2019 March - Wind of Change, Vancouver

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2019 March - Wind of Change, Vancouver

Postby The Dieselduck » Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:40 am

Winds of Change – Wind Propulsion’s Role in Decarbonizing Shipping

Wednesday 27 March, 1400-1700
Port of Vancouver
Join us for a conversation about the growing trend of wind propulsion in commercial shipping
and pathways to decarbonize this global industry.

The line-up will feature talks by:

Gavin Allwright, Secretary General of the Award-winning International
Windship Association [IWSA] http://www.wind-ship.org. The world’s leading
expert on the wind propulsion market development will present the
current opportunities, latest developments in the sector and discuss
the barriers and hurdles to still be overcome.

Alistair Johnson, CEO of Davisedo Design https://dasivedo.com
This local company is developing the ‘Tig Rig’ retrofit sail system is a way
of retrofitting square rigged sails mounted on self-contained base units to
the hulls of existing flat decked merchant ships.


There will be plenty of time for debate and discussion on these issues, along with refreshments.
This event is free to attend but there are limited spaces available – please contact Gavin Allwright
secretary@wind-ship.org to reserve your spot. For admission, we will need your name,
organization/position and contact cell phone. [Please note there will be no ‘on the day’ registration]

Date: Wednesday 27 th March, Time: 1400-1700, Location: Port of Vancouver

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