Entries by WP-Econowind

Documentary by Dutch TV: Ships with wings

As much as 90 per cent of all goods go by ship. And that means a lot of CO2 emissions. While the whole world is looking for technology to make shipping more sustainable, the Dutch Frank Nieuwenhuis and Sam Gombra have already found it. A part of the sustainability in shipping, a beautiful mini documentary […]

Third testing voyage with wijnne barends

On the 4th of juni the eConowind-unit left the port of Emden for the third testing voyage. The system has proven to sail fully automatic and is currently saving fuel for the Lady Christina, sailing towards Riga. Using a extensive set of sensors and other measurement devices, the vessel is being monitored. When enough data […]