Business

MHG celebrates 30th anniversary

Fort Lauderdale-based marine insurance company MHG Insurance turns 30 this year, and is marking its anniversary with a new office and fresh logo.  Since opening in 1991, MHG has insured…

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Nautical Ventures relocates to Fort Lauderdale

Nautical Ventures Group, a water sports products dealer, is relocating its sales and office divisions from Dania Beach to Federal Highway (U.S. 1)in Fort Lauderdale. The company will take over…

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AkzoNobel to acquire Sea Hawk

Amsterdam-based AkzoNobel N.V. has agreed to acquire New Nautical Coatings, owner of the Sea Hawk brand of yacht paint and antifouling products, according to a company statement. Financial details were…

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Captains, crew pick top businesses in Acrew awards

Acrew has announced the winners of its 2020 Superyacht Business Awards. Companies in four categories in as many as seven regions were voted on by yacht captains and crew. The…

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AV firms Triton Technical, Great Circle Systems merge

Seattle-based Triton Technical and Great Circle Systems recently announced a plan to merge the companies’ business operations under the Triton Technical brand. The companies offer audio/visual, information technology, and communications…

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One captain’s mission to ‘bullet proof’ his A/C system

After more than 30 years playing with, working on and running boats in several sectors of the maritime industry, one thing about yachting made Capt. Herb Magney nuts: how the…

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FLIBS20: U.S. summer busy as COVID kept yachts close

During its annual meeting yesterday during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, the U.S. Superyacht Association shared data and reports that showed U.S. destinations had a record year. Bert Fowles,…

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USSA continues mission of speaking for large yacht sector in US

By Kitty McGowan The year was 2006, in the epicenter of the superyacht industry in the United States — Fort Lauderdale, Florida. There was a lack of a unified voice…

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Pinmar partners with scaffolding company

Spain-based GYG, parent company of Pinmar, has signed an agreement with German scaffolding company ALTRAD to distribute its equipment in the United States. The ALTRAD system uses a modular construction…

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Yanmar opens in Dubai

Diesel engine manufacturer Yanmar has opened an office and warehouse in the United Arab Emirates, near Dubai Airport. The office will be operated by Yanmar subsidiary and Asia regional headquarters,…

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