2017 Melges 24 European Sailing Series Medemblik – Day 1 Three Bullets to Hungarian FGF Sailing Team

Hungarian FGF Sailing Team (HUN728) with Robert Bakoczy in helm did not leave much chance to the competitors winning all three races on the first day of the event – photo (c)Jasper van Staveren – www.SailService.org

September 15, 2017 – Medemblik, the Netherlands – Medemblik, the Netherlands – Penultimate event of the 2017 Melges 24 European Sailing Series brought the Melges 24 fleet to Medemblik, the Netherlands, where during the Delta Lloyd Open Dutch Championship also the Melges 24 Dutch Champions will be found out over the weekend of September 15-17. Hungarian FGF SAILING TEAM (HUN728) with Robert Bakoczy in helm did not leave much chance to the competitors winning all three races on the first day of the event.

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IT’S ALL GO THIS WEEKEND WITH BART’S BASH 2017

Bart’s Bash 2017 – Less than two days to go!
Raising funds for sailing programmes in affected 
by Hurricane Irma
This weekend, the sailing world will once again unite in memory of sailor Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson under the global umbrella event title,  ‘Bart’s Bash’.  It is already designated as The World’s Largest Sailing Event having achieved a Guinness World Record in 2014 when it was first staged.

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Bio based wastewater treatment system for small vessels; DHS extends Jones Act waiver

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Vard designs cable layer for Japan’s Kokusai Cable Ship
September 14, 2017 — Vard Design has won a contract for the design of a cable lay vessel under construction for Kokusai Cable Ship Co. Ltd. The Vard 9 01 design vessel measures 113.1 m x 21.5 m and is tailor-made for efficient installation and repair of subsea telecom cables. Additionally, it is prepared for the expanding power cable installation market by incorporating a high capacity below-deck cable carousel.

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Seadrill files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy; USACE takes delivery of foil assisted survey vessel

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Seadrill files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
September 13, 2017 — Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill Limited has filed prearranged Chapter 11 cases in the Southern District of Texas together with an agreed restructuring plan. As part of the chapter 11 cases, the company filed “first day” motions that, when granted, will enable day-to-day operations to continue as usual. Specifically, the company requested authority to pay its key trade creditors and employee wages and benefits without change or interruption.

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Update on energy sector impacts of Harvey and Irma; Rolls-Royce plans autonomous naval vessel

DOE Update on Irma, Harvey
DOE releases update on energy sector impacts of Harvey and Irma
September 12, 2017 — The U.S. Department of Energy today released a new event summary on the impacts of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. Widespread electrical outages continue, but more refineries are in operation, although at reduced capacity, and more ports are opening.

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Calvi on the fly for Team ENGIE

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017

Calvi on the fly for Team ENGIE

The penultimate stage of the GC32 Racing Tour, the Orezza Corsica Cup is fast approaching and Team ENGIE is already looking forward to this important end of season competition. Eager to sail at their best on their foiling catamaran and aim for their first win, Sébastien Rogues and his teammates are more focused than ever in the run up to sailing in Calvi, Corsica.

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