Cruising on Kõto im Al

In this group photo with WAM’s Kõto im Al catamaran at back, representatives of organizations that are supporting this sustainable sea transport work, from left: GIZ staff Suewellynn Johannes and Raffael Held, WAM Director Alson Kelen and RMI National Energy Office Deputy Director Ben Wakefield. Photo: Geovannie Johnson.

Waan Aelon in Majel (Canoes of the Marshall Islands) held a launching ceremony for their collaborative project, the WAM vessel that has been named “Kõto im Al” (Wind and Sun).

Afterwards, participants were able to ride the vessel around the lagoon for a short cruise using an outboard engine powered by solar panels.
The project is supported by GIZ, the German agency for international cooperation, and the RMI National Energy Office.


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