Gavin Allwright

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Perfect Storm Brewing for Wind Ships

By Gavin Allwright 2018-10-21 21:21:41

While the year is not over, 2018 has already been a very significant one for wind propulsion and the shipping industry in general. We could say that a perfect storm is brewing for the uptake of primary (wind etc.) and secondary renewable energy (alternative fuels/energy storage) in shipping. Policy, price, perception, providers and people are all starting to align.  Policy The IMO is moving forward with the sulfur cap, MRV and most importantly the initial targets of ‘at least’ 50...

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