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Paris, France (December 7, 2018) – Torqeedo is pleased to announce it will display its new products for electric mobility on the water at Salon Nautique International, Paris’ world-renowned boat show. The Salon Nautique will take place at the Porte de Versailles from December 8 through December 16, 2018 with Torqeedo’s 2019 innovations and its full line of electric boating products on display on stand 2.2B1.http://bbn.firtrench.com
No wind today, my love has gone away… By AsianYachting MultiMedia 7th December 2018: A huge thunderstorm last night, caused extensive flooding and all sorts of mayhem on the roads in Phuket. Unfortunately the heavy overcast sky, carried through into the morning and interrupted the NE flow from earlier in the week, plus stifled any heating over the land, for any sign of the sea breeze forming. The fleet on both courses were left stranded and after several attempts at setting up the course were flawed, the PRO’s had no alternative, other than cancel racing for the day. Meanwhile catch some of the earlier action in the AYPhoto Gallery
We refer to our message of November 22, 2018, regarding the sales of our two 1999 built tankers, the Nordic Aurora and the Nordic Sprite. The sales are now in the process of being finalized. The ships have been sold at a price of about USD10 million per unit. 30 % of the price was paid by the buyer today. The ships are scheduled to be delivered to the new owners later this month when the balance of the purchase price will be paid. The contracts contain provisions related to the Hong Kong Convention (2009) for ships.
December 6, 2018 — The 94 m AutoExpress ship design is being undertaken in Australia and is already well advanced, allowing initial construction to commence. The ship will be built in Austal’s new shipyard in Vung Tau, Vietnam.