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Modern Sail Ships:
The German company SkySails GmbH & Co is market leader in the field of tow-kites for ships. It produces and sells large kites for the naval industry. Depending on wind conditions the annual fuel costs and emissions are brought down by 10 to 35 %. And under optimal conditions fuel usage can be brougt down by 50% temporarily. The Dutch company DSM Dyneema, SkySails and rope producer Gleinstein are working together in developing a special rope for use in wind driven systems.
Source: press message d.d. 25-1-2011 by Ben Zwirs; Dow Jones Nieuwsdienst; +31-20-5715 210, ben.zwirs@dowjones.com



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