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  1. Wind-powered freightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Science Daily

    To make ships more eco-efficient, engineers have been working with alternative fuels. A Norwegian engineer is currently pursuing a new approach: With VindskipTM, he has designed a cargo ship that is powered by wind and gas.

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  2. Murray Deaker on Team NZ: Grant Dalton must goRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The New Zealand Herald

    Veteran sports broadcaster writes exclusively for nzherald.co.nz that someone has to go from the leadership of Team NZ - Grant Dalton, not Dean Barker. Dean Barker admitted there were tensions in the team over Grant Dalton's on-board role for Team NZ.

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  3. America's Cup: Peter Burling hopes Dean Barker will stick with Team NZRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The New Zealand Herald

    Team New Zealand's newest co-helmsman Peter Burling says he hopes dumped skipper Dean Barker will stick with Team New Zealand. In an exclusive interview with the Weekend Herald last night, the young sailor said Barker had a crucial knowledge that was beneficial for the national yachting team.

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  4. Iraqi Kurdistan's Texas oil tanker unloads in IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Jerusalem Post

    Ship-tracking data this week showed the tanker sailing fully-laden towards the Israeli port of Ashkelon before its satellite transponder was turned off on Feb 22. An oil tanker from Iraqi Kurdistan that was blocked for months from unloading in Texas by a Baghdad legal challenge has sailed back to the Mediterranean and delivered its cargo to Israel, according to trading sources and ship-tracking data. The United Kalvrvta tanker, carrying 1 million barrels of crude from the semi-autonomous region, became embroiled in a legal dispute in Texas last July after the Kurdistan Regional Government looked to ramp up independent oil shipments.

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  5. No chance of reconciliation between Team NZ boss Paul Dalton and Dean BarkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Stuff.co.nz

    Team New Zealand boss Grant Dalton's hopes of a meeting with Dean Barker yesterday came to nothing as the gap between the axed skipper and the America's Cup syndicate widened. Following Thursday's dramatic confirmation that Glenn Ashby and Peter Burling would contest the helming duties for Bermuda 2017 and Barker breaking his silence and expressing his disappointment at the way the process had been handled, some form of reconciliation was on Dalton's agenda.

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  6. Using wind-powered freighters to reduce fuel consumption by 40 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | ECNmag

    International shipping is transporting 90 percent of all goods on earth. Running on heavy fuel oil freighters contribute to pollution.

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  7. 'I was pushing my shopping trolley and before I knew it I was crossing the equator'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Bucksfreepress.co.uk

    'I was pushing my shopping trolley and before I knew it I was crossing the equator' It's not often that a trip to the supermarket results in you agreeing to embark on a trip to row across the equator in the Maldives, but that's exactly what happened when Anne Buckingham bumped into a friend while out shopping. The High Wycombe resident was picking up ingredients for a Christmas pudding when she ran into Olympic silver medallist Guin Batten in Waitrose back in October, and was persuaded to join the famed rower as she assembled a team that would attempt to row the Zero Degree Channel.

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  8. Crowley Crew Aids Ill-fated CatamaranRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Marine News

    The crew of the Crowley-managed, 393-foot, heavy lift vessel Ocean Crescent recently provided assistance to five people aboard the damaged and drifting catamaran Rainmaker during a routine transit from Progresso, Mexico, to Halifax, Canada. Following a message from the U.S. Coast Guard to render assistance, if possible, the Crowley crew onboard diverted the Ocean Crescent approximately 20 nautical miles to the west where they found Rainmaker stranded with two inoperable engines and a broken mast, which had penetrated the forward port window and destroyed the vessel's navigational equipment.

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  9. 50th Sports Star of the Year awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Bendigo Advertiser

    Central Victoria's sporting elite are gathered at the All Seasons Hotel for the 50th annual Bendigo Bank Bendigo Advertiser-Prime 7 Sports Star of the Year awards. Glenn O'Shea's mother Jenny O'Shea and his girlfriend Tenealle Green after Glenn was crowned joint Sports Star of the Year.

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  10. ST Engineering Y-O-Y Profits SlipRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Marine News

    Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd reported today its full year financial results ended 31 December 2014 with a Group revenue of $6.54b compared to $6.63b as reported for FY2013. Profit before tax of $650.7m was $79m or 11% lower year-on-year compared to $729.7m, and Net Profit of $532.0m was $48.8m or 8% lower year-on-year compared to $580.8m.

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  11. USCG Foundation Announces ScholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Marine News

    The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that it has kicked off its scholarship season. Accepting applications until March 15th, children of enlisted Coast Guard members may apply for scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 per year.

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  12. NMM lines up Box BuyRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Marine News

    Navios Maritime Partners L.P. an international owner and operator of container and drybulk vessels, announced today that it has secured, for no consideration, an option to acquire a 2012 South Korean-built container vessel of 13,100 TEU from an unrelated third party. The vessel is currently chartered out to a high quality counterparty for a twelve-year period ending May 2027.

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  13. River Level Decreasing in ArgentinaRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Marine News

    River levels in Argentina are currently decreasing and they are expected to continue over the coming week. The bottleneck remains in the River Plate access channel, where the maximum recommended sailing draft us 10.51 metres fw.

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  14. Assassins Creed PiratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | I4U Future Technology News

    The game has been developed byUbisoft Entertainment who have developed a great game which keeps the fun of original game in this smartphone and tablet game. The game has received some great upgrades to make it better and better over time.

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  15. Oil bargains for asia stretch to Mexico as ships set sailRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | World Oil

    Ships carrying oil from Mexico are sailing to South Korea for the first time in more than two decades as the U.S. shale boom brings bargains from around the globe. The voyage is evidence of the competition OPEC producers face as the U.S. pumps the most oil in more than three decades, exacerbating a global glut in supplies while demand slows in Asia.

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  16. NaWi GPS Sailing navigate LITERead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | ZDNet Blogs

    Simply select your destination point on the sea map, enter wind direction and wind speed and NaWi will calculate for you how to get there as fast as possible using your sails. It will propose you optimal route and give you exact time and distance to your destination.The challenge when sailing to windward is to know how high to point into the wind.When pointing higher, the boat goes slower, but there is less distance to travel.

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  17. Set sail in the British Virgin IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Examiner.com

    With upcoming sailing packages and regattas for all ages and skill levels, the British Virgin Islands has a jam-packed season of excitement. From the BVI Spring Regatta, one of the biggest sailing events of the year, to the Bitter End Sailing School for children, programming for 2015 offers something for everyone.

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  18. Llamas on the Lam Become Social Media StarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2012 | Criminal Report Daily

    July 30, 2012 - Over the next few weeks, until August 12, the world's best Summer Olympic athletes will display their sporting skills. But non-humans could also ace many events.

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  19. Stena Line's Superfast X sails into Holyhead as the ferry prepares for first trip to DublinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | IcNetwork

    The Stena Line Superfast X vessel sailed into Holyhead yesterday morning to prepare for its debut sailing from Wales to Ireland. The ferry will sail from Holyhead to Dublin Port for the first time next week.

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  20. Shipwrights' Regatta and its air of 'benevolent...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Peninsula Daily News

    The boating season always begins early in Port Townsend with the Shipwrights' Regatta, which provides a casual way for boat enthusiasts to begin their maritime year. It represents the beginning of the local boating season, which culminates with September's Wooden Boat Show.

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