ship operates in a continuous service between the Netherlands and the UK, sailing through the […]

  • 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 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    The Rotor Sail Solution has been installed on three vessels and has achieved over 35,000 hours in operation.

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Norsepower Oy Ltd., a Finnish marine engineering company, has started sea trials of the Norsepower Rotor Sail Solution on a commercial cargo vessel, Bore’s M/V Estraden. Norsepower’s 18-metre high Rotor Sail was installed on the pilot vessel during an ordinary 7-hour harbor stay. The required foundations were already added to the vessel during a normal dry-dock […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    MOL, Tohoku Electric Power are to move ahead with a joint study related to the installation of Wind Challenger.

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Finnish provider of auxiliary wind propulsion systems Norsepower Oy has inked an agreement with compatriot shipping company Viking Line to install its Rotor Sail Solution onboard the M/S Viking Grace, a liquefied natural gas (LNG) -fueled cruise ferry. The project is the first modern auxiliary wind propulsion technology installation onboard a ferry, according to Tuomas Riski, Norsepower’s CEO. […]

  • 26 May 2020
    Environment, Innovation, Vessels

    Scandlines’ hybrid ferry M/V Copenhagen has been retrofitted with Norsepower’s Rotor Sail Solution, Finnish auxiliary wind propulsion systems’ provider Norsepower said. The installation of the rotor sail on board M/V Copenhagen, a hybrid passenger ferry operating between Rostock, Germany and Gedser, Denmark, has been completed in just a few hours during a scheduled overnight stop, following meticulous […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Helsinki-based provider of auxiliary wind propulsion systems Norsepower Oy will receive EUR 2.6 million (USD 2.9 million) in funding to further its research and development of the Norsepower Rotor Sail Solution technology. The new models of the technology would include the world’s largest ever Flettner rotor, which would feature a height of 30 meters and a 5 meter diameter, […]

  • 9 October 2009

    Diederik Parlevliet, CEO of Parlevliet & Van der Plas fishing company in the Netherlands, and Stephan Wrage, Managing Director of SkySails, Germany, signed a purchase agreement on October 6, 2009, for the world’s first towing-kite wind propulsion system to be installed on a fishing trawler.

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Finnish ferry company Viking Line has returned the 2008-built M/S Viking XPRS to Helsinki-Tallinn route after the vessel underwent drydocking. During its drydocking, the vessel was equipped with a new type of propeller that under normal conditions can run on two instead of three main engines, according to Viking Line. With the new type of propeller, […]

  • 20 February 2013

    This video presents a wind propulsion system by SkySails GmbH with a towing kite measuring up to 320 metres, that provides additional thrust for the ship at sea, a sustainable solution for reducing fuel consumption, costs and emissions. Depending on wind conditions, fuel costs can be lowered between ten and 35 percent. A small, 87-metre-long […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Scandlines to install Norsepower’s Rotor Sail Solution onboard the M/V Copenhagen ferry.