Program SAIL conference 6 November 2013


10 October 2013

For programme click here  /  Click here to register for this meeting 

Conference and “Working Session”

Wind Assisted Ship Propulsion (WASP)
Wednesday 6th November 2013, Rotterdam
Venue: Inntel hotels, Leuvehaven 80, 3011 EA ROTTERDAM, NL. Panorama zaal

How to make it happen?! 


Optimized hulls and riggings
Velocity prediction data
Performance data
End consumers valuing sustainable transport
Tribe managers making it happen
Rising Oil prices
Finance of innovation (being an […]

Register for the SAIL conference in Rotterdam


15 September 2013

Click here to register for this meeting

The interreg IVB North Sea project SAIL is running for one year. There is worldwide atttention for this project, being the biggest EU project aiming at exploring and promoting merchant wind assisted sailing. We invite maritime experts, freight owners, forwarders, investors and ship owners to this SAIL conference in Rotterdam.

Register to this meeting and learn more about technical possiblilties and identify relefant stakeholders.

Meet us in Inntel hotel Rotterdam centre, The Netherlands.

Pre announcement conference

State of Affairs Workpackages

Flyer Sail […]

First day of SAIL partner meeting a succes


11 April 2013

So far the partner meeting of SAIL in Wilhelmshaven has been a succes. Yesterday a number of interesting speakers out of the bussiness shared their thoughts and dreams.  Partners will use the new ideas in the Workpackage meetings of today.

Summary and presentations of Wednesday 10 April

For instance Isabelle Rojon (click here for the presentation) of the University of Utrechts, invited by the North Sea Foundation, informed all about her thesis Blowing in the Wind, which connected completely to the subject of the project.  She ends her presentation that she things there is hope […]

Inspiring speakers Wilhelmshaven on 10 April 2013


After the successful kick off in Koudum, the Netherlands last October 2012 all partners of the Interreg North Sea project SAIL gather for the second time in Wilhelmshaven (Germany) to discuss the progress made in new sustainable hybrid sailing concepts. Do we invest in sails, wings or kites, electricity or biofuels and how can we develop these great opportunities for the future?

Inspiring speakers will present their involvement with Environmental Research in the shipping industry:

Isabelle, Rojon, Univerisity of Utrecht, presents some astonishing results of her thesis Blowin’ in the wind?
Uwe Lampe of Fassmer Shipyard Fassmer is […]

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