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-Flettn…

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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.


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

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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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Green4Sea 2021 virtual awards: WASP shortlisted nominee

23 February 2021

The WASP project is nominated for the Initiative Award of the GREEN4SEA 2021 virtual awards.


Wednesday 14th April 2021 the GREEN4SEA virtual awards will be hosted. You can still cast your vote …

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Boomsma Shipping installs and sails off with two eConowind Flatrack VentiFoils

21 January 2021

21 January, 2021, Sneek, Netherlands

Some eight months after signing the contract COVID-style, Boomsma Shipping has now installed its first two eConowind VentiFoil wind-assisted propulsion units. E…

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Seminar: Wind Assisted Propulsion Challenges and Perspectives

11 January 2021

"Sooner or later, everything old is new again." - Stephen King, The Colorado Kid

For centuries world commerce was dominated by vessels propelled with wind energy. By the late 1800s, the rise of t…

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Drone footage of the wind rotor from Eco-Flettner, which will be installed on MV Annika Braren

05 January 2021

Drone footage of the wind rotor from Eco-Flettner, which will be installed on the 86-meter-long multi-purpose freighter MS Annika Braren (part of Rörd Braren it's fleet) in Q1 2021, making the vessel…

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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

05 January 2021

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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