Within a series of ‘Listening to the Wind’ interviews – as part of the ‘Decade of Wind Propulsion’ campaign of the International Windship Association (IWSA) – Gavin Allwright sits down with Rogier Eggers, Senior Project Manager and specialist in wind propulsion at MARIN. They discuss some of the remaining technical challenges around wind propulsion development, their Phase II WiSP project opportunity and the upcoming Natural Propulsion Seminar on the 31st May as part of Blueweek.

The Decade of Wind Propulsion 2021-2030 has been announced by over 130 leading companies, experts and supporters and is a declaration of intent from this growing technology segment of commercial shipping to Deliver, Optimise and Facilitate the decarbonisation of the current fleet and the vessels of the future.