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Marine engineers asked to take survey about skills gap

The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) and engineering recruitment agency Matchtech are investigating the skills gap of marine …

Below Deck likely to run another season

It’s official: The reality TV show “Below Deck” is preparing for season two. Los Angeles-based casting producer Scott Goldstein has reached …

Costa Concordia crew sentenced

Four crew members of the cruise ship Costa Concordia — but not the captain — were sentenced on July 20 in Italy to jail terms of 18-34 months each …

The San Diego International Boat Show

The San Diego International Boat Show in June held a captains briefing, featuring speakers from destinations including Mexico and Alaska as well as San …

Pirates convicted of murder

Three Somali men were convicted on July 8 of piracy, kidnapping and murder in the 2011 shooting deaths of four Americans sailing in the Indian Ocean off of …

Money to dredge proposed

A budget subcommittee in the U.S. Senate has recommended the  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers receive a record $1 billion in fiscal 2014 to dredge federal …

Post-Sandy NJ charts available

New Jersey-based Navionics has partnered with the Marine Trades Association of New Jersey, West Marine and other area businesses to organize the Remap New …

Crew award seeks nominees

The International Superyacht Society (ISS) is accepting nominations for its annual Awards of Distinction, honoring personal triumph from crew to the corporate …

Yacht lost in fire

A new Ocean Alexander 85 was destroyed in a fire on July 10 while moored at Roche Harbor Marina in Friday Harbor, Wash., for display and sale. The fire was …

Winners of the 2013 ShowBoats Design Awards

Winners of the 2013 ShowBoats Design Awards were announced at a gala in Monaco in late June. Notable winners include the 42.5m power trimaran M/Y Adastra, …

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Owner’s View: Effort in captain-owner interview pays off

Owner’s View: Effort in captain-owner interview pays off

Owner’s View: by Melvyn Miller As is the case with owners of yachts, I have found it difficult to describe an average captain of a …

Ocean plastic removal program gets grant

Ocean plastic removal program gets grant

Photos by Lockhart Maclean Fort Lauderdale-based Mission Resolve Foundation has gifted Ocean Voyages Institute $25,000 as a challenge …

MarineMax acquires NJ

MarineMax acquires NJ

Clearwater, Florida-based MarineMax has acquired Fort Lauderdale-based brokerage firm Northrop & Johnson, a 71-year-old company that …

RPM Diesel owner dies

RPM Diesel owner dies

By Lucy Chabot Reed Joe Rubano, owner of Fort Lauderdale-based RPM Diesel Engine Co. and Diesel Services of America, died at his home …

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