Carbon footprint labeling has recently been gaining ground as a way to inform consumers of a products’ carbon footprint.
The Songs of the Sailors
Sea shanties and sea songs have recently attracted a lot of attention. But what is the history of these nautical tunes?
Sailing Cargo and the Sustainable Development Goals: Goal 1 & 8
Read how sailing cargo fits into the Sustainable Development Goals.
What are ‘Trade Routes’ anyway?
A Brief History... If you follow EcoClipper, you’ve probably heard the term “Trade Routes” mentioned quite a lot! And while they’re quite simply the route a ship takes while carrying traded cargo, there’s a lot more to them than you might think! People have been...
Zero to Sailor
Whether you’ve always longed to run away to sea, are in need of an exciting career change or just fancy a fun weekend messing about on boats, it can be hard to know where to start.
A Sailing Ship Future – The Transition
Analysing three ways to transition from the Old Economy to the New Economy, for our planet and our future.
A Sailing Ship Future – The New Economy
The New Economy is based on renewable energy. With it we are left with a highly localised and cooperatively organised society.
The life of a sail cargo ship sailor – part 2
The reality of sailing goods across the ocean to people who don’t have a Walmart right around the corner.
The life of a sail cargo ship sailor – part 1
Sailor Shanan Wolfe was the first mate on SV Kwai, a 179 ton cargo topsail ketch. Kwai has been delivering cargo and passengers in the Pacific Ocean, mainly between Hawaii and Kiribati and the Cook Islands, since 2006.
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...