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CMA Shipping
40th Annual Expo & Conference
April 1-3, 2025Hilton Stamford | Connecticut, USA

Cristina Aleixendri
COO & Co-Founder at bound4blue


Cristina Aleixendri is COO and co-founder of bound4blue, a European company bringing sails back to ships. The company has developed a suction sail system to reduce the fuel consumption and emissions of ships, helping owners to stay compliant with regulations while also increasing their profits.
Cristina holds a BSc. & MSc. in Aeronautical Engineering and an Executive MBA from IESE Business School. She has also attended several business programs at the University of Cambridge, ESADE Business School and Singularity University. Cristina has participated in more than 10 national and European projects, being the inventor of more than 5 patents in the field of wind-assisted propulsion systems and its various applications (such as hydrogen generation).
Her outstanding contributions have earned her prestigious accolades, including the 2022 Young Entrepreneur of the Year award from Seatrade Maritime and the 2023 Young Entrepreneur Award from Nor-Shipping.

Agenda Sessions

  • The Viability of Wind Propulsion