Inspiring meetings at Tall Ships Races Harlingen

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Most partners were present in Harlingen to see the Tall ships sail in. On Thursday partners discussed the progress in the different workpackages on a ship on the Wadden Sea. This was informal but very inspiring. We are working on a state of affairs for the workpackages which will be published as soon as it is ready.

On Friday there was a conference in the Hubert Jans Loos in Harlingen for every one who is interested in the SAIL project. At the same time on the tall ship Stad Amsterdam another event took place. A small group of guests were […]

Network meeting sustainable shipping on 4 July

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A network meeting about sustainable shipping is organised during the Tall Ships Races 2014 in Harlingen, the Netherlands on July 4th. On board of the clipper Stad Amsterdam cargo owners, investors, and maritime specialists change thoughts about the market introduction of the Ecoliner. The meeting will be opened by the alderman of the municipality of Harlingen, mrs Maria le Roy.

The Ecoliners is a modern, hightech hybrid sailing vessel of which both design and technical specifications are now ready. The vessel enables the most sustainable option of sea transport. Consumers are increasingly aware of the sustainable creation of products and […]

SAIL newsletter 2 – June 2014

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The second newsletter of SAIL is ready. We are pleased with the result and we hope you will find this newsletter interesting to read. Click to open newsletter 2.

If you have any questions, please send an email to

Note: Please do not hesitate to forward this newsletter to your associates or contacts, whom you think might be interested in this project […]

Invitation SAIL Midterm conference – 4 July 2014

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You are invited to visit the SAIL Midterm conference

Programme:  click here (pdf)

Date: Friday, 4 July 2014

Time: 10.00 to 13.00

Location: Hubert Jan Loods, De Nieuwe Willemshaven, Harlingen (Map Nieuwe Willemshaven)

This conference provides broad insight into the opportunities and challenges of sustainable shipping, wind assisted propulsion, LNG, and retrofitting.

Why The tall ship race is an excellent event to learn more on the impact of maritime transport. New international regulations on environmental impact including CO2,NOx, SOx emissions […]

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