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Monthly Archives: April 2020

Technology & Design

April 9, 2020 |

IWSA members and leading experts in the field of wind propulsion will be posting updates of wind propulsion technology, ship design, materials and supporting systems.

Wind Propulsion Technologies break down into 7 main … Read More

Research Centre

April 9, 2020 |

Aerodynamics of wind-assisted ships: Interaction effects on the aerodynamic performance of multiple wind-propulsion systems Bordogna, G. (TU Delft Ship Hydromechanics and Structures)  Contributor – Huijsmans, R.H.M. (promotor) Akkerman, I. (co-promotor)  Delft University of Technology, January 2020

An agent-based model of … Read More

Maritime Conferences & Events

April 9, 2020 |

June 2020

15-17 June – INNOVSAIL 2020 – series of commercial wind propulsion presentations – in association with IWSA (Gothenburg) https://www.lighthouse.nu/en/node/6112/innovsail-2020

-NOW ONLINE-

-NEW DATE – 26-30 October 2020 01-05 June  Posidonia (Greece) – IWSA presentation

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Wind Propulsion (WP) & Wind Assist Shipping Projects (WASP)

April 8, 2020 |

The use of wind propulsion in modern commercial shipping covers a wide spectrum – from wind-assisted motor vessels, where auxiliary propulsion is provided by wind to primary wind ships with auxiliary engines, where primary propulsion is from the wind, augmented … Read More

The Market

April 8, 2020 |

Wind Propulsion Market Overview

There has been a steady growth in market interest for wind propulsion solutions. This market interest has been driven by a number of key factors, including the IMO initial strategy on reducing GHG emissions in shipping … Read More

Wind Propulsion Innovation Awards – Archive

April 8, 2020 |

Wind Propulsion Innovation Awards 2016

The First International Windship Association Wind Propulsion Innovation Awards recognise pioneering projects and technological innovation in the development of wind propulsion for technically and commercially viable solutions for the shipping industry. The awards spotlight … Read More

ClassNK – IWSA Associate Member

April 8, 2020 |

Founded in 1899, ClassNK is a ship classification society dedicated to safer, cleaner seas. ClassNK offers diverse technical services including the survey and classification of ships and marine structures based on technical independently developed rules.

In 2019, … Read More

Blue Wasp – IWSA Member

April 7, 2020 |

Blue Wasp is an engineering consultancy specialized in wind-assisted ship propulsion. We offer expert and independent technical advice to shipowners, shipyards/designers, technology providers and any other stakeholder of the shipping industry interested in exploiting the economic and environmental benefits that wind-assist offers.

Blue Wasp is … Read More