Oceanfoil appoint Captain Jonathan R Stoneley

27th July 2015

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 sea where he was in command of large merchant vessels. Thereafter he spent over 20 years working for large global trading houses as technical lead and global operations manager looking after fleets of up to 450 vessels. In these roles Captain Stoneley was tasked with the development and application of industry leading environmental technologies and practices. Captain Stoneley is Fellow of The Nautical Institute, a Younger Brother of Trinity House and a director of The Sailors Society.

 

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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