Aotearoa New Zealand became an exporting nation, transporting (semi-processed) goods such as wool, whales and seals, timber and flax across the ocean mainly to England. Since 1882 there were also refrigerated cargo ships, like the Dunedin, which managed to transport frozen meat across the globe.
Part one: Indigenous sailing and freight transport in the Pacific and Aotearoa New Zealand
Thousands of Pacific islands have been populated by Pacific peoples using boats and canoes to connect with other islands for centuries. Especially outrigger canoes
Sail cargo and the SDGs: Goal 5 & Goal 10
Sail cargo encourages the growth of small scale, local producers and suppliers, as opposed to large scale, multinational corporate systems.
OPEN SHIP “de TUKKER”
The open ship event will take place the 29th of October 2022 at Talsma Shipyard in Franeker, Netherlands.
I really didnt know what to expect.
A letter from an American Master Mariner who came for a week to join the refit-crew, giving a helping hand on De Tukker.
Counting more than 30,000 euro’s since the start of the spring campaign.
After more than two weeks of campaigning for the “EcoClipper 2023 spring campaign”, we have so far raised exactly € 33,637.50 with a total of 29 investors. A very big thank you! With this money it is possible that we, with a team of 12 crew members, are working to get...
PRESS RELEASE: New Sustainable sailing ferry service between Amsterdam and Porto
This week, a partnership of cargo brokers and travel agents announced their cooperation in a new sail liner ferry service between Amsterdam and Porto, calling at ports in the United Kingdom and France. This will be the first sustainable liner service by the shipping...