The green heart and lungs of Ecoship will be the plant kingdom, a garden spanning five decks with a volume of over 900m3. It will absorb surplus technical water; utilise compost from organic onboard waste; and revitalise the vessel’s air through C02 capture and 02 release. The plant kingdom, designed according to biophilic principles, will be the backdrop for the ship’s sustainability learning programs and research as well as a source of inspiration and comfort for the ship’s passengers and visitors.
Closed loops for waste and water systems
Ecoship is committed to a target of zero discharge and close to zero waste operations and will incorporate closed-loop waste and water management systems as follows: