16 août 2016 - Fairtransport
It took a while before our old lady Nordlys was back on track. One of the reasons was a broken bowsprit, and to find another one was not easy. Deep in the forests of France we found one.
After some great craftsmanship by our crew Nordlys is finally sailing again.
A ship in a harbor is safe, but that is not where ships are built for. Rum, wine and olive oil will reach you soon.
It’s possible to track the real time possition of Nordlys on our website http://fairtransport.eu/ships/nordlys/
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