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Better berths ahead: South Florida marinas, yards growing

By Dorie Cox Larger, deeper, fancier – that’s the goal as marinas and shipyards in South Florida spend billions on dredging, new docks and treadmills for clubhouse gyms, just in…

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IPM Group marinas retain Blue Flag honor

In recognition of their efforts to reduce negative impacts on the environment, the three marinas of the IPM Group – Marina Port de Mallorca, Marina Palma Cuarentena and Marina Ibiza…

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North Cyprus marina awarded 5 Gold Anchor rating

Karpaz Gate Marina in North Cyprus has again been awarded a 5 Gold Anchor rating by The Yacht Harbour Association.    The rating is based on an assessment of facilities, customer…

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Ferretti opens at LMC

Ferretti Group America has opened a 5,000-square-foot office, workshop and parts facility at Lauderdale Marine Center in Fort Lauderdale. The new facility will employ eight full-time employees, with plans to…

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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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IGY opens marina in Sète

Island Global Yachting has opened a megayacht marina in Sète, France.  IGY Sète Marina is located between Barcelona and the Côte d’Azur, and central to cruising destinations such as Barcelona,…

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Secure at Sea: Yachts, yards may be liable for inadequate network security

Secure@Sea: by Corey D. Ranslem Cyber security issues are a dominant part of world headlines on an hourly basis. Attacks continue in almost every industry and location of the world…

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Large yacht focus for Las Olas Marina development in Fort Lauderdale

By Dorie Cox Dockage and upland buildings will look very different at Las Olas Marina in Fort Lauderdale in the future. After three years of back and forth on plans…

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Rybovich foreign trade zone a “continual boat show’

By Dorie Cox Yachts at Rybovich have found several ways to take advantage of the yard’s new U.S. Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) in West Palm Beach, Florida. The status was…

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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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