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    SA’s Royal Cape Yacht Club given lease lifeline

    2020-02-24T10:25:00Z

    Cape Town’s historic Royal Cape Yacht Club this week confirmed a lease breakthrough with South Africa’s National Ports Authority following years of uncertainty about the club’s tenure inside Cape Town harbour.

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    Stabicraft founder steps aside as CEO

    2020-02-24T09:50:00Z

    Iconic Kiwi boat manufacturer Stabicraft is on the hunt for a new chief executive with its founder Paul Adams stepping aside, providing a pathway for a new leader after 33 years at the helm.

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    Coronavirus tests stability of global supply chains

    2020-02-21T16:38:00Z IBI , by Craig Ritchie

    With large parts of China still subject to lockdowns and travel restrictions, manufacturers face continuing uncertainty over delivery schedules for parts and components As China struggles to contain the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak that has infected more than 73,000 people worldwide and killed nearly 2,000, marine equipment ...

  • Haslar Marina
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    Dean & Reddyhoff rebranded Boatfolk Marinas Group

    2020-02-21T16:30:00Z

    Following the takeover last year of Quay Marinas (QM) by the Dean Reddyhoff Group (D R) , the combined entity is to be rebranded Boatfolk Marinas Group Ltd. IBI understands that the rebranding is to be officially announced on April 1, 2020, according to a spokesperson for D ...

  • Sabbex Thina Qutywa
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    New appointment at SABBEX

    2020-02-21T14:49:00Z

    SABBEX, the South African Boat Builders Export Council, has expanded its team with the appointment of Thina Qutywa as office administrator.

  • 2020 Miami Boat Show
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    Miami show a strong success despite attendance dip

    2020-02-21T14:33:00Z

    Despite a near record-breaking opening day crowd, the more than 82,000 people who visited this year’s Miami International Boat Show (MIBS) represents a 10% decline in attendance for 2020 over last year.

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    Fastmount appoints Chilean distributor

    2020-02-21T11:49:00Z

    New Zealand-based panel mount manufacturer Fastmount has extended its reach in South America with the appointment of a new distributor in Chile.

  • Olympic Marine Olympic Yacht Show
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    1st Olympic Yacht Show to be held in Greece

    2020-02-21T11:45:00Z

    A new Greek yacht show is set to take place later this year, courtesy of Ondeck Events and Olympic Marine SA.

  • Inmarsat - Saudi Arabia launch event (2)
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    Inmarsat launches connectivity services in Saudi Arabia

    2020-02-21T11:02:00Z

    Mobile satellite communications firm Inmarsat has introduced its connectivity solutions to customers in Saudi Arabia through new partner agreements in the region. The company has also secured new spectrum licences to deliver both its narrow-band (L-band) and high-capacity broadband (Ka-band), Global Xpress (GX), services in Saudi Arabia, enabling Saudi-based ...

  • Propspeed's Matt Forbes
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    NZ firm expands overseas to support growth

    2020-02-21T10:50:00Z

    Propspeed, the New Zealand-based supplier of underwater top-coatings, has hired Matt Forbes to fill the role of sales director-EMEA and Marcus Hamilton as VP of sales operations-Americas.

  • Garmin 2019 Revenues
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    Garmin earnings sends shares to 12-year high

    2020-02-20T16:12:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

    The electronics maker’s stock price surged yesterday on the company’s report of Q4 and 2019 results which beat Wall Street’s expectations. Revenues for the fourth quarter totalled $1.1 billion, including a 22% rise in marine sales.

  • Larnaca Marina
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    Larnaca Marina gets go-ahead after prolonged negotiations

    2020-02-20T15:38:00Z

    A Cypriot-Israeli consortium, Kition Ocean Holdings, has gained approval from the Cyprus government which, after prolonged negotiations over some two years, managed to reach an agreement over the redevelopment of Larnaca port and marina. A total of €1.2bn is planned to be invested in upgrades, making it the largest infrastructure ...

  • Axopar in Miami
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    Axopar Boats picks up NMMA/CSI Award

    2020-02-20T14:56:00Z

    The Finnish firm was the only European boatbuilder to be honoured this year in Miami

  • Feadship's Project 705
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    First glimpse of Feadship’s Project 705 as yacht emerges from construction hall

    2020-02-20T12:46:00Z

    Viewers were given an early glimpse of Feadship’s new 72.85m yacht today as it emerged from the yard’s construction hall in Aalmseer in the Netherlands.

  • FALCON YACHTS SHIPYARD FACILITY
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    Historic Italian brand re-enters yacht market

    2020-02-20T12:03:00Z

    Iconic Italian boatbuilder Falcon Yachts has re-entered the market following its recent acquisition by T-Quest Holdings of the Middle East.

  • Kelly Tolhurst
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    UK government appoints new minister to cover maritime sector

    2020-02-20T10:44:00Z

    MP Kelly Tolhurst used to run Tolhurst Associates, a marine surveying business As part of the recent UK government ministerial reshuffle, Kelly Tolhurst has been appointed to oversee the country’s maritime sector including the recreational marine market. Tolhurst has the ranking Parliamentary Under Secretary of State ...

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    Korea show organisers confirm new dates

    2020-02-20T10:36:00Z

    This year’s event will be held from June 5-7

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    Fishing niche lets engine builders net new markets

    2020-02-20T09:46:00Z

    Engine makers are repurposing purpose-built products for smaller market segments

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    CRN M/Y 137 achieves IMO Tier III certification

    2020-02-20T06:00:00Z

    CRN, a Ferretti Group brand, has become the first shipyard in Italy to receive IMO Tier III certification for its CRN M/Y 137, a 62m fully custom steel and aluminium megayacht that is soon to be de

  • Pacifico Yokohama Exhibiton Hall
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    Tokyo boat show cancelled

    2020-02-19T16:01:00Z

    Six South East Asian boat shows have been now cancelled or postponed due to the coronavirus