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International Windship Association | November 24, 2020

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News & Media

November 19, 2020 |

November 2020

19 November – WWEA General Assembly – Very pleased to attend and give an IWSA update to the General Assembly of our partner organisation World Wind Energy Association.   It is always inspiring to be around such a pioneering group … Read More

Maritime Conferences & Events

November 14, 2020 |

November 2020

18 November – IWSA presentation & panel discussion – IMO MTCC Caribbean Webinar Series: “Capacity Building for Climate Mitigation in the Maritime Shipping Industry” 1-3pm local time REGISTER HERE

Motorship Propulsion & Future Fuels Conference was originally … Read More


October 25, 2020 |


Add-Modules Technologies (France) Advanced Wing Systems (Australia) AirSeas (France) Anemoi Marine Technologies (UK) AYRO (France) BAR Technologies (UK) Becker Marine Systems (Germany) Blue Technology (Denmark) Blue Wasp (Italy/Netherlands) Bound4Blue (Spain) Bureau Veritas (France) Chantiers de l’Atlantique (France) ClassNK … Read More

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

October 25, 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

October 25, 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

Technology & Design

October 25, 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

October 25, 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

Airborne Wind Turbines for … Read More

IWSA – SMM Conference 2016 – Archive

October 25, 2020 |

SMM Conference 2016 6-9th September – Hamburg

This year, we will bring the International Windship Association to SMM 2016, with a large premier positioned booth, A301, in the exciting new A5 Hall, … Read More

Wind Propulsion Innovation Awards – Archive

October 25, 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

Derian Boer – IWSA Supporter

October 20, 2020 |

I am part of different working groups and committees of Friends of the Earth Germany for fair dealing with nature targeting global climate justice. My professional carrier started with business informatics. Today, I’m a PhD student in computer science … Read More