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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 ...

  • Portland Marina

    UK marina operators complete merger


    The merger of UK marina operators Dean Reddyhoff and Quay Marinas has now been implemented. The transaction brings together 11 marinas on the UK south coast, Bristol Channel, Irish Sea, the Clyde and East coast. A new nationwide cruising pass has been issued for berth holders offering access ...

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    Work on A$40m Geelong waterfront redevelopment to start


    Royal Geelong Yacht Club at centre of major project

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    Thailand boosts tourism industry to help combat economic woes


    Thailand’s economy is experiencing hard times due to the US-China trade sanctions, a drought and a bull market for the Baht. In response, the government has launched a Baht316bn (US$10.3bn) stimulus package specifically focused on tourism and agriculture. Expanding marine tourism is a key element of Thailand’s tourism industry development ...


    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).

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    New marinas to be built in Greece


    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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    IGY Marinas open new superyacht facility in France


    As part of its strategic plan to build a strong presence in Europe, IGY Marinas has officially opened its new superyacht marina at Sète in the South of France. The purpose-built facility is able to berth the world’s largest yachts.

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    Porto Montenegro to invest €500m over 15 years


    In recent interviews with news outlets in Montenegro and Serbia, Danilo Kalezic, the senior PR manager for Porto Montenegro, has suggested that over the next 15 years as much as €500m will be invested in the Montenegrin marina.

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    Joint Cypriot-Israeli venture proposes €1bn marina project for Larnaca


    A Cypriot-Israeli joint venture company has submitted a proposal for more than €1bn for the development of the existing marina and port at Larnaca, which it would be the largest investment in Cyprus to date.

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    Karpaz Gate Marina retains 5 Gold Anchors


    Karpaz Gate Marina in North Cyprus has retained its 5 Gold Anchor award following assessment from The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) in the UK.

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    New €4m marina planned for northern Spain


    A new marina is to open in San Vicente de la Barquera on the Spanish Mediterranean coast, thanks to an investment estimated to be worth some €4m (US$4.5m).

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    Fire breaks out at two Istanbul marinas


    At around 6am this morning, fire broke out almost simultaneously at two separate marinas in Istanbul, Turkey – Marinturk, which is located on the Asian side of the city, and Ataköy Marina on the European side.

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    Protests could derail €30m Spanish marina project


    Spain’s United Left (Izquierda Unida), Equo, and Adelante Andalucía parties have declared their opposition to a new marina with at least 500 berths that is to be developed in Motril on the Spanish Mediterranean coast.

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    Green light for Suntex marina redevelopment


    Suntex Marina Investors in the US today announced that the Fort Lauderdale City Commission has voted unanimously to approve plans for the renovation of Las Olas Marina.

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    Delays to hurricane repairs hurting Florida economy three years later


    Jacksonville, Florida’s Fernandia Harbor Marina sits nearly empty and awaiting completion of some US$10m in repairs needed following Hurricane Matthew’s 2016 destruction, and the local economy has been feeling the effects.

  • News

    Bidders threaten Maltese government with lawsuits over marina tender


    A group of berth holders who bid in the Maltese government’s tender to overhaul the marina in Gzira are threatening the authorities with a lawsuit over the non-transparent procedure.

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    Marina fire destroys dozens of vessels in Brazil


    Dozens of boats were destroyed during a fire this past weekend at the Marina do Forte in Bertioga, on the coast of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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    Australia unveils major expansion plan for Two Rocks harbour in Perth


    Plans for new 580-berth facility put out to public consultation

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    Premier Marinas reports small fall in profits


    Premier Marinas Ltd, one of the UK’s largest marina operators, has reported a 6% fall in post-tax profits to £4.782m for the 2017-18 fiscal year to September 30, 2018 compared with £5.088m in the year previous. The figures were filed with Companies House, the UK business register.

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    Israeli environmental organisations oppose marina expansion plans


    Opposition from a number of environmental organisations is building up against an Israeli government plan to develop five new marinas and expand eight existing ones by 2030, according to a report by the CTech online media outlet.