Dutch sail-cargo pioneers EcoClipper are developing a new breed of cargo carrying sailing ship, the first of which will be a 59m square-rigger with a capacity of 500 tonnes. While development is ongoing, EcoClipper has renovated the 1912 ketch ‘De Tukker’ which, in collaboration with UK-based cargo broker New Dawn Traders, will start forging European trade routes in 2023.
Press Release: Dutch start-up in wind-ship logistics raises €200,000
With an offer to investors that allows them to become part owners of a proposed fleet of sail cargo and passenger ships, the start-up sail cargo company EcoClipper has surpassed €200,000 in individual investment. This investment is in both the Ketch De Tukker, which is currently undergoing a refit, and in the further development of EcoClipper’s planned new build Clipper series, the EcoClipper500.
Press Release: Dutch windship company opens funding round.
EcoClipper, a shipping company which has developed a wind-driven, innovative, emission-free cargo ship, has started to raise capital in cooperation with blockchain partner Bondex, to fit out a sustainable fleet.
Press release: Shipping industry transitions to sustainability
Customers, capital and employees will work together in a cooperative, for sailing logistics of the future.
Press release: Sustainable shipping initiative EcoClipper announces first local agent for the Asia-Pacific region
EcoClipper has partnered with Wachter Oriental, trade facilitators and merchants, to represent the sail cargo company in India and the South Pacific. Wachter Oriental
Press release: Cape Horn Engineering partners with sustainable shipping initiative EcoClipper.
Marine technology consultants Cape Horn Engineering announce their involvement with the design of the first EcoClipper ship.
New Research Proves the Sustainability of EcoClipper
Dutch sailing cargo company EcoClipper has released a Life Cycle Analysis (LCA), which examines their proposed vessel’s impact in the transport industry. The study was carried out by EcoClipper’s specialists and environmental scientist Andrew Simons (Co-founder of 3SP...
Press Release: New Research Proves the Sustainability of EcoClipper
Dutch sailing cargo company EcoClipper has released a Life Cycle Analysis (LCA), which examines their proposed vessel’s impact in the transport industry.
Press release: Presentation half hull model prototype EcoClipper500
at the Maritiem Museum Rotterdam the half hull model of the EcoClipper500 has been handed over to the founder of the EcoClipper B.V. shipping company: captain Jorne Langelaan, by the constructor, ship carpenter Leo Boogerd in cooperation with Bert van Baar of the bootbouwschool and Cadhead’s Marijke de Jong.
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...