SOLAR SAILOR - OCIUS

 

The first commercial boat, SolarSailor, was operated by Captain Cook Cruises for ten years from 2000- 2010. This prototype of future ferries, saving them 35% of fuel and operating on zero emissions in silent and electric mode. Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust Project constructed four commercial ferries to operate a service 14 hours a day, seven days a week The ferries run two routes of five and seven mile round trips with slow sectors at each end – in a 20-minute cycle with substantial fuel savings. Shanghai World Expo (China): After demonstration of the Sydney ferry to Suntech, a Wuxi-based solar panel company, in 2009 Ocius was awarded a contract to design, build and install a 12 -metre high SolarSail with software integration, on a 250 pax VIP river cruise boat vessel, ‘Suntech Guoshung’ for the World Expo in Shanghai. 

Unmanned Surface Vessels: Ocius has developed a new generation of drone vessels known as unmanned surface vessels (USVs) for industrial, defence and scientific organisations to survey and protect the world’s oceans.

 

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