INTERVIEW: AlfaWall Oceanbird: There’s a genuine interest in wind – and it’s achievable

In September, reported on a pioneering pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) design with a difference. Capable of carrying up to 7,000 cars, Wallenius Marine’s Oceanbird vessel is the latest addition to a growing – and notably – diverse range of wind-propelled ship concepts. But as Per Tunell, COO of Wallenius Marine explains, the idea for a wind-powered vessel dates much further back.

Rhys Berry