safety

Companies partner to bring hygiene program to yachts

Fort Lauderdale-based MHG Insurance Brokers and Vikand Solutions, also of Fort Lauderdale,  have partnered to bring Vikand’s health and hygiene program Pyure to the yachting industry. The program consists of…

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Rules of the Road: Know what to do when hurricane approaches

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake DesVergers As each of us slowly emerges from our pandemic quarantines, awaiting the arrival of the murder hornets, let us not forget the…

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Former cook/stew wins MIASF Golden Anchor award

By Lucy Chabot Reed Former yacht crew member Patience Cohn won the Golden Anchor Award for 2020, the most prestigious award given by the 60-year-old Fort Lauderdale-based Marine Industries Association…

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RINA performs first remote class survey

Italian classification society RINA has carried out what it calls the world’s first statutory and associated class intermediate surveys with the use of remote technologies. The surveys were conducted on…

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Inmarsat opens third annual satcom survey for yacht captains, crew

Inmarsat, a global mobile satellite communications provider, has opened its third annual Superyacht Connectivity Survey to provide an assessment of satellite communications usage in the industry. The 2020 survey will…

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Monaco20: Yacht show to go not-for-profit for 2020

The Principality of Monaco and Informa announced this morning that they are working together to deliver a not-for-profit Monaco Yacht Show in Port Hercule in September 2020, with full details…

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New captain of the port for Charleston USCG

USCG Captain of the Port Capt. John Reed transferred command of Coast Guard Sector Charleston to Capt. John Cole in a ceremony last week. Reed served as the commander of…

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Machinery Matters: Why condition monitoring is best practice

Machinery Matters: by Larry D. Rumbol “Condition monitoring” is one of those phrases one hears in conferences and learned corners of the dock. Those really familiar with it call it…

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Spanish yard reopens

Varadero Valencia in Spain, directly west of Palma, has resumed activity and implemented “special sanitary measures.” “A rigorous protocol of safety and hygiene has been prepared, having applied a disinfectant…

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Rules of the Road: CBD no excuse for mariners who fail THC test

In early February, the U.S. Coast Guard issued a Marine Safety Advisory regarding the use of hemp plant products. The advisory was issued to ensure that mariners, employers and associated…

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