Into calm waters

By |2023-05-09T08:20:26+02:0020th of March 2023|

Into calm waters With the work on the frames above the waterline now completed, the team has been working on the internal vessel structure to ensure structural integrity before the craning operation. The remaining bilge stringers and beam shelves were installed in the last weeks of January and the beginning of February. [...]

Reality check

By |2023-05-09T08:21:00+02:0025th of February 2023|

Reality check The new year came with great energy after we obtained the land for building our future shipyard and craning out the ship, and with this came many ideas, meetings and conversations. At the end of January, the Hawila core team organised a whole planning weekend at our friends in the [...]

A place with many possibilities

By |2023-03-07T20:04:18+02:0024th of January 2023|

A place with many possibilities Those who have been following us for a while know that we have been trying to get Hawila permanently ashore since last summer. This is to make our work on the ship more flexible and independent, but also to give us space for workshops, events and other [...]

Teamwork makes the steam work!

By |2023-03-25T13:31:24+02:0024th of January 2023|

Teamwork makes the steam work! Since returning from the Christmas holidays, we have been focusing on the rest of the work in the stern, meaning finishing the last frames and stanchions. We have also added more bilge stringers to the bow and stern. They are strengthening the inside of the ship more [...]

Hawila needs you!

By |2023-03-25T13:38:37+02:005th of December 2022|

Hawila needs you! Hawila needs many hands, brains, a lot of time, some money, and a huge load of love! Hawila is funded by individuals who share our vision of sustainable maritime transport and education. We are an independent and sustainable organisation that is aiming for a stable economic base. We do [...]

Bilge stringers are in

By |2023-03-25T13:26:29+02:0030th of October 2022|

Bilge stringers are in This month, after finishing mid-ship framing and beam shelves, the team of German shipwrights left and were replaced by the French team with Ben and Bleuenn, who helped put the forward and mid-ship bilge stringers in. Bilge stringers are large structural timber pieces supporting the inner hull, mid-way [...]

Our galley is out!

By |2022-12-05T17:34:41+02:0030th of September 2022|

Our galley is out Lifting out the galley marks a major milestone here at the refit of Hawila. Many memories are connected to the place where the crew not only shared common meals but also dreams and moments of togetherness. Now, with the galley on land, the work will [...]

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