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Ship Building News – Early March 2024

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Retrofitting giant, rigid sails to a cargo ship has effectively cut its fuel use and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, shipping firm data shows.  The Pyxis Ocean tested the British-designed WindWings for six months.

Cargill says the data “underscores the potential” of wind to reduce the shipping industry’s carbon footprint.

Experts describe the results as “very encouraging”, but say, at present, only a tiny volume of the international shipping fleet is using the technology.

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