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    Canadian city approves C$2m overrun for floating dock system

    2019-11-19T14:05:00Z

    Faced with spending C$2m more than planned for a floating dock system or a 42% reduction in available boat slips, the city of Windsor, Ontario has opted to stick with the original plan of adding an additional 12 berths to its Lakeview Park Marina.

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    Gold Anchor scheme enters US market

    2019-11-19T13:32:00Z

    A new collaboration agreement signed between the Marina Industries Association of Australia (MIA) and the US west coast-based Marine Recreation Association (MRA) means that the internationally-recognised 5 Gold Anchors quality accreditation scheme has entered the US market. This transaction opens the door for the scheme to the world’s largest marina ...

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    James Watt Dock Marina reports strong growth in SY visits

    2019-11-19T10:23:00Z IBI , by David Robinson

    Growing number of superyacht visits year-on-year

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    Management changes at Turkish marina operator

    2019-11-14T16:12:00Z

    Setur Marinas, Turkey’s leading marina operator with a portfolio of 10 facilities across the country, has made three executive appointments.

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    ACI reports drop in profits for first nine months

    2019-11-13T16:32:00Z

    The Croatian state-owned marina operator ACI has reported a 14.6% drop in profits for the first nine months of 2019. The company, which operates a chain of 22 marinas, achieved a profit of Kuna 33.7m – a Kuna 5.7m or 14.6% weakening in profits for the period ended September 30, ...

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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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    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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    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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    Jersey plans £3.5m upgrade for St Helier marinas

    2019-11-06T11:13:00Z

    Two major refurbishment projects valued in the region of £3.5m have been announced by the UK’s Ports of Jersey in respect of marina facilities in St Helier. The work will be carried out over the next two winter seasons so that disruption to yacht movement is minimal.

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    F3 Marina breaks ground on “giant boat vending machine”

    2019-11-04T14:42:00Z

    Two-years in the making and just a few months behind its original aggressive schedule, F3 Marina has broken ground on what will be the second fully-automated dry stack marina in the US.

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    New SY berths for Singapore yacht club

    2019-10-31T10:45:00Z IBI , by Mike Derrett

    As Singapore starts to position itself as a regional business and financial hub in the wake of the Hong Kong crisis, the Republic of Singapore Yacht Club (RSYC) has upgraded its marina with new superyacht berths

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    New marina planned for German island

    2019-10-30T14:32:00Z

    With plans to overhaul the marine infrastructure of Germany’s Heligoland island in the North Sea, local authorities are planning to build a new marina with more berthing capacity than the existing marina which currently accommodates around 120 boats.

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    Greek government to convert small harbours into marinas

    2019-10-25T09:48:00Z

    The Ministry of Tourism in Greece and Minister Harry Theoharis recently decided to investigate a plan to develop the country’s peripheral marinas, especially those on some of the smaller islands.

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    Marseille eyes new marina for 2024 Olympics

    2019-10-24T08:44:00Z

    The municipal authorities of Marseille are deliberating on a project worth around €25m (US$27.5m) to build a new marina for the Olympic Games that are scheduled to take place in France in five years.

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    Tender call for Greek marina concession

    2019-10-23T11:01:00Z

    Greece’s Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) today invited invitations from interested parties for a concession of at least 35 years at Itea Marina through an advertisement in The Financial Times . It is the latest move in the country’s privatisation plan for a number of marinas and tourist ports. ...

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    Pacsoft International sold

    2019-10-22T10:58:00Z

    Jonas Software has acquired marina management software specialists Pacsoft International for an undisclosed sum.

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    Brazilian group opens marina number eight

    2019-10-21T13:52:00Z

    BR Marinas Group, the largest business group within its segment in Brazil, is to open a new marina in the historic city of Paraty, a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Rio de Janeiro state. The investment is said to be worth some US$2.3m.

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    French marina operator buys Dutch marinas

    2019-10-18T07:00:00Z

    French marina operator Port Adhoc has signed a contract to acquire three marinas in the Netherlands from local group Thuishavens.

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    Bahamas marinas ‘closing ranks’ following Hurricane Dorian

    2019-10-16T07:00:00Z

    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

    2019-10-15T14:51:00Z

    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.