With the intellectual property of the Oceanwings® concept, AYRO aims at promoting this wind propulsion solution through services and studies related to the system.

You can find below our latest press releases ! 

Press releases

September 13th 2021: AYRO raises €10.5 million capital from Ocean Zero, Bpifrance and Mer Invest to boost the development of its innovating wingsail solution to help decarbonize the maritime transport industry
AYRO_Funds raised_Press release

September 1st 2021: AYRO chooses Caen in Normandy to produce its Oceanwings®, wind propulsion
system for maritime transport
AYRO_CCI Caen Normandie_Press Release

May 17th 2021: Innovative 2,500 TEU Container Vessel “Trade Wings 2,500” from VPLP Design, Alwena Shipping, SDARI and AYRO receives Approval in Principle from Bureau Veritas
2500 teus-Trade Wings 2500 – Approval of principle from BV_EN

Mars 26th 2021 : AYRO receives the Innovation Ocean Trophy 2020-2021
20210326_BPGO Innovation Ocean Trophy

February 15th 2021: AYRO secures DNV GL AiP for its Oceanwings® 3.6.3. wingsail propulsion system for ships
20210215_AYRO_AiP_Oceanwings-363_EN

December 18th 2020: AYRO inks a contract for the supply of 4 Oceanwings ® for the Ro-Ro vessel “Canopee”
20201218-PR-AYRO-Contrat-Canopee-EN

What they said about us ?

Hellenic Shipping News

“We know that the power of the wind, even if it is not always available, can make a significant contribution to GHG-free ship propulsion and ship design. Wind propulsion systems can play a significant auxiliary role in providing substantial propulsive energy and, in some cases, wind could be used for main propulsion requirements (…) » Laurent Leblanc, Senior Vice President Technical & Operations at Bureau Veritas

The Maritime Executive

“The EU has forecast that up to 10,700 wind propulsion installations could be in place by 2030, and the UK Clean Maritime Plan forecasts that wind propulsion technologies will become a £2billion ($2.8 billion) a year segment, with approximately 30,000 installations (equivalent to 40-45 percent market penetration) by the 2050s.” Gavin Allwright, IWSA Secretary General

DNV GL

“We are very pleased to be able to issue this AiP to AYRO for its Oceanwings 3.6.3 system. An AiP can help build confidence in shipowners and operators by demonstrating that new technologies can not only help them improve sustainability, but follow well established, trusted and independent standards.” Hasso Hoffmeister, Senior Principal Engineer at DNV GL – Maritime.

Fathom.World

On March 25th, 2021, AYRO was awarded with the 2020-2021 “Ocean Innovation Trophy“ in the category “shipping decarbonation using wind propulsion”, organized by the French bank Banque Populaire Grand Ouest (BPGO).

Mer & Marine

“Thanks to its 360 degree rotation ability, [The Oceanwings] allows the adaptation of the angle of attack of the wingsail no matter the pace of the ship. The camber and the twists’ adjustment allows on the other hand the power adjustment.

Seatrade Maritime News

« The standard service speed will be reduced from current conventional vessels. We will not be able to tackle the climate challenge that is already upon us without thinking differently about how we plan and operate supply chains. » Erik Noeklebye, EVP & COO Shipping Services.

Bureau Veritas

« We are pleased to see Bureau Veritas’s continuous involvement and support in innovation and in the decarbonization of shipping with the release of these new rules. These technical guidelines will help us in the development of our Oceanwings and their application on board cargo vessels. » Ludovic Gérard, CEO AYRO

Energy Observer

Communiqué – Energy Observer poursuit son Odyssée planétaire dans le Pacifique.