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Chemship deploys Wind Assisted Propulsion on Chemical Challenger | aims for 15% CO2 savings on Transatlantic route

Chemship today commissioned its first ship with wind assisted ship propulsion. This makes the MT Chemical Challenger the first chemical tanker in the world to be equipped with sustainable wind technology. The ship will serve on shipping company …
Feb 19, 2024 / Vessels

Republic of the Marshall Islands Maritime Administrator awards Approval in Principle for Anemoi Rotor Sails

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Maritime Administrator has awarded an Approval in Principle (AiP) to Anemoi Marine Technologies (Anemoi) for their Rotor Sail systems following a review of two bespoke configurations of the wind-propulsion …
Feb 15, 2024 / Curious

ABB and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings expand long-term partnership

ABB and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) have signed a long-term partnership agreement to accelerate the decarbonization and digitalization of the Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) fleet. Targeting increased safety and efficiency, the agreement covers …
Jan 30, 2024 / Curious

Carisbrooke Shipping Embraces Wind-Powered Maritime Innovation With £3.7M UK DFT Consortium Grant

In a ground-breaking collaboration, Carisbrooke Shipping is joining forces with GT Green Technologies and The University of Bristol to spearhead a revolutionary shift in commercial shipping. Thanks to a substantial £3.7 million grant win from the UK …
Jan 29, 2024 / Curious

Wärtsilä hybrid propulsion solution selected for three new cargo vessels

Technology group Wärtsilä will supply an integrated hybrid propulsion solution for three new self-discharging cargo vessels being built at the Royal Bodewes shipyard in the Netherlands for Norwegian shipowner Aasen Shipping. As part of the solution, …
Dec 12, 2023 / Curious

Erik Thun puts Dynamic Drive from Berg Propulsion at the heart of fuel efficiency gains

Erik Thun Group has selected Berg Propulsion’s Dynamic Drive technology to optimize efficiency on board all 10 of its latest newbuildings. The Swedish owner confirmed its decision after pilot installations exceeded energy efficiency gain …
Dec 12, 2023 / Curious

Kongsberg Maritime to provide design, engineering, and equipment on pair of methanol ready, chemical tankers for Sirius Rederi AB

The new vessels will be highly advanced, low emission, 15,000dwt tankers with a range of Kongsberg Maritime equipment that can operate on battery-powered hybrid propulsion. The first ship for Sirius will be delivered in July 2026. Kongsberg Maritime …
Dec 5, 2023 / Curious

ONE Embarks on Wind Propulsion Trial for a Sustainable Maritime Future

Ocean Network Express (ONE) has announced the launch of a new trial aimed at unlocking the potential of wind propulsion as a sustainable solution for the maritime industry. Following the successful completion of a factory test, ONE, in partnership …
Nov 23, 2023 / Curious

Vale to install Anemoi Rotor Sails on world’s largest ore carrier, making it the largest wind propulsion installation ever

Brazilian mining giant Vale S.A. has announced that it is to install five Rotor Sails from Anemoi Marine Technologies Ltd (Anemoi), one of the world’s leading suppliers of wind-assisted propulsion technology for commercial vessels, onboard a 400,000 …
Nov 9, 2023 / Curious

Louis Dreyfus Armateurs selected by Airbus to build, own and operate low-emission vessels

By 2030, the new fleet will generate 50% fewer CO2 emissions compared to 2023. Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) has been selected by Airbus to renew its entire fleet of chartered vessels that transport aircraft subassemblies between production …
Oct 27, 2023 / Curious