The hull as a sail

Norway’s Vindskip re-shapes the tall hull of a PCTC ship to provide ‘sail assistance’ to a gas powered propulsion plant, offering 60% fuel savings and 80% lower emissions

Tucked away almost unnoticed in a corner of the Nor-Shipping exhibition earlier this year was a project for another wind-assisted cargo ship, but one which used neither sails nor kites.

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