Flettner rotor Norsepower


System Rotor Sail
Rig dimensions A single 30m high rotor, diameter 5m
Description A large rotating cylinder operated by low power motors that use the Magnus effect (difference in air pressure on different sides of a spinning object) to generate thrust for the vessel

Norsepower Oy Ltd

Tammasaarenlaituri 3, FI-00180 Helsinki, Finland

Installation May, 2020


  • This technique was installed on the Ro-Ro Ferry Copenhagen of Scandlines: go to ship profile page
  • Want to know more about how the Flettner rotor works: click here

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