The worldwide shipping and delivery industry is enduring a wind-run revival. Metallic cylinders now spin from the decks of a 50 percent-dozen cargo ships, easing the load on diesel engines and curbing gas consumption. Gadgets like large towing kites, vertical suction wings, and telescoping masts are perfectly underway, whilst canvas sails flutter at the time more on smaller sized vessels.
The newest improvement in “wind-assisted propulsion” arrives from Japan. Eco Marine Electricity (EMP) recently unveiled a whole-scale model of its EnergySail process at the Onomichi Marine Tech Exam Middle in Hiroshima Prefecture. The rigid, rectangular device is marginally curved and … Read the More