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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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ABB Hybrid Power for Maine Ferry

Maine ferry operator Casco Bay Lines has committed to an integrated hybrid electric power and propulsion solution from ABB for its new vessel, in a technology step change along one of the longest-established ferry routes in the United States. The new ferry is expected to cut up to 800 tons of carbon dioxide per year–an equivalent of emissions annually generated

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