Photo credit: Sea-Cargo
Rotor Sails have been installed on two RoRo vessels. Technology
Route: North Sea Installation: January 2021, Two Norsepower Rotor Sails 35x5 Two of Norsepower’s largest 35m tall Rotor Sails were retrofitted onto Ro-Ro operating in the North Sea in January 2021. They are predicted to reduce emissions by an estimated 25%. The Rotor Sails onboard SC Connector are the world's first tilting Rotor Sails enabling vessel to pass under bridges etc. With this installation SC Connector became Norway´s largest sailing roro vessel and one of the most powerful sailing ships ever built.
Ole SævildManaging Director, SEA-CARGO
In good wind conditions, the sailing hybrid vessel will maintain regular service speed by sail alone.
OWNER: Bore Ltd. (Spliethoff group)
Route: North Sea (The Netherlands – UK)
November 2014, Norsepower Rotor Sail 18x3,
November 2015, Norsepower Rotor Sail 18x3
Based on verified measurements by NAPA, the Rotor Sail Solution reduces the fuel consumption and related emissions by 6.1% on the vessel's typical route.