Update activities Danish Council

4:04 pm

Some good results from the conference with the Danish Minister of Environment

Kåre Press-Kristensen of Ecological Council writes:

I want to share some good results with you from our conference, where we had the Danish Minister of Environment and many great speakers:

Two large TV interviews:



One large article in one of the most popular Danish newspapers
… And plenty of summary articles on basis of this one on the web and in other papers.

The next step is now to organize a large conference about cleaner shipping during Danish Maritime days on […]

Day report Sail Midterm Conference

2:41 pm

Summary of the speeches by

Hans Konst, member of the executive board of the province of Fryslân
Anne de Vries, project manager of Interreg IVB Sail project
Daan Sparreboom of Dykstra Naval Architects
Edo Donker of North Sea Foundation
Captain Andreas Lackner of Fairtransport Trading & Shipping BV
Caroline van Tilborg of Rebel Groep
Ruurd van der Meer of NHL
Gavin Alwright of International Windships Association, South Pacifi Sustainable Shipping Network and Greenheart
Heinz Otto of Windschiffe, a hybrid sailing concept
Jeroen Veenema of NHL Knowledge Centre for Yachts

Full day report here […]

Media gives coverage of Ecoliner

1:23 pm

On 5 July, Leeuwarder Courant, the biggest regional paper,  published an article about the Ecoliner. In this article, they investigate the necessity and the chances of this project.

Full article here […]

Inspiring meetings at Tall Ships Races Harlingen

8:49 am

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 […]

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