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    Trump blinks on new tariff threat

    2019-08-14T07:47:00Z

    US President Donald Trump has softened his position on a threat made earlier this month to levy a new 10% tariff on US$300bn worth of Chinese goods not already subject to existing tariffs.

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    Lippert completes Lewmar takeover

    2019-08-13T14:50:00Z

    The £33m-plus acquisition of UK marine equipment manufacturer and supplier Lewmar Marine by its US competitor, Lippert Components, has now been completed. Four new American directors were appointed on August 1, as revealed by a Lewmar Ltd’s filing with Companies House, the UK business register, today.

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    UK-based law firm to open Monaco office

    2019-08-13T14:32:00Z

    HFW, the UK-based international law firm, has announced that it is boosting its global yacht practice with the launch of a Monaco office. It will be staffed by a team led by partner Andrew Charlier, former global head of yachts at Ince Co.

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    Obituary: Giovanni Besenzoni

    2019-08-13T11:12:00Z

    Giovanni Besenzoni, founder and president of Besenzoni SpA, passed away on Sunday at his home in Sarnico, on Lake Iseo in northern Italy. He was 77.

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    Messe Frankfurt confirms expanded Cape Town show

    2019-08-13T10:31:00Z

    Messe Frankfurt has announced a reformatted Cape Town International Boat Show, which as from this year includes a new open water second-hand boat exhibition area and enlarged retail section.

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    Final call for US Export Excellence Award entries

    2019-08-13T10:29:00Z

    Deadline for entries this Friday

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    MCI signs deal with Princess

    2019-08-13T10:00:00Z

    The UK’s Marine Components International (MCI) has signed a deal with Princess Yachts to supply Bennett Marine trim tab systems on its latest model, the Princess X95. The Bennett trim tabs will assist with the planing attitude of the 95ft, 104-tonne X95 yacht, which have a speed range of 24kt-26kt. ...

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    Wells Fargo: US business owners bullish on current economic environment

    2019-08-13T08:47:00Z

    New data from US financial services provider Wells Fargo shows US business owners across a broad spectrum of sectors reporting continuing revenue growth while demonstrating little concern that their businesses could be impacted by American trade policies.

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    New marinas to be built in Greece

    2019-08-12T15:02:00Z

    The Greek island of Leros in the eastern Aegean Sea is to host a new marina. A concession agreement to construct a marina in Ormos Alindon was signed by ex-Tourism Minister Thanassis Theocharopoulos just before the start of the recent Greek elections.

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    Spate of yacht incidents sees fire, collision and death

    2019-08-12T14:45:00Z

    Three events over the past week or so in Phuket, Cairns and Cannes involving two superyachts and a smaller craft have resulted in a major fire, a collision, and the death of a British superyacht crew.