NEWSFLASH – Great Britain wins gold in the Finn Men’s Heavyweight Dinghy, Hungary silver, Spain bronze

NEWSFLASH – Great Britain wins gold in the Finn Men’s Heavyweight Dinghy, Hungary silver, Spain bronze

Giles Scott (GBR) has won gold in the Finn with Zsombor Berecz (HUN) taking silver and Joan Cardona (ESP) bronze.

Giles Scott (GBR) had a poor first leg out of the start line, while Zsombor Berecz (HUN) and Joan Cardona moved into gold and silver medal positions. At this point the leaderboard was hanging in the balance by a point here and there.

Australia round the first mark in the lead followed...

US furniture shipper files FMC complaint against MSC and COSCO

US furniture manufacturer, MCS Industries has filed a formal complaint against Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and COSCO Shipping Lines to the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC).

Documents lodged on 28 July alleged that MSC, COSCO and their peers on the Trans-Pacific lane have reneged on their long-term service contracts to force MCS to pay exorbitant spot rates.

MCS, whose clients include Wal-Mart, Target and Amazon, said in its complaint, “MCS has experienced this misconduct by global ocean...

Maersk reveals record quarterly performance, predicts Q3 will be stronger

A.P. Møller – Mærsk has revised its full-year guidance once again as the red hot container market shows no sign of simmering. Maersk, the world’s largest containerline, now expects a full year earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA) of between $18bn to $19.5bn, up...

No vaccine, no voyage: Exploring mandatory cruise vaccination

The global cruise industry has cautiously resumed its voyages with more with new Covid-19 rules, regulations, and guidelines to ensure the safety of not only passengers but crew too.

In the early days of the pandemic, all eyes were on 16-year-old luxury vessel the Diamond Princess. Stuck in quarantine in Japan with more than 3,700 passengers – hundreds of which had Covid-19 and were confined to their cabins – the World Health Organisation announced that more than half the known cases of the...

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