SkySails is developing, producing and selling an internationally patented wind propulsion system based on large towing kites. Depending on the prevailing wind conditions, a ship’s average annual fuel costs can be reduced by 10 to 35% by using the SkySails-System.
The first SkySails-Systems are being installed on cargo ships of pilot customers. The first ship to be outfitted with a SkySails propulsion is the 133m Multi Purpose Heavy Lift Carrier "Beluga SkySails" of the Bremen-based Beluga Group.
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