Michelin’s AI-Enabled Inflatable Sails Cut Cargo Ship Fuel Consumption

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  • The Michelin Group has implemented the Wing Sail Mobility project which aims to reduce the cargo shipping industry’s carbon emissions.
  • They used inflatable wing-like sails when wind conditions are option to increase the efficient of cargo ships.
  • This sail system has the capacity to decrease a cargo ship’s fuel consumption by 10 to 20 percent.

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