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Tall Ships Sailing on From Belfast

Tall Ships Sailing on From Belfast Give Hope For Better Irish Sail Training

The visit of the Tall Ships to Belfast from July 2nd to 5th was anticipated with an enthusiasm which was fully justified by the numbers which became involved. Sixty vessels of all sizes assembled on both sides of the River Lagan in the rejuvenated docklands area and the Titanic Quarter, with a goodly sprinkling of the Class A full-rigged ships dominating ...

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Tall Ships Visit Belfast Harbour Reports Strong Financial Performance

Belfast Harbour Tall Ships Festival

Against the backdrop of 500,000 visitors to Belfast’s Tall Ships Festival in the port area, Belfast Harbour has reported record profits and turnover, and committed to invest £120 million in new infrastructure projects over the next three years. Figures detailed in the Harbour’s 2014 annual report revealed that turnover increased 4% to £52.6 million whilst Profits before Tax climbed 8% ...

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Baltic Tall Ships Regatta 2015

Sail Training International is delighted to announce the two European Cities hosting the Baltic Tall Ships Regatta 2015 – Klaipeda and Szczecin. These two ports promise a friendly and memorable experience for all vessels and trainees taking part in this challenging race. The event dates are: Port Arrival Departure Klaipeda, Lithuania Friday 5 June Monday 8 June Szczecin, Poland Friday 12 ...

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P&O passengers to enjoy Crouch Vale beer all over the world on flagship cruise liner

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The new P&O cruise ship, the Britannia, has chosen a Crouch Vale beer for passengers to enjoy whilst sailing the world. The ship, which can carry more than 4,300 passengers, features a traditional pub on board housing ‘The Great British Beer Menu’ – featuring over 70 ales, beers and ciders from every corner of Britain to create a beer map ...

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Tall Ships Belfast 2015 To Raise Money for Charity

Tall Ships Belfast 2015 To Raise Money for Charity

Sailing and maritime charities are to raise cash from the big summer Tall Ships Spectacular in Belfast this July. The Tall Ships Company Ltd has appointed five key charities who will benefit from the event, according to the Belfast Telegraph. The charities are RNLI Lifeboats, Ocean Youth Trust, The Mission to Seafarers, Sea Cadet Corps and Belfast Lough Sailability. This ...

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MSC OSCAR Biggest Capacity Container Ship In First UK Visit

MSC OSCAR Biggest Capacity Container Ship In First UK Visit

The world’s MSC OSCAR biggest capacity container ship is currently docked in Felixstowe in its first ever visit to UK waters The MSC Oscar is somewhat shorter than the CSCL Globe which called at the same port in January, as previously reported on Afloat.ie – though it still has a deck the size of four football pitches. However, it’s in ...

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Cargo ship Lysblink Seaways has run aground near the Scottish port of Kilchoan

Container ship Lysblink Seaways runs aground in Scotland

large cargo ship that ran aground near Ardnamurchan Point in the West Highlands is likely to be stuck there for some time, the coastguard has said. The 18 February 120m-long Lysblink Seaways got into difficulty at Kilchoan at about 01:50. No-one was injured and the ship, which is believed to be carrying paper waste, is not thought to be in ...

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Russian Warship in English Channel

Warship in English Channel

Plymouth based warship tracks Russian frigate in English Channel A Royal Navy warship has tracked a Russian frigate off the coast of France and monitored her movement through the English Channel. HMS Argyll, a Type 23 frigate fitted with advanced Artisan radar, used her Lynx helicopter and sensors to locate and monitor the movement of the Russian warship as she ...

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Newhaven Cruise Terminal

Newhaven Cruise Terminal

Newhaven Cruise Terminal – millions to economy NEWHAVEN is one of Scotland’s most ancient ports, with a history stretching back to 1504. Now Newhaven could be about to see the return of some of the world’s largest ships after maritime giant Forth Ports unveiled plans for a new cruise liner terminal in a bid to attract the “super liners” of ...

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Bill Boeing’s 1930 yacht up for sale

Bill Boeing’s 1930 yacht up for sale

Bill Boeing’s 1930 yacht up for sale The 125-foot Taconite has been owned for nearly 30 years by Canadian Gordon Levett, who is asking just under $2.5 million. If this week’s Seattle Boat Show has nothing historic and luxurious enough to float your boat, you might like to know that the 125-foot yacht built for Bill Boeing Sr. in 1930 is up ...

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