Conrad Shipyard to build two 3,000 hp tugs for Harley Marine; Next generation fast crew supply duo goes to work

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Conrad Shipyard to build two 3,000 hp tugs for Harley Marine
September 19, 2017 — Conrad Shipyard, Morgan City, LA, reports that it has been awarded a contract to build two 3,000 hp ocean service tugboats for Harley Marine Services, Seattle, WA. Designed by Entech Designs, LLC, each tug will have a length of 100 ft, beam of 34 ft, and a molded draft of 15 ft 3 in.

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One Step Closer?

(Tuesday 19th September, Menorca) – A complicated, challenging weather situation resulted in just one race being sailed on the opening day of the 52 SUPER SERIES’ season decider – the Menorca 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week – but a confident win for circuit leaders, Azzurra sees them open their overall margin to eight points on Platoon and ten points on Quantum Racing.

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Sébastien Rogues and Team ENGIE finish on the podium in Calvi

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Sébastien Rogues and Team ENGIE finish on the podium in Calvi

Team ENGIE’s objective before the penultimate race of the GC32 Racing Tour was clear – to finish on the podium. The Orezza Corsica Cup was the toughest event of the circuit and in these windy conditions, Sébastien Rogues and his team managed to pull it off. Bouncing back at the end of the final day with 48 points, Team ENGIE finished third behind Realteam and Argo. The team will next be heading to Marseille for the ultimate test of the GC32 Racing Tour.

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Eastern awarded OPC Long Lead Time Material contract; SeaOne inks LOI with Sembcorp Marine for large CGL carriers

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Eastern awarded OPC Long Lead Time Material contract
September 18, 2017 — Panama City, FL, based Eastern Shipbuilding reports that it was awarded a U.S. Coast Guard Long Lead Time Material (LLTM) contract for the first Offshore Patrol Cutter USCGC Argus (WMSM 915). According to the Coast Guard the total value of the award is $41.68 million. Eastern says that the award allows it to move forward on an aggressive schedule on the project.

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2017 Melges 24 European Sailing Series in Medemblik Final Day – FGF Sailing Team Is Melges 24 Dutch Champion 2017

FGF SAILING TEAM (HUN728) with Robert Bakoczy in helm – Dutch Melges 24 Champion 2017 – photo (c) Klaas Wiersma

September 17, 2017 – Medemblik, the Netherlands – The final day of the Delta Lloyd Open Dutch Championship in Medemblik saw the last three races of the event for Melges 24 fleet and comparing to yesterday, no changes were made to the podium places. Hungarian FGF SAILING TEAM kept their track to victory, while Dutch Team KESBEKE/SIKA/GILL secured their second position and GILL RACE TEAM (GBR) was consistent enough to complete the podium as third.

 

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The Star shines brightly at the end of the Bart’s Bash rainbow

Iain Percy sails his Star at the end of a stunning rainbow in Portland Harbour this afternoon. Image: Sportography.tv
The Star shines brightly at the end of the Bart’s Bash rainbow
The fourth year of the world’s largest sailing event, Bart’s Bash, got off to a terrific start in New Zealand at the Whangaruru Sailing Club in Oakura Bay, New Zealand as sailing and yacht clubs around the world were gearing up to run their own Bart’s Bash races.

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2017 Melges 24 European Sailing Series in Medemblik Day Two – FGF Sailing Team Remains The Leader

FGF SAILING TEAM (HUN728) with Robert Bakoczy in helm continued their consistent racing scoring the third place and two second places today – photo (c) Jasper van Staveren – www.SailService.org

September 16, 2017 – Medemblik, the Netherlands – Delta Lloyd Open Dutch Championship, considered as the penultimate event of the 2017 Melges 24 European Sailing Series, continued in Medemblik today. With another three races completed on the second day of the event Hungarian FGF SAILING TEAM with Robert Bakoczy in helm is keeping his leading position while there have been six races sailed and one discard came into play after fifth race.

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Crowley sends 14 Jones Act tankers to Florida ports; Great Lakes Dredge and Dock books contracts worth $87.3 million

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CMA CGM confirms order for nine 20,000 TEU box ships
September 15, 2017 — Marseille, France, headquartered container shipping giant CMA CGM today reported strong second quarter results and said that “in order to keep pace with market growth and the group’s needs,” its board had approved an order for nine 22,000 TEU containerships.

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