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Obituaries

Crew on M/Y Ocean Victory dies in accident

Phuket news sources report that crew member Toni Hristov Kolev died from injuries he sustained while working on M/Y Ocean Victory. The incident occurred …

Colleagues connect through marine industry leader Herhold’s legacy

Nearly 25 years ago, a couple of strong and long-lasting presences moved to South Florida. Frank Herold became executive director of the Marine Industries …

Chief engineer Lars Starner dies in motorcycle accident

Lars Starner, a chief engineer on yachts, reportedly died in a motorcycle crash three days ago in Cebu, Phillipines. He was 52. Mr. Starner was born in Sweden …

Former MIASF director Frank Herhold dies

Frank Frederick Herhold April 5, 1940-Dec. 5, 2015 Frank Herhold, former executive director of Marine Industry Association (MIASF) died Saturday at his home. …

Pinmar founder dies

Peter Allan, founder of Pinmar, died this week at the age of 71. Mr. Allen suffered a sudden heart attack in Mexico, his home since he retired from Pinmar in …

Chief training officer at ICT dies

Capt. Louden “Lou” Hoffman, chief training officer at ICT in Ft. Lauderdale, died Nov. 9. Capt. Hoffman collapsed upon arrival to work, was taken …

Young stew dies

Stew Dene-Amy McLoughlin died on Oct. 21 in Europe. She was 26. Ms. McLoughlin had worked as stew, masseuse and dayworker on megayachts Passion, Party Girl, …

Former Bradford Marine dockmaster dies

In memory of Carlan Goslee Sargent Aug. 13, 1943 – Oct. 23, 2015 Carlan Goslee Sargent, 72, of Lighthouse Point, Fla. died at home on Oct. 23. Known as …

Yacht crew Howden dies

Crew member Charlie Howden, 36, died Sept. 9 in Ft. Lauderdale from pancreatic cancer. Mr. Howden worked in yachting more than a decade on vessels such as M/Y …

Maritime Professional Training (MPT) founder dies

Elmer Morley, the founder of the Ft. Lauderdale-based maritime training school Maritime Professional Training (MPT), died yesterday of pancreatic cancer. He …

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Yacht safety protocols aim to prevent accidental diver death

Yacht safety protocols aim to prevent accidental diver death

By Dorie Cox A scuba diver was killed by a yacht propeller the morning of June 27 at Old Port Cove Marina in North Palm Beach, Florida. …

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Deja Too, Aphrodite A sell; Seven Sins, Beija Flor listed for sale

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Deja Too, Aphrodite A sell; Seven Sins, Beija Flor listed for sale

Yachts sold M/Y Deja Too, a 170-foot (52m) Amels launched in 2003, sold by Fraser brokers Andrew Bond and Georges Bourgoignie. Asking …

Crew’s gym time together is an exercise in team building

Crew’s gym time together is an exercise in team building

By Dorie Cox Capt. Sally-Ann Konigkramer gave the crew of M/Y Sofia, a 137-foot Moonen, the day off recently. Instead of resting or …

M/Y Natita seized

M/Y Natita seized

M/Y Natita, a 217-foot (66m) Oceanco launched in Germany in 2005, has been seized by Goldman Sachs Group after the owner, Texas oil mogul …

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