World Championship Title In The Balance

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London, UK (26th Jan 2015): Monsoon Cup Malaysia, the final event of the 2014 Alpari World Match Racing Tour, is to take place in its new home of Johor, the southernmost state of Malaysia, over 10th-14th February. In addition to being the grand finale of the Tour, the event will also see the 2014 ISAF Match Racing World Champion crowned.

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Rementowa cuts steel for first in BC Ferries’ LNG trio; Spanish shipbuilder forms Brazilian subsidiary

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Rementowa cuts steel for first in BC Ferries’ LNG trio
January 26, 2015—Poland’s Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. last week held a steel cutting ceremony at its Gdansk shipyard to mark the start of construction of three new LNG fueled intermediate class ferries (ICF) for Canada’s BC Ferries. BC Ferries awarded the $165 million contract to Remontowa last July after an extensive bidding process.They will be the first dual fuel ferries in BC Ferries’ fleet to operate. The first ICF is scheduled to arrive in Canada in August 2016.

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Australia Day honours

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Image: Grant Botica’s Adams 10 Executive Decision scores a fifth overall win at the Festival of Sails, today’s coming in Rating Series div 3. Credit: Teri Dodds

Australia Day at the Festival of Sails in Geelong, an hour south west of Melbourne. Some wear funny hats, wave flags patriotically, paint their faces blue, red and white and enjoy the shoreside ambience. Others dress in matching battle gear and head out onto Corio Bay to await the race officer’s preparatory signal and start sequence.

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