Tag: <span>Wind Power</span>

Wind propulsion stakeholders call for action to remove barriers to uptake
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Wind propulsion stakeholders call for action to remove barriers to uptake

A new report from a group of over 40 experts and key stakeholders has called on industry stakeholders to work more closely together to reduce or eliminate the remaining barriers that continue to challenge the scaling of wind propulsion in commercial shipping. The 40 experts came together for a three-hour workshop to identify the strategy...

ABS leads consortium studying alternative fuels and decarbonisation technologies
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ABS leads consortium studying alternative fuels and decarbonisation technologies

A consortium led by ABS, along with CE Delft and Arcsilea is to perform six studies on alternative fuels and decarbonisation technologies for the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA). The four-year project will study key aspects of the decarbonisation of shipping, including biofuels, ammonia, hydrogen, wind-assisted propulsion, air lubrication and other promising technologies. The initiative...

Longchamp partners with Neoline for greener sailing
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Longchamp partners with Neoline for greener sailing

Longchamp has signed up to Neoline’s maritime transport service that uses sail-powered vessels to transport goods. The partnership will enable Longchamp to cut emissions on its transatlantic shipping route. Neoline’s sail solution allows cargo ships to achieve a commercial speed of 11 knots, propelling ships by the wind with 4200m² of sails to reduce emissions...

Alfa Laval and Wallenius to develop modern wind propulsion
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Alfa Laval and Wallenius to develop modern wind propulsion

Alfa Laval and Wallenius are forming a new joint venture to develop wind power technology to reduce emissions by 90 per cent on the largest ocean-going vessels. The joint venture, AlfaWall Oceanbird, will see the companies pursue an innovative means of wind propulsion based on telescopic wing sails. Though designed for wind propulsion, the Oceanbird...

WiSP2 launches to improve performance prediction around wind propulsion
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WiSP2 launches to improve performance prediction around wind propulsion

MARIN and ABS have kicked off the WiSP2 (Wind assisted Ship Propulsion) Joint Industry Project to help facilitate the broad uptake of wind propulsion to help shipping’s decarbonisation.   WiSP2 will focus on making evaluations within the Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) and Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI), but also from real operational conditions....

Namura and NS United Kaiun to develop wind-assisted Capesize
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Namura and NS United Kaiun to develop wind-assisted Capesize

Japan-based shipbuilder Namura Shipbuilding and operator NS United Kaiun Kaisha have partnered in a joint research project aimed at developing a wind-powered system for a 183,000 dwt Capesize bulk carrier. The International Maritime Organization’s decarbonisation targets of reducing carbon emissions by at least 40 per cent by 2030 from 2008’s levels and cut at least...

Yara joins the International Windship Association
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Yara joins the International Windship Association

Yara Marine Technologies has joined the International Windship Association (IWSA) to promote the use of wind propulsion to reduce fuel consumption and cut CO2 emissions from ships. “The immense savings gained by modern wind propulsion really caught the interest of both Yara Marine and our established network of ship-owners. BAR Technologies’ bespoke naval architecture gave...

AqualisBraemar joins hydrogen fuel-cell vessel project
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AqualisBraemar joins hydrogen fuel-cell vessel project

AqualisBraemar has been appointed by Caledonian Maritime Assets (CMAL) to partner in designing an emission free hydrogen fuel cell sea-going passenger and car ferry – a first for Europe. This is part of HYSEAS III, a Horizon 2020 funded project. HYSEAS III follows HYSEAS I and HYSEAS II, and aims to build on the previous...

ClassNK grants AiP to Eco Marine Power’s renewable energy sail system
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ClassNK grants AiP to Eco Marine Power’s renewable energy sail system

ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) to Eco Marine Power for the development of a renewable energy system for ships, ‘Aquarius Marine Renewable Energy with EnergySail’. To contribute to the swift and safe social implementation of decarbonisation initiatives, ClassNK has been providing safety standards applicable to a variety of new technologies based on...