The Scottish Maritime Museum has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for vital repairs to, what it believes, is the oldest floating Clyde-built vessel in the UK.
Built by John Fullerton & Co. at Paisley, the 1872 cargo coaster MV Kyles is a rare survivor from the 19th century, a transformational period on the River Clyde when shipyards embraced the possibilities of steam power to become important to shipbuilding.
METSTRADE and RAI Amsterdam have announced that the Marine Equipment Trade Show, which was scheduled to take place from 17-19 November in RAI Amsterdam, has been cancelled – yet another in a long list of maritime and marine shows and events that have sadly fallen victim to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A statement issued by the organisers says: “For more than 32 years, METSTRADE has been providing the most complete meeting place for the global marine industry. Due to the consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak, our mission cannot be accomplished successfully, therefore we believe it is the right decision to cancel this year’s show. METSTRADE 2021 will take place on 16-18 November 2021 in RAI Continue reading “METSTRADE and RAI announces cancellation of the 2020 Amsterdam show”
The winners of Motor Boat and Yachting 2020 Motor Boat Awards were announced at boot Düsseldorf in January 2020. With 11 categories, and plenty of nominations for each, the judges’ winners were announced at a sparkling dinner.