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  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. members of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) have increased confidence that their key priorities will be addressed after passage of an omnibus spending package to fund the federal government through September 30, 2018, AAPA said in its latest release. The spending bill contains funding for a number of AAPA’s top infrastructure and intermodal priorities, […]

  • 16 April 2007

    The America’s Cup is the most prestigious event in inshore yacht racing and is often referred to as sailing’s Formula One. Multi million-pound syndicates, using cutting-edge design and technology, and employing the world’s best sailors, battle it out head-to-head for the oldest trophy in sport.

  • 18 September 2006

    Alinghi, the Defender of the 32nd America

  • 31 January 2006

    The United Internet Team Germany gets support by the powerful computers of the Japanese NEC group. The computers are used in designing the new America

  • 31 July 2007

    AC Management (ACM), as the Event Authority for the 33rd America’s Cup, has announced the nomination of the Arbitration Panel that will resolve disputes in the frame of the 33rd America’s Cup.

  • 27 March 2008

    I have received numerous requests to intervene, also in the light of the ruling passed by New York Supreme Court. Over the past few years I believe I have been quite restrained in commenting on the difficulties facing the Cup. You’ll have noticed that I wrote Cup with a capital ‘C’, and this is indicative […]

  • 20 April 2005

    The FFV has given K-Challenge the official label of French Team for the 32nd America

  • 18 April 2005

    Wang Chaoyong, chairman of China Equity Investment and Xavier de Lesquen, co-founder of Le Defi, a French Sports management company, plan to set up a joint venture that will open the way for China to participate in the America’s Cup for the first time in 2007. The leading Chinese venture capital investor also announced that […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Equipment, Vessels

    LNG America said it has selected the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) as the classification society for North America’s first LNG bunker barges, currently being designed by Jensen Maritime. ABS will assist LNG America in working with shipbuilders and regulators in developing these first-of-their-kind barges that meet or exceed all technical and regulatory requirements. “We are […]

  • 4 March 2013

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after recently sending a letter to President Barack Obama seeking the President to address dredging and harbor maintenance needs for America’s ports and harbors: “Keeping America’s ports and harbors properly maintained and operating at maximum efficiency continues to be a primary goal of […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    September 30 marked the end of fiscal year 2016 for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District–a year in which the Corps Team of Professionals, alongside its partners, achieved on-the-ground benefits to restore America’s Everglades. The $127 million federal investment in fiscal year 2016 towards Everglades restoration provided essential funding to award critical construction […]

  • 18 October 2006

    Emirates Team New Zealand has launched its second 2007 race yacht, with Prime Minster Helen Clark performing the honours at the team

  • 14 November 2007

    Any hope of a settlement in the America’s Cup dispute between battling billionaires Ernesto Bertarelli and Larry Ellison appeared dead last night when the Swiss delivered an ultimatum which the Americans were bound to refuse.

  • 20 June 2007

    The America’s Cup Match is about to begin. After more than two months of racing this year, Emirates Team New Zealand has won the Louis Vuitton Cup, and will now face off against the Defender, Alinghi, for the America’s Cup.

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Vice President Joseph R. Biden will visit America’s Central Port along the Mississippi River in Granite City today. This visit will mark the fifth anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and highlight the need for continued investment in infrastructure to create jobs and grow the economy. “I’m pleased Vice President Joe Biden is […]

  • 11 May 2007

    They say yachting is like standing in a cold shower tearing up £50 notes. Now, meet the boys who shred MILLIONS in the barmiest race of them all. There’s no cushion on this seat. In fact, it’s not really a seat at all. I’m trying to squat on a patch of carbon fibre and there […]

  • 3 January 2007

    Businessman Sir Keith Mills today launched a £100 million British bid to win sailing’s most prestigious trophy – the America’s Cup. Sir Keith, 56, who was chief executive of London’s successful bid for the 2012 Olympics, is to put in his own money initially in the hope of winning the 2009 or 2011 competitions.

  • 1 September 2011

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) is urging the United States Congress Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction… (portworld) [mappress] Source: portworld, September 1, 2011.

  • 8 November 2012
    Authorities & Government

    Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE ) promotes access to the 4,150 gigawatts of clean domestic electricity that can be produced by America’s offshore wind energy. EERE supports research, development, and demonstration of larger turbines, components, and floating deepwater platforms needed to affordably harness the strong winds off of America’s coasts. Recovery Act investments in […]

  • 13 December 2006

    BMW Oracle Racing is set to launch the New Year in style with a unique visit to the Collins Stewart London Boat Show at ExCeL from 5-14 January. This is the first time an America’s Cup yacht has exhibited at the London Boat Show at ExCeL and visitors will be able to view the full-scale […]

  • 28 April 2006

    Last weekend’s Hublot Palmavela regatta in Majorca hosted by the Real Club Nautico de Palma, marked the opening of the Mediterranean Wally class racing season. Six of the most competitive Wally class yachts including Alexia, last year’s Maxi World Cup winner Y3K, Gibian, J One, Tiketitan, and Nariida raced an intense three-day series including one […]

  • 5 October 2006

    Wellington – Team New Zealand entered the last phase of its preparation for the 2007 America’s Cup when its second new-generation yacht left its maker’s yard for the syndicate’s Auckland base this week. The hull of NZL-92 was tightly wrapped in plastic as it was trucked across Auckland’s Harbour Bridge to the Team New Zealand […]