Cyrille Dubois

Reducing Fuel Emissions from Maritime Travel

Discussion created by Cyrille Dubois Partner on 27-Jan-2017
Latest reply on 04-Feb-2017 by Milan Zlatkovikj

"If shipping would be a country, it would be the sixth largest emitter"

 

I remember somebody pitching the idea of installing wind turbines on ships to reduce the fuel emissions from maritime travel at the first AlumniUnite in Berlin. This looks like a more viable alternative and a really cool/intriguing technology.

LNG-Fuelled Cruise Ferry to Install Rotor Sails
Also heat recovery for on-board electricity generation!

 

Here's another crazy idea

http://www.wired.co.uk/article/how-to-turn-a-tanker-into-a-sailboat 

 

What do you think of these ideas? Do you have other examples of innovative solutions to reduce fuel emissions from maritime travel?

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