Fairtransport

‘from A to B emission free’

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Fairtransport fleet

A fleet of Ships sailing cargo!

Tres Hombres Products

Fine Fairtransport products shipped by sail!

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Invest in our Fairtransport ships

Fairtransport: the market leader in sustainable cargo shipment. Learn more about investing in our innovative and traditional sailing cargo ships and invest in the future!

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Move cargo with us

With our successful traditional fleet in service we can move your cargo emission free from A to B, with future plans to employ the fastest Clippership.

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Sail aboard our ships

Sailing a traditional cargo ship is a unique way to discover the world & learn the art of square rig seamanship. Sign on now for the adventure of a lifetime!

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Fairtransport Trading products

Every now and again something crosses our path too good to just transport;  limited quantities of Tres Hombres Rum, Chocolate & Coffee are now for sale!

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Here you’ll find the latest posts from our ships, press releases, Fairtransport news & events


Early history of Tres Hombres Part I

In her 75 years of life, Tres Hombres, has had many different occupations. Starting as a navy vessel for the German Kriegsmarine, being used a a fishing vessel, a package and...

Update Tres Hombres Refit

Till now we took down the main mast, we cut a big hole in the deck to remove the tanks in the officers/ library compartment. We dismantled the chartroom, the lazarette storage,...

Nordlys blog: As we dance this handcrafted wooden ship

Sailing cargo with the Nordlys. A happy crew on a happy ship. We sail from the Netherlands to Portugal and England, from France to Germany and Denmark. Sometimes storm, sometimes...

Tres Hombres blog: The thousands and one sounds of the ship

My watch mates are resting quietly around me in the darkness of the focastle. The thousands and one sounds of the ship, the Bosun tools noises, the salty sailors boots heavy...

Nordlys blog: Sailing between the stars

Everything is moving in circles, everything is rhythm. The waves of this rhythm are the universal heartbeat. Life on Nordlys - living the rhythmic pulse of the sea. This rhythm...

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For 10 years we have shipped cargo across the Atlantic by the power of the wind only!

In 2007, three friends began a shipping company. While sailing on the Dutch barque Europa, Arjen, Andreas & Jorne saw the beauty and power of great sailing ships that use only the wind as a means of propulsion. They decided to create the world’s first modern “emission free” shipping company, based in the Netherlands. Originally named the “Stichting Atlantis Zeilende Handelsvaart”, the company has grown into what is now known simply as “Fairtransport” >> READ MORE
Current routes for our sailing cargo ships

Fairtransport acts as agent and broker for the following ships

A-Label

With every bottle, bag or barrel showing this sticker the emission free Shipping Revolution grows. ‘A Class’ Products are a shining symbol of a commitment to sustainability and reducing Carbon and other toxic emissions. These products are shipped by sail, without engine, allowing them to be completely ‘Emission Free – Guaranteed 90% reduction in pollution!

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