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Rules of the Road: Relief supplies duty-free with condition

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake DesVergers The devastating effects of Hurricane Dorian left many islands in the northern Bahamas obliterated. After successive days of extreme winds and ocean…

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Armada Engineering opens at MB92

U.K.-based Armada Engineering has opened a workshop at MB92 Barcelona shipyard. Established in 1989, Armada offers service in hydraulic systems, including design, manufacture, installation, testing and maintenance. The company designs…

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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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Monaco19: Tied down and gimballed, S/Y Lush crew at work for the sail of it

By Dorie Cox “We’re not so much on flowers,” Stew Cherie Neave said. Vases would mean one more thing to secure each day before setting sail on S/Y Lush, a…

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Monaco19: Making slow progress in U.S. visa, entry challenge

By Lucy Chabot Reed The people who navigate the field between non-U.S. yacht crew and U.S. immigration officials offered several hopeful messages at a seminar yesterday during the Monaco Yacht…

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New shiplift at MB92 open

MB92 Barcelona has announced that its new 4,800-ton shiplift is open for business, with the first haul outs successfully completed in August.  Located in the heart of the port of…

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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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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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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 steps up to dive down

By Dorie Cox With a red helmet in hand, Lead Deckhand Andrius Ziburys grabs an orange life jacket. He loads his scuba-diving equipment into Chuck Norris, the tender to M/Y…

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