Watch: The Wind Hybrid Coaster – ECO FLETTNER
A new generation of motor-rotor-sailing ships is currently being developed especially for short sea trade. The basis is a 4.000 dwt multipurpose vessel. 15 partners are cooperating to implement a lightweight design of a wind sail system with aerodynamic rotors for small coasters. At present the ECO FLETTNER-prototype is being build in Leer and will be tested at next on a trial ship.