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Michelin to Use Sailing Cargo Ships for Tire Transport

Feb 11, 2021

The Michelin Group said it signed a deal with French startup NEOLINE to transport its tires across the Atlantic aboard sailing cargo ships. The move aims to reduce CO2 emissions from the manufacturer's logistics operations.The partners expect to begin containerized tire shipments aboard NEOLINE's 'wind-powered' vessels on a pilot line from Halifax (Canada) to Saint-Nazaire - Montoir de Bretagne (France) by 2023…

BAR Tech Signs European Supplier for Wind Propulsion Systems

Feb 12, 2024

BAR Technologies, a developer of wind propulsion systems, has entered into partnership with floating offshore wind platforms pioneer Nervion Naval Offshore to manage and oversee the production of BAR Technologies’ wing sail design WindWings in Europe…

Louis Dreyfus Opts for eSAILs on Juice Ship

Dec 19, 2023

bound4blue and Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) announced today a commercial agreement for the manufacture and installation of four eSAILs on LDC’s chartered juice vessel, MV Atlantic Orchard, in collaboration with Wisby Tankers AB, Sweden (Wisby Tankers)…

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…

Tärntank Wind-Assisted Tanker Trio to Sport Kongsberg Gear

Mar 28, 2023

Kongsberg Maritime will supply design, engineering and equipment for three MGO/Biofuel and methanol-ready tanker ships being built for Danish tanker operator Tärntank. The 15,000-dwt tanker vessels will feature wind assist technology plus Tärntank’s own battery-powered Hybrid Solution…

Marubeni Taps 'Suction Sails' for Bulk Carrier

Nov 10, 2022

MMSL PTE. LTD., a wholly owned subsidiary of Marubeni Corporation based in Singapore signed an agreement with bound4blue to install four suction sails on the Crimson Kingdom, making it the first wind-assisted vessel owned by Marubeni. According to the preliminary studies…

Lloyd's Register Issues AIP for for 210-dwt Bulk Carrier with Rotor Sails

Jun 15, 2022

Lloyd’s Register granted Approval in Principle (AIP) for an SDARI (Shanghai Merchant Ship Design and Research Institute) designed 210,000 DWT Newcastlemax bulk carrier installed with Anemoi Rotor Sails.The Newcastlemax AIP is part of a joint…

Eye on Maritime Design: Can Wind Propulsion Work by Keeping it Simple?

Mar 22, 2022

While it is starting to look like some clever wind/power sail technologies are starting to appear, too often I have looked at the cargo cranes of geared bulkers and wondered if it makes sense to rig some sort of sail on them.I think the fancier approaches fight the “build a little…

Wind Power: 'Trade Wings' Containership Design Gets BV AIP

May 17, 2021

Bureau Veritas has granted approval in principle (AIP) for the Trade Wings 2,500 design, a wind- and LNG/electric-powered containership concept designed jointly by VPLP Design, Alwena Shipping, SDARI and AYRO.As the maritime industry moves toward designs and technologies that minimize emissions…

Harvey Appointed as Chief Executive of Windship Technology

Mar 22, 2021

U.K.-based Windship Technology said its board of directors has confirmed the appointment of Graham Harvey as chief executive officer. Harvey's remit will be to convert the progress that has been made in the overall Windship Technology auxiliary wind power system and to commercialize the proposition…

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SAMPOL Awarded Shore Power Contract from Port of València

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