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Pacific Hope brings medical and more to northern Bahamas

By Dorie Cox; Photos by Josh Ritchie The 179-foot medical ship M/V Pacific Hope departed the Dominican Republic three days after Hurricane Dorian hit the northern Bahamas. Upon arrival in…

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Yacht’s third trip delivers tons of donations after Hurricane Dorian

Story and photos by Dorie Cox; Offload photos from M/Y Axis Update Sept. 10 Capt. Les Annan and the yacht’s crew are preparing M/Y Axis to head back to the…

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Yacht joins canine crusade after Hurricane Dorian

By Dorie Cox When the large door opened on the stern of the 240-foot yacht, 50 furry faces stared out at the volunteers on the dock. Just a day before,…

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Still a hurricane, Dorian begins move toward US coast

By Dorie Cox UPDATE Sept. 3 at 5:30 p.m. The Port of Miami, Miami River, and Port Everglades are safe for marine traffic and operations and the Captain of the…

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Yachties mobilize to help Bahamas

Numerous private groups, marine businesses and aid organizations have rallied to offer help to the Bahamiam islands affected by Hurricane Dorian over the past several days. Updates and reports have…

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ComMar Sales celebrates 50 years

ComMar Sales, a Rhode Island-based representative of marine product manufacturers, celebrates 50 years of serving the marine industry in September. Founded in Massachusetts by Bill Glaser in 1969, ComMar got…

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U.S. designates new marine highway projects

Marine Highway Routes are navigable waterways that provide better options for moving freight and passengers, and a recent move by MARAD, the Maritime Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation,…

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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 factors that are undeniable. The sound…

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Bradford’s Paul Engle retires

By Dorie Cox After 26 years at Bradford Marine, former president Paul Engle has retired. He was at the helm of the Fort Lauderdale shipyard through many changes, including expansion…

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Crew Compass: Cruising brings joy in places we had not expected

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon Being offered a new job is always an exciting time and, as I’ve mentioned previously, there are different factors to consider that make a specific…

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