North Sea Regatta Newsletter

Let’s get Social

Of course we would want everyone to attend our event, but we know that that is not always possible, not to worry social media comes to the rescue and makes it possible to connect and take part in all the fun from anywhere in the world. For everyone competing or spectating we are thrilled to see your favorite NSR moments online. Like, follow and tag us!

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Five Somali pirates detained after attacks on fishing vessels; Wallem puts ops on the cloud with off-the-shelf solution

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April 25, 2019 — If you thought that Somali pirates were a thing of the past, think again. Early Tuesday April 23, EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation Atalanta successfully responded to a piracy incident that had developed over the course of the four previous days.

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2019 U.S. Melges 24 National Championship – May 22-26 – Fairhope Yacht Club – Fairhope, Ala.

SPECIAL EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT
U.S. Melges 24 Class Association (USM24CA)

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May 22-26, 2019 — Register today to race! 
The 2019 U.S. Melges 24 National Championship takes place on May 22-26, hosted by the Fairhope Yacht Club in Fairhope, Alabama. Thirty-five teams are registered so far. Get ready and go!

 

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Day of the Seafarer 2019 – # IAmOnBoard

The annual Day of the Seafarer (DotS) will be celebrated on 25 June

The 2019 campaign is – I Am On Board with gender equality

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Throughout 2019 there will be a strong emphasis throughout the maritime world on the importance and value of women within the professional ranks.

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VT Halter Marine wins Polar Security Cutter contract; Wallem names new Managing Director, Ship Management

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April 24, 2019 — VT Halter Marine Inc., Pascagoula, Miss., has been awarded a $745,940,860 contract for the detail design and construction of the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Polar Security Cutter (PSC) (formerly the Heavy Polar Ice Breaker).

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Marion Bermuda 2019 Race book is online.

MARION BERMUDA Race Book: A Voyage of Discovery

Marion MA, April 23, 2019: From its dramatic front cover painting by renowned artist Willard Bond to the back cover ad reminding readers of those Gosling Dark ‘n Stormy cocktails waiting in Bermuda this June, the new 2019 Marion Bermuda Race Book is a 110 page tribute to sailors, to the sea and to a race bringing all participants and volunteers on a Voyage of Discovery. There are shared stories of experiences from many of the 22 races spanning 42 years.
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OSU exercises option for third research vessel; Qatar Petroleum plans to build 100 or more LNG carriers

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April 23, 2019 — Oregon State University (OSU) has received an additional award of $108.12 million from the National Science Foundation to manage the construction of a third Regional Class Research Vessel and has exercised an option for the construction of the vessel at Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc.

 

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