This article was first written in 2008. Today in 2022, the cost of fuel for the huge ships that bring our increasingly expensive essentials from far afield may indeed see us returning to local produce and coastal sail. What do … Continue reading OPINION – Short Sea Shipping! Did I Doze Off or What?
Imagine, sailing ships and skyships plying the waters of the Bay of Fundy and Gulf of Maine, moving goods back and forth along traditional trade routes that are centuries old. Imagine also that we design these ships to reduce impacts … Continue reading IDEAS: Sky Ships for Atlantica?
Its all about moving products and, if some Atlantic developers have their way, there will be more ships and coastal freighters sailing the east coast then ever before. Not only is it more efficient than trucking, it is rapidly becoming … Continue reading SHIPS & SHIPPING: So You Want to Know Where the Ships Are Today?
2008 – It’s been just a few short weeks since fuel prices have really started to rise as we exceed the magical $100 per barrel. And the consensus is that its not driven by demand, but by speculation … another … Continue reading SHIPS: Is the New Age of Sail Coming to Atlantica?
Imagine this in the Bay of Fundy! Learn more at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maltese_Falcon_(yacht) The bare hull was built and launched on speculation in 1989-1990 by Perini Navi at its newly acquired shipyard in Tuzla, İstanbul, but found no takers in the aftermath of the Gulf … Continue reading SHIPS & SHIPPING: Maltese Falcon – real luxury under sail.