Entries by GP Nauticals

Wing of Tomorrow: The New Green Airplane Wing

Airbus has started the process of assembling its prototype “green wing” within its “Wing of Tomorrow” technology research program. This program will test each of the wing aerodynamic materials and technologies while investigating how to improve wing fabrication to meet future demand as the industry recovers. Airbus plans to build three life-size prototypes: the first […]

Interferry 2021 arrives in Santander

Interferry 2021 arrives in Santander, after being postponed due to the pandemic. This year, Interferry 2021 celebrates its 45th anniversary in Santander, the home port that serves Brittany Ferries and this year will host Interferry, to take the maritime industry into the future. “It has never been more important for the entire ferry industry to […]

The first autonomous ships are ready to set sail

After many tests of autonomous navigation, the first ships without crew members are ready to set sail and begin to serve next October. This type of autonomous vessel has been developed mainly for the transport of river, and coastal cargo and according to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) it has been working continuously since 2017 […]

The US will reduce emissions generated by aviation

The United States announced its goal of reducing aviation-generated pollutant emissions by 20% by 2030, to reach net neutrality by 2050. According to the US president, they are seeking to establish tax credits to promote the use of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF), to offset the high production costs of this hydrocarbon. SAF is a type […]

Wright Electric and its zero-emission engine

Wright Electric and its zero-emissions engine has been presented. This is a great step for the development of a friendly aircraft with the environment, that is, zero emissions. Wright Electric has already tested a ‘2-megawatt electric powertrain’ engine. Which is one of the most powerful electric propulsion engines, and will be implemented in the aircraft. […]

Maersk to invest in a greener fleet

Danish container shipping company Maersk will invest approximately $1.4 billion in a greener fleet. There will be eight new vessels, which will be powered by cleanly manufactured methanol rather than petroleum-based fuel, generating annual savings in carbon dioxide emissions of around 1 million tons. The ships will be assembled by Hyundai Heavy Industries and will […]

The Panama Canal turns 107 years old

The Panama Canal turns 107 years old. This route is the commercial transit road through which more than 1.1 million vessels have passed that worldwide has served as a transit before making landfall at their destination. Last August 15 was the 107th birthday of the Panama Canal, which since 1914 has served as a port […]

Spain seeks to become a leader in maritime transport in Europe

Spain seeks to implement a wide variety of technological tools to boost competitiveness in the Spanish port system, and thus become the leader in maritime transport within Europe. In the report published by the Ports Commission of the Chamber of Spain, entitled “Measures to promote the competitiveness of the Spanish port system”, all the measures […]