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Bluewater, Yacht Chandlers host Yacht Crew Ugly Sweater contest

Bluewater Crew, Charter & Brokerage USA and Yacht Chandlers hosted a Crew Ugly Sweater contest on Dec. 18. About 50 yacht crew and industry professionals, …

Crew awarded almost $1 million in back pay

The crew of M/Y Indian Empress have been awarded almost $1 million in back pay after the yacht’s owner, Indian businessman Vijay Mallya, abandoned the yacht …

New Zealand council may tax yachts that anchor out

A proposal before the Auckland Council in New Zealand seeks a fee for foreign yachts that anchor in the area, according to a report in the New Zealand Herald. …

USCG shuts down illegal charter

The U.S. Coast Guard ended the voyage of a vessel in Miami on Monday for violating passenger laws and regulations. The 64-foot M/Y Cary On, carrying 13 …

Captain sentenced to three years in guest death

Update Dec. 4 Captain sentenced in guest death in propeller accident A yacht captain was sentenced to nearly three years in prison in the death of a …

ILO to give seafarers monthly pay raise in 2019

A subcommittee of the International Labor Organization will recommend that the minimum monthly basic wage of able seafarers raise from $614 to $618 as of July …

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. …

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Bradford’s Paul Engle retires

Bradford’s Paul Engle retires

By Dorie Cox After 26 years at Bradford Marine, former president Paul Engle has retired in Fort Lauderdale. He was at the helm of the …

Motoryacht Mine Games owner among seven dead in helicopter crash

Motoryacht Mine Games owner among seven dead in helicopter crash

By Dorie Cox Yacht owner and coal executive Christopher Cline died in a helicopter crash on Thursday, July 4, according to media …

Rules of the Road: USCG alert urges review of MOB procedure

Rules of the Road: USCG alert urges review of MOB procedure

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake DesVergers In May, the Inspections and Compliance Directorate of the U.S. Coast Guard issued a Marine …

MarineMax acquires Fraser

MarineMax acquires Fraser

Clearwater, Florida-based recreational boat and yacht retailer MarineMax has announced an agreement with Italian-based yacht builder …

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