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 - Published by Kraftvaerk
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 auxiliary propulsion, a proposed fuel saving of 1000 litres per day can be achieved. This installation is part of EU Interreg WASP project.
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