Tag: <span>University of Southampton</span>

Windship Technology powers zero emission ship design
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Windship Technology powers zero emission ship design

British company Windship Technology has confirmed the findings from the Wolfson Unit of the University of Southampton following a detailed study into its innovative and patented triple wing rig. After extensive testing and VPP work conducted at the Wolfson Unit and further Computational Fluid Dynamics and aerodynamic performance optimisation conducted by Cape Horn Engineering, it...

Windship Technology unveils zero emission ‘Tesla of the Seas’
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Windship Technology unveils zero emission ‘Tesla of the Seas’

Windship Technology, a British company with a whole-ship solution to tackle the CO2 emissions of the shipping industry, has unveiled a new triple-wing rig design to facilitate zero emission propulsion. The company also announced an investment partnership with DNV to assess and classify Windship Technology’s whole-ship design. Starting from a clean drawing board, technical director...

Machine learning model saves $90M in fuel costs
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Machine learning model saves $90M in fuel costs

Researchers from the University of Southampton and Shell Shipping and Maritime have developed a digital dashboard that helps captains respond to changing sea conditions, with early results indicating savings of $90 million in fuel costs possible. The Just Add Water (JAWS) app interprets depths and angles of a ship known as the draught and trim...

Silverstream Technologies wins UK grant to advance machine learning and AI
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Silverstream Technologies wins UK grant to advance machine learning and AI

Silverstream Technologies, which manufacturers air lubrication for the shipping industry, has been awarded an Innovate UK Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) grant in collaboration with the University of Southampton to advance machine learning in the maritime sector. The two-year partnership will see an Associate of the University of Southampton, secured under the programme, work with Silverstream’s...

Theyr joins SPRINT in AI-driven voyage optimisation project
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Theyr joins SPRINT in AI-driven voyage optimisation project

Met-ocean data provider for the marine sector Theyr has signed up to the national SPRINT business support programme. Theyr will collaborate with SPRINT partner, the University of Southampton on the development of a marine vessel routing application that will enable a cleaner future for commercial shipping. The SPRINT project will focus on the real-time exploitation...

Wärtsilä and partners pursue fuel efficiency in major EU-funded project
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Wärtsilä and partners pursue fuel efficiency in major EU-funded project

Wärtsilä, together with a consortium of six other industry and academic partners, has been awarded EU funding for a major project aimed at reducing fuel consumption and lowering emission levels for shipping. The SeaTech project consortium has been formed to develop two symbiotic ship engine and propulsion innovations that when combined, could lead to a...

Shell and the University of Southampton launch Centre for Maritime Futures
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Shell and the University of Southampton launch Centre for Maritime Futures

The University of Southampton and Shell Shipping & Maritime have launched the Centre for Maritime Futures to bring together university and industry partners to transform the energy shipping industry to be safer, cleaner and more efficient. The Centre has received a gift of £1.5m from Shell Shipping & Maritime, the largest corporate gift in the...