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New developments in marine technology

Device texts where others can’t Maine-based DeLorme, a developer of personal satellite communications and navigation technology, has launched its newest product, inReach SE (Screen Edition), a satellite communication device that…

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Golden fleet off to save coral reefs

Capt. Steven Breen will guide the 220-foot M/Y Golden Shadow on its next scientific journey, a four-year expedition to gather and share data on the state of coral reefs worldwide.…

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The secret success of non-traded REITs

I have been using non-traded REITs in client portfolios for about three years now. The reason simply is for diversification, which is a must for savvy investors. But, just as…

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Marine Industry Cares Foundation raises money for charities

Marine Industry Cares Foundation raised $150,000 for charities with an annual spin-a-thon held in April in Ft. Lauderdale.  More than 600 spinners, riders on stationary bikes, and about 400 attendees…

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Hood gets certified

Florida-based Elmridge Protection Products has been awarded NIOSH certification for its iEvac Smoke/Fire Hood. The hood can be worn to help an individual safely escape from a fire. The three…

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YRM announces two pending patents

Yacht Repairs and Maintenance (YRM) of Ft. Lauderdale has two patents pending for its tender/jetski chocks. The half-moon chock and the full-round chock are made from marine grade aluminum, custom…

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E3 Systems expands in US

E3 Systems has opened a Ft. Lauderdale office and appointed David Horacek U.S. vice president for direct sales. Horacek previously worked with Linkscape. “David has extensive experience in communications sales…

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Palladium appoints European manager

Palladium Technologies has appointed Mike Perkins its business development manager for Europe. Perkins had announced his retirement in August. “We have known and worked with Mike for some 13 years…

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Lopez leads Grateful Palate provisioning

Ft. Lauderdale-based The Grateful Palate has promoted Hector Lopez to director of yacht provisions. Lopez oversees a team of professionals and a 10,000-square-foot distribution center. He first joined The Grateful…

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Swart joins MHG

Ft. Lauderdale-based MHG Insurance Brokers has hired Clayton Swart as business development manager. Swart, a former yacht crew, will be responsible for promoting and marketing yacht crew insurance in addition…

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