2018 Monaco Yacht Show – Edinburgh as a superyacht destination

Following the pledge from the Port of Amsterdam and Dutch superyacht builders made at the 2018 Monaco Yacht Show to promote Amsterdam as a superyacht destination and create a northern European superyacht route linking Amsterdam, London, Hamburg, Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm; we wanted to share with you a comment from Dan Hughes, Chief Operating Officer of Camper & Nicholsons Marinas, the internationally renowned marina owners and operators who will design, commission, manage and operate the new Edinburgh Marina – the centrepiece of the unique £500 million waterside quarter development close to Edinburgh city centre.

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USCG gives Eastern go ahead to start construction of first OPC; Owners form Clean Shipping Alliance 2020

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USCG gives Eastern go ahead to start construction of first OPC
September 28, 2018 — The U.S. Coast Guard today exercised contract options with Eastern Shipbuilding Group to begin construction of the lead offshore patrol cutter (OPC), Argus, and to acquire long lead-time materials for the second OPC, Chase.

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PEMSEA E-Update for September 2018

Welcome to our September E-Update! There are just two months to go until our East Asian Seas (EAS) Congress 2018, which takes place from 27-30 November 2018. Exhibition registration ends this month, however online registration for individuals will continue until 30 October. One exhibition will be hosted by ACB, whom PEMSEA signed a new Letter of Cooperation with this month. In between newsletters, follow us on Facebook and Twitter (@PEMSEA) for the latest updates.

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ATPI GRIFFINSTONE TO OPEN LONDON INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING WEEK 2019

Ongoing commitment to shipping sector reinforced on World Maritime Day

 ATPI Griffinstone today announces a partnership with London International Shipping Week 2019 (LISW). The commitment to supporting this prestigious global seafaring event comes on World Maritime Day today, as specialist marine and energy division of the travel management and events business, the ATPI Group, reinforces its position as an integral part of the shipping community.

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GGR Day 88: GGR Skipper goes to aid of yacht in South Indian Ocean

  • Dateline 05:00 UTC  27.9.2018 – Les Sables d’Olonne, France
 
American/Hungarian skipper Istvan Kopar
 
 Kopar’s Golden Globe Race yacht Puffin

At 20:00 UTC on 26th September, Golden Globe Race HQ in Les Sables d’Olonne received a request from the manager of the 32ft sailing yacht Selene for assistance from any GGR yacht in the area because her skipper Kjell Litwin is running out of water.

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BMT develops new water taxi designs; Maersk implements new guidelines for dangerous goods stowage

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Skangas joins SEA\LNG coalition
September 26, 2018 — Nordic market LNG supplier Skangas has joined SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel.  Skangas is a subsidiary of Finland’s Gasum (70%) and part owned by Norway’s Lyse (30%).

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CA News: Record numbers achieved by the Cruising Association at the Yachtmarket.com Southampton Boat Show

Yachtmarket Southampton Boat Show
High expectations were met with record numbers
 
  • A record-breaking 171 new members were signed up by the Cruising Association during the course of the Show 
  • The first Saturday (15th September) was the busiest day with 22 new members joining the CA
  • Record sales of over 100 CA Almanacs
The Cruising Association (CA) has always exhibited very successfully at the Southampton Boat Show and in this the CA’s 110th Anniversary year, it was important that the Yachtmarket.com Southampton Boat Show delivered on all fronts. The CA is delighted to report that it didn’t let them down.

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GGR Day 87: Rescue Update

Media update 15:00 UTC 26.9.2018   Les Sables d’Olonne, France

The Australian frigate HMAS Ballarat will be within helicopter range of Ile de Amsterdam at first light tomorrow (Thursday) and will commence operations to pick up Gregor McGuckin, one of two Golden Globe Race skippers dismasted during a fierce storm mid-way across the South Indian Ocean last Friday.

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