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Princess Yachts R35 performance yacht review

The new Princess R35 performance yacht appears to have pulled off the rare trick of combining agility and elegance in a single package. The backstory of the British-built boat may involve the skills of legendary Italian design house Pininfarina allied to technology derived from the Americas Cup racing team BAR, but arguably…
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SeaDream Announces New Land Programs in the Caribbean - Cruise Industry News

SeaDream Yacht Club announced it is expanding its Yachting Land Adventures program in the Caribbean with a selection of new shoreside activities, according to a press release.The new selections range from engaging tours to high adrenaline adventures, the company said.With so many repeat guests who sail with SeaDream year after year…

Abandon Ship Review - Gamereactor

Abandon Ship has been sailing through Early Access on Steam since last year, and after we first heard talk of a game inspired by FTL: Faster Than Light but with a nautical theme and a side order of Cthulhu, we've had it on our radar (or should that be sonar, perhaps?). Now, as of last month, the game is finished, and we've…

Indonesian fishermen find body of one of 3 missing divers, SE Asia News & Top Stories

JAKARTA - Indonesian fishermen on Monday (Nov 11) found the body of one of the three missing divers, including a Singaporean, in the waters near Lampung province on Sumatra island.Indonesia's National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) spokesman Yusuf Latief said the fishermen found the body, clad in a diving suit, along with diving equipment…

Marseille Port Completes Blockchain Trial

New Wave MediaShailaja A. The Port of Marseille Fos (Grand Port Maritime de Marseille; GPMM) has just completed a blockchain pilot scheme to enhanced efficiencies at France’s largest seaport.The focus of the project for freight transportation on the  Mediterranean-Rhone-Saone (MeRS) corridor is to run a trial to evaluate the security of the digital transport chain.

Port Canaveral Welcomes Mass Maritime Training Ship

Maritime Logistics ProfessionalMLPJune 8, 2018TS Kennedy arrives at Port Canaveral (Photo: Canaveral Port Authority)Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s 540-foot training vessel, TS Kennedy, arrived at Port Canaveral Thursday. The ship has 275 Texas A&M Maritime Academy cadets plus their faculty and crew on board for a required sea term.In welcoming the Kennedy’s Capt.
MSC Meraviglia in New York

Muskat: Meraviglia Is Example of MSCs North American Commitment - Cruise Industry News

As the MSC Meraviglia made history in Manhattan earlier this week as the largest ship to ever dock in New York City, it also underscored MSC Cruises ambitions in the North American cruise market.This is a perfect example of our commitment to growing in the North American market, said Ken Muskat, executive vice president and COO of MSC Cruises (USA)…

Vancouver Island real estate sales dipped 19% last year

The slowdown in Vancouver Islands real estate market has not been isolated to Greater Victoria, as the rest of the Island reported a sharp downturn in sales activity over the course of 2018. The total number of sales in Victoria dropped 20 per cent in 2018, compared with 2017, and a similar tale is told north of the Malahat Drive.

5 Things You Might Not Know About the Battle of Midway

The mighty clash between Japanese and U.S. naval forces in June 1942 ended in a stunningand surprisingAllied victory.In May 1942, things were going Japan’s way. Since their surprise attack on U.S. forces at Pearl Harbor the previous December, the Japanese had struck Allied targets across the Pacific and Far East, seizing Burma (Myanmar)…

Sky Princess, Princess Cruises Latest Newbuild Visits Valletta

Valletta Cruise Port has welcomed Sky Princess, Princess Cruises’ brand-new ship debuting this October. Sky Princess features exciting entertainment venues, new dining choices and award-winning chef partnerships and can accommodate up to 3,660 passengers with over 1,300 crew. Sky Princess, the newest addition to the Princess Cruises’ fleet elevates the distinctive…

Iran Downs 'Foreign Drone' After Airspace Violation Over Southern Port in Persian Gulf

Earlier, Tehran reportedly informed international maritime authorities that three of its oil tankers had been attacked by unknown forces in a matter of six months, calling the Red Sea route, where these attacks happened, "unsafe".A drone has been shot down above the Iranian port of Mahshahr in the country's south on the shores of the Persian Gulf, the ISNA news agency reported.

Growth Of US Inbound Containers Has Slowed

The accumulated growth rate for US inbound containers has almost been cut in off half from 5.1% in 2018 to 2.6% in August of 2019.Towards the end of 2018, US retailers frontloaded consumer goods ahead of the planned tariff hike in January 2019. While another US tariff hike of 10% on Chinese goods worth USD 160 billion is planned for December 15…

Orion Group (NYSE:ORN) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Orion Group (NYSE:ORN) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report issued on Saturday morning, Zacks.com reports. Zacks Investment Research currently has $5.50 price objective on the construction company’s stock. According to Zacks, “Orion Group Holdings, Inc. is a construction…

Efstathiou buys German freight-tech mainstay Burmester & Vogel

Bostons Evan Efstathiou is best known in maritime circles for his freight-tech landscape product, a frequently updated display that puts ocean shippings technology ecosystem into visual context. Since he began curating the map in 2009, a B&V emblem has been in the picture. It is the logo of Burmester und Vogel a company that Efstathiou has just purchased.

Grupo TMM SAB (OTCMKTS:GTMAY) Rating Increased to Buy at ValuEngine

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Grupo TMM SAB (OTCMKTS:GTMAY) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note published on Friday, October 11th, ValuEngine reports.GTMAY stock opened at $1.60 on Friday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $1.60 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $1.65. Grupo TMM SAB has a 12-month low of $1.00 and a 12-month high of $1.91.

ExxonMobil to supply engine and stabiliser oils for Color Hybrid

ExxonMobil is supplying MobilGard ADL 40 engine oil for Color Line’s newest ferry, Color Hybrid, to improve engine performance and reduce oil consumption.The vessel, which is the world’s largest plug-in battery hybrid ship, operates between Sandefjord, Norway and Strömstad, Sweden. She has capacity for 2,000 passengers…

MPSV07 salvage vessel "Spasatel Zaborschikov" successfully passes acceptance trials (photo release)

The M/V "Spasatel Zaborschikov”, built at Nevsky Shipyard, has successfully completed acceptance testing on December 17, 2013, the shipbuilding company said Tuesday in a media release. The M/V Spasatel Zaborschikov (Rescuer Zaborschikov) is third in a series of multipurpose 4MW salvage vessels of project MPSV07, under construction at the Nevsky dock.

Dublin Ports Ocean Pier Berth 31-34 and Ro-Ro Jetty shortlisted for Engineering Project of the Year

Keating as part of the Roadbridge Keating Joint Venture has been shortlisted for two awards for their work on Dublin Port’s Ocean Pier Berth 31-34 and Ro-Ro Jetty at the Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards 2019, the company said in its release.The Engineering Project of the Year Award recognises the highest level of achievement…

Greece Rescues Tourist Floating In Aegean Sea For Two

Greece has rescued a 47-year old woman floating in a rubber dinghy in the Aegean Sea for nearly two days, coastguard officials said on Tuesday.The woman, holidaying on a sailboat near the Greek island of Folegandros, boarded an inflatable boat around midday on Nov. 1 to get supplies. A day later, Greek authorities were…

French word of the Day: Draguer

Why do I need to know draguer? If you work in the dredging or minesweeping industry you may already know this one, but it has an important other meaning that relates to more playful pastimes.What does it mean? So if you favour a direct approach to your dating, you could tell the object of your affections Oui, je te drague - Yes, I'm hitting on you.