Two Japanese companies, shipyard Namura Shipbuilding and NS United Kaiun Kaisha, are collaborating to develop detachable sails for a large dry bulk ship of 183,000 dwt, informs NS United Kaiun Kaisha in an announcement.
The announcement refers to the challenges ahead for the shipping industry to reduce CO2 emissions along the climate targets set out by the IMO, which has prompted the two companies to develop a more fuel-efficient technology by using sails and wind.
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