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Better berths ahead: South Florida marinas, yards growing

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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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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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Front Street Shipyard opens new lounge, showroom

Front Street Shipyard has unveiled a new client lounge at its Belfast, Maine, facility. The client lounge doubles as an interior design showroom that features color and fabric samples, as…

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Heesen expands interior workshop

Heesen has expanded its interior workshop facility in Winterswijk, Gelderland. Just over an hour’s drive from Oss, the facility was acquired in 2000 under the name Oortgiese. Established in 1940,…

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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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Junior Achievement’s Sea the World unveils for next generations

With an eye to inspiring future generations, members of the marine industry businesses in South Florida have built “Sea the World,” a storefront that will be visited by more than…

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Bradford’s Paul Engle retires

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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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Final Christensen launched in Vancouver; yard moves to Tennessee

Christensen has launched the last hull to be completed and delivered from its Vancouver yard.  The 164-foot (50m) Jackpot, launched the week of June 19, was delivered to a pair…

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Engineer’s Angle: Engineer key to safety on a yacht

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Engineer’s Angle: by JD Anson Whether tied to the dock or a thousand miles from shore, the safety of boat and personnel are of paramount importance to the crew. All…

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Sanlorenzo names LMC its North American service facility

Sanlorenzo has chosen Lauderdale Marine Center (LMC) in Fort Lauderdale as the company’s preferred service facility for the Italian yacht builder’s North America fleet. A press release states that the…

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