In 2020, the ferry operator added environmentally friendly wind propulsion technology to the list of green initiatives by installing a Norsepower Rotor Sail on the hybrid ferry Copenhagen, which operates on the Rostock-Gedser route between Germany and Denmark.
The collaboration between bound4blue and LDA emerged more than three years ago, due to the constant search by the French shipowner to optimize its operations and its costs and, above all, reduce the carbon footprint of its fleet.
New agreement between cleantech and maritime software leaders will use voyage optimisation tools to help wind-assisted vessels in their voyage planning to boost fuel savings and emissions reductions
Bureau Veritas (BV), a world leader in testing, inspection, and certification has delivered an Approval in Principle (AiP) to Chantiers de l’Atlantique for its innovative sailing propulsion system, Solid Sail, tailored for the large ship’s market.
MOL have been promoting the Wind Challenger Project to harness the wind as a propulsive force for merchant ships.
MOL and Oshima Shipbuilding announced the completion of the hard sail system jointly developed under the “Wind Challenger” project at the Oshima shipyard.
This vessel can be considered the new standard for low-air draught sea-river coasters. The first series of 6 of these diesel-electric propulsed cargo vessels will be constructed at Fosen Yard Emden, Germany.
bound4blue has successfully installed an 18-metre-high eSAIL® on “La Naumon”, the theatre vessel of the world-acclaimed La Fura dels Baus and the production company Elipsis Onboard.
Automated wind propulsion system developed by French tech pioneer Airseas is installed for the first time on a commercial ship to significantly reduce carbon emissions, following Bureau Veritas approval to begin operations at sea.