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The-Triton.com’s most-read stories of 2019

Triton readers visited more than half a million pages on The-Triton.com in 2019. They viewed our calendar and photo galleries, our classifieds and business directory. But mostly, they came for…

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MDS donates portion of revenues to Bahamas

Marine Data Solutions presented a $4,000 donation to the Bahamas National Trust in November as the island nation continues to recover from Hurricane Dorian. The Fort Lauderdale-based marine wireless internet…

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Ocean Cleanup collects first haul of plastic

The Ocean Cleanup announced on its website in December the successful first harvest of captured plastic. Verified as recovered ocean plastic by DNV GL, an international classification society, the trash…

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Yacht Andiamo burns at Island Gardens marina in Miami

UPDATE: Dec. 19, 3:50 p.m. By Dorie Cox Firefighters continue to monitor M/Y Andiamo today after a fire burned the 120-foot Benetti at Island Gardens Deep Harbour marina in Miami…

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Unsafe operations reported for Russian Navy vessel off US coast

A Marine Safety Information Bulletin (MSIB) was issued for vessels navigating the coast of South Carolina and Georgia after reports of the RFN Viktor Leonov (AGI-175) operating in an unsafe…

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Yacht damages Simpson Bay bridge in St. Maarten

M/Y Ecstasea, a 282-foot Feadship, knocked off an observation platform on the Simpson Bay Bridge when entering into Simpson Bay Lagoon yesterday, according to a report by The Daily Herald…

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The Crew Network marks 30 years, hires new consultants

The Crew Network this year marks its 30th year of crew recruitment services, with more than 10,000 crew positions filled across all departments on vessels ranging from 79 feet (24m)…

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FLIBS19: Yacht Chandlers party raises $19k for SOS Foundation

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By Dorie Cox Fort Lauderdale-based Yacht Chandlers raised $19,000 for charity during the company’s annual boat show party in November.  Yacht captains, crew and business donated the money during an…

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Foreign yachts now can charter in Australia

The Australian parliament passed legislation on Thursday to allow foreign-flagged superyachts to charter in Australian waters.  The Special Recreational Vessels Bill 2019 grants superyachts the use of a temporary coastal…

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St. Croix has new U.S. CBP port director

U.S. Customs and Border Protection recently appointed Rosetta Horsford-Stevens as port director for St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Horsford-Stevens has more than 20 years of law enforcement experience…

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