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  • The 2019 Australian Marine Industry Award winners

    Australian Marine Industry Awards highlight global success


    An inherent element of the annual ASMEX conference is the Australian Marine Industry Awards. Always held at a gala event, the awards reflect the success of the country’s strong marine industry, covering superyachts, marine recreation and commercial marine activities.

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    Bahamas targets US$50m in yacht charter fees


    The Bahamian government is focused on improving revenue and is targeting what one official calls the “low hanging fruit” of existing, uncollected revenue sources such as the island nation’s 4% yacht charter fee.

  • Lignia's Dale Warren, Anthony Carroll and Chris Palmer

    UK timber modification firm grows team


    Lignia Wood Company, a UK manufacturer of modified timber for the marine and other markets, has hired Dale Warren, Anthony Carroll and Chris Palmer as purchasing manager, senior technical sales executive and production manager respectively.

  • Beneteau First Yacht 53

    Beneteau First Yacht 53 to launch at Cannes


    After two years of development, the eagerly awaited First Yacht 53 from Beneteau will be shown for the first time at the autumn boat shows in Europe (Cannes, Genoa, Barcelona), and Annapolis in the US.

  • Strong demand for its DF350 outboard in North America drove Suzuki marine net sales and operating income in FY 2018

    Suzuki posts strong 2018 marine performance


    Global financial results for the 2018 fiscal year released by Suzuki Motor Corp reveal strong performance by its marine division

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    US boat trailer manufacturer expands production


    Magic Tilt, a US builder of marine trailers, has expanded its production facility in Clearwater, Florida by adding an additional six-bay, 8,000sq ft building for trailer service, set-up and stacking purposes.

  • Chios Marina

    Greek investment scheme wins Chios Marina concession


    Just a few days before the elections in Greece, the national assets management authority awarded the 40-year concession of Chios Marina to Avlum Enterprises Co Ltd – Ioannis Elias D Tefas Nafpigoplastiki – Cleopatra Marina SA – Touristikos Limenas Prevezas SA.

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    Dutch marine wholesaler reports strong Q1


    Allpa Marine Equipment, a Dutch wholesaler with branches in the Netherlands and Germany, has reported an 8% jump in turnover in the first quarter of 2019, with sales benefitting from “nice weather” during the start of the year.

  • The BG-One Smart Bilge Pump Switch

    New Maltese distributor for Blue Guard


    Blue Guard Innovations (BGI) in the US has chosen Camilleri Marine to distribute the company’s products in Malta.

  • Xavier Fabre (left), Yacht Sourcing’s co-founder and Director of Sales, with Nicolas Monges (right), General Manager of Yacht Sourcing Thailand

    Yacht Sourcing targets Thai market with new appointment


    Yacht Sourcing, a full-service yacht provider based in Indonesia, has appointed Nicolas Monges as its general manager in Thailand.