New ship safety rule to prevent loss of containers enters into force

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A new regulation requiring the gross mass of a container to be verified before it is loaded onto a ship enters into force today (1 July 2016). It will assist in ensuring that the millions of containers carried on ships each year are optimally stowed, thereby helping to prevent container stacks collapsing and containers being lost overboard, and the associated injury and loss of life.

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Delivery of a Suezmax tanker. Further expansion and increased earnings capacity of the fleet.

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Hamilton, Bermuda, June 30, 2016

Nordic American Tankers Limited (“NAT” or “the Company”) announced that it today took delivery of a Suezmax vessel, the Nordic Sirius, built at a shipyard in Japan. NAT agreed to purchase four vessels as announced in our press release May 2, 2016. Nordic Sirius is the third of these four vessels. In the course of 30 days, NAT has taken delivery of three vessels. The fourth vessel is expected to be taken over by us within mid-July 2016.

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Teignmouth and Exmouth RNLI lifeboats help two people in difficulty on a yacht

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PR290616 Teignmouth RNLI Atlantic 85 class lifeboat The Two Annes tows the casualty yacht in the lee of HMS Echo.

Photo: Royal Navy, HMS Echo

Teignmouth’s RNLI Atlantic 85 class lifeboat The Two Annes and Exmouth RNLI Shannon class lifeboat R and J Welburn both received a request to launch on the evening of Tuesday, 28 June to help two men in difficulty aboard a 28ft yacht.

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Provezza’s Pair of Threes Trumps 52 SUPER SERIES Fleet in Porto Cervo


(Tuesday 28th June, Sardinia) – Provezza finished last month’s Scarlino Cup regatta under a cloud. On the last run of the last race they slid down the leaderboard from a respectable fourth to a disappointing eighth. ?Ergin Imre’s team bounced right back today opening the Audi Settimana delle Bocche regatta with a nice pair of solid third places to lead the regatta, the second of the 2016 52 SUPER SERIES season.

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2016 Land Rover Kelowna Melges 24 Canadian National Championship – Ian Sloan, Wet Coast Sailing Team and Richard Reid, are the top 3 Winners


Melges 24 fleet at the 2016 Land Rover Kelowna Melges 24 Canadian National Championships
June 27, 2016 – Kelowna, B.C., Canada – Winners in the 2016 Land Rover Kelowna Canadian National Championship overall and in the Corinthian ranking announced! Kelowna Yacht Club hosted the 2016 Land Rover Kelowna Melges 24 Canadian National Championship from June 24-26 in Kelowna.

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