Innovative Swedish technology makes it possible to power even the largest vessels by wind. Wallenius and Alfa Laval have joined forces to supply wind propulsion to existing and newbuilt vessels, which could use it as wind assist or fully sailing. The stiff wing sails resembles air plane wings rather then the tall ships from the past. It is a robust solution with high efficiency.
The first vessel with a full-scale wing sail prototype will be sailing in 2024. Our aim is to sail the first vessel with a full set (6) of Oceanbird wing sails in 2027.Read more