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MedAire acquired Ocean Medical

MedAire has acquired medical kit supplier Ocean Medical International (OMI), the latest in a string of similar businesses MedAire or its parent, International …

Tognum invests in expansion and development

Germany-based Tognum AG intends to invest more than 1 billion euros by the end of 2014. About 600 million euros will go each into research and development and …

Yachts named at World Superyacht Awards

The 47m M/Y Loretta Anna won Motor Yacht of the Year in the eighth annual World Superyacht Awards over the weekend. Designed by Dubois Naval Architects and …

China islands open

China has begun allowing tourists to visit the Paracel Islands, one of a group of disputed islets and reefs in the South China Sea, according to a story by …

New Zealand marine industry launches Friends of NZ Marine

In preparation of America’s Cup racing this fall, the New Zealand marine industry has launched Friends of NZ Marine, a new initiative designed to connect …

Rhode Island starts marine apprentice program

Rhode Island starts marine apprentice program The Rhode Island Marine Trades Association (RIMTA) has received state approval and grant money to launch a …

Customs and Border Protection automate Arrival Departure

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has begun automating Form I-94 Arrival/Departure Record to streamline the admissions process for individuals lawfully …

Bahamas gets more patrol vessels

The government of the Bahamas has signed a letter of intent with Damen Shipyards Group of Holland to buy eight long-range patrol vessels and an emergency …

Safe Harbor Maritime Academy begins summer program

Jacksonville-based Safe Harbor Maritime Academy has begun its first summer program, Summer Yacht School where 12 teenage boys will spend the summer living …

Texas yacht sales tax cap in committee

A repeat effort to cap sales tax on yachts sold in Texas at roughly $25,000 is not gaining ground in a state legislature concerned about billions in predicted …

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News in the charter fleet

News in the charter fleet

M/Y Elysian, a 197-foot Abeking and Rasmussen, now available with Denison Yachts. M/Y Wildflour, a 156-foot Delta Marine, built in 2008, …

From the Bridge: Down with salaries, experience; up with regulations, connection

From the Bridge: Down with salaries, experience; up with regulations, connection

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ABM gives Bahamas update

ABM gives Bahamas update

Joe Dargavage, vice president of the Association of Bahamas Marinas, gave attendees of last week’s Triton Virtual Networking event an …

New lift coming together at Derecktor Fort Pierce

New lift coming together at Derecktor Fort Pierce

It’s happening, and it’s going to be big. That’s the sense one can get as they see the buildout of the new Derecktor Fort Pierce …

COVID, fires, lawsuits, obituaries among top stories of 2020

COVID, fires, lawsuits, obituaries among top stories of 2020

Yacht captains and crew -- as well as other yachting professionals -- found lots of news of interest on The-Triton.com last …

Ending weird 2020 in the Exumas

Ending weird 2020 in the Exumas

At the beginning of this pandemic, I went into panic mode and pondered what my options were, seeing as I expected this to totally stall …