TR Lady

Tufton’s TR Lady Kamsarmax installed with 3 Rotor Sails expected to save around 10% fuel and emissions annually


  • 82,000DWT Kamsarmax Bulk Carrier (operating globally)
  • Installation Yard: Chengxi
  • Ship Design: CS Marine
  • Class: Lloyd’s Register
  • Client: Tufton Investment Management
  • Charterer: Cargill
  • Ship Manager: Zeaborn
  • Delivered in June 2023


  • 3 Rotor Sails (5m x 24m) were installed
  • Each Rotor Sail was installed with Anemoi patented transverse Rail Deployment Systems to ensure they could be easily moved prior to commencing port operations
  • Mobilisation of global supply chain and full stakeholder engagement, including management of the Class approval process
  • Rotor Sails were successfully installed, installation of equipment was achieved in less than a day per unit
  • All Rotor Sails are automated and controlled from the Bridge Control Unit (BCU)
  • Annual reduction in fuel consumption and emissions is around 10%
We and our investors are committed to shipping’s decarbonisation journey and believe wind propulsion is a key enabler in helping Tufton reach its 2050 net-zero goals. We are very proud to have been able to support this innovative application of decarbonisation technology on TR Lady.  
Andrew Hampson
CEO of Tufton Investment Management
We are pleased to be partnering with Tufton who share our decarbonisation ambition and belief in wind propulsion as a key part of the future of shipping.  
President of Cargill’s Ocean Transportation