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.
Helsinki, Finland, headquartered Norsepower Oy Ltd. reports that its Rotor Sail Solution has received the first-ever type approval design certificate granted to an auxiliary wind propulsion system onboard a commercial ship. The
APRIL 30, 2018 — Classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR) says that installation of a rotor sail on the LNG-fueled ferry Viking Grace (see earlier story) was carried out with LR approval of
APRIL 11, 2018 — Finnish operator Viking Line’s LNG fueled cruise ferry Viking Grace has become even more environmentally friendly: she is now the first passenger ship in the world equipped with
JANUARY 25, 2017 — Rotor sail specialist Norsepower Oy Ltd. reports that it has signed an agreement with Finnish shipping company Viking Line that will see its 57,565 grt LNG-fueled cruise ferry
AUGUST 29, 2016 — Hoofddorp, Netherlands, headquartered C-Job Naval Architects reports that the Switijnk family, whose operations include Ameland Shipping B.V., has contracted it to develop a rotor sail equipped vessel design
AUGUST 25, 2016 — Finland’s Norsepower Oy Ltd. is to receive EUR 2.6 million (about $2.93 million) in funding to further its research and development of its Rotor Sail technology. The funding
JUNE 1, 2015 — Finland’s Norsepower Oy Ltd. and Bore Ltd have completed successful sea trials of Norsepower’s Rotor Sail Solution wind propulsion technology on the 9,700 DWT Ro-Ro carrier MS Estraden.
NOVEMBER 30, 2014 — Finland’s Bore Shipping has started sea trials of a rotor sail auxiliary wind propulsion system on its 9,700 dwt RO/RO cargo vessel M/V Estraden. Developed by Finnish marine