The Company

Propelwind S.A.S.

Preparation work carried started in 2008

Owned by the Belgian holding company PROPELWIND nv

S.A.S. Company started as concept developer in 2011, to evolve as:

Technology provider: ship design, wind engine, performance

Engineering up to Final Investment Decision (FID)

Construction project management

Support in operations (routeing, crew training)

Project team integrates:

Vast experience in large industry and shipping / shipbuilding know-how and innovations

Top sail racing experts / innovators / winners

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History

2008-2010

  • Feasibility and limits of main propulsion and soft sails
  • Concept design: luxury cruise catamaran / wingsali

2011

  • Launching PROPELWIND sas company
  • In-depth performance and structural study of 10,000 wind-powered cargo
  • ship (monohull and catamaran)
  • Patents on foldable wingsail

2012

  • Start communication
  • Wingsail cost estimate
  • Potential partner search

2013

  • assistance to propulsion – case study
  • In-depth market study
  • Awards
  • TURBOWING improvement and patent

2014

  • Prepare partnership
  • LNG propulsion

2015

  • prepare wingsail test w/coaster
  • IWSAlaunched

2016

  • Started the PELICAN EXPRESS generic, fast concept

2017

  • Tentative demo-cargo with large racing trimarans
  • Wind assistance to propulsion for LR – MR tanker
  • Economic comparison with air cargo

2018

  • Start PLANETTE – integration of PROPELWIND

2019

  • Introduce hydrogen
  • Wind assistance to propulsion for LNG carriers
  • Start ZESTAs

2020

  • Develop dry bulk cargo handling / break bulk storage
  • Start consultancy for WASP (wind for assistance to propulsion)

Awards

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PLANETTE & SDG’s

PROPELWIND would soon be integrated into PLANETTE, a concept-incubator (structure in the making) dedicated to efficient and global solutions in relation with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG's).

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In addition to wind propulsion, PLANETTE will handle:

  • propelwind pottable water
    Potable water production
  • propelwind pottable water
    Oceans re-stocking of wild fish
Seven more concepts are in the pipeline.
PLANETTE is looking for smart strategic investors.