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eSAIL®: Pioneering Green Maritime with Wind-Assisted Propulsion

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The journey of air-assisted propulsion has spanned many decades, and today’s eSAIL® has a rich history, tracing its roots back to the 1930s when the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), which later became the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), ventured into this innovative concept. The very concept of a quality exploration vessel sparked […]

eSAIL: an innovative WAPS technology by bound4blue

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In view of the upcoming decarbonization goals for shipping, wind can be a free, abundant and infinite fuel that can assist in reducing GHG emissions and improve energy efficiency. Wind-Assisted Propulsion Systems (WAPS) take advantage of the available wind to generate forward thrust, thus reducing the engine thrust required and consequently reducing fuel consumption and […]