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About Jorne Langelaan

Founder & CEO

Capt. Jorne Langelaan is the Founder and CEO of EcoClipper. He has extensive experience in the maritime industry.

At the age of 12 he went to sea as a ship’s boy on board a motor cargo ship that belonged to his uncle. His first job on board a sailing ship was a few years later on a topsail schooner, sailing with passengers over the North Sea and Dutch lakes. This was followed in the 1990s by a job on the famous cargo schooner, Avontuur, in the Caribbean.

These experiences inspired him to acquire his certificates at the Enkhuizen Maritime College (Enkhuizer Zeevaartschool) to captain coastal vessels, ocean-going vessels and cargo sailing vessels. After receiving his certificates he sailed the ‘seven seas’ in every position (from deckhand tocaptain) and on all types of ships (from tugboats to three-masted barques).

In 2007 he became one of the founders of Fairtransport and he still is one of the major shareholders.

In addition he holds a Dutch Ship-brokers certificate (Nederlandse Zeebevrachters Sociëteit) which qualifies him in maritime economics.

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scheepspost: Droom over vloot zeilende handelsschepen wordt langzaam werkelijkheid

scheepspost: Droom over vloot zeilende handelsschepen wordt langzaam werkelijkheid

De droom van Alkmaarder Jorne Langelaan om een nieuwe vloot, hypermoderne zeilschepen te bouwen om handel te drijven via de wereldzeeën, begint vorm te krijgen. Terwijl de ontwerpen liggen te wachten op goedkeuring, wordt op een werf in Franeker de Tukker, alvast een oud, zeilend vrachtschip klaar gemaakt voor een nieuwe toekomst.

Seaweblive: Talsma Shipyard and EcoClipper B.V. form a partnership

Seaweblive: Talsma Shipyard and EcoClipper B.V. form a partnership

The finalization of a collaboration between Talsma Shipyard and the sustainable shipping company EcoClipper took place this week. Talsma Shipyard, headquartered in Franeker, the Netherlands, has a wealth of knowledge and experience in shipbuilding and ship refit.

Sviluppo Nautico: Partnership Talsma – EcoClipper

Sviluppo Nautico: Partnership Talsma – EcoClipper

Il progetto della flotta EcoClipper procede a grandi passi, dopo l’acquisto del Klipper “De Tukker” il cantiere navale Talsma e la società di trasporto commerciale EcoClipper stanno collaborando per completare i lavori di trasformazione ed adattamento sul veliero.

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