2020 Melges 24 European Sailing Series Corinthian Teams Rule in Day One in Torbole

August 07, 2020 – Torbole, Italy – Racing kicks off for the first event of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series in Torbole and, with light Ora wind from the South, the fleet completes three races that bring to the top of the standings the Corinthian crew of Taki 4 by Marco Zammarchi (2-1-6) with Niccolo Bertola at the helm.

Fincantieri Bay gets ready for role in frigate contract; Norwegian Cruise Line has no plans to shed any ships

Marine Daily
Glosten
Fincantieri Bay gets ready for role in frigate contract

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding, Sturgeon Bay, Wis., is preparing to upgrade its shipyard equipment and facilities this year to assist with work on the Navy guided missile frigate contract awarded sister yard Fincantieri Marinette Marine. Full Article

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Three ships idled in Australian ports as over-contract crew seek repatriation; Disgruntled armed guard took control of Eagle Bulk supramax

Marine Log World News
SNAME
Three ships idled in Australian ports as over-contract crew seek repatriation

Crews on at least three ships in Australian waters have stopped working their ships following expiration of their contracts. ITF says they are exercising their rights under Maritime Labor Convention. Full Article

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Inside Melges • August 2020

MELGES 15
TRENDING NOW
The first Melges 15 fleets are popping up across the country with boats being delivered weekly! Dirk Richter sent us this month’s cover photo of his new boat in Colorado. You could be on the water racing the newest Melges boat this summer. Gather your friends, family, and club together to start a Melges 15 fleet! Contact sales@melges.com for more information.LEARN MORE

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2020 Melges 24 European Sailing Series Melges 24, Let’s Get Back To Racing

August 06, 2020 -Torbole, Italy – It’s eventually time to be back racing for the international Melges 24 fleet that, after a long break imposed by the delays of the pandemic, is now ready to gather crews from several countries in Italy, Garda Lake, for the first appointment of the 2020 Melges 24 European Sailing Series, to be sailed on August 7th to 9th on Garda Lake in Torbole, Italy.

New vessel: Rescue vessel Ulabrand

Ulabrand
Rescue vessel built by Kvaerner Mandal AS in Norway. Four GM/Detroit main engines with 2 Servogear propellers. Total of 2744 kW. Two bow thrusters. 24 x 6,2 metres. Top speed 23 knots. 7 cabins and 11 beds.

Ulabrand will be in dry dock in Mariehamn, Åland, during the first week of September.
PRICE: Owners invite offers above EUR 400.000.

All details given in good faith but not guaranteed.

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Illinois awards $40 million grant to Cairo port project; Burger Boat launches its third vessel for Chicago tour boat operator

Inland Marine News
Karl Senner
Illinois awards $40 million grant to Cairo port project

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker visited Cairo, Ill., yesterday to announce that the state of Illinois will provide $40 million through the Rebuild Illinois capital plan to anchor a public private partnership that will construct a new inland port in Cairo at the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers. Full Article

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