Atlantic Crossing By Methanol-Powered Ship Is Neither Viable Nor Carbon Neutral

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 06 Mar 2023 11:30:46 +0000

DALL·E generated image of an electric container ship sailing on a beautiful sea under a clear sky, digital artOver the past couple of years, I’ve reached the end of my first set of scenarios for marine decarbonization through 2100. My bets are on batteries for all inland and two-thirds of short-sea shipping, and biofuels for the rest. It took me years to work through the aspects of synthetic and biologically fossil fuel alternatives, […]

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Wind Power Returning To Open Seas, Now With AI

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2022 17:05:50 +0000

cargo ships sails wind power seawing airbusThe shipping giant K Line has high expectations for wind power and the fuel efficient cargo ship of the future.

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High-Tech Hard Sails Transform Old Cargo Ships Into Racing Yachts

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2022 14:49:00 +0000

cargo ships wind power rigid sails Berge Yara BARWing-like rigid sails are leaping from the rarified world of yacht racing to the backs of cargo ships.

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Hard, Round, Tiltable Sails Add Wind Power To Energy Efficient Shipping

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2022 19:05:24 +0000

The MV Delphine, a vessel with a cargo capacity of close to 8,000 lane meters, transits between the UK, Ireland and Europe and is the largest short sea Ro-Ro vessel operating in the world today. With two 35mx5m Rotor Sails, Norsepower has estimated that the technology would achieve a fuel and emission reduction saving of between 7 to 10% for this vessel, depending on the route.Norsepower has big plans to bring wind power back to the shipping industry, with an assist from the Magnus effect to save fuel and maximize energy efficiency.

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