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05th August 2015

UK Intellectual Property Office confirm two…

The United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office has confirmed that they have granted two patents to Oceanfoil® Limited with effect from the 5th August 2015.  …

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27th July 2015

Oceanfoil appoint Captain Jonathan R Stoneley

Oceanfoil has today appointed Captain Jonathan R Stoneley as the Company’s Marine Consultant. Captain Stoneley has spent 37 years in the marine industry, initially at…

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23rd March 2015

Oceanfoil hire Don Lowes as Technical…

Oceanfoil has ‎today hired Donald S Lowes as Technical Adviser to Oceanfoil. Don Lowes was for the ten years prior to his retirement in 2008…

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09th April 2014

Oceanfoil apply for Patents

Oceanfoil applied for three United Kingdom patent applications, covering key technologies that enable the Oceanfoil wingsail system. These three applications are expected to provide priority…

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10th March 2014

Oceanfoil Registered as a Trade Mark

Oceanfoil have registered OCEANFOIL as a trade mark in the United Kingdom and have applied to register OCEANFOIL in various countries worldwide, including major shipping…

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13th December 2013

Aerofoil technology is alive and well

Are we heading back to the future? Aerofoil sail trials on a large bulk carrier have shown significant fuel savings are possible. The advent of…

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02nd September 2013

Oceanfoil┬« signs up with Owen Clarke…

Oceanfoil®, the maritime technology company pioneering proven aerofoil technology, has announced the formation of partnerships with naval architects Owen Clarke Design LLP and University College…

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24th May 2013

Timsbury Testing

HRH the Duke of Edinburgh views Oceanfoil®'s wingsail tests on Timsbury Lake. Preliminary results indicate 20% additional thrust. Oceanfoil® hosted His Royal Highness the Duke…

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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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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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