Warning to vessels transiting the Atlantic Coast of France through the Cape Verde Islands to Brazil :
A double-handed sailing race started from Le Havre, France on Sunday, 27 October, bound for Salvador Brazil. 59 sailboats ranging from 40-60 feet are taking part. While they are currently concentrated in a relatively small group, this group will expand dramatically in the next few days.
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Baltimore harbor was visited by a truly unique vessel – Schippersgracht, a Spliethoff S-type. Never having seen a cargo handling system such as this, an internet search revealed the capabilities of the sideloader. With 5 sideloaders having capacities of up to 16 metric tons, cargo loading and discharging happens quickly, with a minimum of equipment and protected from weather.
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