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Train offers app, website for New River bridge schedule

Brightline, the only privately owned, operated and maintained passenger rail system in the U.S., has launched two new resources for mariners interested in the …

Baltimore’s Harbor East completes $9 million renovation

A $9 million renovation at Harbor East Marina in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor finished in early June in time much of the summer season. The two-phase project …

New Customs House in St. Kitts nearly done

The Customs House in the Marina Village in Christophe Harbour in St. Kitts is scheduled to be complete in September. When it opens, it will include customs and …

Bluewater teams up with sailing event to ditch the plastic

Sharing a pledge to turn the tide on the plastic tsunami threatening the planet, Bluewater has donated hydration stations to be used at each leg of the 52 …

Triton Spotted in South Florida

Elmer Strauss is spotted with his Triton mug after hours for a cocktail poured by his son, Pete Strauss of PS plumbing, this spring in Davie, Florida. He is a …

Whitehouse joins Savannah Yacht Center

Capt. George Whitehouse has joined Savannah Yacht Center as director of business development, according to a company news release. Capt. Whitehouse has more …

Indonesia looks at scrapping luxury goods tax on yachts

Indonesia Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said her ministry is studying a proposal to eliminate the luxury goods tax, or PPnBM, imposed on foreign …

New edition of NOAA’s US Coast Pilot available

The first volume of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration U.S. Coast Pilot (Vol. 1, 48th edition, 2018) is now available. It includes the …

MB92 strengthens position in La Ciotat

Marina Barcelona 92 has acquired Blohm+Voss La Ciotat, the exclusive operator of the dry dock in La Ciotat Shipyard facilities, in an agreement with …

UMC serves as staging area for FPL transformer

A Florida Power & Light transformer was offloaded from a barge in the South Fork of the New River at Universal Marine Center this morning in Fort …

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Secure at Sea: Yachts tempt thieves, especially in South Florida

Secure at Sea: Yachts tempt thieves, especially in South Florida

Secure@Sea: by Corey Ranslem “I can’t believe that happened!” That’s usually the response you get when you hear about the …

Multi-yacht owner Paul Allen dies

Multi-yacht owner Paul Allen dies

Co-founder of Microsoft and large yacht owner Paul Allen died yesterday from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He was well-known …

New plans emerge for old Summerfield yard

New plans emerge for old Summerfield yard

By Dorie Cox The Hix Snedeker Companies of Daphne, Alabama, is scheduled to meet with Fort Lauderdale city officials in November to …

Yacht industry gathers for Triton Expo

Yacht industry gathers for Triton Expo

More than 800 captains, crew and industry professionals attended the Triton Expo in October at ISSGMT in Fort Lauderdale. Fifty businesses …