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.
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.
Follow the journey of ships – from sail to steam!