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Rolls-Royce and B9 Shipping: Reviving the Age of Sail

Rolls-Royce is working with B9 Shipping to develop a ship with a capacity of 4,500 tons that will be primarily powered by a 180-foot sail, with bio-methane engines providing additional power. “We’re at the dawn of a transition,” said Oskar … Continue reading

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B9 Shipping Developing 100% Fossil Fuel-Free Cargo Sailing Ships

Ireland-based B9 Shipping has started work on a full-scale demonstration vessel as part of its goal to design the world’s first 100 percent fossil fuel-free cargo sailing ships. Unlike most conventional large cargo vessels, which are powered by bunker fuel, … Continue reading

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