Tag: <span>Propulsion</span>

LR, Anemoi and SDARI join forces on rotor sail designs
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LR, Anemoi and SDARI join forces on rotor sail designs

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has signed a joint development project (JDP) with Anemoi Marine Technologies and Shanghai Merchant Ship Design and Research Institute (SDARI) to develop a series of energy efficient vessel designs equipped with rotor sails. The project will address one of the most significant roadblocks for the commercial adoption of emission abatement technology –...

Havyard establishes company for hydrogen powered ships
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Havyard establishes company for hydrogen powered ships

Havyard’s complete hydrogen system for ships will be completed in 2021, and the group is now establishing a separate company to meet market demand for the solution. The new company aims to help large ships to sail longer distances with zero emissions. For several years now, the Havyard Group has carried out research and development...

Wind technologies for cleaner shipping
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Wind technologies for cleaner shipping

A policy brief released by the EU Interreg North Sea Region Wind Assisted Ship Propulsion (WASP) project shows the potential of wind power to cut ship emissions and reduce fuel consumption and outlines some of the current barriers to uptake. Modern wind technologies such as rotors, suction wings, sails, kites, and more can provide a...

ABB wins power and propulsion order for five Fincantieri vessels
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ABB wins power and propulsion order for five Fincantieri vessels

ABB has secured an order of around $150 million to deliver a comprehensive scope of technologies to power next-generation cruise ships built by Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri ABB will equip five newbuild vessels with Azipod electric propulsion, which has a proven ability to significantly reduce fuel consumption onboard. Each cruise ship will be powered by twin...

Tharsis fits eConowind wind-assisted solution to cargo ship
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Tharsis fits eConowind wind-assisted solution to cargo ship

Netherlands-based eConowind and Tharsis Sea-River Shipping have announced a collaboration to install two 3x9m eConowind TwinFoil units on the 2,364 DWT diesel- electric general cargo vessel, MV Tharsis. The wind-assisted solution from eConowind helps to reduce fuel consumption by using the power of the wind to boost propulsion. The TwinFoil is a wing with a...

Royal Arctic Line saves fuel with intelligent IoT technology
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Royal Arctic Line saves fuel with intelligent IoT technology

Container ship Malik Arctica, part of the Royal Arctic Line (RAL) fleet has achieved a 10 per cent reduction in fuel consumption by installing Frugal Technologies’ intelligent IoT technology. As a result, RAL intends to install the system on more ships in the fleet. With a new patented and class-approved on-top system for intelligent engine...

ABB delivers Azipod icebreaking propulsion to newbuild LNG carriers
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ABB delivers Azipod icebreaking propulsion to newbuild LNG carriers

ABB has secured a contract from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering in excess of $300 million to supply a comprehensive power and propulsion package for six new specialised vessels that will transport LNG along the Northern Sea Route. Each of the six newbuild vessels will feature a trio of the largest and most powerful Azipod...

Anemoi Marine and Wärtsilä agree sales collaboration for Rotor Sail solutions
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Anemoi Marine and Wärtsilä agree sales collaboration for Rotor Sail solutions

Wärtsilä has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) tied to a License and Cooperation agreement with UK-based Anemoi Marine Technologies for the future sales and servicing of Rotor Sail solutions to the shipping industry. The agreement was signed on 22 October 2020. Rotor Sails, also referred to as ‘Flettner Rotors’, are comprised of vertical cylinders...

Cargill, Deltamarin and BAR bring wind power tech to commercial shipping
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Cargill, Deltamarin and BAR bring wind power tech to commercial shipping

Cargill and BAR Technologies have embarked on a strategic project with naval architect Deltamarin to bring wind propulsion technology to commercial shipping. The project will see BAR Technologies’ WindWings – large, solid wing sails that measure up to 45 meters in height – fitted to the deck of bulk cargo ships to harness the power...

HySHIP project granted 8M in EU funding
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HySHIP project granted 8M in EU funding

The HySHIP project, which is the result of 14 European partners collaborating on the design and construction of a new ro-ro demonstration vessel running on liquid green hydrogen (LH2), has received EUR 8 million in European funding. The project aims to lower the development and operational cost of a wider move to LH2 for ship...

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...

Høglund Marine takes two-thirds stake in wind-assisted car carrier project
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Høglund Marine takes two-thirds stake in wind-assisted car carrier project

Marine technology provider Høglund Marine Solutions has taken a two-thirds stake in Vindskip, a company developing a wind and liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered vessel concept. The collaboration will play a vital role in bringing the concept to reality. Børge Nogva, president of Høglund, has also become chairman of the board at Vindskip AS. Vindskip (which...