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Latest in the brokerage fleet: Heesen sells Pollux; Asgard listed

Yachts sold Project Pollux, a 181-foot (55m) vessel recently launched at Heesen Yachts. The yacht is undergoing sea trials and is expected to be delivered by the end of January.…

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Palladium works at MB92

Fort Lauderdale-based Palladium Technologies and Marina Barcelona (MB92) have signed an agreement that has Palladium providing the technical engineering, systems and installation to MB92’s customers at its shipyards in Barcelona…

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Pinmar partners with scaffolding company

Spain-based GYG, parent company of Pinmar, has signed an agreement with German scaffolding company ALTRAD to distribute its equipment in the United States. The ALTRAD system uses a modular construction…

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USCG extends credential deadlines

The U.S. Coast Guard has published new guidance on credentials, medical certificates and course approvals. Mariners working on expired credentials that meet the extension criteria must carry the expired credential…

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Latest news in the fleet: Tatii sold; Serenity listed; W in charter

Yachts sold M/Y Tatii, a 134-foot (40.5m) vessel built by Tamsen Yachts in 2009, by World of Yachting and Burgess. It was listed for €9.4 million. M/Y Gems, a 108-foot…

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Yacht Haven Grande tops global marinas again

IGY Marinas’s Yacht Haven Grande marina in St. Thomas has been named International Superyacht Marina of the Year for the third time in the past five years. The award is…

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Yanmar opens in Dubai

Diesel engine manufacturer Yanmar has opened an office and warehouse in the United Arab Emirates, near Dubai Airport. The office will be operated by Yanmar subsidiary and Asia regional headquarters,…

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Latest in the brokerage fleet: Echelon sells; Ocean Club listed

Yachts sold M/Y Echelon, a 102-foot (31m) Sanlorenzo launched in 2019, by ICY, which brought the buyer, and Lengers Yachts, which represented the seller. M/Y Untethered, a 90-foot (27m) Ocean…

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US warns of GPS interference

In U.S. Maritime Advisory 2020-016, the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) warns mariners to be aware of possible interference to the global GPS signal. According to the advisory, “multiple instances of…

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Azimut VP joins SYBAss board

The Superyacht Builders Association (SYBAss) has appointed Giovanna Vitelli, vice president of Azimut | Benetti Group, to its board. “It’s important that the board has an Italian representative given the…

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