The Triton

News

USCG extends credential deadline

Because of the 16-day partial U.S. government shutdown in early October, the U.S. Coast Guard announced that mariners whose credentials expire between Oct. 1 …

First month of MLC detains eight

During the first month of enforcement under the new Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006), eight vessels were detained for deficiencies, meaning 12 percent of …

NOAD format changes

The U.S. Coast Guard no longer accepts advanced Notice of Arrival/Departures (NOADs) filed online with the InfoPath Template 6.0 or 6.1, Workbook 7.0, and OCS …

Spain drops fee on chartering

Spain legislators have voted to drop the maximum length exemption of 15m for vessels, basically eliminating the matriculation tax for charter yachts. Yachts …

St. Augustine dredging begins

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Jacksonville has begun dredging operations within the St. Augustine Inlet Federal Channel. About 120,000 cubic yards of …

Humpback whales feed on bottom, too

New NOAA-led research on tagged humpback whales in Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary off Massachusetts has revealed a variety of previously unknown …

Groups urge traffic to shift off Mexico

Mexican and American organizations have joined forces to urge a change in a traffic lane so as to avoid the risk of large vessels traveling through the whale …

Ft. Lauderdale International Boat show events

Oct. 25 Yacht Chandlers 5th annual Customer Appreciation party, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, Fla. The theme is The White Party. Invitation …

Firefighters rely on crew

Crew endure heat and smoke during fire simulation training in their STCW courses. But the reality of being onboard in tight quarters, with limited exits as …

Former U.S. Rep. Clay Shaw dies

Former U.S. Rep. Clay Shaw, who represented South Florida in Washington, died Sept. 17 after a long battle with lung cancer. He was 74. Mr. Shaw spent 26 years …

Picked Just For You

Related Articles

Fire destroys Sunseeker in Bahamas

Fire destroys Sunseeker in Bahamas

M/Y Vanish, a Sunseeker thought to be about 65 feet, caught fire and was destroyed today at Valentines Marina on Harbour Island in the …

Transport ship departs Palma after ballast incident

Transport ship departs Palma after ballast incident

By Lucy Chabot ReedPhotos by Estela Shipping Agency DYT transport ship M/V Super Servant 4, departed Palma this morning en route to …

Industry pioneer Bob Roscioli dies

Industry pioneer Bob Roscioli dies

Bob Roscioli, a yacht painter who built one of the most well-known shipyards in South Florida, died yesterday. He had recently tested …

Triton Exclusives

Owner’s View: The essence of command

Owner’s View: The essence of command

Owner’s View: by Melvyn Miller The hardest thing to teach new managers is that the essence of management is to convince or coerce …

Veteran captain joins Derecktor Fort Pierce

Veteran captain joins Derecktor Fort Pierce

UPDATED Capt. Glen Allen, who spent the past 13 years with Fleet Miami, has taken a position as sales manager with Derecktor Fort …

Detroit firm acquires Luke Brown

Detroit, Michigan-based KAM Yacht Sales has acquired Fort Lauderdale-based brokerage firm Luke Brown Yachts. Founded in 2006, KAM Yacht …

Fort Lauderdale broker launches firm, acquires Neptune

Fort Lauderdale broker launches firm, acquires Neptune

Fort Lauderdale-based yacht broker Frank Grzeszczak has launched FGI Yacht Group and acquired Neptune Group Yachting.  Industry …