EffShip study shows high savings potential for kite wind propulsion

Göteborg, December 2012. The National Swedish Shipbuilding Institute SSPA has published results from the EffShip project (Efficient Shipping with low emissions, in its latest newsletter showing the potential for...More


BBC Chartering sets sail

October 2011 – Leading German multipurpose & heavy lift operator BBC Chartering announces to cooperate with the Hamburg-based company SkySails. The background is the recently acquired multipurpose vessel ‘BBC SkySails’ that...More


Sustainable Shipping Awards: SkySails was awarded as “Environmental Technology of the Year 2011”

London, 2011 July 7th. For the second time SkySails was honored with the prestigious Sustainable Shipping Award. Already in 2009 SkySails convinced the jury by its wind propulsion system. The Award pays tribute to innovative...More


Cargill reveals the name of the world’s largest kite-powered vessel

Cargill has signed an agreement with Greek ship owner/manager Anbros Maritime S.A. (Anbros) to install the world’s largest kite on its Aghia Marina dry bulk cargo vessel. The Aghia Marina typically transports cargoes of...More


SkySails receives royal visit at Nor-Shipping 2011

Already for the second time SkySails exhibited its wind propulsion system at the international shipping trade fair Nor-Shipping 2011 in Lillestrøm near Oslo from May 24th to 27th.More


Cargill propels shipping forward with largest kite-powered vessel

Cargill has signed an agreement with SkySails GmbH & Co. KG (SkySails) to use wind power technology to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the shipping industry. SkySails, based in Hamburg, has developed innovative, patented...More


DSM invests in wind propulsion company SkySails

DSM Venturing, the corporate venturing unit of Royal DSM N.V., announces today that it has made an investment in Germany-based SkySails GmbH & Co. KG (SkySails), the market and technology leader for automated towing kite systems...More

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