Distinguished Artist donates work to Exmouth RNLI

Photograph : David Chambers hands over his painting to Rory Carrig, Chair, Exmouth RNLI Fundraising Committee and Simon Davidson, Chair of the Lifeboat Management Group. (L to R) Rory Carrig, David Chambers, Simon Davidson. All photographs credited Exmouth RNLI.

A popular and distinguished artist from Topsham who specialises in Marine Art has donated one of his amazing paintings for the benefit of Exmouth RNLI.

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Blue Economy Bulletin October 2018

Welcome to the October Blue Economy Bulletin. This is the last newsletter before the EAS Congress 2018, which takes place from 27-30 November in Iloilo City, Philippines. Next month, instead of an E-update, daily bulletins will be sent out from the EAS Congress. To those attending, we look forward to seeing you there. In conjunction with the EAS Congress, PEMSEA is releasing its 25th anniversary publication. This publication serves as a compendium of PEMSEA’s integrated coastal management (ICM) activities throughout the past 25 years. Two previews of partnership hubs at the EAS Congress are included in this bulletin: one on business opportunities in the blue economy, and one on blue carbon solutions.

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KVH Introduces Ultra-compact Ku-band Marine VSAT Antenna

The TracPhone V3-HTS is a breakthrough antenna for providing connectivity at sea, with faster data speeds than larger marine satellite antennas

MIDDLETOWN, RI – Oct. 31, 2018 – KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), today unveils the TracPhone® V3-HTS, the world’s fastest, lightest, ultra-compact Ku-band marine VSAT antenna, at the Fort Lauderdale (FL) International Boat Show. Measuring just 37 cm (14.5 inches) diameter and weighing 11 kg (25 lbs.), the TracPhone V3-HTS is smaller in physical size than any other Ku-band marine satellite communications antenna on the market and is designed to provide faster data speeds (5 Mbps download/2 Mbps upload) than larger marine satellite antennas.

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U.S. yard contracts boost ST Engineering marine sector order book; Why Euronav is skeptical on scrubbers

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U.S. yard contracts boost ST Engineering marine sector order book
October 30, 2018 — Singapore’s ST Engineering reports that in the third quarter of 2018 its marine sector secured about S$431million worth of contracts including options for its shipbuilding business, as well as the ship and rig repair segments for progressive deliveries at its yards in Singapore and the U.S.

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Book now for the Bunker Trading and Operations Course • Piraeus

BUNKER TRADING AND OPERATIONS

Featuring the IMO 0.50% global sulphur cap 

20-21 November 2018 • PIRAEUS

This two-day advanced-level course examines shipping, bunker trading, supply and procurement, price and credit risk exposure, bunkering operations, and avoiding and managing claims. It will cover the essentials of oil trading, cargo purchase and terminal storage, fuel quality and availability, the use of alternative fuels, and the far-reaching impact on global bunker markets of new emissions regulations, particularly the implications of the IMO 0.50% global sulphur cap.

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