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: Partnership between EcoClipper and New Dawn Traders
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.
New Year, New U-bend
Refurbishing the ship’s rigging, working on the ship’s steel- and ropework, cleaning sails, and making new sail covers. Below decks, the steel and electric work continues, and some skilled carpenters have joined our team, refitting floors, bunks and partition walls.
Tukker: A new ship
EcoClipper started in 2018 to solve the problem of shipping pollution. However, it is clear that no one wants to stop using products from distant lands or stop traveling between continents…
De Tukker Update 11th July 2022
The refit of De Tukker continues! Have a look at some excellent photos of the crew de-greasing the cargo hold.
Sail to Steam and Back Again
Follow the journey of ships – from sail to steam!
3 Things you need to know about food sovereignty
The 3 things you need to know about food sovereignty – the history, food sovereignty vs food security and food sovereignty and sail cargo.
De Tukker Update 16th June 2022
The latest from De Tukker refit at Talsma Shipyard.
New Dawn Traders: An Introduction
No-compromise Brokering New Dawn Traders, headquartered in Argal Farm, Cornwall (UK) is a “Voyage COOP” broker bringing together a network of farmers and makers, sailors and Port Enterprises to deliver delicious goods to UK shores, as close to emission-free as...
OPEN SHIP “de TUKKER”
The open ship event will take place the 29th of October 2022 at Talsma Shipyard in Franeker, Netherlands.
As we celebrate our first season of sailing, we are excited to offer a special discount of 20% on select upcoming voyages. This is your chance to explore the world in a way that is both adventurous and responsible.
Press release: Sail Cargo Company EcoClipper on Maiden Voyage
Emission free short sea Western European liner service has started. De Tukker, the first ship operated by sail cargo company Ecoclipper, has set sail. Leaving Amsterdam carrying chocolate, 5 crew members and 5 trainees, De Tukker is headed for Porto where she is...
Meet our Volunteer- Bart!
Alongside our team of professional shipwrights and sailors, EcoClipper welcomes occasional and regular volunteers to help us get Tukker ready for her first sailing season. Today, Bart is joining the blog to tell us about his experiences on Tukker as a volunteer, his...