Carbon footprint labeling has recently been gaining ground as a way to inform consumers of a products’ carbon footprint.
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…
By redirecting our pollution from the atmosphere to the sea we are giving ourselves clearer air to breathe, but poisoning the life that makes that air breathable. We have already seen a rise in the acidification of the oceans, caused by the burden of our emissions.
We need to radically change our ways of propelling ships. But how are we going to practically make emission free shipping a reality?
The different phases of starting up EcoClipper, a sailing cargo company.
If you want to play a part in the promising story of the sail cargo industry don’t be afraid to start… The sail cargo world is an extremely welcoming place.
According to the International Maritime Organisation, shipping is responsible for emitting more than 1.000 million tonnes of CO2 annually
The refit of De Tukker continues! Have a look at some excellent photos of the crew de-greasing the cargo hold.