Wingsail Technology Uses Wind To Reduce Ships’ Emissions By 30%

Hellenic Shipping News | Sep 30, 2020 at 2:00 AM
  • Shipowners and operators may be able to decrease their fuel-related costs and pollutant emissions up to 30%.
  • The Spanish company aims at delivering automated wind assisted propulsion systems (also called wingsails) that can be integrated onto a wide range of vessels.
  • Around the same time, a study published by International Transport Forum pointed out that carbon emissions from international shipping could amount to 1,090 million tons by 2035, a growth of 23% compared to its 2015 level.