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NJ adds partnership manager

Northrop & Johnson has hired Rebecca Stella as key account manager, strategic partnerships.  Stella, a native of Miami with a communications degree …

TowBoatU.S. Fort Lauderdale marks 30 years

TowBoatU.S. Fort Lauderdale, founded in 1989 by Larry Acheson, is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. Acheson, who became involved in towing and …

KVH ships 10,000th VSAT system

Rhode Island-based KVH Industries has shipped its 10,000th VSAT communications system. Its history in the maritime satellite communications industry began in …

Trafalgar Shipyard allows in outside contractors

As part of a corporate rebranding, Trafalgar Shipyard – of The Trafalgar Group, formerly known as Trafalgar Wharf Group, in the U.K. – has a new business …

Donations of used yacht goods help orphans in Uganda

The Chances for Children Foundation, a charity that sponsors orphaned Ugandan children in Kampala, has recently launched the Yacht Goods Donation Program …

News in the brokerage fleet: New 67m Heesen, Waku sell

Yachts sold Heesen’s YN 20067 Project Sparta, a 220-foot (67m) steel FDHF due for delivery in 2023 and first presented at the Monaco Yacht Show in 2018 as …

Myanmar facilitates access for tourists, yachts

The Myanmar government has introduced regulations to make it easier for foreign tourists and superyachts to visit the country, according to Asia Pacific …

FLIBS19: Test your mates with pop culture at the show

In honor of FLIBS’ 60th anniversary, our quiz this year is all about the largest in-water boat show in the world. Do you know your FLIBS stuff? Can you …

FLIBS19: Test your mates with this ’80s history

In honor of FLIBS’ 60th anniversary, our quiz this year is all about the largest in-water boat show in the world. Do you know your FLIBS stuff? Check these …

FLIBS19: New scenes around town

If you haven’t been to Fort Lauderdale in a while, you might notice a few things changing. Here’s a quick look at some of the news going on around town. …

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Surveyor, former yacht engineer Mark Webb dies

Surveyor, former yacht engineer Mark Webb dies

By Dorie Cox An engineer and a yacht surveyor, Mark Webb died after complications from triple by-pass heart surgery in Fort Lauderdale. …

200 celebrate at Triton Networking with Maritime Marine

200 celebrate at Triton Networking with Maritime Marine

About 200 people enjoyed a Polynesian-inspired Triton Networking event last night at Maritime Marine in Fort Lauderdale. The team and …

Special delivery: Laurel crew transport no-longer-salty dogs

Special delivery: Laurel crew transport no-longer-salty dogs

By Dorie Cox; Photos by Purser Stephanie Hodges and Second Stew Shani Davies Cleaned up and rested, 10 dogs from the Bahamas Humane …

Veteran captain Achim Fischer dies in car accident

Veteran captain Achim Fischer dies in car accident

By Dorie Cox Capt. Achim Fischer died in Antibes on Nov. 26 as a result of a car accident. He was 72. A veteran captain of 30 years, …

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