Newbuilding Suezmax tanker delivered to Nordic American, increasing the fleet to 33 vessels. Expansion is important for NAT.

Hamilton, Bermuda, February 28, 2017

Nordic American Tankers Limited announced that it yesterday took delivery of Nordic Space, its second Suezmax newbuilding tanker of 158,000 deadweight tons, built at Sungdong Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd., South Korea. The Nordic Space has started on her maiden voyage.

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VT Halter and Hornbeck Offshore in arbitration; Farstad Shipping vessels win charter contracts

Schottel optimizes propulsion for Briese newbuilds
Schottel optimizes propulsion for Briese newbuilds
February 27, 2017 — In close cooperation with both parties, Schottel performed enhanced CFD investigations to determine the optimal aftship configuration incorporating nozzle support and streamlined body between rudder and hull. As a result, a streamlined CPP installation will enable a power reduction of 3.7 percent.

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EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT : 2017 U.S. Melges 24 National Championship | April 7-9 | Charleston, SC

 

All Melges 24s are cordially invited to attend and race the
2017 U.S. National Championship in Charleston, South Carolina on April 7-9.
Early Entry Deadline : Wednesday – March 1, 2017

Registration:

Online Registration | Download A Notice of Race (NOR)
View Current List of Entries | Schedule of Events

EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour title hangs in the balance after crucial Leg 5 win for Team Al Mouj Muscat

EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2017
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Team Al Mouj Muscat (OMA) have kept their dreams of dethroning EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour champions EFG Bank Monaco (MON) alive by pipping them to victory in the nail-biting final offshore leg of the Arabian classic last night.

 

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Andrew Simpson Foundation: Come & say hello at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show Stand:B50

COME & SAY HELLO!
RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show
Stand: B50
 
The Andrew Simpson Foundation (ASF) and Bart’s Bash team is back at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show for a third year and with a fabulous line-up of fun activities and some important messages as they continue flying the flag and fundraising in memory of Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson.

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USCG Port State Control inspectors detain two bulkers; Gulf Island to shift all fab ops to Houma, sell Texas yards

Fire breaks out on U.S.-flag car carrier
Fire breaks out on U.S.-flag car carrier
February 24, 2017 — U.K. Maritime and Coastguard Agency was notified of a fire on board the U.S.-flag car carrier Honor in the English Channel whilst it was on route to Baltimore from Southampton. The vessel’s fixed firefighting systems were used to attack the fire and the cargo space has been sealed. The ship’s crew continue to monitor the cargo area.

 

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Meyer Werft cuts steel for first LNG fueled cruise ship; MacGregor launches new ship-to-ship transfer system

VIDEO: MacGregor launches new ship-to-ship transfer system
VIDEO: MacGregor launches new ship-to-ship transfer system
February 23, 2017 — The company says the new crane compensation system for offshore ship-to-ship load transfers offers substantially larger operating windows as well as safer and faster load transfers. The system employs a motion reference unit on the deck of the secondary vessel.

 

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