Follow the journey of ships – from sail to steam!
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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.
Introducing the first EcoClipper ship! The Tukker will sail on the North Sea, transporting cargo and passengers on a fixed liner service.
EcoClipper Coöperatie U.A. announces the purchase of the Dutch Klipper, ‘De Tukker’, to establish sustainable shipping on the North Sea.
Aotearoa New Zealand became an exporting nation, transporting (semi-processed) goods such as wool, whales and seals, timber and flax across the ocean mainly to England. Since 1882 there were also refrigerated cargo ships, like the Dunedin, which managed to transport frozen meat across the globe.
If you want to play a part in the promising story of the sail cargo industry don’t be afraid to start… The sail cargo world is an extremely welcoming place.
According to the International Maritime Organisation, shipping is responsible for emitting more than 1.000 million tonnes of CO2 annually
The refit of De Tukker continues! Have a look at some excellent photos of the crew de-greasing the cargo hold.