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Master convicted for delayed report of engine failure

The master of tanker Asphalt Spirit was fined 3,000 Australian dollars after failing to immediately report a main engine breakdown that left the vessel adrift off Queensland last year.  According…

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Hatteras names new CEO, CFO

Hatteras – Cabo Yachts has named board member Gary Smith as chief executive officer and Dave Goodman as chief financial officer of New Bern, North Carolina-based Hatteras Yachts. The company,…

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Former engineer joins YPI London office

Former yacht engineer Adrian Tinkler has joined Yachting Partners International as a yacht management partner in its London office. Tinkler worked for more than 13 years at Burgess as a…

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Veteran captain Achim Fischer dies in car accident

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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, Capt. Fischer…

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St. Croix has new U.S. CBP port director

U.S. Customs and Border Protection recently appointed Rosetta Horsford-Stevens as port director for St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Horsford-Stevens has more than 20 years of law enforcement experience…

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Meet the hosts of our Next Triton Event: Maritime Marine

Triton Networking continues on the second Wednesday in December with long-time advertiser Maritime Marine, shore power and switchboard specialists.  All Triton readers are welcome to join us for an island-themed…

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Yacht Carbon Offset has new managing director

London-based Yacht Carbon Offset has hired Rachel Goult as managing director to work alongside company founder Mark Robinson. Goult, who holds a master’s degree in chemical engineering from Cambridge University,…

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Captain publishes book about cancer ordeal

By Lucy Chabot Reed Capt. Wendy Umla has published a book about her recent experience battling cancer. Titled “Healthy People Get Cancer, Too,” Capt. Umla approaches the serious topic with…

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Secure at Sea: Navigate high-risk areas safely with accurate intel in real time

Secure@Sea: by Corey D. Ranslem The world is amazingly dynamic, and an ever-changing maritime security situation can sometimes cause major interruptions to the best organized plans. I have worked in…

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FLIBS19: New docks underfoot at Hall of Fame Marina

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By Dorie Cox Hall of Fame Marina, which became Fort Lauderdale’s first designated “Clean Marina” in 2002, has expanded its reach this year. Although difficult to discern during the Fort…

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