A 325,000 dwt Very Large Ore Carrier (VLOC) newbuilding under construction in China for charter to Brazilian mining giant Vale has been fitted with five Norsepower Oy tilting rotor sails. Tilting the
Finnish operator Viking Line has completed a three year test of a Norsepower rotor sail on its LNG- fueled cruise ferry Viking Grace. The ship was the first passenger vessel to be
Norsepower Oy Ltd.reports that it has has successfully installed two 35-meter tall rotor sails on board the SC Connector, a 12,251 gt side-door RO/RO vessel operated by Norwegian multipurpose vessel operator Sea-Cargo.
Finnish rotor sail specialist Norsepower Oy Ltd. has received its first newbuild order for the installation of a record five tilting rotor sails on board a large bulk carrier, of undisclosed size
Since the end of May the Scandlines hybrid ferry M/V Copenhagen has been operating on the Rostock-Gedser route between Germany and Denmark with its propulsion assisted by a 30 meter tall Norsepower
Norwegian multipurpose vessel operator Sea-Cargo is to retrofit its 1997-built RO/RO SC Connector with rotor sails and a battery pack. Installation is scheduled for fourth quarter 2020 and Sea-Cargo says that, in
Finland’s Viking Line says that its newbuild cruise ferry, the 63,000 gt M/S Viking Glory, will be one of the most climate-smart passenger ships in the world. It estimates that the ship,
Hamburg, Germany, headquartered ferry operator Scandlines has signed an agreement with Finnish rotor sail pioneer Norsepower Oy Ltd, to install Norsepower’s rotor sail solution on board the M/V Copenhagen, a hybrid passenger
ABS and Netherlands based research institute MARIN have launched a Joint Industry Project (JIP) to investigate transparent and validated methods to assess the performance of wind-assisted shipping propulsion technologies. The JIP covers
Finland’s Norsepower Oy Ltd. reports that the rotor sail installed on the Viking Line cruise ferry Viking Grace has the potential to deliver annual savings of around 300 tonnes of LNG fuel.