Norsepower has installed a second rotor sail on Bore’s 9, 700 DWT Ro-Ro carrier MS Estraden. This order is a significant milestone for wind assisted propulsion as it represents the first commercial order for a flettner rotor in the shipping industry.
Eco Marine Power (EMP) has signed a sales and support agreement with Canadian firm Jastram Technologies Ltd, which will see the solar tech innovators introduce its solar products to the North American maritime market.
Unilever has revealed that it aims to reduce its CO2 emissions by 40% by 2020 compared to 2008 levels, with part of the core strategy for achieving this being awarding new contracts to companies that use LNG-powered vessels.
Wärtsilä Corporation and Cavotec have signed an agreement to develop the world’s first combined induction charging and automatic mooring concept that will facilitate enhanced electrical charging of ship batteries.
The Port of Antwerp has revealed that the number of environmentally-friendly ships arriving at the port is increasing year by year. In 2012 there were 462 green calls but three years later the number stood at 671.