E-Melges 24 – April 29, 2017

Melges 24 European Sailing Series Event #1 in Portoroz, Slovenia
The fleet of 33 Melges 24 teams from 15 countries were in lovely Portoroz, Slovenia to celebrate the start of the European sailing season. Clear skies and fair winds set off the Melges 24 European Sailing Series season opener
Great footage of the final day in Portoroz edited by Zerogradinord / Simona Bellobuono
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All on for Team Oman Air in second half of Extreme Sailing Series Act 2 in Qingdao

Act 2, Qingdao Ð Day 1 – Oman Air Sailing Team races during day one of Act 2 – Qingdao at the Extreme Sailing Series on April 28 2017 in Qingdao, China. Photo by Xaume Olleros / OC Sport

 

Team Oman Air have everything to play for going into the back half of the Extreme Sailing Series’ second round after racing in Qingdao, China, was abandoned today due to light winds.

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Team Oman Air promise to bounce back after frustrating opener to Extreme Sailing Series round two

Act 2, Qingdao Ð Day 1 – Oman Air Sailing Team races
during day one of Act 2 – Qingdao at the Extreme Sailing Series in Qingdao, China. Photo by Xaume Olleros / OC Sport

 

Typically challenging weather conditions in China’s Olympic Sailing City of Qingdao left Team Oman Air frustrated but defiant after a mixed bag of results in the Extreme Sailing Series round two curtain raiser.

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VNR Alert: Heiner’s consistency pays dividends in the World Cup Series in Hyères

The 2017 World Cup Series in Hyères, France from 23-30 April will welcome over 540 sailors from 52 nations racing across the ten Olympic events as well as Open Kiteboarding and the 2.4 Norlin OD, a Para World Sailing event. @Jesus Renedo / Sailing Energy / World Sailing

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Nicholas Heiner’s (NED) consistency in the Finn is equalling success at Sailing’s World Cup Series in Hyères, France.

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VNR Alert: Heiner’s consistency pays dividends in the World Cup Series in Hyères

The 2017 World Cup Series in Hyères, France from 23-30 April will welcome over 540 sailors from 52 nations racing across the ten Olympic events as well as Open Kiteboarding and the 2.4 Norlin OD, a Para World Sailing event. @Jesus Renedo / Sailing Energy / World Sailing

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Nicholas Heiner’s (NED) consistency in the Finn is equalling success at Sailing’s World Cup Series in Hyères, France.

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Maersk partners with Microsoft for digital transformation; Hyundai Heavy sees order intake surge

Maersk partners with Microsoft for digital transformation
Maersk partners with Microsoft for digital transformation
April 26, 2017 — In what’s described as “a strategic move to revolutionize supply-chain management and global trade,” Microsoft has been selected as Maersk’s preferred cloud partner while Microsoft Azure is to be the digital platform to power Maersk’s app store and help fuel business model innovations.

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International Maritime University of Panama to host Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre for Latin America

International Maritime University of Panama to host Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre for Latin America

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The International Maritime University of Panama (UMIP) has been selected to host the regional Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre (MTCC) for the Latin America region. MTCC-Latin America joins MTCCs in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean under the Global MTTC Network (GMN) project, funded by the European Union and implemented by IMO.

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has announced that International Maritime University of Panama (UMIP) has been selected to host the regional Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre (MTCC) for the Latin America region, under an ambitious project, funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by IMO, to help mitigate the harmful effects of climate change.

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