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BV Approves Wind-Assisted Ship Design

The Trade Wings 2,500 is an innovative containership with a capacity of 2,500 TEU (20-ft. equivalent unit), designed jointly by VPLP Design (France), Alwena Shipping (France), SDARI (China) and AYRO (France), that has received approval in principle from Bureau Veritas (BV). With an overall length of 197 m and a breadth of 32 m, the vessel offers a deadweight of

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DNV Approves DSME Rotor Sail System Concept

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has received an approval in principle (AiP) from DNV for the DSME Rotor Sail System, an eco-friendly ship technology applicable to large oil tankers and LNG carriers. The rotor sail system incorporates the installation of cylindrical columns (rotors) on the ship’s deck to generate additional power to propel the ship by using the force

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