Marine Log Ferries 2018 – Join Us in NOLA!

Marine Log Ferries 2018
Expanding Waterborne Transit
Ferry service is undergoing a resurgence driven by the need for improved transportation options for commuters, residents, and tourists in growing coastal cities. Congested roads, highways, and train lines are already overtaxed in cities such as New York, San Francisco, and Seattle. Metropolitan planners and regional DOTs are expanding or creating new ferry routes to quickly meet the transportation demands urban regions.

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Vard to build its zero-emissions, zero-crew containership; Rolls-Royce gets into battery biz

Yara picks Vard to build its zero-emissions, zero-crew containership
August 15, 2018 — Norwegian fertilizer giant Yara has signed a shipbuilding contract worth approximately NOK 250 million (about $30 million) with Fincantieri subsidiary Vard for construction of the zero-emission vessel Yara Birkeland, the world’s first autonomous and electrically driven container vessel.

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Wärtsilä equipped Canadian ferry will have minimal environmental impact

Image caption: The ferry MV Armand-Imbeau II built for the Canadian operator Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ), will operate on LNG fuel. Copyright: Davie Shipyards

Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade press release, 16 August 2018 at 10 am EEST

A new 92 metre long ferry built for the Canadian operator Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ), and fitted with a broad scope of Wärtsilä solutions, has been delivered. The final commissioning of the vessel took place at the Chantier Davie Canada shipyard in June 2018.

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Western Circuit – AY Race Report 3

21st SMU-RM Western Circuit Sailing Regatta 2018

 Goto SMU-RM Western Circuit

AY Race Report 3

Final results up in the air…
By AsianYachting MultiMedia
August 16th: Although most the class leaders have all but secured the titles, the podium places are still up for grabs. There is also a protest pending for the SMU President’s Cup last weekend, that could rearrange the Class A and B order. The forecast is for 10 to 12 knot South Westerly and if this materialises, up to three races could be run for the IRC A & B, PY, SB20, J24 and Multihull classes and will determine the eventual outcome. The drop race also comes into play for IRC A, B and PY classes, could also have some influence. Whatever happens everyone is looking forward to the gala presentation dinner and charity auction on Saturday night, in the Raffles Marina ballroom, to raise funds for Sailability Singapore. Capture the action in the AY Photo Gallery…

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Major milestone for Oman Sail as windsurfer Mohammed Al Balushi is selected to represent Oman at Youth Olympic Games in October

In a historic landmark decision, Oman Sail today revealed the name of the young sailor who will go forward to represent the Sultanate at the Youth Olympic Games in October. Mohammed Nabil Al Balushi will become the first ever sailor from Oman Sail to represent his country at a Youth Olympic Games when he races in the Men’s Windsurfing Techno 293+ class at the event in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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