Bound4Blue’s aeronautical tech propels first sustainable shipping vessel in the Pacific

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Winning €5m fresh funding, Bound4Blue also scores with its EC-backed pilot, the first of its kind, offering new possibilities to cargo vessels seeking sustainable transportation 

In 1985, Jacques Cousteau’s ship, the Alcyone, left port, powered by Turbosail, a wind-assisted propulsion technology offering a clean and renewable energy source. Despite its immense potential, the application never went further than the Alcyone. Thirty-six years later, maritime vessels worldwide are still powered by contaminating fossil fuels. The good news is that there are still dreamers out there trying to introduce sustainable technologies. Among them is Bound4Blue, a Barcelona-based startup that has been working on building and installing wind-assisted propulsion systems for ships...
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