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Tough and Tenacious

Tough and Tenacious
Photo: Nick Leggatt/Row4Ocean DAKAR TO PARAMARIBO – 2305nm Row4Ocean – World Record Attempt to row 2305nm. Africa to South America. Port of Departure: Dakar, Senegal, Africa – Port of Arrival: Paramaribo, Suriname, South America. Team: Patrick Bol, Lewis Knollman,Andrew Ruinoff, Matt...
January 5th, 2019 | Events, Rowing, Sports | Read More

Row4Ocean Time and Tide

Row4Ocean Time and Tide
1000 miles completed Row4Ocean’s ‘Year of Zayed’ is on course for a world record. (Nick Leggatt/Row4Ocean) Row4Ocean Time and Tide DAKAR TO PARAMARIBO – 2305nm Row4Ocean – World Record Attempt to row 2305nm. Africa to South America. Port of Departure: Dakar, Senegal, Africa...
December 28th, 2018 | Rowing, Sports | Read More

Row4Ocean Christmas Safari

Row4Ocean Christmas Safari
.   Row4Ocean Christmas Safari DAKAR TO PARAMARIBO – 2305nm Row4Ocean – World Record Attempt to row 2305nm in under 27 Days. Africa to South America. Port of Departure: Dakar, Senegal, Africa – Port of Arrival: Paramaribo, Suriname, South America. Team: Patrick Bol, Lewis Knollman,Andrew...
December 24th, 2018 | Rowing, Sports | Read More

Row4Ocean: Day 7 in the Atlantic

Row4Ocean: Day 7 in the Atlantic
. Row4Ocean Seven Days in the Atlantic DAKAR TO PARAMARIBO – 2305nm Row4Ocean – World Record Attempt to row 2305nm in under 27 Days. Africa to South America. Port of Departure: Dakar, Senegal, Africa – Port of Arrival: Paramaribo, Suriname, South America. Team: Patrick Bol, Lewis Knollman,...
December 21st, 2018 | Associations, Rowing, Sports | Read More

Start of ROW4OCEAN

Start of ROW4OCEAN
. Row4Ocean START: 14 DECEMBER 2018  DAKAR TO PARAMARIBO – 2305 NAUTICAL MILES Representing the spirit of DP World, Patrick Bol has formed a team of rowers; Lewis Knollman, Andrew Ruinoff, and Matt Wilds to cross the Atlantic Ocean in 27 days or less to collect samples of water and draw attention...
December 14th, 2018 | Rowing | Read More

ROW4OCEAN ready in Dakar

ROW4OCEAN ready in Dakar
“Year of Zayed” in Dakar, Senegal (Row4Ocean) Row4Ocean START: 14 DECEMBER 2018  DAKAR TO PARAMARIBO – 2305 NAUTICAL MILES Representing the spirit of DP World, Patrick Bol has formed a team of rowers; Lewis Knollman, Andrew Ruinoff, and Matt Wilds to cross the Atlantic Ocean in 27 days or...
December 9th, 2018 | Charity, Events, Rowing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
22-Nov-2018 ROWING BOAT RACE Hong Kong SUPPLY & DELIVERY OF SAND AT TUAS VIEW EXTENSION Singapore REPAIR OF DAMAGED REVETMENTS Singapore SUSPENSION OF TRAFFIC FOR PASSAGE OF CRANE SHIP Dardanelles, Turkey Rowing Boat Race Thursday, November 22, 2018, Hong Kong A rowing boat race will take place...
November 22nd, 2018 | Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rowing | Read More

Greek government deep in talks to encourage cruise-ship sector

Greek government deep in talks to encourage cruise-ship sector
Tourism minister Elena Kountoura. Greek government deep in talks to encourage cruise-ship sector By James Brewer Greece has confirmed that it wants to establish six new home-ports for cruise ships as part of its drive to expand the thriving tourism industry. Tourism minister Elena Kountoura said it was...
November 5th, 2018 | Associations, Breaking News, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Story of the Day, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

“Year of Zayed” launched in Dubai

“Year of Zayed” launched in Dubai
. “Year of Zayed” launched in Dubai Row4Ocean START: 14 DECEMBER 2018  DAKAR TO PARAMARIBO – 2305 NAUTICAL MILES Representing the spirit of DP World, Patrick Bol has formed a team of rowers; Lewis Knollman, Andrew Ruinoff, and Matt Wilds to cross the Atlantic Ocean in 27 days or less to collect...
October 29th, 2018 | Rowing, Sports | Read More

Row4Ocean: Dakar to Paramaribo

Row4Ocean: Dakar to Paramaribo
ROW4OCEAN training in Dubai for the 14 December departure. Row4Ocean START: 14 DECEMBER 2018  DAKAR TO PARAMARIBO – 2305 NAUTICA Eight billion kilos of plastic are dumped into the ocean every year. Eight billion kilos of plastic are dumped into the ocean every year. For the number crunchers among...
October 8th, 2018 | Environment, News, Oceanology, People and Places, Pollution, Rowing | Read More

World Rowing eNewsletter – August 2018

World Rowing eNewsletter – August 2018
.. Fast, furious and very new; Commonwealth Beach Sprints Eight nations competed at the first-ever Commonwealth Beach Sprints held from 18-19 August in Sandbanks Beach, Poole, United Kingdom.  This was a first for rowing in the Commonwealth Games and it was the first Commonwealth gold medal for Vanuatu...
September 3rd, 2018 | Associations, Communication, Rowing, Sports | Read More

Turbulent Markets; Turbulent Geopolitics…

Turbulent Markets; Turbulent Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI lost 13 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,609… The Geopolitics take a perplexed twist and turn and among other issues there has been major events in British Politics due to the ongoing BREXIT saga. A different wold since last Friday… John Faraclas’ brief recap: The...
July 9th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, LNG, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Rowing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

New look London Boat Show celebrates vibrant atmosphere across five-day format

New look London Boat Show celebrates vibrant atmosphere  across five-day format
… The 2018 London Boat Show drew to a close yesterday (Sunday 14 January 2018) amidst incredible sales reports, a vibrant atmosphere, strong visitor numbers and the fantastic launch of the all new Boating & Watersports Holiday Show. The changes made to the 2018 Show were a success amongst exhibitors...
January 15th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

London Boat Show to welcome sporting legends and silverware from across the world

London Boat Show to welcome sporting legends and silverware from across the world
Sporting fans from all eras are set to enjoy some of the finest the sporting world has to offer with legends, trophies and heroes all to be seen, as the London Boat Show opens tomorrow (Wednesday 10 January). Footballing favourite Sir Geoff Hurst, best known for being the first person to score a hattrick...
January 9th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Launching brand new craft and technology for the New Year at London Boat Show 2018

Launching brand new craft and technology for the New Year at London Boat Show 2018
From last year’s event Making their debut at the London Boat Show next week are more than 75 of the latest, highly-anticipated sail and power boats, innovative watersports craft, plus an array of exciting new marine equipment, gear and services for 2018. The new-five day London Boat Show, taking...
January 4th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
  16-Nov-2017 CANOE RACES FROM CLEAR WATER BAY TO STANLEY MAIN BEACH Hong Kong PROHIBITION OF VESSELS ARRIVING FROM/CALLING AT CRIMEAN PORTS Turkey Canoe Races from Clear Water Bay to Stanley Main Beach Thursday, November 16, 2017, Hong Kong Canoe races will take place during...
November 16th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rowing, Sanctions, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  25-Aug-2017 DESIGNATED BUNKERING AREAS IN CANAL WATERS Panama Canal, Panama CANOE RACE Hong Kong VESSEL BOARDINGS SUSPENDED Houston, United States BOARDINGS SUSPENDED AT SB BUOY Beaumont/Port Arthur, United States PORT CONDITION ZULU SET AS HARVEY STRENGTHENS Houston, United States Designated...
August 25th, 2017 | Bunkering, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rowing, Sports, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  17-Aug-2017 ROWING EVENT BETWEEN HONG KONG AND MACAU Hong Kong HIGH WINDS FORECAST FOR PORT KEMBLA & ILLAWARRA COAST New South Wales, Australia Rowing event between Hong Kong and Macau Thursday, August 17, 2017, Hong Kong A rowing event between Hong Kong and Macau will...
August 17th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rowing, Weather | Read More

CONFIRMED: Legends Theatre!

CONFIRMED: Legends Theatre!
Artists impression The Legends Theatre, packed with sailing superstars from past and present, will be at the heart of the 2018 London Boat Show. Inspiring and exciting visitors to the Show and its two complementary events, the Boating & Watersports Holiday Show and Bespoke London, this intimate...
August 9th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
27-Mar-2017 SENTINEL FISH CAGE INSTALLED SELETAR DAM Singapore AAT TARIFF REVIEW FY2017: INCREASES FOR FISHERMAN ISLAND Fisherman Island, Australia TROPICAL CYCLONE DEBBIE: UPDATE 6 (27 MARCH 2017) North Queensland, Australia Sentinel fish cage installed Seletar Dam Monday, March...
March 27th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rowing, Weather | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
  09-Jan-2017 DREDGING OPERATIONS AT KWAI TSING CONTAINER TERMINALS 1 AND 2 Hong Kong MARINE WORKS AT THE NORTH OF THE HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Hong Kong MARINE WORKS BETWEEN TAI KWAI WAN, CHEUNG CHAU AND H SO PAI, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong DISEMBARKATION OPERATIONS RE-COMMENCED AT...
January 9th, 2017 | Associations, Aviation, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rowing | Read More

British Marine report at the LBS 2017: UK’s leisure marine industry grows for fifth consecutive year

British Marine report at the LBS 2017: UK’s leisure marine industry grows for fifth consecutive year
London Boat Show 2017: An impressive entrance New figures released by British Marine at the 2017 London Boat Show report UK’s leisure marine industry grows for fifth consecutive year Six months since the Brexit vote, confidence amongst British Marine members has bounced back Industry now calling for...
January 9th, 2017 | Marinas, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Statistics, Yachting | Read More

Greek tourism cruises to new heights

Greek tourism cruises to new heights
Tourism minister Elena Kountoura. Greek tourism cruises to new heights by James Brewer Buoyed by bumper tourism figures, Greece has pledged to increase its backing for the cruiseship sector. Elena Kountoura,  Minister of Tourism, speaking at the World Travel Market 2016 in London, declared: “We are...
November 7th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, European Union, Events, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Tourism | Read More

£1.5million from shipping industry to Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

£1.5million from shipping industry to Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
Hundreds of shipping luminaries joined forces to help Spinnaker Global lead the 3rd annual Dragon Boat race to raise money for Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children – and hit an incredible £1.5million target for the OSCAR Campaign – and all of it from shipping. On Friday 16 September 2016,...
September 29th, 2016 | Charity, HR, Rowing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  13-Jul-2016 ROWING EVENT BETWEEN HONG KONG AND MACAU Hong Kong MAINTENANCE CLOSURE Kiel Canal, Germany PORT COST INCREASES Australia Rowing event between Hong Kong and Macau Wednesday, July 13, 2016, Hong Kong A rowing event between Hong Kong and Macau will take place on 16...
July 13th, 2016 | Ports & Terminals, Rowing, Sports | Read More