Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

Thrill of the race

Thrill of the race Ahead of the Grand National we look back at Lloyd’s long history insuring equine risks         A British sporting institution, the Grand National is arguably the ultimate test of racehorse and rider. A National Hunt horse race – or steeplechase – it encompasses 30 fences...
April 5th, 2013 | Marine Insurance, Sports | Read More

HELMEPA’s Facebook fans given their chance to flaunt their environmental wit and ingenuity

For the first time this spring, and in cooperation with the Hellenic Offshore Racing Club (HORC) at Piraeus, HELMEPA is giving its online followers the opportunity to express their hopes for our marine environment and devise the Association’s new slogan through a unique competition to be run exclusively...
April 4th, 2013 | Environment, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Undefeated Crews Face Off In 49erFX At ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma

Tuesday 26 March 2013 – ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma will see two undefeated 49erFX crews go head to head for the first time on 1 April as racing begins at the third stop on the 2012-2013 ISAF Sailing World Cup Series. Held across Club Nàutic S’Arenal and Club Marítimo San Antonio de la...
March 26th, 2013 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

New Challenges Ahead For ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma Competitors

 Monday 25 March 2013  –  ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma will commence on 1 April with an exciting array of world class competitors ready to embark on new challenges. Held across Club Nàutic S’Arenal and Club Marítimo San Antonio de la Playa over 900 sailors will fight for the titles...
March 25th, 2013 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

GL Group presents: New edition of “nonstop“ magazine out now!

New edition of “nonstop“ magazine out now! This latest edition of Germanischer Lloyd’s “nonstop” magazine covers such topics as: designs for passenger vessels propelled by LNG, a study about LNG bunkering in German ports, GL’s consultancy arm FutureShip and how they optimize optimization....
March 20th, 2013 | Books, Classification Societies, LNG, Reports, Sports | Read More

London Boat Show 2013 highlights marine industry resilience

London Boat Show 2013 highlights marine industry resilience
TULLETT PREBON LONDON BOAT SHOW 2013 HIGHLIGHTS MARINE INDUSTRY RESILIANCE   The 2013 Tullett Prebon London Boat Show, Europe’s first boat show of the year, drew to a close on Sunday 20 January*. The showcase of the leisure marine industry has been an example of the resilience of the marine industry...
February 25th, 2013 | Exhibitions, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sports, Yachting | Read More

The Insurance Challenge

Fri 22 Feb 2013 – The London market reveals its altruistic side as runners and fundraisers prepare for the second-ever Sierra Leone marathon. Sending 200 insurance professionals to Sierra Leone to race side by side under the African sun? It is a feat that could really only be dreamt up by the London...
February 22nd, 2013 | Charity, Insurance and Reinsurance, Sports | Read More

GAC appointed official logistics provider for EFG Bank Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2013

GAC appointed official logistics provider for EFG Bank Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2013
Regional offshore sailing race will bring action to Bahrain, Qatar, UAE and Oman Dubai, February 7th, 2013 – Global logistics and shipping company GAC have been named the official logistics partner by Oman Sail, for EFG Bank Sailing Arabia The Tour 2013, which kicks off in Bahrain this weekend....
February 8th, 2013 | Charity, News, Sports, Yachting | Read More

New Board for the Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association

Diogenis Venetopoulos. Christos Afroudakis, Nicos Christodoulopoulos, Nicos Demestichas, Antonis Stelliatos, Michael Speis, Apostolos Papadopoulos, Maria Zacharitsa and George Vernicos. The Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association (EPEST) in its General meeting on the 27th of January elected a...
February 6th, 2013 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

All change for GAC Pindar Extreme Sailing team as talented youth team is announced

All change for GAC Pindar Extreme Sailing team as talented youth team is announced
GAC Pindar EX40 Kiwi skipper Will Tiller to make his Extreme Sailing Series debut in Oman UK, 31 January 2013 – GAC Pindar has announced a new line-up for their 2013 Extreme Sailing Series (ESS). Kiwi sailor Will Tiller and a talented youth team will make their ESS debut in the 1st Act of the...
January 31st, 2013 | News, Ports & Terminals, Sports, Yachting | Read More

HOT Port News from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Germany, Kiel Canal – Urgent lock chamber repairs * United States, New Orleans, Louisiana – Hotel accommodation during Superbowl/Mardi Gras * United States, Mississippi River, Louisiana – Safety...
January 30th, 2013 | Bunkering, Canals, Ports & Terminals, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hook, Line and Cover

Fri 25 Jan 2013 –  British anglers can now get specialist fishing insurance thanks to a new product fully underwritten at Lloyd’s. Sportscover have worked with the JRW Group to develop a bespoke insurance cover for individual anglers.   In the UK, around 130, 000 people currently take part...
January 25th, 2013 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Sports | Read More

TNL GAC Pindar bespoke solutions deliver outsized motorboat to New Zealand

The MT Stamas – pic courtesy GAC TNL GAC Pindar Ltd, a joint venture between specialist marine leisure logistics services provider GAC Pindar and global freight forwarder TNL International, has delivered a 7.6 MT Stamas 363 motorboat from Georgia, USA, to Auckland, New Zealand. The privately owned...
January 24th, 2013 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

New 49erFX Teams Ready For Lift Off At ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami

Wednesday 23 January 2013 – In less than one week the second of four 2012-2013 ISAF Sailing World Cup Regattas will get going in Miami, USA. Whilst the Nacra 17 makes its debut on the international stage, the 49erFX makes its second appearance in the ISAF Sailing World Cup. For all competitors...
January 23rd, 2013 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

Customers at the heart of new GAC promise – Strategic partnerships in focus

The Wind in our Sails- GAC steers its course to ‘Delivering your strategy.’. Dubai, 7 January 2013 – The global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC Group is launching a new corporate tagline in 2013 that emphasises its support for customers in achieving their business...
January 8th, 2013 | Charity, Ports & Terminals, Sports, Yachting | Read More

GAC and Crystal Palace Football Club team up with the World Food Programme

20 December 2012 – GAC is helping to promote the fight against global hunger this Christmas by donating the space on Crystal Palace players’ shirts where its brand usually appears to the world’s largest humanitarian aid organisation, the UN’s World Food Programme (WFP). As a result,...
December 20th, 2012 | Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Sports | Read More

GAC appointed official logistics provider for Gulf 12 hour race

Brings expertise to high-octane event in Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, December 10th, 2012: For the second consecutive year, global logistics and shipping company GAC has been appointed the official logistics partner for the Gulf 12 hour race. The intense two-part endurance motor race will see a range of international...
December 10th, 2012 | Logistics, Sports | Read More

Turkish Airlines sponsorship of Spanish football club ends

David Cockroft 5 December 2012 – Protestors in Istanbul demand the reinstatement of the 305 workers A sponsorship deal between Turkish Airlines and Spanish football club FC Barcelona will end next year when the contract with the team ends.   The announcement was made in a statement released by...
December 5th, 2012 | Charity, ITF, Sports | Read More

GAC golfers seek a strong showing at DP World Championship 2012

Chris Wood Wood, Sterne and Coetzee to represent global shipping, marine and  logistics company Dubai, November 21st 2012 – Global shipping, marine and logistics company GAC is looking forward to an exciting show from its team of world-class professional golfers at the upcoming DP World Championship...
November 21st, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies, Sports | Read More

GAC extends partnership with NBA Houston Rockets

GAC extends partnership with NBA Houston Rockets
State-of-the-art video scoreboard due to be installed at the Toyota Centre, home to the Houston Rockets, will be branded with sponsor GAC’s logo. Fans get chance to win prizes as GAC renews sponsorship  HOUSTON – November 6, 2012 – GAC, the world’s leading provider of integrated solutions...
November 6th, 2012 | Logistics, News, Sports | Read More

Smiles all round for the children of Hôpitaux de Paris – Hôpitaux de France as they go sailing at the Extreme Sailing Series in Nice

Smiles all round for the children of Hôpitaux de Paris – Hôpitaux de France as they go sailing at the Extreme Sailing Series in Nice
Happy faces! Children of Fondation Hôpitaux de Paris – Hôpitaux de France enjoy sailing with GAC Pindar skipper Ian Williams on the Ex 40 boat. – Credit Lloyd Images GAC Pindar Children’s sailing programme looks to 2013 after successful year France – October 31 2012 – Dozens...
October 31st, 2012 | Events, Ports & Terminals, Sports, Yachting | Read More

ISAF Publish The Equipment Rules Of Sailing 2013-2016 Online And On iTunes

Friday 12 October 2012 -The Equipment Rules of Sailing (ERS) for 2013-2016 has been made available to download online and for the first time, as an iOS application ahead of the worldwide date of implementation on 1 January 2013. The official ERS iOS Application, available on all mobile Apple devices,...
October 12th, 2012 | Regulatory, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Ian Williams is back at the helm in the penultimate event of the Extreme Sailing Series

GAC Pindar sailing in Nice just off the famous Promenade des Anglais – Credit Lloyd Images: www.lloydimages.com GAC Pindar skipper continues quest for a podium result in Nice France, 11 October 2012 – Reigning ISAF World Match Racing champion, Ian Williams is to lead the GAC Pindar Extreme team...
October 11th, 2012 | Sports | Read More

ISAF World Sailing Rankings –

10  Oct 2012 – The ISAF World Sailing Rankings for 10 October 2012 have been released and for the first time include Kiteboarding.  Since the previous ranking release on 19 September, ISAF has re-graded the ISAF Sailing World Cup regattas of the 2011-12 circuit to apply the new grading system....
October 10th, 2012 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

Lloyd’s shortlisted for Dragon Awards

Thursday 04 Oct 2012    – These annual honours recognise the contribution City businesses make to their local communities.   Lloyd’s was shortlisted in two categories – the overall Lord Mayor’s Award for community programmes and the Social Inclusion Award for Sporting Chances. This award...
October 4th, 2012 | HR, Sports | Read More