Wind ‘could help shipping tankers cut fuel by 10%’

A new technology could reduce the fuel consumption of shipping tankers by around 10%. Norsepower’s fuel efficient ‘rotor sails’, which use a spinning cylinder to harness wind power and help propel a ship, are to be trialled on a vessel owned by Maersk Tankers. The project, which will be the first installation of wind power technology on a product tanker vessel, […]