BHP and Pan Pacific Copper have inked a deal to replace one of the deck cranes onboard MV Koryu with a rotor sail, in the first installation of its kind

Rotor sail system for Pacific combi carrier

2022-08-10T10:14:00+01:00

BHP, the mining major, and Pan Pacific Copper, a subsidiary of Japan’s JX Nippon Mining & Metals group, have signed an agreement with Norsepower to install a rotor sails system on board a combination carrier, MV Koryu.

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