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Norsepower receives financing from Nefco to expand Rotor Sail production in China

Nefco, the Nordic Green Bank, has signed a loan agreement with Norsepower Oy Ltd which will accelerate Rotor Sail production within Asia. As the world-leading provider of auxiliary wind propulsion systems, Norsepower’s Rotor Sail technology provides efficient, easy-to-use and reliable auxiliary wind propulsion for the shipping industry with installations already onboard tankers, bulkers, RoRo ships...

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Norsepower installs Rotor Sail on second Scandlines hybrid ferry following successful results achieved on sister vessel

Norsepower is supporting Scandlines with its goal of becoming emission-free by 2040, setting higher targets than the Paris Agreement, with the installation of a 30m high Rotor Sail on the Scandlines hybrid ferry, M/V Berlin. Norsepower has completed the second installation for Scandlines onboard the M/V Berlin in just a few hours, following the successful...

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Norsepower and NAPA join forces to maximise wind propulsion benefits using voyage optimisation

A new agreement between clean tech and maritime software leaders will use voyage optimisation tools to help wind-assisted vessels in their voyage planning to boost fuel savings and emissions reductions. Norsepower Oy Ltd has signed a formal agreement with NAPA, the global maritime software, services and data analysis expert, to offer weather routing software in...

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Norsepower announces the installation of Rotor Sails on the world’s largest short sea ro-ro vessel

Norsepower has announced an agreement signed with CLdN, the logistics specialist for road, sea and rail, to install two tilting Rotor Sails on board a 2018-built Ro-Ro vessel to improve ship fuel efficiency and carbon emissions reduction. Preparations are currently taking place with the installation anticipated to be completed by December 2022. The MV Delphine, a...

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Kongsberg Maritime and Norsepower MoU agreement facilitates Rotor Sail integration for shipowners

Kongsberg, Norway, 24th November 2021 – Kongsberg Maritime (KM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the leading global provider of auxiliary wind propulsion systems, Norsepower Oy Ltd. The collaboration between these industry leaders will facilitate the addition of wind propulsion to KM’s integrated power and propulsion systems. Under the MoU, ship owners and shipyards...

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Norsepower wins prestigious international Energy Globe Award for reducing shipping emissions

Norsepower has been announced as the winner of the international Energy Globe Award, a global sustainability prize, in the ‘Air’ category. The mission of the Energy Globe Awards is to demonstrate that there are proven solutions for current environmental challenges, implemented by innovative people who put ideas into action. Shipping has begun to realise the...

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Norsepower joins call for the maritime industry, IMO, and EU, to prioritise energy efficiency and renewable propulsion technologies

A new group of leading maritime technology companies and other prominent maritime organisations have highlighted that the shipping industry is in danger of losing out on a huge opportunity to make impactful and immediate gains in tackling the climate emergency, by only focusing on a narrow set of measures and having a preoccupation with new fuels.  ...

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Scandlines prepares sister ferry M/V Berlin for installation of Norsepower Rotor Sail

Following the successful installation of the Norsepower Rotor Sail on the hybrid ferry M/V Copenhagen in 2020, and a year of demonstrated results, Scandlines has prepared the sister ferry M/V Berlin for its own Rotor Sail installation. The hybrid ferry, M/V Berlin, also operates on the Rostock-Gedser route but, unlike M/V Copenhagen, is flagged by...

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Setting sail onboard Sea Cargo’s SC Connector: Experiencing efficiency and sustainability in action

In September 2021, Norsepower CEO, Tuomas Riski travelled to the Port of Rotterdam to take a trip onboard Sea-Cargo AS’s SC Connector. Since the retrofit installation of our Rotor Sails, the SC Connector is now Norway’s largest sailing vessel. The sails are 35 metres tall and 5 metres wide cylinders. The vessel’s total air draft...

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