Posts Tagged ‘Rio de Janeiro’

Rio keeps on rocking

Rio keeps on rocking
Sol Ipanema marketing manager Juliana Girão. Rio keeps on rocking By James Brewer The success of the Rock in Rio series of extravaganzas, the Olympic Games and the World Cup has proven the ability of Rio de Janeiro to organise and handle huge events, Brazilian representatives told delegates to the World...
November 9th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Tourism | Read More

Shaking off the Rio rust

Shaking off the Rio rust
Even sailors who have committed in advance to another campaign traditionally take some time away from the sport after the Olympic Games. The question is usually how much time is needed to refresh the batteries without getting too stale. Decades ago these hiatuses were usually measured in years. Now it’s...
January 26th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Aussie gold rush on the shores of Rio de Janeiro

Aussie gold rush on the shores of Rio de Janeiro
Australians celebrating There was Aussie elation at the Marina da Gloria on day five as the Rio 2016 Paralympic gold medals were wrapped up in the Two Person (SKUD18) and Three Person Keelboat (Sonar) with a day to spare. Daniel Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch in the SKUD18 were yet again on fire as they...
September 16th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Champions conquer on sun soaked opening day

Champions conquer on sun soaked opening day
In the build-up to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Sailing Competition the sky has been a dull shade of grey, but the minute the first day of racing started, the stereotypical Rio de Janeiro sunshine came out with a 10 knot wind to boot. It was a glorious opening session of sailing. And it wasn’t just...
September 12th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

SingPost celebrates Singapore’s first Olympic gold with two commemorative slogan designs

SingPost celebrates Singapore’s first Olympic gold with two commemorative slogan designs
Singapore, 16 August 2016 – SingPost celebrates Singapore’s first Olympic gold medal with two commemorative slogan designs. On 12 August 2016, Joseph Schooling won Singapore’s first-ever Olympic gold medal after winning the men’s 100m butterfly final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, with...
August 16th, 2016 | Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sports | Read More

Great Scott secures gold for Great Britain

Great Scott secures gold for Great Britain
As the RS:X fleets did battle in their Medal Races, the Finns, 470s, and Nacra 17 fleets continued their racing across Rio de Janeiro. Giles Scott (GBR) has won gold in the Finn with a race to spare. The reigning Olympic Champions in the Men’s and Women’s 470s are struggling to defend their...
August 14th, 2016 | News, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Finns ready for the fight + How to follow race day #2

Finns ready for the fight + How to follow race day #2
Wind out what’s on the agenda at the Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition today and find out further information on how to follow the racing, watch the tracking, download imagery and following World Sailing on social media. Today’s winds are set to be a little lighter than day one, with a...
August 9th, 2016 | Events, News, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Too close to call for Olympic debutants

Too close to call for Olympic debutants
Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze The Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition will welcome the new, fast and intense 49erFX and over the Rio 2016 cycle, the Women’s Skiff has not failed to disappoint. By Richard Aspland – World Sailing In its first Olympic outing, the 49erFX looks set to be one...
August 6th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Fast, furious and wild Nacra 17 ride at Rio 2016

Fast, furious and wild Nacra 17 ride at Rio 2016
Echavarri and Pacheco   The Mixed Multihull (Nacra 17) will make its Olympic debut at Rio 2016 and a fast, furious, wild ride could be on the cards for the 20-boat fleet in Brazil.   When the wind and waves are up, the Nacra 17, the fastest Olympic boat, flies around the race course and sometimes,...
August 2nd, 2016 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Last chance to shine before Rio 2016

Last chance to shine before Rio 2016
470 Men Sailing World Cup Weymouth and Portland will allow Olympic hopefuls the final opportunity to shine before they head to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic Games. The Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, London 2012’s sailing venue, will welcome 380 Olympic sailors from 44 nations...
June 2nd, 2016 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hyères, like sailing in Rio

Hyères, like sailing in Rio
Echavarri and Pacheco From the French Mistral to a breeze that resembled Rio de Janeiro, Hyères turned things around for the second day of racing at the Sailing World Cup. “Sailing in Hyères today was like sailing in Rio, ” commented Swedish 49erFX leader Lisa Ericson, sailing with Hanna Klinga,...
April 28th, 2016 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Last two Olympic spots will be decided at the Trofeo Princesa Sofía IBEROSTAR 2016

Last two Olympic spots will be decided at the Trofeo Princesa Sofía IBEROSTAR 2016
Who are fighting for the last Olympic spots for the Nacra17 at the Trofeo Princesa Sofía IBEROSTAR The 47th edition of the Trofeo Princesa Sofía IBEROSTAR for Olympic, Paralympic classes and the Dragon class to be held from 25th March to 2nd April in the bay of Palma, registers a record participation...
March 28th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

IMCA holding S. America section meeting in Rio

IMCA holding S. America section meeting in Rio
Chris Baldwin The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) will hold a South America Section meeting on the afternoon ofTuesday 10 November at the Novotel Santos Dumont in Rio de Janeiro.  Registration for this free-to-attend event is through events@imca-int.com Central to the meeting will...
November 6th, 2015 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Danelec Marine names Telnav Telecomuniçacões Navais the First Certified Service Center in Brazil

Danelec Marine names Telnav Telecomuniçacões Navais the First Certified Service Center in Brazil
(Birkeroed, Denmark – Oct. 5, 2015) – (Marine NewsWire) Danelec Marine today announced that it is expanding its presence in Brazil by naming Telnav Telecomuniçacões Navais a Certified Service Center. With nearly 30 years of market experience, Telnav employs a technical staff of 15 engineers...
October 5th, 2015 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  16/09/2015 CARGO WITH FLASH POINT BELOW 61 DEG. C South Africa, Cape Town MARCUS HOOK RANGE & ANCHORAGE DREDGING OPERATIONS United States, Delaware River HAZARD TO NAVIGATION United States, Delaware River NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS United States, Houston, Texas SOIL...
September 16th, 2015 | Associations, Bunkering, Canals, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
SUSPENSION OF PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED DRAFT RESTRICTION Panama, Panama Canal PILOTAGE TAXES RAISED Brazil, Rio De Janeiro Suspension of previously announced draft restriction September 03, 2015, Panama, Panama Canal The Panama Canal Authority has announced the suspension...
September 3rd, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Nineteen nations take test event dedals

Nineteen nations take test event dedals
After eight days of competition the Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta concluded in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with nineteen nations claiming medals. One year before the Olympic Sailing Competition the sailors showed their mettle on the race tracks that will be used at Rio 2016. Many of the test...
August 22nd, 2015 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Sailors Showcase Talent on Olympic Waters

Sailors Showcase Talent on Olympic Waters
Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic waters were packed full of exceptional sailing and athletic talent on Sunday 16 August with all ten Olympic events on show at the Aquece Rio – international Sailing Regatta 2015.   The Men’s and Women’s 470, 49er, 49erFX, Finn and Nacra 17 sailors joined...
August 16th, 2015 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Light Breeze the Opening Test

Light Breeze the Opening Test
Laser Fleet On Ponte Course The four Olympic events on show on the opening day of the Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta faced a light wind test across two racing areas inside Guanabara Day in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Laser and Laser Radial fleets, racing on the Ponte course, and the Men’s...
August 15th, 2015 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Aquece Rio 2015, Olympic Test Event

Aquece Rio 2015, Olympic Test Event
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is set to welcome 339 sailors from 52 nations for the Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2015, the Olympic test event, from 15-22 August 2015. The Aquece Rio is the second sailing test event in preparation for the Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition and sailors will...
August 14th, 2015 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

An Olympic Rehearsal

An Olympic Rehearsal
The Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta will act as a dress rehearsal for the Olympic Games with the world’s leading sailors, many of whom will be on the Olympic startline, fine tuning their preparations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. From 15-22 August 339 sailors from 52 nations, racing in...
August 13th, 2015 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

339 Sailors set for second sailing test event

339 Sailors set for second sailing test event
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is set to welcome 339 sailors from 52 nations for the Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2015, the Olympic test event, from 15-22 August 2015. The Aquece Rio is the second sailing test event in preparation for the Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition and sailors will...
August 11th, 2015 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

ISAF Statement ahead of Aquece Rio Test Event

ISAF Statement ahead of Aquece Rio Test Event
The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) continues to address concerns and is taking steps to ensure the health and safety of all athletes who will be competing in the upcoming Aquece Rio, Olympic Test Event and the Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition. ISAF continues to work closely with senior staff...
July 31st, 2015 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Marine Site Investigation in Hung Hom Fairway July 21, 2015, Hong Kong, Hong Kong For approximately one month, marine site investigation works involving cone penetration tests will be carried out within the area bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to...
July 21st, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Latin American & Caribbean offshore taskforce group launched to fight for offshore workers’ rights in the region

Latin American & Caribbean offshore taskforce group launched to fight for offshore workers’ rights in the region
The ITF HQ’s in London ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) affiliated trade unions meeting in Rio de Janeiro today launched a new Americas Region task force group dedicated to protecting the rights of Latin American and Caribbean workers in the offshore oil and gas sector. 26/03/2015 As...
March 26th, 2015 | Associations, Gas, ITF, Labour Disputes, Oil Industry | Read More