AYRO has been awarded on March 25th with the 2020-2021 “Ocean Innovation Trophy“ in the category “shipping decarbonation using wind propulsion”, organized by the French bank Banque Populaire Grand Ouest (BPGO).
This award, handed over by an environmentally committed bank, is a recognition of the Oceanwings® capacity to contribute to the decarbonation of the shipping industry. It strengthens AYRO in its development and integration process towards hybrid wind propulsion systems for commercial vessels as well as yachts.
“This is with great honor and as a sign of encouragement that we receive this Trophy from a jury of experts especially involved in maritime and technological innovations.
The Oceanwings® is the result of more than 6 years of research and development. With a dedicated and environment friendly team, we are convinced that shipping decarbonation is essential and that the solution will have to bear on wind propulsion systems”, reports Marc Van Peteghem, AYRO Chairman and co-founder.