[5 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Potential For Water Sports Facility And Floating Restaurant

Oct 29 2014 : The Times of India (Mumbai)
Port trust revives plan for marina off Princess and Victoria Docks.
The Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) has revived plans to build the city’s first marina off Princess and Victoria Docks that will accommodate around 300 luxury boats, including yachts and catamarans.
The port trust had made efforts to have a marina near Ferry Wharf but its bidders were not impressed with the location, near a workshop, where the draft was less.
MbPT deputy traffic manager Gautam Dey said, “The new location is easily accessible by …

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[5 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Potential For Water Sports Facility And Floating Restaurant

Oct 29 2014 : The Times of India (Mumbai)
Port trust revives plan for marina off Princess and Victoria Docks.
The Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) has revived plans to build the city’s first marina off Princess and Victoria Docks that will accommodate around 300 luxury boats, including yachts and catamarans.
The port trust had made efforts to have a marina near Ferry Wharf but its bidders were not impressed with the location, near a workshop, where the draft was less.
MbPT deputy traffic manager Gautam Dey said, “The new location is easily accessible by …

[1 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Indian Duo Varsha-Aishwarya Sails To Historic Bronze

Source – epaperbeta.timesofindia.com
Even as all eyes were trained on the high-performing Indian boxers, hockey players and track athletes, the duo of Varsha Gautham and Aishwarya Ne dunchezhian sailed away to an unexpected bronze medal in the women’s 29er two-person dinghy sailing event, finishing behind two former World Championship winning teams of Thailand and Singapore at the end of 12 races.
It is for the first time that women sailors have won a medal for the country . Varsha, all of 16 years, also got into the record books as the youngest …

[26 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Foster + Partners And Alen Yacht Craft Luxury 68-Foot Motorboat

Source – www.designboom.com
Working alongside high-end turkish boat manufacturers alen yacht, foster + partners has unveiled a 68-foot motor yacht capable of speeds of up to 45 knots. the fast and agile vessel – named ‘alen 68′ – boasts a streamlined form providing 20 percent more volume than comparable yachts thanks to a flexible internal pod system. unlike typical boat fittings, the furniture does not touch the inside of the hull, but traces the contours of its white leather walls.

the 68-foot motor yacht is capable of speeds of up to 45 …

[18 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Inside Potash Potentate’s $300m Yacht

Source – www.mining.com
Andrey Melnichenko, the youngest of Russia billionaire’s boys club, he made his first billion at the tender age of 32 and now sits on a cash pile of some $12 billion.
The 42-year old co-founded MDM Bank with Sergei Popov in 1993 and the pair then moved into coal, fertilizer and pipes.
After a split of assets Melnichenko kept 80% of Russia’s no.1 coal firm SUEK (Siberian Coal Energy Company) and fertilizer-maker Eurochem.
Already the phosphate and nitrogen leader, Eurochem, is spending $5bn on two potash mines in Russia that could …