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International Windship Association | March 25, 2017

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March 20, 2017 |

March 2017

10 April – IWSA Meeting – we will hold a meeting from 1300-1700 on the day before the Natural Propulsion Seminar (below), at the same venue, please contact me if you would like to attend: Gavin … Read More

Does Wind Help?

March 3, 2015 |

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 purely wind ships with or without auxiliary via sailing-hybrid ships where primary propulsion is … Read More

What is the Regulator Doing?

March 3, 2015 |

The exhaust gases emitted by ship diesel engines, contain a variety of substances. For international regulation the most important substances are sulphur oxides (SOx, caused by the sulphur contents in fuel), nitrous oxides (NOx), carbon dioxide (CO2) and particulate matter … Read More

Does It Pollute?

March 3, 2015 |

Currently, the most official/authoritative emissions numbers are from the Third IMO Greenhouse Gas Study 2014.

IMO Executive Summary IMO Full Report

The shipping industry has been mandated to invest in increased fleet efficiency via EEDI, however ‘slow steaming’ has been … Read More