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CMC Marine has new international team

Buddy Morgan has been named sales director of CMC Marine USA, while Sam Crockford takes on the role of managing director of CMC Marine UK. Alessandro Cappiello, CEO of CMC…

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Secure at Sea: Yachts off Mexico need plan for piracy

Secure@Sea: by Corey D. Ranslem Piracy off the Gulf Coast of Mexico has been prevalent for several years. Pirates in this region are typically organized gangs that specifically target the…

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New take on old life buoy wins 2019 DAME award

The prestigious DAME Award for innovations in marine equipment design was won by the self-propelled lifesaving float U SAFE at the 2019 METStrade show held Nov. 19-21 in Amsterdam.  The…

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Rules of the Road: STCW sets baseline in training

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake DesVergers It is a term that we constantly hear and read: STCW. Everyone from the greenest deckie to the saltiest captain is affected…

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Myanmar facilitates access for tourists, yachts

The Myanmar government has introduced regulations to make it easier for foreign tourists and superyachts to visit the country, according to Asia Pacific Superyachts.  As of Oct. 1, advance arrangement…

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Take It In: A few spoonfuls of olive oil a day can help to keep disease away

Take It In: by Carol Bareuther Fats were a four-letter word to diet-conscious consumers over the past couple of decades. Then, the concept of “good” fats and “bad” fats hit…

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Crew’s Mess: Pork Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

Crew’s Mess: by Capt. John Wampler Mexico is one of my favorite countries to cruise through. There is a distinction between the Caribbean and Pacific sides of the country –…

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Ørsted, GE announce plans for wind farms off U.S. coast

Danish renewable energy company Ørsted has announced plans to build two wind farms in U.S. waters off the coasts of Maryland and New Jersey using the Haliade-X 12MW, billed as…

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Seven die of vaping-related illness

More than 20 countries have banned e-cigarettes and five more have put restrictions on their sale and use. Although they are still permitted in most of Europe and in the…

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MB92 acquired by investment firm

Barcelona shipyard MB92 has been acquired by a European investment firm. Squircle Capital, a European alternative investment firm focused on private equity and value-add real estate investments, now controls 77.5%…

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