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Wallenius Bets on Wind-powered Cargo Ships

Dec 09, 2020

Two centuries after the first coal-powered steamships crossed the Atlantic Ocean, a Swedish company is designing a futuristic throwback: a huge, wind-driven cargo ship that could help end the fossil fuel era and limit climate change.Shipping accounted for 2.9% of man-made greenhouse gas in 2018, and the industry’s share of planet-heating emissions has been rising in recent years, according to the U…

Pyxis Ocean Makes First Docking with Metal Sails

Sep 28, 2023

The Pyxis Ocean has made its first docking in Brazil with its new metal sails installed.The bulk carrier docked at the Port of Paranaguá in Brazil on Sunday, September 24. It has metal sails 37.5 meters high and is chartered by Cargill. After loading…

bound4blue Appoints Boletis External Advisor

May 23, 2023

bound4blue announced the appointment of Elias Boletis as an external advisor to the company.Boletis has a Doctorate in Applied Sciences from the University of Brussels and holds a MSc in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering from the Technical…

Veer gets ABS AIP for "Clean" Containership

Oct 10, 2022

Veer Corp. said the American Bureau of Shipping granted an Approval in Principle, seen as a key milestone on its mission to build its fleet of clean, wind-powered ocean-going container vessels. The naval architect team at Dykstra and the project management team at Brookes Bell lead the initiative…

ClassNK Grants Certification to "K"Line Wind Service

Apr 25, 2022

ClassNK granted the Class C Innovation Endorsement Provider Certification for organizations to 'K'Line Wind Service, LTD., the specialized organization for offshore wind power under Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Group.ClassNK offers its third-party Innovation Endorsement 'Provider Certification'…

Rotor Sails: The Compelling Decarbonization Solution

Jan 20, 2022

Global supplier of wind propulsion, Anemoi Marine, believes Rotor Sails - which are unique, tall cylindrical sails that can be installed on the deck of commercial vessels - offer an immediate and compelling solution for shipowners working to reduce vessel emissions…

Wind Propulsion Conference Set for Webb Institute

Oct 22, 2021

What: Natural Propulsion in Ship DesignWhen: November 16, 2021Where: Webb Institute, Glen Cove, NY (broadcast live)Hosts: Webb Institute, Marin Institute, and Wind Support NYCA new conference on the use of natural propulsion in the global shipping industry will take place in New York on November 16…

Sail Power: Liebherr Delivers World's Largest Slewing Drive Units

Feb 03, 2021

As the maritime industry grapples with the technology and technique to meet increasingly strict emission mandates, eConowind is working to deliver an innovative wind sail system.In step with the development, Liebherr delivered what is currently…

Interview: A Return to Wind Power with Tuomas Riski & Norsepower

Apr 27, 2020

Norsepower CEO and co-founder Tuomas Riski has put a new spin on some established technology, bringing wind power back to shipping in an undeniably eye-catching manner. Here Nor-Shipping’s latest ‘Ocean Action Hero’ explains the benefits of his firm’s unique technology…

ERSG Names Japan Head

Mar 10, 2020

Renewables recruitment outfit ERSG has opened an office in Tokyo, Japan and has appointed Samuel Griffiths as country manager.Samuel has lived in Tokyo for 20 years and has been recruiting in the Japanese market for more than 15 years, he is therefore ideally placed to head up their Tokyo office…

WFW Advises Galloper on Sale of Assets

Mar 05, 2020

UK-based Galloper Wind Farm Ltd recently agreed the sale of its transmission assets relating to the 353 MW Galloper Wind Farm  to Diamond Transmission Partners pursuant to the Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) regime.The international law firm…

Galloper Signs Diamond OFTO Deal

Feb 25, 2020

UK-based Galloper Wind Farm Ltd has agreed the sale of its transmission assets to Diamond Transmission Partners, which  invests in offshore transmission systems as an Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO).The 353MW Galloper Wind Farm is owned by innogy SE…

Orsted Inks Taichung Lease for OWF

Feb 25, 2020

Orsted Taiwan Ltd announced that it has signed a 20-year wharf lease with Taiwan International Ports Corp (TIPC) for the development of its offshore wind farms (OWF) off Changhua County.The global offshore wind leader announced the signing of…

Northland Expands Offshore Wind Pipeline in Asia

Feb 24, 2020

Canadian power producer Northland Power will acquire Dado Ocean Wind Farm, a development company with multiple early-stage offshore wind development sites in South Korea.Dado Ocean is currently owned by Eui Jeong Hwang, a wind power developer…

Canada Funds Refinance German OWF

Feb 18, 2020

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) has refinanced its minority interest in the 609MW Hohe See and Albatros offshore wind farm complex in the German North Sea.Amsterdam Capital Partners (Amscap) advised CPP Investments on the EUR 510…

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