Anemoi awarded UK grant to test and develop its 3.5m Rotor Sail design

Anemoi Rotor Sails

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Anemoi Marine Technologies (Anemoi) has been awarded a grant from the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition (CMDC) Round 4. The CMDC Round 4 is part of a suite of interventions launched by the UK Shipping Office for Reducing Emissions (UK SHORE). The aim of this competition is to fund real world demonstrations, trials and feasibility studies into clean maritime technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

The funding covers a £1.9m project and will allow Anemoi to develop and test a new 3.5m diameter by 24.5m high Rotor Sail design. It funds the design activities, building, and testing of the demonstrator for the innovative new drive system, which will be manufactured by test rig experts, Pressure Design Hydraulics Ltd, and housed at VINCI Technology Centre. Of the total project costs, Anemoi is eligible for over £1.2m.

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