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Smart bilge switch honored

Colorado-based Blue Guard Innovations (BGI) was honored with a Pittman Innovation Awards in the Systems category this winter for its BG-One smart bilge switch, …

Feadship opens new yard

Feadship officially opened its purpose-built superyacht facility in the port of Amsterdam on May 16 in the presence of Her Majesty Queen Máxima and some 2,500 …

NMMA names new president

Frank Hugelmeyer, former president of the RV Industry Association, has been appointed president of the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA). He …

James Maitland named MIASF vice president

James Maitland has assumed the newly created role of vice president of the Marine Industries Association of South Florida, as of May 15. Maitland formerly …

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Excellence V sold; Solo listed

Yachts sold M/Y Excellence V (to be renamed Arience), a 199-foot (61m) Abeking and Rasmussen delivered in 2012, sold by joint central agents Merle Wood & …

Fotilas wins brokers award at Superyacht Show

The 2019 Richard Earp Memorial Brokers Award was presented to Vassilis Fotilas on May 8 at the Superyacht Show in Barcelona. Fotilas has been a broker with …

Nauti-Tech launches satellite Internet service

FMC GlobalSat 4G/LTSAT, available through US-based distributor Nauti-Tech, is a next-generation cellular/VSAT bundle that features the new Kymeta MTenna flat …

Miami-Dade orders new Metal Shark fire boats

The Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department has ordered new fire boats from Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark to replace older models currently in operation. …

New navigation software from Timezero

Marine navigation software company Timezero recently launched TZ Professional v4, which uses augmented reality technology to allow users to display the active …

Volvo Penta appoints CEO of Humphree

Volvo Penta, which in 2016 became majority shareholder of Humphree, has appointed Hannes Norrgren as CEO of the Swedish marine technology provider. Norrgren is …

Editor’s Picks

An unexpected visitor to a yard not yet opened

An unexpected visitor to a yard not yet opened

By Tom Serio The ink had barely dried on Derecktor Shipyards’ agreement to develop industrial waterfront in Ft. Pierce into a …

New owner revamps, reintroduces Lewis Marine

New owner revamps, reintroduces Lewis Marine

By Lucy Chabot Reed Fort Lauderdale-based Lewis Marine Supply, a 62-year-old chandlery, hosted an open house on Thursday to welcome …

Crew Coach: Inner purpose a powerful tool

Crew Coach: Inner purpose a powerful tool

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon Working with people over the past decade as a personal coach, the concept of purpose arises quite …

Seahaven Superyacht Marina kicks off with Triton networking

Seahaven Superyacht Marina kicks off with Triton networking

The newest marina in South Florida opened its doors to about 200 yacht captains, crew and industry professionals for Triton Networking …

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