IMO MEPC 80: Shipping to reach net-zero GHG Emissions by 2050

The 80th session of the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 80) adopted a revised GHG (Greenhouse Gas) Strategy. The revised strategy aims to significantly curb GHG emissions from international shipping. The new targets include a 20% reduction in emissions by 2030, a 70% reduction by 2040 (compared to 2008 levels), and the ultimate goal […]

International Women’s Day: Spotlight on Hattie Rogers

On International Women’s Day, Windship Technology is proud to put the spotlight on Hattie Rogers. From a very young age, Hattie started sailing on Contessa yachts built by her grandfather and went on to study Ship Science and Engineering at the University of Southampton, where she graduated with a first in her Masters, last summer. […]

Clean Maritime Funding Secured by Windship Technology

Windship Technology has been awarded £4m as part of a consortium in the latest round of the UK’s Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition (CMDC). The project is a demonstration of a symbiotic wind propulsion and carbon capture system, aimed at making a zero-emissions shipping industry a reality. This project will install a Windship Technology 36m tri-foiled […]

Windship Technology publishes proprietary research highlighting the positive effect that its patented rig design can have in helping ship operators post the January 2023 EEXI environment legislation

Windship Technology tackles the problem of EEXI and EPL (Engine Power Limitation) with a long-term solution that extends the life of current and new-build ships  24th May 2022: The new regulatory framework (Energy Efficiency eXisting ship Index – EEXI) around CO2 emissions for existing shipping come into force in January 2023 and many ship owners are now considering how to meet these […]

Methane emissions from the energy sector are 70% higher than official figures

The IEA’s Global Methane Tracker shows emissions from oil, gas and coal are on the rise again, underscoring need for greater transparency, stronger policies and immediate action. Global methane emissions from the energy sector are about 70% greater than the amount national governments have officially reported, according to new International Energy Agency (IEA) analysis released [...]

Windship Technology wins Motorship award

Honouring and recognising innovative low emissions vessels partnerships in zero emissions race, the Motorship award winner was chosen from a shortlist of four projects. The four finalists presented their projects at the Propulsion & Future Fuels 2021 conference, 2-4 November and Windship Technology were delighted to be announced as the winner. Graham Harvey, CEO of [...]

Windship Technology reaches milestone for its Zero Emission concept for shipping

Windship Technology’s combination of wind power, efficient electric drive train, carbon capture and optimisation all work together to achieve new Zero Emission concept. 2nd November 2021: Windship Technology can today reveal that its Zero Emissions solution for shipping has been independently assessed by classification society DNV. By using data provided by Windship Technology – a British innovation […]

Making Waves – The Future of Shipping

The UK Chamber of Shipping and the British Ports Association are proud to present a showcase of the maritime industry’s transition to a smarter, cleaner future in their exclusive new programmes created in partnership with CWP. The International Maritime Organization hosted a premier screening for sector delegates on 13th September during London International Shipping Week, […]

Windship Technology secures coveted Approval in Principle for innovative triple-wing design from DNV.

Confirmation of the key element in the Windship True Zero Emission Solution – now ready to be implemented.  6th September 2021, London: Windship Technology, Britain’s leading True Zero Emission company for the shipping industry today announces their patented triple-wing rig has received a coveted ‘Approval in Principle’ (AiP) status from shipping classification society DNV.  This significant […]

As seen in Raconteur, ‘Supply Chain Resistance’ – The Sunday Times, 5th Sept 2021.

On the road to net-zero logistics “When it comes to rethinking ship design, the ‘True Zero Emission concept from British company Windship Technology promises more disruptive innovation. Dubbed ‘the Tesla of the seas’, its triple-wing rigs harness the power of the wind, with the look of a 21st-century clean-tech clipper.” Jim McClelland. Click here to […]

Windship Technology and Calix Limited execute joint development agreement targeting zero-emissions shipping

Revolutionary British firm, Windship Technology, developing wind-and-solar-assisted shipping, adds Calix’s on-ship Carbon Capture technology “RECAST” in an innovative joint development tie-up

Windship Technology shortlisted for The Motorship Award

We are delighted to announce that Windship Technology has been shortlisted for The Motorship Award. The shortlist is drawn up through a combination of self-nomination and recommendations made by the event steering committee, which includes representatives from major ship owners, technology providers, class societies and ship owner organisations. The shortlisted entrants will present their projects […]

Graham Harvey appointed as Chief Executive of Windship Technology

Graham Harvey appointed Chief Executive of Britain’s leading True Zero Emissions solution company for the shipping industry. 22nd March 2021, London: The Board of Directors of Windship Technology, Britain’s leading True Zero Emission company for the shipping industry, are delighted to confirm the appointment of Graham Harvey as Chief Executive Officer. Graham’s remit will be […]

Windship Technology confirms attendance at the Society of Maritime Industries Conference 2021

Technical Director, Simon Rogers announced as speaker to unveil the first 100% True Zero Emission solution for shipping to the industry. 8th March 2021, London: Windship Technology, Britain’s leading True Zero Emission company for the shipping industry is confirmed to unveil designs in a technical briefing to the shipping industry on Wednesday 17th March 2021 […]

Pioneering British company, Windship Technology powers first True Zero Emission ship design with high performance rig technology

Wolfson Unit Report confirms fuel and efficiency savings from the innovative rig powering the first 100% True Zero Emission solution for shipping. 1st March 2021, London: Windship Technology, Britain’s leading True Zero Emission company for the shipping industry, can today confirm the findings from the world leading Wolfson Unit of the University of Southampton following […]

Leading expert knowledge and CFD analysis

Due to their renowned experience and specialist technology, Cape Horn Engineering were commissioned to provide a holistic analysis of the Windship concept, Wind Propulsion Technology (WPT). Dr.-Ing. Rodrigo Azcueta, Managing Director of Cape Horn Engineering is a leading CFD specialist, and marine engineering expert, recognised around the world for his work with shipbuilders, naval architects and […]

Windship and DNV unveil ‘first true zero-emissions’ design

Tradewinds, the Global Shipping News Source, reported: UK company claims new wind-powered system is the “Tesla of the seas”. Windship Technology has revealed what it claims is the world’s first truly zero-emissions ship system. The UK company has brought Norwegian classification society DNV on board to help develop a wind-powered design it refers to as […]

The ‘Tesla of the Seas’ – pioneering British company, Windship Technology unveils first True Zero Emission ship design

With shipping now accounting for over 3% of global CO2 emissions, and still increasing, the innovative all-ship solution is set to revitalise an industry under pressure to reform. Windship Technology, a British company with a whole-ship solution to tackle the CO2 emissions of the shipping industry, today unveils its designs and announces an investment partnership […]

Use of fluid mechanics improves the efficiency of wind-assisted ships

UK-based Cape Horn Engineering has reported a two-digit percentage improvement in the aerodynamic performance of a vessel’s solid wing assembly via the use of Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD) programme.

The ancient technology getting a second wind – BBC interview

People fixing the world Our Technical Director, Simon Rogers, was interviewed by Nick Holland on the BBC World Service in May 2020, talking about how the Windship Technology solution can save over 70% fuel and help bulk carriers significantly cut emissions too. Old ships, powered by the wind, are sailing small amounts of cargo around [...]

Wind Tunnel Testing

Further Windship Technology testing confirms at least 30% annual fuel and emissions saving for commercial shipping. Key industry experts, prospective clients in the shipping, commodities and petrochemical sectors together with UK government officials attended the Mitchell – Wolfson Unit Wind Tunnel at the University of Southampton to view the testing of the most recent Windship […]

Net Zero Emissions Target

As featured in TradeWinds in July 2019, Tanker shipping veteran and long-term proponent of wind propulsion, Lars Carlsson, is proposing a campaign to shift shipowners toward net-zero emission status as the industry begins to get to grips with the IMO target for a 50% cut by 2050. Carlsson, current director of Windship Technology, a former Managing Director of Concordia […]

Windship Director races in the Rolex Fastnet Race 2019

Simon Rogers, Technical Director of Windship Technology, and his family participated in the Rolex Fastnet Race 2019.  The crew of Assent, a Contessa 32 and the smallest IRC boat in the Race arrived safely in Plymouth at 0430 on 9th August 2019 after an “epic night of lightning, high winds and waves.” Huge congratulations to [...]

Study finds scrubbers will have ‘serious consequences’ on marine life

A new study finds scrubbers will have serious consequences on marine life. Lars Carlsson, from Windship Technology, highlighted the study as he argued for carbon-neutral vessels as emissions regulations get even tighter in the future. “Let us forbid scrubbers and instead invest in carbon-neutral vessels for net-zero emissions from shipping,” he told Tradewinds. “Those who […]

Wind will play a big part in carbon-neutral shipping

Letter to the Financial Times from Windship Technology Chairman, Robert Elliott, June 2019 Your timely Big Read “Can shipping clean up its act?” (May 31), on the pollution caused by shipping globally, makes key points about the environmental problem caused by the fuel used by the global merchant fleet. The International Maritime Organization has regulated [...]

Government Support of Windship Technology

WindShip Technology featured in The Parliamentary Review for Transport 2016/2017. A consortium set up by five shipping industry leaders to develop a sail power concept, Windship Technology aims to revolutionise the way tomorrow’s large vessels. carry goods across the world’s oceans. But the next critical step, according to its team, is to acquire funding in [...]