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Cruise ship captain fined for burning high sulfur fuel

A French court has fined a U.S. cruise ship captain €100,000 for breaking European Union pollution laws after the ship was found to be burning bunker fuel …

Great Lakes lock upgrade to begin

Plans to build another lock in the Great Lakes capable of handling the largest shipping vessels will proceed now that $32 million has been allocated for the …

Crew rescued after sailboat dismasted in storm

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued the four-member crew of a sailboat that was dismasted in a storm Monday night more than 100 miles off Cape Lookout, North …

New NOAA system facilitates contact

ASSIST, a new system launched by NOAA this month, makes it easier to submit questions or report nautical chart errors to NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey. …

Hasty departure, vessel screen brightness contributed to yacht crashed

A 35-year-old captain was found to be at fault after a 62-foot luxury yacht slammed into a navigational buoy and sank off the coast of Jersey in November 2017, …

New path for U.S. flag registry underway for large yachts

By Dorie Cox While a recent amendment to a U.S. law recognizing that a private yacht can be well over 300 GT may be good news to American owners of today’s …

LAX expands Global Entry facility

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has relocated and expanded the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Global Entry Enrollment Center. The new facility will …

Derecktor wins bid to develop Fort Pierce large yacht facility

Update Nov. 14, 10 p.m. Derecktor Holdings Inc. was chosen tonight to build and manage a Fort Pierce large yacht facility by a unanimous vote of St. Lucie …

ISS working to become ISO liaison

The International Superyacht Society is seeking a voice within the International Standards Organization by becoming a liaison. Industry experts and liaison …

Research yacht completes global expedition

On Oct. 27, the French research schooner S/Y Tara returned to its home port in Lorient, Brittany, after sailing more than 53,995nm and collecting over 36,000 …

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200 join Triton Networking at Culinary Convenience last night

200 join Triton Networking at Culinary Convenience last night

About 200 yacht captains, chefs, crew and industry professionals enjoyed Triton Networking with a fiesta-themed event at Culinary …

Yachts needed to ferry supplies to St. Thomas from Florida

Yachts needed to ferry supplies to St. Thomas from Florida

Yacht Aid Global (YAG) seeks yachts to volunteer to move boxes of supplies to St. Thomas, USVI, from South Florida. YAG coordinates …

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Meteor sells, new Couach listed

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Meteor sells, new Couach listed

Yachts sold S/Y Meteor, a 170-foot (52m) Royal Huisman schooner launched in 2007, sold by YPI broker Will Bishop, who represented the …

Are you ready if your partner dies suddenly?

Are you ready if your partner dies suddenly?

By Lisa Samuels As I grow wiser in my life and through my position in the financial services industry, I have had so many conversations …

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