Quality education and responsible consumption are integral to the Sustainable Development Goals, as they are to sail cargo.
Sea shanties and sea songs have recently attracted a lot of attention. But what is the history of these nautical tunes?
Mexico has large international ports and a rich sailing history – is there a place for sustainable shipping?
Whether you’ve always longed to run away to sea, are in need of an exciting career change or just fancy a fun weekend messing about on boats, it can be hard to know where to start.
We at EcoClipper officially received the half-hull model of the EcoClipper 500 prototype. Our half hull model was crafted by ship carpenter Leo Boogerd, in cooperation with Bert van Baar of the Bootbouw school and Marijke de Jong, a specialist in square-rigging and yacht design.
Imagine boarding a large, square-rig sailing ship bound for a port across an ocean. You booked a place going out there, and you’ve booked a place coming back…
In an age of bigger cars, bigger planes, bigger ships, why would anyone consider the thought of shipping cargo on a smaller, slower, sail powered vessel?
The technology is there, the projects are there, the people are excited, the wind blows but somehow developments take forever.
Sail cargo is the transportation of goods using a renewable form of energy – wind power – and a combination of traditional and modern sail technologies.image Wiebe Radstake- fairtransport
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.