MOL and team to develop Delta Sail to improve ship propulsion

Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL), MOL Drybulk, Oshima Shipbuilding and Iknow Machinery have signed an agreement to mutually conduct research and development (R&D) for a new energy-efficient sail.

Named the Iknow Delta Sail Crane (Delta Sail), the new sail can be fixed on vessels’ cargo handling cranes and similar equipment to bolster propulsion force.

As part of the project, the partners will work together to minimise greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from ships.

This will be achieved by placing the sail on...

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