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International Windship Association | April 24, 2018

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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.”


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Promote the use of wind propulsion in commercial shipping to reduce fuel consumption and decrease climate change related emissions.

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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.

 




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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

Thordon Bearings – IWSA Associate Member

April 11, 2018 |

 

Canada-based Thordon Bearings is the global leader in seawater lubricated and grease-free polymer bearing systems, providing environmentally-safe bearing solutions for deck machinery, steering gear and propeller shafts.

 

With more than 35 years’ experience in … Read More

eConowind BV – IWSA Member

April 9, 2018 |

eConowind BV is a Dutch company, daughter of Conoship international in Groningen and HCP BV in Amerongen, fully dedicated in developing a wind-assisted propulsion unit: the eConowind-unit. This eConowind unit consists of 2 Ventifoils folding from a sea … Read More

Blue Technology – IWSA Member

April 9, 2018 |

Blue Technology has developed a new type of ship, which can operate with zero emissions and without the use of ballast water.

“ZEV Liberty” is a 198 meters trimeran, powered by the wind and solar energy. The … Read More

Energy Tactics – IWSA Supporter

February 2, 2018 |

 Making things happen when it comes to the transition towards sustainable energy. That is what we stand for. For small businesses, communities, governmental bodies and for large enterprises. Combining developments, opportunities, technology and execution power. In small … Read More