Performance optimization for wind assisted ship propulsion systems.
Wind-assisted ship propulsion (WASP) stands at the forefront of maritime shipping's journey towards a greener future. To harness its full potential, precision is paramount.
Vaisala WindCube Nacelle horizontal profiling lidar emerges as the driving force, enabling accurate wind monitoring technology for unparalleled performance optimization.
As the maritime industry steers towards decarbonization, wind-assisted ship propulsion emerges as a game-changer. The success of this transformation hinges on accurate and reliable wind data. Lidar-based remote wind monitoring such as WindCube Nacelle takes center stage, elevating wind-assisted propulsion to new heights.
WindCube Nacelle delivers pristine, undisturbed wind data that is not affected by ship structures or the WASP system, ensuring optimal performance and energy efficiency.
With over 5,000 deployments globally, WindCube wind lidars are synonymous with accurate wind measurements. Trusted for decades, these third-party verified technologies revolutionize local and short-term weather forecasting through continuous observations.
WindCube lidars adhere to industry-specific IEC regulations, validated and developed to the highest standards. We stand ready to support evolving wind-assisted system classifications, including International Maritime Organization (IMO), DNV and Bureau Veritas.
How remote wind monitoring helps optimize wind-assisted vessels
Wind-assisted propulsion is one the key technologies in decarbonizing the future of maritime shipping.
The maritime industry is on the cusp of a green revolution, driven by the advancement of wind-assisted ship propulsion technology.
Climate change and air quality are driving big changes in the shipping industry.
Wind-assisted ship propulsion is one of the key technologies in decarbonizing the future of maritime shipping. Vaisala’s world-class wind and weather sensing technology help operators make the best use of current and upcoming wind conditions.
Contact us now to explore the industry’s most powerful, multi-use lidar technology. WindCube lidar makes maritime operations more informed, safer, and ready for the future.