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A Day on De Tukker

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

Refit of De Tukker – Preparation. Read about the week De Tukker was prepared and moved to the shipyard and came out of the water.

Why Sails are Back in Vogue

As the world looks for sustainable methods of transportation, sails are an obvious choice to reduce emissions in the industry.

North Sea Trade: Albatros

Read about the story of sail cargo vessel Albatros! The ship operated on the North Sea in the late 20th century.

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Scrubbers: sweeping emissions under the carpet.

Scrubbers: sweeping emissions under the carpet.

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.

Cold Weather, Warm Welcomes- and Gezellig

Cold Weather, Warm Welcomes- and Gezellig

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.

Under sail again – De Tukker

Under sail again – De Tukker

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...

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