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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 ca…

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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 real…

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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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WASP technologies on Dutch television

19 August 2021

The news-show "EenVandaag" on Dutch television (August 10) presented several WASP techniques and showcased some of our ships. The catchy title of this item was: no need to wait for cleaner shipping! …

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WASP Project webinar 03 september

09 August 2021

03 September - WASP Project webinar (1100-1230 CEST) 

 If you are interested in the how, what and where, nuts and bolts issues of wind-assist installations, then this will be the webinar for you…

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WASP at the EU Maritime days 2021

21 May 2021

European Maritime Day 2021 is taking place virtually from Den Helder, The Netherlands on 20 & 21 May. It is co-organised with the City of Den Helder, the Province of Noord-Holland and the Minis…

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North Sea Region Adds a New Wind-Assist Rotor Installed Vessel to the Fleet.

03 May 2021

29 April 2021, Kollmar, Elbe, Germany 

During the docking of the MS Annika Braren, part of the Rörd Braren fleet, at the SEC shipyard in Leer, Germany, a wind rotor from the Leer based Eco-Flett…

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SWZ magazine for maritime professionals, March 2021

31 March 2021

In the SZW magazine for maritime professionals you can find several contributions to WASP and an article featuring the WASP project.

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Most of the articles are in English, some are in Dutch: yo…

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WASP webinar / WiSP workshop, 22 April 2021

31 March 2021

Interested to find out more about WASP? Want to know about the WASP progress to date?

Register for our WASP webinar and join the WiSP workshop to find out more about Wind Assisted Propulsion

 

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