• Columbus replica ‘Santa Maria’ ship to dock in North Carolina

    Columbus replica ‘Santa Maria’ ship to dock in North Carolina

    • 27th April 2019

    A replica of Christopher Columbus’ famous Santa Maria ship which made one of the most important voyages in history will be making a stop in Wilmington, North Carolina.. The vessel will be on display in downtown Wilmington, North Carolina at Port City Marina between May 9-19. It will be docked at the pier at the

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  • Portugal’s Naval Rocha shipyard reports surge in activity

    Portugal’s Naval Rocha shipyard reports surge in activity

    • 27th August 2018

    Portugal’s Naval Rocha shipyard is reporting a surge in activity in the opening half of 2018 after delivering a series of drydock, wet basin and pier-side projects.  Naval Rocha commercial director Sergio Rodrigues said the yard located in the heart of Lisbon Harbour on the north bank of the River Tagus has completed a wide

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  • NRP Sagres to visit the US East Coast and Canada

    NRP Sagres to visit the US East Coast and Canada

    • 2nd May 2018

    The School Ship NRP Sagres will visit the Atlantic East Coast, between May 28 and June 14, on a mission dedicated to young Americans and Canadians of Portuguese heritage who will be allowed to board the vessel. As part of the commemorations of the Day of Portugal, celebrated worldwide on June 10, the program is

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  • Facelift for Portimão’s Clube Naval

    Facelift for Portimão’s Clube Naval

    • 1st May 2018

    Portimão’s nautical Naval Club is to be renovated. Around €150,000 is to be invested in renovating the existing facility.  The club is currently the second biggest club in the Algarve city of Portimão, with around 1,000 members.  The project will include new changing rooms and storage facilities, as well as accommodation for visiting athletes

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  • Douro River attracts record 1.2 million tourists in 2017

    Douro River attracts record 1.2 million tourists in 2017

    • 1st May 2018

    The navigable section of the Douro River in 2017 saw record passenger traffic totalling about 1.2 million tourists on the boats that travel along the river, the River’s management authority said. The Port Authority of Douro, Leixões and Viana do Castelo (APDL) reported in a statement that the 35 percent growth over 2016 “exceeds all

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