T Alun Evans CMG

Chairman

Alun Evans served in what became the Foreign and Commonwealth office, serving abroad in Rangoon, Singapore, Geneva and Pretoria. Latterly, he served as Director responsible for IT and Communications in London. After leaving the FCO he advised international airlines such as British Airways on international affairs. From 2001 to 2012 he was a non-executive director of JP Morgan (Fleming) Asian Investment Trust and has been Vice Chairman of the British Iranian Chamber of Commerce for over a decade.

Alun was educated at University College, Oxford and held a commission in the King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. He was appointed a Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George in 2004.

 

Technology

Oceanfoil®’s fuel-assist aerofoil technology uses wingsails to capture effective directional thrust from wind power. Automatically controlled from a computer installed on the bridge and not requiring any crew resource, wingsails are a proven technology. Oceanfoil®’s revised and improved design of wingsails will be available for retrofitting from the beginning of…

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Investors

In an industry that is demanding cost-cutting measures with attractive payback periods from proven technologies, Oceanfoil®’s double-digit savings potential is a promising investment opportunity for ship owners and private capital alike. Oceanfoil® brings together the engineering, naval architecture and funding expertise to develop and exploit the commercial potential of aerofoil…

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Eco-efficiency

Shipping is facing many challenges; rising fuel prices, pressure from charterers and the wider supply chain and substantial new environmental legislation. By improving fuel efficiency, ship owners and operators can boost their daily operations alongside their environmental credentials. The shipping industry today is facing significant new regulation, specifically aimed at…

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News

UK Intellectual Property Office confirm two patents

05th August 2015

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Oceanfoil appoint Captain Jonathan R Stoneley

27th July 2015

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