EnergySails Aim to Harness Wind and Sun To Clean Up Cargo Ships

The worldwide transport sector is suffering from a wind-powered revival. Metal cylinders now spin from the decks of a fifty percent-dozen cargo ships, easing the stress on diesel engines and curbing gas consumption. Units like huge towing kites, vertical suction wings, and telescoping masts are well underway, when canvas sails flutter when much more on more compact vessels. 

The most up-to-date enhancement in “wind-assisted propulsion” comes from Japan. Eco Maritime Energy (EMP) recently unveiled a complete-scale edition of its EnergySail program at the Onomichi Maritime Tech Take a look at Heart in Hiroshima Prefecture. The rigid, rectangular system is marginally Read More

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