Wärtsilä opens the first International Maritime Cyber Centre of Excellence in the world

Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 16 October 2018 at 2.30 pm EEST

The technology group Wärtsilä opens an International Maritime Cyber Centre of Excellence (IMCCE) today in Singapore. The IMCCE consists of a Maritime Cyber Emergency Response Team (MCERT) and a cyber academy. The IMCCE is a world’s first industry solution for the marine industry, founded by Wärtsilä together with its strategic partner in cyber security, Templar Executives. The IMCCE will provide a focal point for the industry to help drive the cyber awareness and response to cyber incidents.

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Day 106 – GGR Race Update

DAY 106 – NEWS UPDATE

• Jean-Luc Van Den Heede first into the Pacific
• Abhilash Tomy on the mend after major back surgery
• Gregor McGuckin returns home to Irish welcome

Dateline 16:30 UTC  15.10.2018 – Les Sables d’Olonne, France

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STOP PRESS…STOP PRESS

Mark Slats injured during knock-down

At 16:00 UTC today,  Dutch skipper Mark Slats alerted Race HQ that his yacht had just suffered two knock-downs in quick succession and that he had been hit by a toolbox flying across the cabin which may have resulted in him sustaining a cracked rib.

The tough Dutchman was not too concerned about the injury, but more about the sudden change in conditions. He reported that the winds had suddenly picked up to 30-35knots and that a 3 metre southerly swell was hitting Ophen Maverick on the beam. Race HQ is monitoring the situation and will make a safety call to Slats tomorrow.

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ARACON 2018: Last chance to attend

RECALIBRATING THE BUNKER FUEL SUPPLY AND VALUE CHAIN

2020: The outlook for fuel buyers, physical suppliers, traders and brokers

Don’t miss out on this year’s hard-hitting and highly topical conference programme, which will forensically examine all the industry’s key issues – the impact and fallout of IMO 2020, bunker contracts and claims, fuel quality issues, contamination and blending problems, and the effect of high-impact legal cases on the shipping and bunker sectors.

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Ponant chooses Wärtsilä LNG solutions for ice class expedition ship; Rolls-Royce and Intel collaborate on intelligent ship development

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Ponant chooses Wärtsilä LNG solutions for ice class expedition ship
October 15, 2018 —The polar ice-class expedition cruise vessel under construction by shipbuilder Vard for French operator Ponant will be powered by four 14 cylinder and two 10 cylinder Wärtsilä 31DF dual-fuel engines.

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Royal Wharf Launches at Edinburgh Marina

– The Old Gunpowder Store showcases new homes – 

 [London: 16 October 2018]: Edinburgh Marina Holdings, the developer of the landmark Edinburgh Marina scheme, today announced the launch of the first phase of its luxury Royal Wharf development retirement apartments. The launch coincides with the opening of the Edinburgh Marina show flat in the Old Gunpowder Store and will provide the first opportunity for purchasers to reserve apartments as well, at the same time enabling boat owners to reserve one of 340 berths in the new Edinburgh Marina.

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Wärtsilä launches Acceleration Centre in Singapore and partners with MPA and PSA Marine to develop IntelliTug

Image caption: The Wärtsilä IntelliTug project aims at enhancing operational safety in Singapore’s busy harbour.

Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 16 October 2018 at 1.30 pm EEST

The technology group Wärtsilä has today opened its Acceleration Centre in Singapore. This purpose-built centre promotes innovation and collaboration with industry, academia, and local partners to strengthen and develop Singapore’s maritime ecosystem. The opening marks a key milestone following the agreement signed between Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and Wärtsilä in April 2018 to collaborate in areas of intelligent vessels, connected smart port operations, cyber-physical security, and digital acceleration with start-ups. Wärtsilä will also address cybersecurity challenges in connected maritime operations by launching its Maritime Cyber Centre of Excellence as part of the Singapore Acceleration Centre.

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The Bunkerspot Update 15/10/2018

NOON REPORT

 

 

 

GLOBAL: OOCL details 2020 bunker surcharge

‘In preparation for the surge in this operating cost and in consideration of the continual trend of rising fuel prices in the market, OOCL will be introducing a bunker recovery approach based on a floating bunker formula that will better reflect the changes in the industry environment,’ says the container shipping company.

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018 Melges 24 European Sailing Series Final Day in Luino – Italian Taki 4 Double Winner of the Series in Luino, Flavio Favini & Maidollis Winning XV Lino Favini Cup

Italian Taki 4 ITA778 of Marco Zammarchi Niccolo Bertola in helm and Giacomo Fossati calling the tactics, Giovanni Bannetta, Pietro Seghezza, Gianluca Derubeis and Lorenzo Piccioni aboard through the season – double winner of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2018. Photo (c) Piret Salmistu
Flavio Favini helming Gianluca Perego’s MAIDOLLIS ITA854 with his fellow sailors from BLUE MOON Tiziano Nava,Giovanni Ferrari and Federico Valenti,and in addition also Alfio Lavazza,is the winner of XV Lino Favini Cup as well the Melges 24 Swiss champion 2018. Photo (c) Piret Salmistu
October 15, 2018 – Luino, Italy- 2018 Melges 24 European Sailing Series comes to its end in Luino Italy with the XV edition of Lino Favini Cup. After six events held in Punta Ala, Portoroz, Torbole, Riva del Garda, Domaso and Luino the overwhelming winner both in overall and Corinthian division is reigning Melges 24 European Champion TAKI 4 while the winner of the final event in Luino is Flavio Favini and his fellow sailors from well awarded BLUE MOON sailing on MAIDOLLIS.

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Franck Cammas and NORAUTO win the GC32 Racing Tour 2018 and take second overall at the GC32 TPM MED CUP in Toulon

Following their first victory in 2016, NORAUTO and Franck Cammas’ team claim the 2018 GC32 Racing Tour title win this Sunday in Toulon. With a second overall in the final event – the GC32 TPM Med Cup – and wins in the Riva Del Garda, Lagos and Villasimius events, Franck, Arnaud, Matthieu, Olivier and Devan win the final victory of a particularly close 2018 season.

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