World's first fishing vessel boosted by auxiliary wind power system takes to sea

The developers of the technology say other projects are already in the works.

The Balueiro Segundo -- built in 1989 -- isn't much to look at now, but as the first fishing vessel to have an auxiliary wind-assisted propulsion system, it's a pioneer.
The Balueiro Segundo -- built in 1989 -- isn't much to look at now, but as the first fishing vessel to have an auxiliary wind-assisted propulsion system, it's a pioneer.Foto: Bound4blue/ Kyma
Published 8 June 2021, 00:01Updated 8 June 2021, 12:20