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NOAA to change channel depth values on raster charts

NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey recently announced plans to change the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) maintained channel depth values on raster chart products, which include paper nautical charts…

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V.Group acquires GMT

Global marine services provider V.Group has acquired Fort Lauderdale-based Global Marine Travel from Inchcape Shipping Services. GMT adds to V.Group two International Air Transport Association licenses, is expected to double…

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Miami19: Miami Yacht Show debuts downtown, returns to Island Gardens

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Yacht captains, crew and the boating industry visit the 31st edition of the Miami Yacht Show at a new location. With a debut downtown on the Intracoastal Waterway, the move…

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Stylish footwear helps save the ocean

The new Guy Harvey Footwear Collection is taking steps toward ocean conservation. The collection – which includes boat shoes, sandals and flip flops for men and women – features Guy…

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KGCH gets new owner

UK natives Rob and Donna Strong have bought KGCH Yacht Recruitment, a crew placement agency based in Fort Lauderdale. KGCH was started by Kendra Grey and Christine Hodgson in 2013.…

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Blue Tide Marine makes splash with new services

Blue Tide Marine, started by a group of retired U.S. Navy veterans in 2015, has expanded its delivery services for vessels at sea. The company focuses on aerial cargo delivery,…

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Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Preference sells; Carolina, Skylight listed

Yachts sold M/Y Preference, a 119-foot (36.4m) Tansu built in 2011, sold by listing brokerage Thompson, Westwood and White. TWW broker Jason Duggan and Northrop & Johnson broker Jim Elliot…

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Latest news in the charter fleet: Spirit joins CNI

M/Y Sarastar, a 197-foot (60.2m) Mondomarine built in 2017, available for summer charter in the west Med through Camper & Nicholsons. M/Y Rola, a 157-foot (48m) boat built by ISA…

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ISS board gets eight new members

The International Superyacht Society has announced eight new appointees to its board of directors for the 2019-2022 term following the votes of ISS members. Newly elected board members are: Jill…

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Palma shipyard helps train students of new university nautical program

STP Shipyard Palma recently teamed up with the University of the Balearic Islands to offer students of the university’s new Master in Nautical Industry program a chance to experience the…

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