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Newsletter - June 2020

12 June 2020

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Norsepower Rotor Sail installation completed on Scandlines ferry in just hours

26 May 2020

26 May 2020

Large 30m tall Rotor Sail, fitted in the port of Rostock overnight, will reduce emissions by an estimated 4-5 percent.

Scandlines, a market leader in green ferry operation, and Nors…

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Transportation of the rotor sail for the Scandlines hybrid ferry “Copenhagen”

24 April 2020

The still unassembled rotor sail for the Scandlines hybrid ferry “Copenhagen”, which operates between Rostock (Germany) and Gedser (Denmark), experienced its first journey on the Baltic Sea during th…

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Come along on a wind-assist ride aboard Van Dam Shipping's MV Ankie and the newly installed ventifoil system from eConowind

24 April 2020

The 3,600 DWT general cargo vessel MV Ankie, made its first voyage with the two wings installed, sailing for Wagenborg from Delfzijl to Hamburg, onwards to Norway and back to Rotterdam. With this aux…

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Boomsma Shipping eSigns contract with Econowind for latest VentiFoil Installation

01 April 2020

Sneek, The Netherlands. 27 March 2020

Even with the restrictions and challenges that face the shipping industry with the Corona virus pandemic and the latest low oil prices, wind assisted propuls…

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Key wind-assist propulsion installation starts North Sea operations

26 March 2020

Spijk, The Netherlands, 17 February 2020

During the docking of the MV Ankie of Jan van Dam Shipping in January 2020 at the Royal Niestern Sander shipyard, the first retrofit eConowind Ventifoil wi…

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EU-backed Wind-Assist Ship Propulsion Project Sets Sail on its Three-Year Voyage

04 November 2019

Rotterdam, 31 October 2019 

The WASP (Wind Assisted Ship Propulsion) project, funded by the Interreg North Sea Europe programme, part of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to the tune o…

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