Tag: <span>International Windship Association (IWSA)</span>

Ship propulsion: transition is in the wind
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Ship propulsion: transition is in the wind

With a lot of attention and investment going into alternative, low emission fuel development, how does the return of wind propulsion avoid becoming an ‘also ran’ technology segment? Gavin Allwright, the secretary general of the International Windship Association (IWSA) answers a series of questions facing the uptake of this technology and what is behind a...

IWSA calls on shipping community to turn to wind power for decarbonisation
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IWSA calls on shipping community to turn to wind power for decarbonisation

The International Windship Association (IWSA) has submitted an Open Letter calling on all maritime industry decision-makers and the entire shipping community to fully assess and utilise all available power solutions that deliver the necessary deep, swift cuts in carbon emissions over the next decade.  IWSA believes that readily available and proven wind propulsion solutions must...

Driving the decade of wind propulsion
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Driving the decade of wind propulsion

The International Windship Association is spearheading a coordinated initiative to accelerate shipping decarbonisation.  The campaign is designed to accelerate the adoption of hybrid alternative propulsion methods, blending wind, alternative fuels and energy efficiency measures, the aim is to achieve a rapid and measurable decarbonisation of the global shipping fleet in the 2020s. Highlighting the unique...

SINTEF joins IWSA to boost development of wind propulsion tech
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SINTEF joins IWSA to boost development of wind propulsion tech

SINTEF Ocean has announced that it is joining the International Windship Association (IWSA), the member driven association that promotes and helps facilitate the uptake of wind propulsion in commercial shipping. “A webinar co-hosted by SINTEF Ocean and NTNU (Norwegian University of Science and Technology) for the SFI Smart Maritime organisation in December 2020, confirmed there...

ABS joins the International Windship Association
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ABS joins the International Windship Association

ABS has announced today that it has joined the International Windship Association (IWSA), the not-for-profit organisation that promotes and helps facilitate the uptake of direct wind propulsion solutions for commercial shipping. ABS has become increasingly involved with wind propulsion over the last few years and released their guidelines for Wind Assisted Propulsion System Installation in...

Tailwinds of 2020
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Tailwinds of 2020

Shipping has faced some historically significant challenges last year. It opened with IMO 2020, the greatest change in fuel regulation in this century, and ended with the maritime community trying to come to grips with crew changes in such a time of crisis. How has the maritime technology sector fared? Here is a take on...

Wallenius Marine Joins the International Windship Association
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Wallenius Marine Joins the International Windship Association

Swedish shipping company Wallenius Marine has joined the the International Windship Association (IWSA), the not-for-profit organisation that brings together over 130 members from across the industry to promote and help facilitate the uptake of wind propulsion for commercial shipping. The announcement follows last month’s news which saw the unveiling of Wallenius Marine’s newly designed wind-powered...

“K” LINE joins the International Windship Association
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“K” LINE joins the International Windship Association

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” LINE), a shipping company operating 468 large vessels has joined the International Windship Association (IWSA), the member driven not-for-profit organisation that is dedicated to the promotion and facilitation of direct wind propulsion in commercial shipping. “K” LINE joining IWSA sends a clear message to the industry and policy makers that wind...

ClassNK joins the International Windship Association
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ClassNK joins the International Windship Association

Tokyo-based ClassNK has joined the International Windship Association (IWSA), the not-for-profit organisation that for the last five years has been bringing together wind propulsion projects, shipping companies, shipyards and research organisations to help further develop technologies for wind power.   Over the last few years ClassNK has identified and supported the development of wind propulsion...

MOL joins the International Windship Association
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MOL joins the International Windship Association

Tokyo headquartered MOL O.S.K. Lines has announced that it is joining the International Windship Association (IWSA) as a full member. The news comes following the recent AIP approval for the Wind Challenger, wind-assisted vessel design by Class NK. As an IWSA member, MOL will bring substantial experience and industry know-how on wind-assisted and primary wind...

Bureau Veritas joins International Windship Association
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Bureau Veritas joins International Windship Association

Paris headquartered classification society Bureau Veritas (BV) is joining the International Windship Association (IWSA), which brings together wind propulsion projects, research organisations and projects and promotes the wind as a credible, viable and increasingly economic option for commercial vessels. BV’s membership will bring a wealth of experience to IWSA and fits well with the association’s longer...