Platoon Take their Second Rolex TP52 World Championship Title After Nervy Bay of Palma Finale

Prizegiving. Harm Müller-Spreer.
PLATOON, Sail No: GER52, Bownumber: 02, Owner: Harm Müller-Spreer, NRV Hamburg

(Thursday 29th August, Puerto Portals) – Harm Müller-Spreer’s Platoon team won the Rolex TP52 World Championship title on the Bay of Palma today, but the German-flagged team, led by the Hamburg-based owner-driver did not make it easy for themselves as they had to contend with two additional penalty points that they were given for twice making contact with rival boats as well as two penalties for different infringements during a tense, nervy showdown with Azzurra.

Blue Economy Bulletin August 2019

Welcome to PEMSEA’s August Blue Economy Bulletin. This month PEMSEA looks at two coastal jurisdictions which lie along the seas of East Asia and are facing the challenge of ensuring development and growth occurs in a sustainable manner. Preah Sihanouk in Cambodia uses integrated coastal management (ICM) to conserve its environment and develop alternative livelihoods. Indonesia’s Surabaya undertook a variety of complementary measures on waste management to tackle a daunting waste overload.

Singapore Shipping Association wins Best Maritime Organisation Award at the Shiptek International Maritime Awards 2019

The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) was recognised as the Best Maritime Organisation at the 11th Shiptek International Maritime Awards 2019. The ceremony was held on 29thAugust in the Simpor Ballroom at the Marina Bay Convention Centre, Singapore.

Platoon Takes Control in Puerto Portals

(Wednesday 28th August, Puerto Portals) – A testing, northwesterly offshore wind of 12-17kts produced fantastic racing conditions today at the Rolex TP52 World Championship on the Bay of Palma out of Puerto Portals as Harm Müller-Spreer’s Platoon took control of the title race. They posted two first places and a fifth to lead the championship by seven points going into the final day, Thursday.