Neoline, freight under full sail - Article from Libération
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NEOLINE-le fret à pleines voiles

NEOLINE, freight under full sail

“Can the transport of maritime goods under sail be revived more than a century after its extinction? This is the craziest bet of Neoline, a Nantes-based start-up founded by nine merchant marine professionals. Since 2015, they have been striving to convince people of its “perfect economic viability”, as its president Michel Péry says, who spent 40 years of his life sailing, including 26 years commanding ships. “What a few years ago could have been considered elusive are no longer so,” he says. With the acceleration of environmental and regulatory requirements, maritime transport, which has committed itself to reducing its CO2 emissions by 50% by 2050, now sees wind propulsion as a real alternative for the future.” »

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