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New study from MOL will pave the way for giant sails on dry bulk ship

Japan's MOL will begin a new study that will explore how a so-called rotor sail impacts, among other elements, greenhouse gases. The study will pave the way for MOL to launch a dry bulk ship powered by rotor sails.

Test af Wind Challenger. | Photo: PR-foto/MOL

A new study will help pave the way for Japan's Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, MOL, to be able to launch a dry bulk ship with rotor sails a few years from now.

In collaboration with Japanese Tohoku Electric Power, MOL kicks off a study that will explore how rotor sails impact, among other things, the ships' emission of greenhouse gases.

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