Climate change and air quality are driving the shipping industry to use less fossil fuel. Inexpensive, carbon-free energy sources are hard to find and take time to build, however, except for the one that has always existed: wind.
Wind-assisted ship propulsion is one the key technologies in decarbonizing the future of maritime shipping. Vaisala’s world-class wind and weather sensing technology helps operators make the best use of current and upcoming wind conditions.
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Here’s a look at how remote wind monitoring helps optimize wind-assisted vessels from R&D to classification.
Performance optimization for wind assisted ship propulsion systems.
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BLOG: The winds of change are blowing in the shipping markets
BLOG: Wind-assisted ship propulsion (WASP) is one the key technologies in decarbonizing the future of maritime shipping. Accurate, reliable wind and weather sensing technologies play an important role in helping to ensure wind-assisted propulsion is harnessed to its fullest potential.
BLOG: The first set of international mandatory measures set by IMO to improve ships' energy efficiency was adopted over a decade ago on July 15, 2011 (Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) for new ships, Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP) for all ships), fundamentally changing the baseline for the incoming global fleet performance in terms of emission reduction.
Accurate wind data even in variable winds, complex terrain, and other challenging conditions.
This series of accurate weather transmitters measures six of the most important weather parameters in various compact and affordable combinations.
Versatile, superior weather data to improve operational and safety decisions for a wide range of applications across all industries.
Elevate your operations with accurate and reliable wind measurements.
Vaisala WindCube Nacelle horizontal profiling lidar emerges as the driving force, enabling accurate wind monitoring technology for unparalleled performance optimization.
We’ll show you how to improve operations and safety with complete maritime weather and environmental monitoring systems. Our broad range of scalable solutions keeps you on task and costs down.
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