Wind for goods

  • From 01 to 02 June 2023
  • Wind powered maritime transport, Saint-Nazaire, Green propulsions

On 1st and 2nd of June 2023, the Nantes Saint-Nazaire Development Agency is set to host WIND FOR GOODS, the first national event dedicated to the technologies of wind-propelled maritime transport.

Bringing together businesses, networks, institutional partners and elected officials, the ambition of this unique event is to turn the spotlight on the key players and concrete solutions already contributing to the decarbonisation of freight transport, all in the interests of protecting our environment.


- Discussions of the major challenges facing the sailboat shipping sector:
o An overview of the latest technologies and projects bringing a breath of fresh air to maritime freight.
o Focus on the sector’s potential, and its key growth drivers.
o Highlighting the ecological priority of decarbonising maritime transport

- Over twenty companies will be on hand to present their technologies in the flesh: from demonstrations in the docks of Saint-Nazaire to models, simulators and discussion sessions.

Open to everybody with an interest in the industry (shipbuilders, technology developers, experts, manufacturers, transporters, commission agents etc.), attendees can sign up via the event website now:

Useful information

Alvéole 12, 9 bd de la légion d'honneur



Sustainable maritime transport

Exploiter le vent pour transporter les marchandises et les passagers ! Nantes et Saint-Nazaire affichent une longueur d'avance technologique et bénéficient d'un écosystème favorable qui permettent à la filière du transport maritime écoresponsable de se structurer. Ici, on invente les nouveaux modes de propulsion pour faire avancer les bateaux de manière plus écologique. Des innovations à la pointe basées sur un savoir-faire millénaire.

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