In Part 2 of the series, Jorne Langelaan introduces other sail cargo companies looking for investors and why now is the time to get involved.
Why invest in green shipping? Read about the current affairs in the global economy – forming the basis of the demand for green shipping.
An interview with EcoClipper’s first ship agent Arik Visser! What does a ship agent do? What future does he see for sail cargo? Read on…
Energy systems and modelling of the EcoClipper500 are underway, as the team continue to explore ways to reduce emissions for shipping.
Taja Kavcic describes her experience of transferring EcoClipper’s ship De Tukker from Den Helder to Friesland in the Netherlands.
Refit of De Tukker – Preparation. Read about the week De Tukker was prepared and moved to the shipyard and came out of the water.
As the world looks for sustainable methods of transportation, sails are an obvious choice to reduce emissions in the industry.
Introducing the first EcoClipper ship! The Tukker will sail on the North Sea, transporting cargo and passengers on a fixed liner service.
Read about the story of sail cargo vessel Albatros! The ship operated on the North Sea in the late 20th century.
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.
De Tukker has settled in to her winter home in Den Helder, and her team of volunteers are working hard on the winter refit- doing essential steel work and installing new plumbing and electrics, repainting, and refitting floors. In the office, our first season of cargo sailing is being planned.
After seven months of refit at Talsma shipyard (NL) "de Tukker" has set sail again! She sailed from Harlingen to the Museum harbour Willemsoord, Den Helder (NL) at the 12th of November 2022. De Tukker will stay at the Museum Harbour Willemsoord until the entire refit...