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.
Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Wind-Assisted Propulsion Systems for Ships.