In a sustainable world, shipping is desperately needed. Cargo transport by ship does not have to be dirty, it is eminently suitable for achieving the sustainable development goals. The shipping industry, especially in the Netherlands, is working hard to green the...
Last week, Conoship revealed construction had started on several of its new shortsea vessel designs. Now, it has become clear two of these vessels have been ordered by De Bock Maritiem. Holland Shipyards is responsible for building the 3600-tonne vessels, which are...
Atradius Dutch State Business (DSB) has secured an investment loan provided by ABN Amro to maritime scale-up Econowind for the development of industrial sails. So-called Ventifoils enable shipowners to reduce emissions, comply with international regulations and save...
Another company will conduct research with eConowind’s Ventifoils. Schram Shipping has ordered two 16-metre-tall wind-assist units from the company. By the end of 2021, they will be retrofitted on the 89.9 x14 metres, 5097 DWT general cargo vessel MV Anna, built...
Decarbonisation of shipping is one of the greatest maritime challenges and the demand for low carbon solutions is growing. The European research project Wind Assisted Ship Propulsion (WASP) investigates how wind propulsion technology and, thus, solutions can become...
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