Tag: <span>Rotor Sails</span>

Bulk carrier becomes first newbuild to install Norsepower rotor sails
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Bulk carrier becomes first newbuild to install Norsepower rotor sails

Norsepower has announced its first newbuild order for the installation of a record five tilting rotor sails onboard a large bulk carrier. The agreement heralds the first installation of Norsepower’s innovative Rotor Sails on a bulk carrier, demonstrating the adaptability of the technology to reduce fuel consumption, fuel costs and reduce emissions across a variety...

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 –...

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...

Scandlines installs Norsepower rotor sails on ferry
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Scandlines installs Norsepower rotor sails on ferry

Ferry operator Scandlines has announced the successful installation of Norsepower’s Rotor Sail Solution. This was completed in just hours during a scheduled overnight stop on board the Scandlines’ hybrid ferry M/V Copenhagen. The M/V Copenhagen, a hybrid passenger ferry operating between Rostock, Germany and Gedser, Denmark, was retrofitted with a Norsepower Rotor Sail unit measuring...

Wind-assisted vessel promises 14% fuel savings
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Wind-assisted vessel promises 14% fuel savings

Dutch shipping company, Switijnk Shipping, and naval architects, C-Job, have teamed up to deliver a wind-assisted general cargo vessel to improve the sustainability of shipping. The 8,500 DWT vessel, known as the Flettner Freighter, will be equipped with two Norsepower Rotor Sails to supplement the main engines, delivering fuel savings of approximately 14%. Norsepower’s Rotor...