MOL and Tata look to wind for cleaner vessels

25 August 2021

Japan’s Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) and Indian steelmaker Tata Steel are looking at developing an environmentally-friendly bulk carrier that uses a giant rigid sail to supplement engine power and reduce the use of fossil fuels.

The two companies have signed an MoU to explore the environmental benefits and commercial and operational feasibility of technologies including a wind power propulsion system known as the Wind Challenger.

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