Eco-friendly Cargo Ships: Climate Crisis and the Dawn of a New Age of Sail

Earlier this month a cargo ship docked in Torquay, bringing wine, coffee and olive oil from Portugal. Nordlys (pictured) was built on the Isle of Wight in 1873, which could make her the oldest vessel of her kind still operating. But that’s not all that makes this ketch remarkable; she’s one of a growing number of ships whose operators are shunning engine power in favour … Continue reading Eco-friendly Cargo Ships: Climate Crisis and the Dawn of a New Age of Sail