Press Releases and News Coverage
Portland, March 8, 2023
Aloft Systems, a pioneering company specializing in robotic sail technology, is delighted to share the outcomes of its recent collaboration with Bangs Island Mussels. The partnership aimed to evaluate the performance and potential benefits of robotic sails on marine vessels, with a particular focus on reducing environmental impact.
WorkBoat, April 12, 2023
What happens when a robotics engineer and a naval architect come together to solve some of the world’s biggest problems? They target the shipping industry and modernize a propulsion method that's been overlooked for decades: wind.
Ship Technology, March 24, 2023
Boston-based Aloft Systems has designed its containerised wind propulsion system to reduce fuel consumption and fossil fuel emissions for shipping, with the system described as ‘wind power-in-a-box’ technology.
Hellenic Shipping News, March 16, 2023
Thordon Bearings is supplying its grease-free, self-lubricating ThorPlas-Blue bearing material to a novel containerized wind propulsion system designed to reduce fuel consumption and fossil fuel emissions across all commercial ship types.
SeaAhead, February 27, 2023
“Sailing” often conjures a different mental image than a shipping barge cruising into the sunset towed by huge, robotic sails. But that’s exactly the future Aloft Systems is creating.
Forbes, January 20, 2023
Using vertical sails from Aloft Systems to propel a ship is as easy as loading cargo. And managing fish with artificial intelligence from Radmantis could revolutionize the aquaculture industry.