February 2019 – AsianYachting Grand Prix – News

February 2019 – AsianYachting Grand Prix – NewsGoto 2018-19 AYGP Microsite

2018/2019 AYGP Skipper & Yacht of the Year
“Hardest sports trophy to win in Asia”

Positioning is everything in the AYGP Rankings…
Goto 2018-19 AYGP MicrositeBy AY MultiMedia
Feb 18th 2019: By winning four races at the Nongsa Neptune Regatta and scoring 14 points in the six boat Cruising Class, John Inglis Boers Ron Holland 44 Sangaree becomes the Highest AYGP Scorer at the regatta and enter the 2018-19 AsianYachting Grand Prix (AYGP) Rankings, in a respectable 44th place, out of 270 Skippers scored this season. Although Jonathan Mahony HYD 42 Zanzibar also won 4 races, but having only two yachts in the IRC Class, they low score with 8 points and enter in equal 99th place with 21 other Skippers. Both Xavier Glenard / Damien Geoffray’s Kaze and Scott McCook / Alice Lim’s Abracadeborah Too, scored 12 points and immediately slot into 56th place with 6 other skippers.

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Beijaflore on the brink of victory ahead of EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour’s finale

EFG Sailing Arabia The Tour 2019
Photo : Vincent Curutchet / Lloyd Images / Oman Sail

Beijaflore are on the brink of back-to-back EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour titles after taking victory in the final coastal Raid of the 2019 marathon down Oman’s coast. The French defending champions have one hand firmly on the trophy having put on a masterclass of light wind racing in Salalah on the penultimate day of the two-week event, which also saw them add a further win in one of the two Stadium races held.

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NTSB reports on engine room fire on 50-year old towboat; Ricaurte Vasquez named next Panama Canal Administrator

Feb 15th 2019
February 15th, 2019 — The incident occurred on December 13, 2017, when the towing vessel J.W. Herron was shifting barges on Big Bayou Canot, approximately 8 miles north of Mobile, Alabama. The full NTSB accident brief included the fact that drug and alcohol tests resulted in the engineer testing positive for methamphetamine..

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Pole Star Launches PSP Tracking Mobile App

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Pole Star Launches PSP Tracking Mobile App

POLE STAR, LONDON, February 2019

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new mobile app, PSP Tracking for iOS. The app will provide Pole Star Platform customers with greater working flexibility by integrating vessel tracking services from their central desktop application on smartphones and tablet devices.

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Maersk seals U.S. East Coast low sulfur fuel deal; ONE sets new containership stowage record: 19,100 TEU

Marine Daily Feb 14th
February 14th, 2019 — An idled New Jersey asphalt facility is being repurposed as part of Maersk’s IMO 2020 sulfur cap strategy. A.P. Moller – Maersk and PBF Logistics LP (PBFX) have reached an agreement for Maersk to source and PBFX to process crude oil at CPI Operations, a PBF Logistics terminal facility in New Jersey.

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Moran wins a Navy contract worth a potential $74 million; Swedish Club guide cuts through the IMO 2020 chatter

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February 13th, 2019 — Moran Towing Corp., New Canaan, Connecticut, has won a $14,350,538 Navy contract worth a potential $74 million. It covers the time charter services of eight tugboats. The tugboats will be capable of ship handling, docking and undocking in the Norfolk, Virginia, harbor and surrounding waters.

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