Sail For Science
Robb Report Singapore|June 2021
Earth 300, an explorer gigayacht, is on a mission to discover new solutions from the oceans to fight climate change and hopefully, save the world.
Charmaine Tai And Rachel Cormack

Explorer vessels typically feature some sort of research laboratory, but the word ‘typical’ isn’t in Earth 300’s vocabulary. The Singapore-based company, led by founder CEO Aaron Olivera, has commissioned a bold new concept that looks less like an expedition vessel and more like a seafaring ship from the future.

The striking behemoth is the namesake of its parent company and is on a mission to carry out environmental research expeditions in order to “confront Earth’s greatest challenges”, according to Olivera. Earth 300’s aim is to gather a new vanguard of scientists – Earth’s custodians if you will – and aid them as they research environmental conservation and worldwide efforts to reverse climate change.

Featuring naval architecture by NED-Project, it spans an insane 300m, which makes it even longer than the 269m Titanic. The majority of that real estate has been dedicated to 22 state-of-the-art laboratories with scientific equipment and technology straight from Silicon Valley.

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