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We have nothing but praise for RW Freight doing our Norway exports.

Norway Groupage Exporter
39011

I like to take a few moments to thank RW Freight for their tremendous help and support with my imports from Sweden.

Sweden Groupage Imports
70166

Very good service provided by RW Freight for Imports from China. Always kept up to date with information and overall a very helpful company.

China Import Shipping
64236

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Shipping Companies trial alternatives

The hike in fuel oil prices and stricter emission regulations from the International Maritime Organisation has encouraged ship owners to try new ways of powering their vessels.  One method is to attach a towing kite to the ship to harness windpower and reduce the consumption of fuel oil.  This can save between 10% and 35% on annual fuel bills, depending on how much it is used and the wind conditions.  This is currently being tested on a Bremen-based ship.  Another method is to use Flettner rotors on the ship’s deck to channel surrounding wind.  This produces a lifting force, which is turned into a controlled forward-propelling force.