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Winter work on Erie Canal stopped

The New York State Canal System may not be ready to open on May 15. The Canal Corporation’s parent agency, New York Power Authority (NYPA), ordered a work stoppage in…

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MYBA seats new board

On Tuesday, members of MYBA, a Mediterranean-based association of yacht sales and charter brokers, voted in a new slate of board members with one of the best levels of participation…

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Bali’s new Benoa Marina opens

Benoa Marina, a new marina built by a subsidiary of the government of Indonesia’s docking company, PPI Marina (Pelindo Property Investments), has opened. Indonesia’s first international standard marina, Benoa Marina…

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NOAA teams with Vulcan to explore, map deep ocean

The U.S.’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has forged a formal agreement with Vulcan, the company created by the late Microsoft co-founder and yachtsman Paul Allen, to share data…

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Foreign nationals in US on visa waiver program can get 30 more days

Visa Waiver Program travelers to the United States who have been granted satisfactory departure may apply for an additional 30-day extension of their admission period if they remain unable to…

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Shipyard diversifies with waterjet cutting machine

Belfast, Maine-based Front Street Shipyard is preparing to take delivery of a five-axis 3D waterjet cutting machine that will become the largest of its kind in the state. The shipyard…

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NY, NJ, Conn. open marinas, boatyards for recreation

The governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut aligned their states’ policies to make recreational boating allowable. The trio released a statement on Saturday announcing marinas, boatyards and marine…

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Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Dreamer sells; Slo-Mo-Shun listed

Yachts sold M/Y Dreamer, a 136-foot (41m) Hargrave launched in 2010, sold by Fraser in an in-house deal with broker Neal Esterly representing the buyer and Trevor Carroll and Stuart…

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Newport20: Newport charter show postponed

Organizers of the annual Newport Charter Yacht Show, held in partnership with the American Yacht Brokers Association, have decided to postpone the show. Originally scheduled for June 22-25, the show…

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Attacks in Gulf of Mexico prompt maritime alert

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a maritime alert (No. 2020-004A) to warn mariners of a threat reported in the vicinity of Ciudad Del Carmen and Dos Bocas, Mexico, in…

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