All Marinas and Berthing articles – Page 7

  • Once completed, Edinburgh Marina will have 373 fully serviced berths

    Green light for new Edinburgh Marina


    Edinburgh Marina, Scotland’s new waterside destination development, has been granted a marine works licence by Marine Scotland. The licence paves the way for the construction of a new 373-berth marina located less than 2.5 miles from Edinburgh city centre in Granton’s Western Harbour. Once complete, it will provide 24/7 access ...

  • Carmine Sanna, Agostino Gallozzi and Stefano Pisani

    Campania Yachting forms in Italy


    A new promotional campaign covering the Italian region of Campania and initially including three marinas has been established. Called ‘Campania Yachting’, the new project recently got underway with the signing of a deed of establishment of the Promoting Committee by Marina d’Arechi, Marina di Capri and Marina di Acciaroli.

  • Argo Yacht Club marina in Tainan

    Poralu wins Taiwan marina contract


    French marina developer Poralu Marine has been chosen to design and build a new marina for Argo Yacht Club in Tainan, Taiwan.

  • Hurricane Katrina

    Mississippi sees boating, marina use down post-hurricane


    The number of registered boats and occupied marina slips on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast has dramatically declined since Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005, despite efforts to reinvigorate the area following the storm.

  • Hurricane Harvey

    US marina gets US$12m facelift following Hurricane Harvey


    In just a year after Hurricane Harvey tore through coastal Texas, Cove Harbor Marina announced it would be reopening and expanding operations as Cove Harbor Yacht Club and Boat House Resort, with US$12m in upgrades and plans underway for more.

  • Waikawa Marina extension

    Green light for NZ marina extension project


    A 252-berth extension to Waikawa Marina on New Zealand’s South Island has received approval from the Port Marlborough Board.

  • Cala del Forte marina staff training

    Cala del Forte marina to open later this year


    The new Cala del Forte marina, located at Ventimiglia in the Ligurian region of northern Italy, is now entering its final phase of development as it prepares for full operation by the end of 2019. The new facility is the first to be operated by the Ports of Monaco outside ...

  • With 1,100 berths, Alimos Marina is one of the Mediterranean's largest facilities of its kind

    Three bidders in contention for Alimos Marina concession


    The 1,110-berth Alimos Marina in Greece, the largest in the Athens area, has selected three out of an initial 10 bidders to proceed to the next round of winning the 40-year privatisation concession for the facility. The news was announced by the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF), also known ...

  • Lustica Bay

    Montenegrin marina development wins Best in Europe award


    With marinas increasingly becoming ’destinations’ rather than just places to moor a yacht, added-value facilities are playing an increasingly important role. Three Eastern Mediterranean marinas – two in Montenegro and one in Northern Cyprus – support this trend, winning awards for their high-quality development.

  • Port Louis's Caudan area

    Green light for Mauritian masterplan


    The strategic development plan commissioned for the Mauritius Ports Authority (MPA), which runs up to 2040, includes options for both new facilities for yachts and upgrades to existing facilities.

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    Georgian investor to build $250m marina and yacht club in Batumi


    Silk Road Group, an investment company in Georgia, has plans to make the Batumi Seaport a new centre of yacht tourism in the Black Sea.

  • Cape Town's V&A Marina

    Red tide hits South African marina


    A deadly red tide has hit Cape Town’s exclusive Victoria Alfred Marina inside the port of Cape Town, the marina said in a statement on Wednesday.

  • The Kaohsiung International Marina Development Association

    New group lobbies for superyacht marina in Taiwan


    A new group, the Kaohsiung International Marina Development Association (KIMDA), held its first meeting recently to develop plans for the establishment of a superyacht marina in Kaohsiung. The group was initiated by Captain Paul Brackley, who heads up Central Yacht in Hong Kong.

  • The port of Molinar is undergoing a €3m revamp

    €3.1m upgrade for Balearic port


    A €3.1m upgrade to the port of Molinar in Palma de Mallorca is due to begin on March 18. The upgrade will include improvements to the marine facilities and related onshore buildings.

  • John Wayne Marina in Sequim, Washington

    Wayne family takes more active role in assuring public use of marina


    The continuing saga of John Wayne Marina in Port Angeles, Washington, has taken a new turn with the late actor’s family taking a more active role in determining the facility’s future by putting together options for redevelopment of the marina and 105 acres owned by John Wayne Enterprises (JWE) next ...

  • Vilamoura Marina

    Winners of the TYHA Marina of the Year Awards announced


    The Yacht Harbour Association (THYA) in the UK has announced the winners of its prestigious Marina of the Year Awards.

  • Greek flag

    Greek government approves marine tourism project


    New €40m marina planned for Santorini

  • Cardiff Marine Services' new shed

    Marine & Property Group has busy start to 2019


    The Marine Property Group (MPG), which operates four marinas in Wales, has had an active start to 2019 with the opening of a new shed at its Cardiff shipyard, the launch of a discounted yachting visitor offering, and plans to purchase a building in its Aberystwyth marina to ...

  • News

    Polish marina to undergo US$5.5m overhaul


    The Polish municipality of Puck, located on the shore of the Baltic Sea, has signed a deal to expand its marina’s capacity with 98 new berths and overhaul the facility as part of a project worth PLN 20m (US$5.5m).

  • News

    Fore Points Marina on schedule for mid-May opening


    Portland, Maine is hoping its new Fore Points Marina will further transition the city from a provisioning layover to a destination. When the 150-slip luxury marina opens in May, it will be able to accommodate 15 superyachts with an “unlimited” maximum length.