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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.

The project has been featured at Pimec Noticia online newspaper

Pime al dia, March 15, 2019.

bound4blue speaks about the project in Pimec Noticia online newsletter. Pimec is the biggest confederation that represents and defends the interest of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and self-employed of Catalonia. They release newsletters monthly.

Kick-off meeting of the project

GREENing the BLUE, February 4, 2019.

The kick-off meeting of the Greening the Blue project co-funded by the European Union took place at bound4blue’s offices in Barcelona. We have two more years of work ahead of us. Follow us on the web and twitter for updates.

GREENing the BLUE at EASME in Brussels

Photo: Amio Cajander

GREENing the BLUE, January 29, 2019.

José Miguel Bermúdez, project coordinator, travelled to Brussels to join the common kick-off meeting of all the projects co-funded under the same call of the European Union.

GREENing the BLUE project begins

GREENing the BLUE, January 1, 2019.

GREENing the BLUE presents the full-scale demonstration of a foldable wingsail solution based on aeronautical design, which reduces fuel use and pollutant emissions in maritime transport through wind energy co-propulsion. The total EU contribution will be €810.151,00 and the consortium will be formed by bound4blue, Astander and Lanitz Aviation.