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New immigration checkpoint for Andaman islands

India’s Port Blair airport has been designated an authorized immigration clearance point, making it more convenient for yachts traveling to the Andaman and …

Students learn about maritime careers in Fort Lauderdale

By Lucy Chabot Reed About 30 high school students were introduced to the South Florida’s marine industry on Friday with a panel discussion of young …

USCG seeks advisory committee applications

The U.S. Coast Guard is seeking applications for membership on the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC). The committee acts solely in an …

US government shutdown closes USCG centers

The U.S. Coast Guard has closed the National Maritime Center (NMC) and all Regional Exam Centers (RECs) due to the partial U.S. government shutdown, which …

USCG seeks public input on medical manual

The U.S. Coast Guard has extended the period for public comments on its draft merchant mariner medical manual until Feb. 13. The manual is intended to help …

Bradford Marine sold

By Dorie Cox Fort Lauderdale Yacht Harbor (FLYH) has purchased one of Fort Lauderdale’s oldest shipyards, Fort Lauderdale-based Bradford Marine and Bradford …

Captain hopes stew’s alcohol death wake-up call for all crew

By Dorie Cox This time, the captain hoped rehab would stick. It was February, in the Bahamas, and his partner in both life and work had been drinking heavily …

Alcoholics Anonymous assessment test

Veteran crew agent Sue Price places crew on yachts as director of operations with Viking Crew in Fort Lauderdale. She recommends that all crew assess their …

Alcohol muddies the water of insurance coverage

By Dr. Robert Darling Injuries and illnesses experienced as a result of alcohol or other substance abuse is often excluded in health and medical insurance. …

Sailing yacht Ethereal afloat after grounding in Fort Lauderdale

Update 3:15 p.m.:S/Y Ethereal, a 190-foot Royal Huisman, is afloat after grounding in Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale on Dec. 19. The yacht was underway in …

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Crew Compass: Crew can curb ocean pollution

Crew Compass: Crew can curb ocean pollution

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon It’s hard to pinpoint exactly what it is that defines my love for the ocean, but there are several …

Yachties invited to ‘Spin for a Cause’

Yachties invited to ‘Spin for a Cause’

Young Professionals in Yachting have put out the call for the marine industry to unite on Aug. 16 for an afternoon of fun and exercise to …

Top Shelf: Rice paper rolls with green mango, shrimp and avocado

Top Shelf: Rice paper rolls with green mango, shrimp and avocado

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim MacDonald Some 30 years ago, on Richmond’s Victoria Street in Australia, the Vietnamese rice paper roll was a …

Latest news in the charter fleet: Tranquility now with CN

Latest news in the charter fleet: Tranquility now with CN

News in the charter fleet M/Y Tranquility, a 300-foot (91.5m) Oceanco launched in 2014, available for summer charter in the western Med …

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