The International Windship Association (IWSA) has received over 1,200 votes across the three award categories of the Wind Propulsion Innovation Awards 2016 that are open for public voting until August 15, 2016.
Votes can be submitted across the three categories of; Innovation, Commercial Users and Research. You can cast your votes via: http://wind-ship.org/en/innovation_awards_2016/
The shortlisted finalists for each award category are:
Wind Propulsion in Commercial Shipping Innovation Award: Sponsored by International Naval Surveys Bureau (INSB Class)
Smart Green Shipping Alliance
Norsepower Oy Ltd
S@IL project – Ecoliner
Wind Propulsion Technology User Award: Sponsored by The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI)
Enercon – E-ship 1
Bore Shipping – Norsepower Rotors
Solar Sailor – Ocius Technology Ltd – the Rigid Opening Sail
Fair Transport – Traditional Sail Cargo
Wind Propulsion Research Award: Sponsored by Norsepower Oy Ltd
Maritime Research Institute Netherlands (MARIN) team
S@IL project team
University of South Pacific – Sustainable Sea Transport Programme
University College London (UCL) – Energy Institute team
Technical University Delft team
University of Strathclyde team
The Wind Propulsion Innovation Awards were launched by IWSA to recognise pioneering projects and technological innovation in the development of wind propulsion for technically and commercially viable solutions for different vessels across the maritime industry. The awards spotlight individuals and companies making a real difference in advancing wind propulsion as a low carbon, sustainable solution for the world’s shipping fleet.
The Awards will be presented at a ceremony at the SMM2016 on 8th September 2016 in Hamburg.
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