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What U.S. yacht owners, crew need to know about traveling to Cuba

According to a May report from the Associated Press, American tourism in Cuba has risen a dramatic 36 percent within the past year. Only 90 miles from Florida’s coastline, Cuba…

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Hill Robinson appoints Kevin Laverty

Hill Robinson recently appointed Kevin Laverty as senior project manager. Laverty will be responsible for new build and major refit projects, working with Karl Hartmann, director of Hill Robinson. “I…

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MPT offers new scholarship

Maritime Professional Training (MPT) announced a new annual scholarship, the Morley Family Professional Mariner (MFPM) Founders Grant, in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County (BGCBC). Named in…

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Delta T Systems hires  DeAngelo

Marine ventilation leader Delta T Systems recently appointed Michael DeAngelo as an outside sales representative. “We’re very excited about bringing Mike on board,” Lynn Oien, Delta T Systems president, said.…

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Nautical Ventures buys Northlake Marina

Nautical Ventures Group purchased the Northlake Marina property in North Palm Beach, Fla. The two-story, 26,300-square-foot building includes a dry stack unit for 66 boats, 10 in-water slips, full service…

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Steelhead introduces a yacht crane

Steelhead Marine, a North American manufacturer of cranes, has launched the new E Series 1000 crane. The E Series crane is available primarily in a 1,000-pound model with a 1,500-pound…

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MTN UltraBurst delivers high speeds in Med

South Florida-based MTN Communications has launched MTN UltraBurst for this year’s Mediterranean season. The UltraBurst service delivers on-demand, consumption-based, high-throughput Ku-band connections. The satellite bandwidth “burst ability” of this service…

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Nobeltec updates TimeZero app

A new version of the Nobeltec TimeZero app for iPad is available for download in the iTunes Store. Version 2.0.0 includes new features for navigation in coastal waters using the…

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Digital Yacht offers nav option

UK-based Digital Yacht has introduced SmarterTrack Express, a marine navigation package that works on personal computers. The system uses a full function electronic charting system and includes a high performance…

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Navico releases breakthrough radar

Auckland-based Navico has develop Simrad’s Halo Radar, which delivers accurate, high-definition surface mapping for navigation, weather forecasting and bird spotting, which helps fishermen find fish. It detects objects at long…

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