The world-wide shipping and delivery field is dealing with a wind-driven revival. Metal cylinders now spin from the decks of a fifty percent-dozen cargo ships, easing the stress on diesel engines and curbing gas usage. Equipment like giant towing kites, vertical suction wings, and telescoping masts are properly underway, even though canvas sails flutter once additional on smaller vessels.
The most recent enhancement in “wind-assisted propulsion” arrives from Japan. Eco Maritime Energy (EMP) recently unveiled a total-scale edition of its EnergySail process at the Onomichi Maritime Tech Test Middle in Hiroshima Prefecture. The rigid, rectangular system is a little curved … Read More