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Scandlines turns down diesel engines, turns up wind power and reduces CO2 emissions once again

17 May 2022

Press release

17 May 2022

With the aim of becoming emission-free by 2040, Scandlines is setting itself higher targets than the Paris Agreement. The next step is the installation of a Norsepow…

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EU Windships Project Sea Trial Results to be Unveiled at ‘Wind Technologies for Cleaner Shipping’ Event

29 April 2022

Press release 

Copenhagen, 29 April 2022

An EU-Interreg North Sea Region project ‘WASP: Wind Assisted Ship Propulsion’ event will gather industry stakeholders to disclose brand-new sea trial…

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WASP survey: What drives shipowners' decision of adopting energy-saving technologies for ship retrofitting?

05 April 2022

WASP survey: What drives shipowners' decision of adopting energy-saving technologies for ship retrofitting?

 

Our Norwegian partner North University is conducting a survey to find out What drives…

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Wind technologies for cleaner shipping

05 April 2022

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WASP Event: Wind technologies for cleaner shipping

Green electro-fuels are needed to achieve zero carbon shipping. However, green fuels are expected to be significantly more e…

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International Maritime Organisation Grants the International Windship Association Consultative Status

01 February 2022

International Maritime Organisation Grants the International Windship Association Consultative Status

London, 01 February 2022

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has formally…

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Wind-assist propulsion installation on air lubricated, diesel electric vessel starts operations in the North Sea

12 November 2021

Hardinxveld-Giessendam, The Netherlands, 09 November, 2021

Tharsis Sea-River Shipping has concluded the installation of two retractable wing sails on their 88m, 2,364 dwt diesel-electric general c…

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2021 Wind Propulsion Innovation Awards

20 October 2021

WASP partners shortlisted, cast your votes now!

The second Wind Propulsion Innovation Awards recognise pioneering projects, technological innovation and the key people and companies making a rea…

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WASP impact widens

15 October 2021

On the way to emission-free ferries: Following the successful installation of the  Rotor Sail on the hybrid ferry M/V Copenhagen in 2020, and a year of demonstrated results,…

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Sea trial for MS Annika with Flettner rotor

15 October 2021

To meet UN’s climate goals, many ship owners consider installing Wind power on their vessels. Several wind assistance technologies are available on the market, for example “Flettner rotors”. But how…

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