SMM WASP conference

01 September 2022 - Published by Jacqueline Brouwer

We are looking forward to welcoming you to our WASP conference at SMM 2022 in Hamburg on Wednesday, 07 September.
There is a great line up of speakers, panel discussions on wind-assist shipping, technologies, business models and policy (see lineup below).

This an open event with no fee and please arrive early to claim one of the 80 seats ( Note: you only require to pay the nominal, standard SMM entry fee)

P.S. We also hope that you will be able to join us for drinks and further discussions afterwards at the NMT | Netherlands Maritime Technology on the Holland pavilion!


WASP Conference SMM Hamburg 2022

Location: Hamburg Messe, Messeplatz 1, 20357 Hamburg, Germany

Room: Kopenhagen 3, Hall B3


10:00 – 11:45: Session I: First-hand experiences with Wind Assisted Ship Propulsion

10:00     Opening by NMTF, NL

10:10     Rotor sails supplier: NORSEPOWER, FI

10:20     Rotor sails user: SCANDLINES, DE

10:30     Rotor sails supplier: ECOFLETTNER, DE

10:40     Rotor sails user: RORD BRAREN, DE

10:50     Suction wings & wing sails supplier: ECONOWIND, NL

11:00     Suction wings & wing sails user: VAN DAM SHIPPING, NL

11:10     Panel Discussion, led by IWSA, UK


11:45 – 12:30: Break


12:30 – 14:00: Session II: Results of, and predictions for Wind Assisted Ship Propulsion

12:30     Sea trials: Methodology and results, by SSPA, SE

12:55     Generic energy systems ship performance models, by CHALMERS UNIVERSITY, SE

13:10     Digitals twins for optimizing the energy capture of WPTs, by KU LEUVEN, BE

13:25     Design optimization using Pelican performance prediction software, by BLUE WASP MARINE, NL

13:40     Panel Discussion, led by IWSA, UK


14:15 – 15:00: Break


15:00 – 16:30: Session III: Finance & Policies for Wind Assisted Ship Propulsion

15:00     Political regulation to promote WASP, by GREEN TRANSITION DENMARK, DK

15:30     Decision support model, by KUHNE LOGISTICS UNIVERSITY, DE

15:50     Financial engineering, digital self-assessment tool, by HHX, DE

16:10     Panel Discussion, led by NMTF, NL


16:30 - 17:00: Drinks at NMT NL Pavilion (Hall B7, Stand 508)


More information on the event can be found here!