Waypoints

Bali’s new Benoa Marina opens

Benoa Marina, a new marina built by a subsidiary of the government of Indonesia’s docking company, PPI Marina (Pelindo Property Investments), has opened. Indonesia’s first international standard marina, Benoa Marina…

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Shipyard diversifies with waterjet cutting machine

Belfast, Maine-based Front Street Shipyard is preparing to take delivery of a five-axis 3D waterjet cutting machine that will become the largest of its kind in the state. The shipyard…

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NY, NJ, Conn. open marinas, boatyards for recreation

The governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut aligned their states’ policies to make recreational boating allowable. The trio released a statement on Saturday announcing marinas, boatyards and marine…

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Med shipyards reopen under strict new measures

Superyacht refit and repair company MB92 Group announced this morning that it has re-started activity at both of its shipyards in Barcelona and La Ciotat, France. Operations, which resumed Tuesday,…

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Longtime president of yacht yard Merrill-Stevens dies

By Lucy Chabot Reed An icon of the South Florida shipyard and brokerage industry died on Sunday, April 5. Fred Kirtland, previously president and general manager of Merrill-Stevens shipyard in…

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Rhode Island sets guidelines for recreational vessels

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management has established the following guidelines for accessing and using private vessels in its state: Recreational boating is allowed for R.I. residents. Travel time…

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Porto Montenegro offers virtual marina reception

Porto Montenegro has implemented virtual marina reception to provide clients with the option to have face-to-face communication with the marina’s team while observing safe social-distancing guidelines. The Mediterranean luxury yacht…

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Pier Sixty-Six redevelopment officially underway

By Lucy Chabot Reed Tavistock Development Company, started and owned by yacht owner Joe Lewis, officially broke ground on March 12 on its redevelopment of Fort Lauderdale hotel Pier Sixty-Six. …

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Monaco Marine shuts down shipyards

In response to concerns about the safety of employees, clients and crew during the COVID-19 pandemic – as well as the shutdown of subcontractors and suppliers, and directives from the…

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New marina opens in the Maldives

A new marina has opened as part of Crossroads, a multi-island entertainment development and leisure destination in The Maldives Riviera. The Yacht Marina at Crossroads is set in the Emboodhoo…

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