|News for the Last 7 Days - Marine Business World
IMB report shows West Africa is the new Pirate HQ
By Pottengal Mukundan, ,
7:25 AM Wed 27 Apr 2016 GMT
As piracy on the world's seas continues to fall, new figures from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) highlight growing violence off the coast of West Africa, where 44 seafarers have been captured so far this year. ...
100 days to Rio, are there potholes and bumps ahead? *Feature
By Rob Kothe, Sail-World.com & YachtsandYachting.com, ,
2:25 AM Wed 27 Apr 2016 GMT
The Road to Rio 2016 still has a few curves, bumps and potholes for teams battling to win in Hyeres, at some World championship events and Weymouth World Cup but for most crews:
'It's 106 miles to Chicago we got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark and we're wearing sunglasses. Whoops wrong movie. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary - April 26 - A flood tide of data
By Collinson FX, ,
12:13 AM Wed 27 Apr 2016 GMT
The EUR traded 1.1250, while the Yen slipped back to 111.0. Commodity currencies stabilised with the softer reserve, with the AUD holding 0.7700, while the NZD traded around 0.6850. Onwards and upwards after a long ANZAC weekend in Australasia! ...
Horizon Boats adds Rival Stessl brand to its stable
By Scott James, Gold Coast ,
4:11 PM Tue 26 Apr 2016 GMT
Leading trailerboat manufacturer, Horizon Aluminium Boats has announced it has added iconic Aussie brand and long-time rival, Stessl Boats to its stable. ...
Online registration now open for SHIPPINGInsight 2016
By Jim Rhodes, ,
3:12 AM Tue 26 Apr 2016 GMT
Online registration is now open for the fifth annual SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization Conference and Exhibition. The 2016 event will take place Oct. 18-19 at the Stamford Marriott Hotel and Spa in Stamford, Conn. ...
Zhik and the UK 29er Class announce new three years partnership
By Suzie Hammett, ,
1:19 AM Tue 26 Apr 2016 GMT
The UK 29er Class announces a new three year sponsorship deal with Zhik that covers the UK 29er National Championships from 2016-2018 inclusive. The 2016 Nationals are to be held at Royal Torbay Yacht Club with the 2017 event booked already for Weymouth. Zhik has been a long time partner of the 29er Class as headline sponsor for the Nationals and preferred clothing supplier. ...
Repucom confirms record media value for 2015 Extreme Sailing Series
By Extreme Sailing Series, ,
11:44 AM Mon 25 Apr 2016 GMT
The report, released today, confirms that for the ninth consecutive year, creators and organisers of the original and only Stadium Racing series, OC Sport, generated €49.5million in global media value for the Series in 2015, a substantial increase compared to €44million in 2014. ...
Australian Marine Wholesale on-site at the Boat Works
By Jeni Bone, ,
6:31 AM Mon 25 Apr 2016 GMT
Marine industry stalwart, Errol Cain of Australian Marine Wholesale has headquartered his entire operations at The Boat Works, joining the 40+ individual businesses on-site, each operating independently to guarantee clients the most competitive quotes. ...
2016 Hamilton Island Race Week - Best accommodation deals
By Kristie Kaighin, Hamilton Island ,
3:30 PM Sun 24 Apr 2016 GMT
2016 Hamilton Island Race Week - Have you booked your accommodation for Hamilton Island Race Week 2016? All the best properties book out early, so make sure you book soon to secure your preferred option. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary - April 23 - RBNZ Rate cut tempting
By Collinson FX, ,
11:40 PM Sat 23 Apr 2016 GMT
The RBNZ will be sorely tempted to cut rates to fight the bullish KIWI. The EUR starts the week around 1.1225, while the JPY spiked to 111.50, pushed by the resurgent Dollar! The commodity currencies were also impacted, with the AUD falling to 0.7700, while the NZD dropped to 0.6850 ...