Quality education and responsible consumption are integral to the Sustainable Development Goals, as they are to sail cargo.
The second blog in a series exploring how sail cargo can contribute to the sustainable development goals.
Mexico has large international ports and a rich sailing history – is there a place for sustainable shipping?
The New Economy is based on renewable energy. With it we are left with a highly localised and cooperatively organised society.
The first of a three-part blog series that defines the Old Economy, gives solutions to transition to the New Economy and how sailing is involved.
Can sail power move all our cargo? Here are the five main points important for the sailing cargo industry and EcoClipper.
The Rise and Decline (and New Rise) of Clippers. – Clippers were used to transport cargo that was especially valuable and perishable, such as tea and silk, or for other reasons required fast transportation, such as human passengers during the gold rush.
There is added value by transporting pepper on an engineless sailing ship. Sebastian argues that by doing so Hennes’ Finest is “focussing on the wellbeing of everybody involved” as well as the environmental benefits.
Three EcoClipper team members sat down with Sebastian Brimmers from pepper company Hennes’ Finest. Coffee in hand, we talked about the history of Kampot pepper, the farmers behind the produce, potential for sailing pepper across the world from Cambodia to Europe, and the consumers.
Advertising for the operation of clipper ships, fastest vessels operating in maritime trade, took the form of unique clipper ship cards.
The Sustainable Development Goals 3,6 and 14 will be looked at, and the differences between conventional shipping and sail cargo in these areas.
This year sees the 26th Climate Change Conference. In preparation for it, this blog looks into COP25 and what we can learn from it.