Yara to offer wind-assisted propulsion solutions

Yara Marine Technologies has partnered up with BAR Technologies to design and implement wind-assisted propulsion for the shipping industry. Under the agreement, Yara Marine will offer WindWings in its portfolio to ship owners and manage the value chain of procurement, … Read More

Wallenius Wilhelmsen to build wind-powered RoRo ship by 2025

Wallenius Wilhelmsen is planning to build a wind-powered Pure Car and Truck Carrier that is expected to achieve up to 90% reduced emissions compared to today’s best vessels. Named the Orcelle Wind, the vessel design is scheduled to be ready … Read More

Maersk Tankers sells product tanker fitted with rotor sails

Maersk Pelican, the world’s first product tanker testing the use of wind propulsion technology, has been sold and delivered to its new owner, Maersk Tankers said. Data from VesselsValue shows that the LR2 tanker has been sold to Buana Lintas … Read More

KSOE wins AiP for wing-sail propulsion system

DNV GL has awarded an Approval in Principle (AIP) to Korea Shipbuilding and Offshore Engineering (KSOE) for a wing-sail auxiliary propulsion system for ships.  The wind-powered auxiliary propulsion system is the result of a joint research project from KSOE, the … Read More

MOL joins initiative to combine wind power and hydrogen fuel cells

Japanese shipping major Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has joined a corporate-academic partnership in a zero-emission initiative called the Wind Hunter Project, seeking new applications for hydrogen fuel and wind power. The project intends to use its rigid, collapsible sail technology … Read More

The Oceanbird model fitted with all four sails, ready for data collection & testing

This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences [embedded content] The seven-meter-long Oceanbird model has been fitted with all four wing sails marking a major milestone in the development stage of the model. The wing sails … Read More

Introducing Oceanbird, a wind-driven PCTC

Trusted partner in electric technology Over the years, Alewijnse has been a trusted partner for various owners, operators and shipyards in new builds, mid-life extension programs and ad hoc service requests. Being a frontrunner in both innovative energy, propulsion, automation … Read More