Nominaties HISWA Boot van het Jaar bekend

In deze nieuwsbrief vind je het laatste watersportnieuws, leuke aanbiedingen en uiteraard ook informatie over de HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show 2015, van 11 t/m 15 maart in Amsterdam RAI. Bekijk de website voor meer informatie.
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HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show 2015 volop in voorbereiding van 60e editie

Het HISWA team is druk bezig met de voorbereidingen van alweer de 60e editie van de HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show in Amsterdam RAI. Joost Ringeling, beursmanager: “Met nog vier maanden te gaan, liggen we goed op koers. Naast onze trouwe deelnemers mogen we komend jaar ook veel nieuwe bedrijven verwelkomen, waaronder Hellas Watersport, XO Boats, Festec Trade BV en Seascape Benelux; dat is natuurlijk een heel positief signaal.”

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Shipyard pays, whistleblowers collect

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Canada buys replacement ferry for Bay of Fundy service
October 30, 2014—The Canadian Government has signed an agreement with Attica Holdings S.A. of Greece to acquire the RoPax ferry Blue Star Ithaki tfor a total cash consideration of EUR 31.2 million (about Canadian $44.6 million). It will replace the MV Princess of Acadia, which serves the Saint John, New Brunswick to Digby, Nova Scotia ferry route, operated by Bay Ferries Ltd.

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Nilofar (Arabian Sea)

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NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image on Oct. 30 at 06:35 UTC (2:35 a.m. EDT) as Tropical Cyclone Nilofar was approaching the Pakistan/India border.
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NASA Sees Cyclone Nilofar Looking More like a Comet than a Tropical Cyclone

Tropical Cyclone Nilofar was closing in on the border between Pakistan and northwestern India on Oct. 30 when NASA’s Terra satellite passed overhead from space. Wind shear continued to affect the storm making it appear more like a comet with a tail, than a tropical cyclone.

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Close contact challenges

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ALICANTE, Spain – It’s been 19 days and well over 3,500 nautical miles (nm) since the Volvo Ocean Race fleet set sail for Cape Town from Alicante, but the three leading boats are still within sight of each other with the fourth chasing them down just 18nm adrift.

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Nilofar (Arabian Sea)

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NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this image on Oct. 29 at 09:00 UTC (5 a.m. EDT) as Tropical Cyclone Nilofar moved through the Arabian Sea toward a landfall in northwestern India.
Image Credit: NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team

Wind shear has kicked in and has been pushing clouds and showers away from Tropical Cyclone Nilofar’s center. NASA’s Aqua satellite captured an image that showed the effects of the shear on Oct. 29.

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Rough waters ahead for Canada’s Offshore Patrol Ships?

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Slippery ship: First ADM bulker with air-lubed hull
October 29, 2014—Agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has taken delivery of Harvey Frost, the first of three 95,000 dwt bulk carriers featuring an air lubricated hull. Classed by ClassNK, the newly delivered bulk carrier is the first of three vessels, designed to serve as grain carriers, ordered by ADM in 2011 from Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation.

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