Maritime Cyber Security Roundtable: Join Us At Our Next Luncheon

Maritime Cyber Security Roundtable
— June 13, 2018, Luncheon and Roundtable —
12:00-3:30 PM
The threat from cyber attacks are real. Just ask shipping giant
A.P. Møller-Maersk, which suffered millions of dollars in losses as the result of a NotPeta virus last year. What is your company’s approach to cyber security?
Is it part of your Safety Management System? A panel of maritime experts will discuss the best practices to mitigate cyber threats at port and at sea at the 2nd Annual Maritime Cyber Security Roundtable. Join our panel for some lively discussion and a networking luncheon at historic India House.

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2018 Melges 24 World Championship – Final Preparations Before the Thrill

Victoria International Marina
May 30, 2018 – Victoria, BC, Canada – From May 31st to June 9th, Victoria will host the Melges 24 World Championship 2018 – first ever Melges 24 title event held in Canada. Victoria is a great location for the Melges 24 Worlds and it’s not just because of the excellent sailing conditions. Besides great racing on the water the participating teams will enjoy the Canadian hospitality at several events ashore. Royal Victoria Yacht Club & Canadian Forces Sailing Association as the hosts of the event are expecting the sailors at the race headquarters located at the Victoria International Marina since May 31st.  The Melges 24 Canadian Championship as the main rehearsal in upcoming weekend will heat up the thrill of the Worlds, where competition will start on Tuesday, June 5th.

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Inchcape whistleblowers to collect $4.4 million in False Claims Act case; De Hoop tug sextet set to go to work in Caspian

LDA Service Operation Vessel showcases range of ABB solutions
May 30, 2018 — Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) has ordered a second Service Operation Vessel (SOV) dedicated to the Hornsea Project Two offshore windfarm off the English coast. The 84 m vessel will be a sister to Wind of Change, the first SOV ordered by LDA in 2017. The ship will be designed in close cooperation with Salt Ship Design and will be built by Turkey’s Cemre Shipyard.

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PEMSEA E-Update for May 2018

Welcome to the May edition of PEMSEA’s E-Update! During a month of important environmental occasions, we’re happy to announce that the official website for the EAS Congress 2018 is now available, providing more information about our event this November. For the International Day for Biological Diversity we cover the work of Enggar Wardani, a previous EAS Youth Forum participant who has been planting mangroves and educating school children in Indonesia. Also covered in this newsletter is the establishment of the Romblon Sustainable Development Council, a provincial body in the Philippines dedicated to overseeing ICM. In between newsletters, follow us on Facebook and Twitter (@PEMSEA) for the latest updates.

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Wärtsilä solutions chosen for new environmentally-friendly dredger

Image caption: The new Damen dredger featuring Wärtsilä propulsion equipment will be one of the most environmentally sustainable vessels of its type.

The technology group Wärtsilä will provide the engines, propellers, and control system for a new, large-size hopper dredger being built by the Netherlands-based shipbuilding company Damen Shipyards Group. The vessel has been ordered by Cemex UK, a leading supplier of building materials. The order with Wärtsilä was booked in March.

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Samui Regatta – AY Race Report 3


Goto Samui Regatta
Goto 2017-18 AYGP  17th Samui Regatta 2018

2017/18 AY Grand Prix Event

AY Race Report 3

Painfully slow draw in the sailing lottery…
By AY MultiMedia
May 30th, Koh Samui, Thailand: After an hours delay waiting for the breeze to build to 5 knots and settle in direction, PRO Ross Chisholm sent the fleet on their way, with a whim and a prayer on short windward/leeward courses. As the breeze faded, some dead patches appeared and the yachts struggled to make way, into the adverse current. The yachts that went to the right seemed to be favoured and even the blistering fast TP52’s were reduced to a crawl and several missed tacks to lay the top mark. Follow the action in the AY Photo Gallery.

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Newport News completes alpha trials of SSN 789; Maersk picks ABS to lead workshop on cargo hazards

VIDEO: Newport News completes alpha trials of SSN 789
May 29, 2018 — Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division has successfully completed the initial sea trials on the newest Virginia-class submarine, Indiana (SSN 789). The initial round of sea trials, known as alpha trials, provides an opportunity to test all systems and components.

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