Breakthrough points way to more compact engines; Germany to fund LNG projects

Kobe Steel breakthrough points way to more compact engines
Kobe Steel breakthrough points way to more compact engines
August 30, 2017 — Opening the way for more compact engines, classification society ClassNK has given Kobe Steel approval to use a K factor of 1.15 as the design margin in the manufacturing process for crank throws, a main component of built-up type crankshafts.

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GE to Provide Maintenance Services to TMS Cardiff Gas’ LNG Fleet

  • The Service Agreement Will See Two Companies Partnering for the Next 10 Years
  • GE Will Provide Parts and Software Upgrade to TMS’s LNG Fleet

PARIS—August 29, 2017—Recently, GE’s Marine Solutions (NYSE: GE) and TMS CARDIFF GAS Ltd. (TMS) have signed a service agreement that will see GE undertaking the support and maintenance of four TMS LNG vessels—Corcovado, Kita, Palu and Yari—for the next 10 years.

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Harvey: Oil & gas industry starts to assess the hit; Skagit County eyes all-electric ferry

Harvey: Oil & gas industry starts to assess the hit
Harvey: Oil & gas industry starts to assess the hit
August 29, 2017 — Analysts are attempting to predict the longer term impact as Tropical Storm Harvey continues its rampage through America’s oil and gas industry heartland taking a toll on production, processing and distribution facilities including ports.

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2017 Melges 20 E-Newsletter | September E News

2017 Melges 20 International E-Newsletter
2017 Melges 20 E-News
Drew Freides’ Pacific Yankee currently leads the 2017 Melges 20 World League,
North American division and moves up the scale to sit second overall (International).
Two Newport Summer regattas complete and one to go – the big one –
the 2017 Melges 20 World Championship is just around the corner. Leading the North American division charge and gaining fast on the World League stage, is 2017 Sail Newport Regatta and newly crowned U.S. National Champion Drew Freides aboard PACIFIC YANKEE.

 

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Navy awards contract for Fitzgerald heavy lift; World Marine puts its focus on its Mobile shipyard

Navy awards $3.1 million contract for Fitzgerald heavy lift
Navy awards $3.1 million contract for Fitzgerald heavy lift
August 28, 2017 — The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command has awarded a $3.1 million firm, fixed-price contract for the heavy lift of USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62). Patriot Shipping, based out of Houston, Texas, has been awarded the contract to move the Fitzgerald from Yokosuka, Japan, to Pascagoula, Mississippi where the ship will be repaired by Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division.

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Team Oman Air take time out to support youth cancer charity as Extreme Sailing Series is becalmed

Extreme Sailing Series – Act 6 – Day 3 – Cardiff

The Oman Air crew were denied the opportunity to improve on their standing at the Extreme Sailing Series when the wind failed to put in an appearance on a sun-soaked third Cardiff Bay day that delighted the thousands of spectators while frustrating the race crews.

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Western Circuit – AY Race Report 4 & Summary

20th SMU-RM Western Circuit Sailing Regatta 2017

 Goto SMU-RM Western Circuit

AY Race Report 4 & Summary

Fat lady sings the Western Circuit into an overture…
By AsianYachting MultiMedia
August 26th: Slow start to racing and contending with a strong incoming tidal current, caught a few yachts offside at the start and at crucial mark rounding’s. Crews were confident they could do better and pick up a few places, to improve their standings on the final day. As the SW trade wind picked up, four races were completed in the IRC and PY classes, and three races for the one-design and Multihull classes. All eyes were on the IRC A class, as two points separated 1st to 3rd places and these races would determine the eventual outcome. Getting out early for some fine tuning and testing the conditions paid dividends in some cases, before celebrations could take place at the gala dinner, auction and prize presentation, in the Raffles Marina ballroom. Follow the action in the AY Photo Gallery

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