Zeaborn Ship Management has had its first (managed) vessel retrofitted with Anemoi’s first Rotor Sails prototype. Three 5×24 Rotor Sails – also known as Flettner rotors – were installed on Tufton’s Kamsarmax bulk carrier TR Lady. Captain Vladyslav Naidenko...
Dutch company Econowind builds “VentoFoils” to reduce ships’ fuel consumption by up to thirty per cent. The Investment and Development Agency for the Northern Netherlands (NOM) and Horizon Flevoland are investing in the scale-up to reach a production...
The first wing sail from Oceanbird, Wing 560, has received Approval in Principle (AiP) from classification society DNV. According to Niclas Dahl, Managing Director Oceanbird, it is one of the first stiff wing sails that will tilt in hard winds as a safety feature. The...
Mitsubishi Corporation’s Pyxis Ocean, chartered by Cargill, is the first vessel to be retrofitted with two WindWings – large wing sails measuring up to 37.5 metres in height. The WindWings were designed by BAR Technologies and Yara Marine. WindWings can be...
The sailing freighter Canopée can finally start using the power of the wind now that it has been equipped with four Ayro masts and Oceanwings sails. The 121-metre, 10,699-GT RoRo vessel, designed to carry rocket parts from Europe to South America, was launched in...
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