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Energy saving technique hits the headlines

AuthorsCornel Thill & Haite van der Schaaf
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 80
Date1 Sep 2003
Reading time3 minutes

The joint industry project PELS (Project Energy-saving air-Lubricated Ships) being carried out at MARIN is the focus of much public and scientific interest. Given the potential energy savings of this technique, MARIN has even found itself featured in prime time television news broadcasts. So what has caused such a media whirlwind?


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Haite van der Schaaf

Senior Project Manager

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