MOL has reached a coal transport deal with Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc., using a coal carrier equipped with a hard sail wind power propulsion system, also known as the “Wind Challenger*.”
MOL announced that it has joined a wide-ranging corporate-academic partnership in a zero-emission initiative called the “Wind Hunter Project,” seeking new applications for hydrogen fuel and wind power.
A new report from the ICS has laid bare the scale of the industry’s decarbonisation challenge. It also sets the scene for governments to back an industry proposal to form a global $5bn R&D fund to de-risk future investment.
Cargill and BAR Technologies have embarked on a strategic project with naval architect Deltamarin Finland to bring cutting edge wind propulsion technology to commercial shipping.
ABS has published the ABS Guide to Wind-Assisted Propulsion System Installation, providing class safety standards when installing wind- assisted systems.
The WASP project, funded by the Interreg North Sea Europe programme, part of the ERDF to the tune of €3.4 million has been officially approved and launched.
MOL and Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc. announced both companies’ intention to move ahead with a joint study related to the installation of the world’s first hard sail system (Wind Challenger) on a coal carrier.
Norsepower Oy Ltd. has announced a service cooperation agreement with Wärtsilä – a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy market.
Jan van Dam Shipping has signed a contract for the installation of an eConowind supplied wind-assisted propulsion system on their 3,600 DWT general cargo vessel MV Ankie.