European hybrid freight SAIL project has started

9:04 am

15 November 2012

The Interreg North Sea project SAIL has started! Olympic silver medalist Mrs. Marit Bouwmeester and founding father of merchant sailing Reid de Jong recently opened the kick off conference at Galamadammen Koudum, The Netherlands. More than 50 experts from the North Sea countries discussed new sustainable hybrid sailing concepts, with sails, wings or kites, electricity or biofuels, offering great opportunities for the future. Inspiring speakers presented new business opportunities.

Due to rising oil prices and environmental aspects, hybrid sailing concepts have high potentials. The Sail project’s aim is to develop and test hybrid sailing concepts that […]

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9:03 am

09 November 2012
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We want to show you were is SAIL all about

8:59 am

02 November 2012


During the start conference 2 journalists from Germany TV (Filmtrüffel) made some recordings. In the presentation of SAIL partner Fairtransport showed a movie to inform all what the SAIL project is all about. In this film you will step aboard on the Sailing ship Tres Hombres and Dijkstra Naval architects in Amsterdam, where the first draft of the Ecoliner is drawn. This movie will give you an mood impression […]

The SAIL project has started: foto impression

8:52 am

26 October 2012

On Wednesday 24 October 2012 the Interreg IVB project SAIL officially started in Koudum, The Netherlands. Marit Bouwmeester, Reid de Jong and about 60 guests and partners raised a glass of rum.

An impression of the startconference

Further options are discussed                                             Time to get fysical: helping at the ‘strontrace’

The harbour in Workum                                                     Reid de Jong and Marit Bouwmeester

The conference in Koudum                                               Interreg IVB SAIL partners

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