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New Age of Sail: BAR Technologies
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New Age of Sail: BAR Technologies

Maritime shipping needs to decarbonise. A UK company thinks wind is part of the solution.
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Maritime shipping accounts for 3% of global emissions.Moving away from diesel for powering the 90% of global trade that happens by ship is beginning in earnest as the industry starts to decarbonise, and shipping gets included in emissions trading schemes.

BAR Technologies CTO Simon Schofield talked to us about their WindWings technology, applying high-performance racing design thinking to shipping, and how could be part of the decarbonisation mix for shipping.

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Watch Simon demonstrate how the wing works, using a scale model:

https://youtube.com/shorts/h-7mzdJdDlE?si=_-wu3lwbrX2wui-N

Here’s how it looked at sea:

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