News & Media September 9, 2016 | iwsa
IWSA – SMM Conference 2016 August 31, 2016 | iwsa
Research Centre August 4, 2016 | iwsa
Wind Propulsion Innovation Awards 2016 August 3, 2016 | iwsa
Membership June 24, 2016 | iwsa
Maritime Conferences & Events April 24, 2016 | iwsa
Wind Propulsion (WP) & Wind Assist Shipping Projects (WASP)... February 26, 2016 | iwsa
Technology & Design September 9, 2015 | iwsa
The Market September 9, 2015 | iwsa
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“The International Windship Association (IWSA) facilitates and promotes wind propulsion for commercial shipping worldwide and brings together all parties in the development of a wind-ship sector to shape industry and government attitudes and policies.”
Promote the use of wind propulsion in commercial shipping to reduce fuel consumption and decrease climate change related emissions.
The International Windship Association (IWSA) is a not-for-profit, membership association. There are no commercial ties between the association and any of the members, supporters or non-member companies, notably Windship Technology Ltd.
” The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. ” W.A. Ward
” Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than those you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from safe harbor. Catch the wind in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” Mark Twain
Magnuss developed and patented a class-approved mechanical sail for dry bulk carriers and tankers that reduces fuel consumption up to 50%. The sail is a 100-foot tall spinning, hollow, metal cylinder that propels a ship. The Magnuss …
We are launching a project to examine the most feasible sea routes in the North Atlantic, supporting our ongoing research of passenger needs and requirements. We are currently working on a business plan to operate a sub25 …
Stretch Space is a young dynamic company providing high quality historical met-ocean data on wind conditions, sea states and currents. Assessments can be performed for specific geographical coordinates or real-lifemovements of a vessel. Met-ocean consultancy services …
We cannot envision a future in which the dependence on fossil fuels and the emissions of CO2 and other polluting gases are still an issue. That is why we have rolled up our sleeves and have started …