When the 32 meter sailing vessel Tres Hombres arrived in Port-au-Prince, the Logistics Cluster was on the move to get hold of its commander, Captain Arjen van der Veen. What was so special about this 70-year old vessel? The answer is Green Logistics.
Tres Hombres with supplies to Haiti
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Running only on clean energy, generated by wind turbines or recycled vegetable oil, used mainly for navigation purposes, Tres Hombres sets a global example by becoming the first environmentally friendly transatlantic ship to bring humanitarian aid into a disaster area.
Rebuilt three years ago, Tres Hombres sailed off from Holland on 17 January to deliver humanitarian goods... READ MORE