Posts Tagged ‘Wind Power’

Five Misconceptions of Wind Propulsion Solutions for Commercial Vessels

Five Misconceptions of Wind Propulsion Solutions for Commercial Vessels
… There has been a significant trend developing around wind propulsion technologies over the last 12 months and with potential fuel savings of 10-30% for retrofit installations and up to 50% for optimised new builds it is no wonder that the industry is sitting up and taking notice. Gavin Allwright,...
August 30th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Technical, Technology | Read More

Viking Grace becomes first passenger ship in the world to use a rotor sail for wind-assisted propulsion

Viking Grace becomes first passenger ship in the world to use a rotor sail for wind-assisted propulsion
The “Viking Grace” with its new rotor sail installed 30 April 2018 – Viking Line has installed a rotor sail on the LNG-fuelled Viking Grace, making it the first passenger ship in the world equipped with a rotor sail for the utilisation of wind power. Lloyd’s Register (LR) approved...
April 30th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Technical, Technology | Read More

Commercial opportunities for Shipping from Decarbonisation through windpower

Commercial opportunities for Shipping from Decarbonisation through windpower
As the interconnector of global trade shipping facilitates every other part of the economy, and decision making around low-carbon pathways in other transport modes and industries will both influence and constrain decarbonisation in shipping. Whatever the outcomes at UNFCCC Conference of Parties (COP21)...
November 29th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bureau Veritas and LM Wind Power join forces on certification of wind turbine blades

Bureau Veritas and LM Wind Power join forces on certification of wind turbine blades
Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, March 10, 2014 – Bureau Veritas, a global leader in testing, inspection and certification, has announced the signing of a framework agreement with LM Wind Power, the world’s leading supplier of components and services to the wind industry. The framework agreement covers...
March 10th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Regulatory, Technology | Read More