Jan 28, 2021

Oceanbird – heading for revolutionary sustainable cargo shipping

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To create a new dimension of sustainable cargo shipping, a Swedish collaborative project between Wallenius Marine, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and the Swedish Defense Material Administration SSPA over years developed a sailing vessel called Oceanbird that can carry up to 7000 cars and is expected to cross the Atlantic in 12 days. So far, nothing new.


Revolutionary is how Oceanbird is going to harness the wind as affective as never before, through a combination of hull and rigs working together in one unit and telescope sails using aerodynamic technology like airplane wings. Oceanbird is expected to be launched in 2024, reducing emissions by 90 percent.

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