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Wind-Assisted Ship Propulsion Can Transform Marine Transport

Wind-Assisted Ship Propulsion Can Transform Marine Transport

Blue Wasp is an engineering consultancy specializing in wind-assisted ship propulsion that offers independent technical advice to support the decision making of stakeholders across the shipping industry. Growing out of 10-year research experience specific to the topic at TUDelft (in The Netherlands), the company helps realize the unique economic and environmental benefits that wind assistance delivers.

Giovanni Bordogna holds a PhD on the Aerodynamics of wind assisted ships from TUDelft. He is a goal-oriented engineer with a strong passion for green technology and entrepreneurship.

Nico van der Kolk is an experienced engineer with a broad background in experimentation and numerical simulation and a strong interest in environmental policy and regulation. He holds a PhD on the sailing behavior of wind-assisted ships from TUDelft.

The global shipping industry carries approximately 90% of world trade by weight, accounting for nearly 3% of human-made CO2 emissions. Together with TUDelft (in The Netherlands), the engineering consultancy Blue Wasp wants to change the course of things.

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