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Data-powered digital solutions boost the benefits of wind propulsion

The idea of reviving the ‘age of sail’ in the world of modern commercial shipping has sparked interest in the broader media and captured the imagination of many outside the industry. For insiders, it’s a romantic idea that needs to stand up to the harsh realities of a modern, narrow-margin, highly-regulated and competitive industry. With […]

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Norsepower and NAPA join forces to maximize wind propulsion benefits using voyage optimization

New agreement between cleantech and maritime software leaders will use voyage optimization tools to help wind-assisted vessels in their voyage planning to boost fuel savings and emissions reductions. Helsinki, Finland – 04 April 2022 – Norsepower Oy Ltd., the world-leading provider of auxiliary wind propulsion systems, has signed a formal agreement with NAPA, the global maritime […]

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The role of data in harnessing the power of the wind

Global markets react to consumer demand, and clean technology is no exception. The IMO’s impending 2050 and 2030 decarbonization targets, and further global environmental goals, have led to increasing demand over the last decade for economically viable, green technologies. Wind assisted propulsion technologies, which decrease fuel consumption by using sails or similar wind capture devices, […]

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