Green ideas to get fundingWWL's Orcelle Grants support clean tech entrepreneurs aimed at making shipping and logistics more sustainable.
Vision and missionTo support innovative solutions for zero-emissions maritime transport and logistics that holds promise of future commercial viability.
WWL awards Orcelle Grants to clean tech entrepreneurs working on alternative energy sources and energy efficient technologies for commercial ocean vessels, and marine terminal & processing facilities. This focus reflects WWL's own research and development into the E/S Orcelle, a zero-emissions concept vessel, and the Castor Green Terminal, a zero-emissions terminal and cargo processing centre.
WWL Orcelle Grants partnership with the Ocean ExchangeAs of 2012, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) is partnering with the Ocean Exchange to extend the reach of the Orcelle Grants, facilitating the leap of ideas and innovations across industries. The Ocean Exchange unites international organizations across multiple disciplines and boundaries to distribute and adopt solutions that positively impact oceans and ocean life. In 2012, the Ocean Exchange's competition generated applications from North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East.
The Ocean Exchange Call for solutions 2013An international "Call for Solutions" for the Orcelle Award 2013 has now been issued by the Ocean Exchange.
The winner of the WWL Orcelle Grant award receives $100,000 and technical support from WWL's team of professional naval engineers and architects.
To enter the 2013 competition, register your solution in the Ocean Exchange Gallery by 11:59 p.m. (GMT) on May 1, 2013. Register by completing a pre-screening application through http://www.oceanexchange.org