NEW TREND: After Europe, Boat sharing hits shores in the UK

NEW TREND: After Europe, Boat sharing hits shores in the UK

Following its huge French success, SamBoat, the number one peer-to-peer boat rental platform drops anchor in the UK. The concept is simple: SamBoat puts private boat owners and potential renters in touch in an easy, friendly and safe manner. Traditionally reserved for the few, yachting is now taking the step into the sharing economy.

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Lupi/Pessina’s Torpyone Howls with Success at 2017 Melges 32 European Championship

 

Edoardo Lupi and Massimo Pessina clinch the 2017 Melges 32 European title, Corinthian trophy captured by Martin Reintjes’s CAIPIRINHA

Sibenik, Croatia (Jul. 22, 2017) – Congratulations to Edoardo Lupi and Massimo Pessina, along side of tactician Lorenzo Bressani and crew members Alberto Bolzan, Javier De La Plaza, Jas Farneti, Matteo Mason and Carlo Zermini – they are the new Melges 32 European Champions!

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July AsianYachting Grand Prix News

July 2017 – AsianYachting Grand Prix – NewsGoto 2017-18 AYGP Microsite

2017/2018 AYGP Skipper & Yacht of the Year
“Hardest sports trophy to win in Asia”

Goto 2017-18 AsianYachting Grand Prix2017-18 AYGP is off to a flying start…
By AY MultiMedia
July 26th 2017: As Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek kicked off the 16th edition of the AsianYachting Grand Prix (AYGP), all 40 Skippers and Yachts in seven classes have scored valuable points in the AYGP Rankings. Outstanding victories for Ray Roberts TP52 Team Hollywood and John Newnham’s Firefly 850 Twin Sharks scoring 7 race wins each, sends them directly to the top the annual Rankings and take the early lead for the AYGP Skipper and Yacht of the Year titles.

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Join the crew of HMS Adventure this summer | Launched: our new website | Lal Hardy

Join the crew of HMS Adventure this summer

Be inspired by heroic voyages of exploration like Captain Bligh’s HMS Bounty! Join the crew of HMS Adventure to explore the Pacific Islands in our brand-new Play Zone. Plus, live performance, storytelling and new activities every week – times, dates, and details on our website – also NEW AUGUST LATE NIGHTS – we’re open till 7.30pm every Thursday in August.

Summer at the museum

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HHI says its smart ship solution cuts costs, boosts safety; Horizon Shipbuilding launches new tug for McAllister Towing

HHI says its smart ship solution cuts costs, boosts safety
HHI says its smart ship solution cuts costs, boosts safety
July 19, 2017 — The world’s largest shipbuilder, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), says that its Integrated Smart Ship Solution (ISSS) is the first of its kind in the global shipbuilding industry and can provide economical and reliable navigation and management of ships. The solution is based on HHI’s proprietary ICT (information and communication technologies).

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Declaration of Dividend for the 80th time. The position of NAT is very strong.

Hamilton, Bermuda, July 21, 2017

Nordic American Tankers Limited (“NAT”) today announced that the 80th quarterly dividend of NAT (for 2Q2017) is expected to equal $0.15 per share. We commented on the NAT situation in our message of May 29. Going forward, dividend payments are expected to remain a matter of priority. This time the dividend is expected to consist of two parts:

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Duke University gets funding to build new research vessel; Fatal tug capsize underscores the dangers of girting

Duke University gets funding to build new research vessel
Duke University gets funding to build new research vessel
July 20, 2017 — Duke University, Durham, NC, has received $11 million for the construction and operation of a new state-of-the-art ship that will expand teaching and research capabilities at its marine lab. The ship will be an ocean-going classroom to train undergraduate and graduate students in oceanography and marine biology at the Duke Marine Lab at Beaufort, NC.

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Davie Shipbuilding unveils Project Resolve naval support vessel; Hampton Roads Transit christens first of three new ferries

Davie Shipbuilding unveils Project Resolve naval support vessel
Davie Shipbuilding unveils Project Resolve naval support vessel
July 21, 2017 — Davie Shipbuilding, Lévis, Quebec, Canada, has unveiled the Asterix, the Resolve-class naval support vessel created by converting a containership. The project took just under two years and involved Davie’s 1,369 staff together with over 900 Canadian suppliers. The ship will enter into service with the Royal Canadian Navy by the end of this year.

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