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    Twin Cities harbor plan identifies huge potential


    Michigan’s Twin Cities Harbor could be a catalyst for growth over the next 20 years if the three municipalities involved in the planning can cooperate and reach consensus, according to a consultant working on the project.

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    Bahamas marinas ‘closing ranks’ following Hurricane Dorian


    Following the destruction of five marinas in the path of Hurricane Dorian that slammed the Bahamas in August, the Association of Bahamas Marinas (ABM) is “closing ranks” in an effort to hasten recovery, according to ABM executive director Basil Smith.

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    US$3.1m grant helps pay for Palm Beach marina facelift


    Palm Beach, Florida received some relief in its US$33.6m Town Marina reconstruction project in the form of a US$3.1m State grant from the Florida Inland Navigation District.

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    Hawaii harbour fee increase doubles some rents


    Faced with nearly US$310m of maintenance and capital improvement costs at some 16 small boat harbours around the state, the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DLNR) is imposing fee hikes on November 1 that could, in some instances, double a boater’s mooring ...

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    First Queensland marina awarded Platinum accreditation


    Australia’s Coral Sea Marina Resort, formerly known as Abell Point Marina, is Queensland’s first facility to achieve Platinum accreditation. This accreditation, the highest possible, is awarded under the global Gold Anchors Award scheme managed by the Marina Industries Association (MIA), based in Australia, and TYHA (The Yacht Harbour Association) in ...

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    Welsh marina group secures funding


    The Cardiff, Wales-headquartered marina and boating services group, Marine Property Group (MPG), has secured funding of £10.4m from the innovative financial services business, ThinCats. The new funding will be used to consolidate some existing loans and support further expansion including acquisitions and enhanced diversification in current activities such ...

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    Porto Montenegro to invest €500m on future development


    Porto Montenegro, the Mediterranean’s leading luxury yacht homeport and marina village, is to invest over €500m in further development and new projects on site over the next 10 years. The news was unveiled at a private event at the Monaco Yacht Show last month.

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    New Swedish marina to open next year


    A new marina is set to open in Skärhamn, on Sweden’s Baltic coast, prior to next year’s boating season.

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    New marina planned for Uruguay


    A new marina is to be constructed in Punta Carretas, a district of Uruguay’s capital Montevideo, on the South Atlantic shore. Under the plan, the investment will total around US$17m.

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    UK marina builder takes on regeneration project


    Walcon Marine, the UK-based marina builder, is returning to Buckler’s Hard Yacht Harbour on the Beaulieu River in Hampshire to undertake a major regeneration project. Taking place over two winters, it will involve a complete rebuild of the marina, including extensions to the piers and the refurbishment and re-use of ...

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    Sanctuary Cove Marina to be expanded


    $8 million investment to take the Sanctuary Cove marina capacity from 237 to 303 vessels

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    Spanish municipality eyes €20m marina project


    The City Council of Málaga and the Port of Málaga are developing plans to build a marina in San Andrés on the Spanish Mediterranean coast. The entire project would cost around €20m (US$22.3m).

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    V&A Waterfront announces berthing deal for SA builders


    Cape Town’s Victoria Alfred Waterfront has announced a berthing discount for members of the South African Boatbuilders Export Council (SABBEX).

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    Aston Martin Residences in Miami to get new SY marina


    G G Business Developments in the US is adding a new superyacht marina to the facilities available at Aston Martin Residences in Miami, Florida.

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    Significant marine damage caused by Hurricane Dorian


    While reports of the devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian over Great Abaco island, Grand Bahama island and other islands are only just filtering in, it is inevitable that significant damage will have been caused to the marine infrastructure of these two main islands, both important yachting locations.

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    New approach to Greece’s utilisation of marine infrastructure


    Greece has announced a new model for privatisation of 10 regional ports

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    New marina to be constructed in southern Spain


    Project to build a new facility in Andalusia discussed by officials

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    New marina investment planned for Spain’s north-west


    Combarro marina to expand berthing capacity

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    New Fiji marina aims to be ‘plastic free’


    The new 150-berth Nawi Island Marina in Fiji, which is due for completion by November 2020, plans to be one of the first green marinas in the world by banning single-use plastic bags. The marina and associated resort will also be powered by renewable solar energy.


    ICOMIA Marinas Group names new member


    The International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) has announced that Jachthaven Portus Ganda, a marina in Ghent, Belgium, has become a member of the ICOMIA Marinas Group (IMG).