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International Windship Association | April 23, 2017

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Our Mission

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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.”


Network – create a clear sectoral approach, grouping like-minded organisations and individuals that can share ideas, skills, resources, technical and market information for the development of commercial wind-ships.

Promote – promoting the economic value of wind propulsion to the shipping industry

Incubate – assist in securing funding streams, project collaboration, grant applications, research and the pooling of resources.

Educate – act as a central information hub for the wind-ship sector, the media,NGO’s, equipment producers, shipbuilders, ports, governments and the general public. Research papers, press releases etc.

Facilitate – initiating the establishment of common approaches/criteria for all stages of wind-propulsion projects, advise stakeholders and lobby legislative bodies on policies, activities, funding and incentives required to retrofit,upgrade and the new build of commercial wind-ships.

Work Stream Programs: Under Development