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Centres de Recherche

Centres de Recherche

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Analysis techniques for evaluating the fuel savings associated with wind assistance.
Tristan Smith, Paul Newton, Graeme Winn, Andrea Grech La Rosa 2013

A new routing optimization too – influence of wind and waves on fuel consumption of ships with and without wind assisted ship propulsion systems.
Marcus Bentin, David Zastrau, Michael Schlack, Diethardt Freye, Reinhard Elsner, Stephan Kotzur (Hochschule Emden-Leer, Leer, Germany)  Transportation Research Procedia 14 ( 2016 ) 153 – 162


A numerical method for the design of ships with wind-assisted propulsion
Ignazio Maria Viola, Matthieu sacher, Jinsong Xu, Fei Wang, Ocean Engineering, vol 105, Sept 2015, pgs 33-42

A Prospect of Sail-Assisted Fishing Boats
Y. Yoshimura, Fisheries Science 2002

Dynamic Performance of Flettner Rotor with and without Thom Discs
T. J. Craft, H. Lacovides and B. E. Launder
Turbulence Mechanics Group, School of MACE, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.

Economic appraisal of sail-assisted commercial fishing vessels in Hawaiian waters.
KC Samples – Mar. Fish. Rev, 1983

Enercon E-Ship 1: A Wind-Hybrid Commercial Cargo Ship
4th Conference on Ship Efficiency – Hamburg, 23-24 September 2013

Filling the Gap: Small Inter-Island Caribbean Trading Ships and their Crew
G. Boerne, 1999

Fuel Consumption Minimization Procedure of Sail-assisted Motor Vessel based on a Systematic Meshing of the Explored Area
Stephane Marie, Eric Courteille – International Symposium on Ship Design & Construction – Environmentally Friendly Ships, Sep 2009, Tokyo, Japan.


Future Ship Powering Options
Royal Academy of Engineering, London July 2013

Group Design Project – Main Report Concept Design of a Fast Sail Assisted Feeder Container Ship

Aaron Burden, Thomas Lloyd, Simon Mockler, Lorenzo Mortola, Ie Bum Shin, Ben Smith
Supervisor: Grant E Hearn, Academic year 2009/2010

Hydrodynamics of Wind-Assisted Ships: A Numerical and Experimental Study on a Systematic Series of Bare Hull Models at Drift Angles – Struijk, G.D. MA Thesis, 2015, TU Delft

Hydrodynamic Forces on Wind Assisted Ships using CFD – Settels, J.W., MA Thesis, 2015 – TU Delft

Investigation into Underwater Fin Arrangement Effect on Steady Sailing Characteristics of a Sail Assisted Ship
Yoshimasa Minami, Tadashi Nimura ,Toshifumu Fujiwara, Michio Ueno, Maritime Safety Department, National Maritime Research Institute, Mitaka, Tokyo
Proceedings of The Thirteenth (2003) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Honolulu

Kite Technology (Pull Shipping To Greener Future)
J. Sidhartha, M. Satya Phani Kumar
International Journal of Innovative Research & Development 2012

Low C for the High Seas Flettner rotor power contribution on a route Brazil to UK
Michael Traut, Alice Bows, Paul Gilbert, Sarah Mander, Peter Stansby, Conor Walsh,
Ruth Wood, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, School of Mechanical
, Aeronautical and Civil Engineering, University of Manchester  2012

Operational Performance of Wind Assisted Ships
Rogier Eggers, MARIN, Wageningen/Netherlands, Hiper Conference, October 2016

Performance of auxiliary wind propulsion for merchant ships using a kite
Peter Naaijen, Delft University of Technology & Vincent Koster, Delft University of Technology

Potential for Sustainable Sea Transport: A Case Study of the Southern Lomaiviti, Fiji Islands
Amelia Bola, Sustainable Sea Transport Research Programme, University of the South Pacific 2014

Preliminary Analysis of Log Data from the Fiji Windship ‘Cagidonu’
CJ Satchwell, 1986, Ship Science Report, University of Southampton

Renewable Energy Options for Shipping – Technology Brief  International Renewable Energy Agency, Jan 2015. Dr Peter Nuttall and Alison Newell (University of South Pacific), Linus Mofor (IRENA) ,Gavin Allwright, Dr Alice Bows-Larkin (Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Manchester), Diane Gilpin (B9 Shipping), Dr Christophe Rynikiewicz (University of Sussex), Dr Tristan Smith (The Energy Institute, University College London) and Michael Traut (Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Manchester),

Revival of the Modern Wing Sails for the Propulsion of Commercial Ships
P Shukla, K Ghosh
World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
International Journal of Mathematical, Computational, Physical and Quantum Engineering, 2009

Route Optimization Algorithm for Minimum Fuel Consumption of Wind-assisted Ship.
Z Yingjun, L Yuankui, Y Xuefeng – Journal of Applied Sciences, 2013

Sail assist developments 1979-1985
L Bergeson, C Kent Greenwald – Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 1985

S@IL Work Package 4 Presentation
Tyndall conference, 2013

Some comments on the relative Merits of Various Wind Propulsion Devices
Dr. J. F. Wellicome, Southampton University 1985

Steady sailing performance of a hybrid-sail assisted bulk carrier
T Fujiwara, GE Hearn, F Kitamura, M Ueno, Y Minami – Journal of Marine Science & Technology 2005


Study on the Analysis of Market Potentials & Market Barriers for Wind Propulsion Technologies for Ships  (commissioned by European Commission DG Climate Action) Dagmar Nelissen, Jasper Faber, Saliha Ahdour (CE Delft), Michael Traut (Tyndall Centre) Jonathan Köhler (Fraunhofer ISI) Wengang Mao (Chalmers University), Nov 2016 – publicly available Jan 2017

Sustainable Sea Transport Research Programme: Toward a Research-based Programme of Investigation for Oceania
Biman Prasad, Joeli Veitayaki, Elisabeth Holland, Peter Nuttall, Alison Newell, Amelia Bola and John Kaitu’u. The Journal of Pacific Studies, 2013


Transitioning to Low Carbon Shipping Module – Sustainable Sea Transport Solutions for SIDS: Pacific Island Countries Case Studies
UNCTAD Sustainable Freight Transport and Finance Toolkit 2016  Peter Nuttall, Alison Newell.



Trials of Discrete Values Control by a Tracked Model for Wing Sale Eco-ship
Makoto Katoh, Akinobu Asada
Journal of Machinery Manufacturing and Automation (JMMA) 2013

Turning the Tide: the need for sustainable sea transport in the Pacific
Alison Newell, Peter Nuttall, Elisabeth Holland, Joeli Veitayaki, and Biman Prasad 2014

Use of Flettner Rotors in Efficient Ship Design
DR Pearson – ‎Influence of EEDI on Ship Design, 24-25 September 2014: The Royal Institution of Naval Architects. 2014

“Wind Challenger” the Next Generation Hybrid Sailing Vessel
Kazuyuki Ouchi, Kiyoshi Uzawa, Akihiro Kanai, and Masanobu Katori
Third International Symposium on Marine Propulsors, 2013

Wind-powered Shipping: Review of the commercial, regulatory and technical factors affecting uptake of wind-assisted propulsion. Dimitris.Argyros, Lloyds Register, Feb 2015

Wind technologies: Opportunities and barriers to a low carbon shipping industry Nishatabbas Rehmatulla, Sophia Parker, Tristan Smith, Victoria Stuglis, Marine Policy, December 2015