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International Windship Association | January 24, 2019

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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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Our Mission

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

Add-Modules Technologies – IWSA Member

December 15, 2018 |

Add-Modules Technologies grows and markets its wind propulsion system designed for leisure and maritime industry. The strength of this patented system relies on current sails and rigs (retrofit) and sailmakers know-how which ensure fast and economic … Read More

Zéphyr et Borée – IWSA Supporter

December 15, 2018 |

To face with climate change, stock depletion of fossil fuels, IMO regulations, while meeting the consistent growth of global trades, Zéphyr & Borée combines wind energy and cutting-edge innovation to design modern sail cargo ships and promote … Read More

Computed Wing Sail (CWS) – IWSA Member

December 15, 2018 |

CWS is developing an innovating wing sail system for cargo ships based on the patented inversion of an asymmetric form. This optimized aerodynamic sail is telescopic, fully automated and adaptable on existing vessels. It allows our … Read More

Oceanfoil – IWSA Member

August 2, 2018 |

Oceanfoil is the maritime technology company pioneering proven aerofoil solutions for the global commercial shipping fleet. Our technology is a propulsion-assist aerofoil sail, or “wingsail” that captures the power of the wind to generate renewable energy … Read More