The Wallenius Wilhelmsen group is a market leader in roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) shipping and vehicle logistics, managing the distribution of cars, trucks, rolling equipment and breakbulk to customers all over the world. The company’s purpose is to build sustainable supply chains, imagining new, more sustainable solutions for the changing world of mobility and transport on land and at sea.
The two established Swedish companies Alfa Laval and Wallenius have joined forces to radically reduce the marine industry’s carbon footprint. The 50/50 joint venture formally called AlfaWall Oceanbird, will develop and provide technology for wind-powered vessel propulsion for both newbuildings like Orcelle Wind and existing vessels.
Wallenius Marine designs ships powered by wind. They use big data and high level IT security to be able to manage ships in the most efficient and safe way. In addition to that, WM have a highly skilled crew that ensures quality at all times. Their vision is to lead the way towards truly sustainable shipping. Wallenius Marine led the research project which developed the Oceanbird concept and is now leading the Ship Design and Newbuilding project for Orcelle Wind.
Since its founding in 1827, KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. They are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world dedicated to advancing knowledge.
RISE Research Institutes of Sweden is Sweden’s research institute and innovation partner. Through international collaboration with industry, academia and the public sector, they ensure business competitiveness and contribute to a sustainable society.
Ghent University is an open, pluralistic and socially engaged university. It is more than 200 years old, offers more than 200 programmes (including 64 English-taught master’s programmes) and conducts in-depth research within a wide range of scientific domains.
StormGeo is in the heart of two of the strongest trends of the 21st century: climate change and digitalization. Their platform combines deep domain expertise with cutting-edge data science to enable better business decisions in weather-sensitive operations. Whether onshore, offshore, in the air, or at sea, StormGeo’s seven forecast centers around the world are available 24/7 to give clients the support they need, when they need it most.
From the very outset Volvo Cars has been a brand for people who care about the world we live in and the people around us. Volvo has made it their mission to make life easier, better and safer for everyone.
Maritime CleanTech represents one of the world’s most complete maritime commercial hubs.
They use the Norwegian maritime expertise, built up over generations, as a springboard for developing energy-efficient and sustainable technologies in collaboration with their partners.
The National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) is the oldest and most prestigious educational institution of Greece in the field of technology, and has contributed unceasingly to the country’s scientific, technical and economic development since its foundation in 1836.
DNV is an independent assurance and risk management provider, operating in more than 100 countries. Through its broad experience and deep expertise DNV advances safety and sustainable performance, sets industry standards, and inspires and invents solutions.
DNV is the world’s leading classification society and a recognized advisor for the maritime industry. We enhance safety, quality, energy efficiency and environmental performance of the global shipping industry – across all vessel types and offshore structures. We invest heavily in research and development to find solutions, together with the industry, that address strategic, operational or regulatory challenges.