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Naumon, the vessel of La Fura dels Baus, will go around the world with an innovative sail.

La Vanguardia, August 27, 2019.

The ship Naumon, owned by the theater group La Fura dels Baus, is scheduled to begin a round-the-world trip in early 2020 with an innovative rigid sail to commemorate the first circumnavigation initiated under the command of Ferdinand Magellan in 1519 and finished by Juan Sebastián Elcano in 1522.

La Fura dels Baus vessel will be propelled by a sail designed by bound4blue.

Radio Rubí, August 27, 2019.

José Luis Pelegrí, director of the Spanish Institute of Marine Sciences, Carles Padrissa, founder and artistic director of La Fura dels Baus, and José Miguel Bermúdez, CEO of Bound4Blue, have signed a collaboration agreement for the project with the ship Naumon, a cargo vessel owned by the theater group La Fura dels Baus.

A wingsail will push La Fura’s cargo vessel to reduce its pollutant emissions

Cantabria Económica, June 1, 2019.

Juan Luis Sánchez, general director of Astander, and David Ferrer, CTO of bound4blue have been interviewed by Cantabria Económica and talk about the European Project.

Greening the Blue project at the European Maritime Day

European Comission, May 20, 2019.

The EMD is the annual EU meeting point on maritime affairs and blue growth. It targets. Cristina Aleixendri, from bound4blue, presented the project at the Blue Expo stage in front of maritime professionals, entrepreneurs and ocean leaders from businesses, governments, public institutions, NGOs and academia. “It has been a great opportunity to make new contacts and get visibility for the project, its activities and achievements” says Cristina.

RKB Radio Kanal Barcelona interview

Radio Kanal Barcelona, May 6, 2019.

The project has been featured in minute 9:20 in Kapital Empresa radio program.

The Naumon vessel ready to receive the wingsail

Photo: La Vanguardia

La Vanguardia, May 4, 2019.

La Vanguardia Culture section talks about the arrival of the Naumon vessel to Astander and explains that the initial point of the worldwide tour will be Seville and that it will end in 2021 in Bilbao.

Naumon arrives to Astander

GREENing the BLUE, May 3, 2019.

The vessel has arrived to Astilleros de Santander and will get ready for the wingsail integration. The vessel will navigate European Waters and worldwide. Stay informed through our website or our twitter account @GreeningBlue.

José Miguel speaks about GREENing the BLUE project in Itnig’s podcast

Itnig, April 22, 2019.

José Miguel Bermúdez has been interviewed by Pau Fernández (CFO of Quipu and Factorial) and Dan Kragt (CEO of Quipu) and talks about the Greeing the Blue project (from minute 40).

Project mentioned in La Vanguardia

Photo: La Fura dels Baus

La Vanguardia, April 20, 2019.

“This year we will install a wingsail onto la Fura dels Baus vessel (Naumon), co-funded by the European Union. This vessel will be used to celebrate the 500 years from the round the world trip by Magellan and Elcano“ says David in La Vanguardia.

David presents greening the blue project in Mid Atlantic Ship Repair and Supply Summit

GREENing the BLUE, April 4, 2019.

David Ferrer, from bound4blue, presented the project at Session III: New strategies within the IMO emissions regulation, together with other shipowners (such as Naviera Armas or Fred Olsen) and stakeholders of the shipping industry.