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    Maltese marina expansion project halted amid residents’ protests

    2019-11-08T16:08:00Z

    The Authority for Transport in Malta has released a planning application indicating plans to expand the marina in Kalkara from 21,000sq m to as much as 35,000sq m. However, shortly after the plan was made public, local residents have forced the authorities to assure them that the marina will not ...

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    US Senate spending bill includes boating industry priorities

    2019-11-08T15:59:00Z

    The United States Senate last week passed a package of appropriations bill that includes funding for some of the recreational boating industry’s top priorities. The move allows members of the Senate and House to meet in conference committee to negotiate a resolution to the differences in spending bills passed by ...

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    Lignia Wood Co joins Water Revolution Foundation as corporate partner

    2019-11-08T15:54:00Z

    Lignia Wood Company, a British timber modification business whose Lignia Yacht range is a real-wood alternative to Burmese teak, has joined the Water Revolution Foundation as a corporate partner.

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    Weatherford Capital makes third multimillion-dollar investment in Safe Harbor

    2019-11-08T14:53:00Z

    Safe Harbor Marinas has received a US$41m infusion of cash from Weatherford Capital, the third multimillion-dollar investment from the Tampa, Florida-based private equity firm since 2017.

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    AB Inflatables unveils new Jet Tenders at FLIBS

    2019-11-08T14:25:00Z

    Yacht tender and RIB producer AB Inflatables officially launched two new AB Jet Tenders at the 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS).

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    Entry deadline set for Minneapolis Boat Show Innovation Awards

    2019-11-08T11:59:00Z

    Exhibitors have until 20 December to submit entries for the 2020 Minneapolis Boat Show Innovation Awards. The awards will be presented during the Sneak Peek Evening on Wednesday 22 January in the show’s lifestyle feature booth.

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    Digital navigation firms merge

    2019-11-08T11:51:00Z

    Around 500 superyachts stand to benefit from a merger between UK-based ChartCo and Canada’s Marine Press. The get-together creates a major new force in the provision of global digital navigation solutions and will operate under the OneOcean brand name.

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    2019 Scottish Boat Show described as “roaring success”

    2019-11-07T15:29:00Z

    The 2019 Scottish Boat Show (SBS 2019) was described as “a roaring success” by a number of exhibitors. The event, the largest of its kind in Scotland and the second largest show in the UK, was attended by more than 13,000 people over its three days – a small increase ...

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    Malibu Boats releases strong Q1 results

    2019-11-07T15:16:00Z

    US-based boatbuilder Malibu Boats Inc reported strong first quarter results today, noting year-over-year gains in sales, profits and net income.

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    Lumishore hires global product manager

    2019-11-07T15:01:00Z

    Lumishore, manufacturer of high-performance marine LED lighting systems, has announced the appointment of Alexandra Foineau as senior product manager for its underwater lighting and newly launched LUX Lighting Collection worldwide.

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    “Yacht orgy” scandal forces Hungarian Mayor to resign

    2019-11-07T14:55:00Z

    Zsolt Borkai, the mayor of Gyor, the largest city in western Hungary, who easily won reelection to a fourth term last month despite a video made public showing him participating in an orgy on a luxury yacht, will step down from his position on Friday because of his “moral predicament”. ...

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    TecnoRib expands Polish presence

    2019-11-07T12:56:00Z

    The official licensee of Pirelli inflatable boats appoints new dealer for Poland

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    UK yard appoints refit sales manager

    2019-11-07T12:20:00Z

    Fox’s Marina Boatyard in the UK has appointed Roger Goldsmith to the newly created role of refit sales manager.

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    ACO Marine wins wastewater management contract

    2019-11-07T11:46:00Z

    ACO Marine has won a contract from the Turkish design and naval architecture studio, Soyaslan Design, to develop and manufacture a Clarimar MF-3 biological wastewater management system for installation on the 40m (131ft) luxury yacht style dive craft, Nirvana .

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    Nominations open for Alan J Freedman Award

    2019-11-07T11:39:00Z

    The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) in the US has opened the nomination process for the 2020 Alan J Freedman Memorial Leadership Award, recognising individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the marine accessories industry.

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    Turkish builder appoints Greek dealer

    2019-11-06T15:45:00Z

    Dromeas Yachts, a Turkish builder of high-performance boats, has chosen Labea Yachting to serve as its exclusive dealer in Greece.

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    Safe Harbor adds 90th marina

    2019-11-06T15:16:00Z

    Safe Harbor Marinas’ acquisition streak hasn’t seemed to slow any, as the Dallas, Texas-based marina network operator added a second property in as many months to its portfolio.

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    Dynamic Products Australia divests China assets

    2019-11-06T15:12:00Z

    Dynamic Products Corp, an Australian company that designs, manufactures and distributes the complete range of Ron Marks waterskis, wakeboards and action watersports products, has divested its production facilities in China to a prominent local company – Ningbo Osia Industrial Co Ltd.

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    Sailing charters up in US Virgin Islands

    2019-11-06T14:44:00Z

    While the Caribbean is recovering from two years of severe hurricane seasons, the demand for sailing charters in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) is growing, and so are the fleets destined to accommodate it.

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    Mixed Q3 results for Lippert Industries

    2019-11-06T14:30:00Z

    US-based parts and components manufacturer Lippert Industries (LCI) released its third-quarter results yesterday, showing declines in its core RV OEM business being partially offset by growth in new markets including marine.