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    Grenada marina expansion underway


    Port Louis Marina, on the island nation of Grenada, is set to begin expansion plans this spring with a larger, renovated facility ready for use by August.

  • The 600-berth Rhodes Marina caters to yachts from 9m-64m

    Greece extends marina privatisation plans


    Greece’s privatisation agency, the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF), is moving forward on two more marina privatisation projects in Mykonos and Rhodes. The news follows the acceptance, earlier this year, of an improved bid for Chios Marina . Meanwhile, the finalisation of the Alimos Marina privatisation is still awaited. ...

  • The Marina D'Arechi team in Dusseldorf

    Marina d’Arechi reports strong Düsseldorf show


    Salerno, Italy-based Marina d’Arechi says it received over 100 expressions of interest for berth space from Northern European boaters at the recent Düsseldorf Boat Show.

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    ICOMIA Marinas Group publishes policy paper on marina lease tenders


    The ICOMIA Marinas Group has developed a policy paper giving recommendations to governments and investors worldwide on marina lease tenders.

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    Fort Pierce City Marina ready for bigger boats


    A three-month, US$400,000 dredging project to deepen the entrance to Fort Pierce City Marina in Florida following Hurricanes Matthew and Irma in 2016 and 2017 has opened the marina to larger boats and is using the removed sand for the Indian River Lagoon Island.

  • John Wayne Marina in Sequim, Washington

    Late actor’s family opposes sale of John Wayne Marina


    The continuing saga of the John Wayne Marina in Sequim, Washington, now sees the late actor’s estate weighing in with opposition to the sale and has informed the port of Port Angeles that it cannot sell the facility without consent of the estate’s approval.

  • Chios Marina

    Greek privatisation agency accepts bid for Chios Marina


    Greece’s privatisation agency, the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF), has accepted an improved bid of €6.21m for the 180-berth Chios Marina in return for a 40-year concession on the facility.

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    Long Island Marina on the market for US$8.8m


     12-acre parcel on the Peconic Bay has been a commercial property since 1887

  • News

    Pwllheli Marina ownership may move to private sector


    In response to a dwindling number of berth-holders in Wales, Gwynedd Council is considering placing the operation of Hafan Pwllheli, a 400-plus berth marina in the north Wales region of the UK, to the private sector. The marina can accommodate yachts of around 20m (66ft) or more.

  • Buffalo Harbor breakwalls

    US government earmarks $12.4m for Buffalo Harbor improvements


    The US government announced it has allocated $12.455m to cover the cost of dredging and extensive repairs to the storm-damaged breakwaters protecting Buffalo harbor.

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    Ban on new marinas in the Balearic Islands for the next 15 years


    Balearic government seeks to maximise capacity of existing facilities

  • Marina damage

    Whirlwind hits Turkish marina


    Marmaris Yacht Marina, one of Turkey’s largest marinas located on the south coast, was damaged by two whirlwinds on Wednesday. Several boats and docks were damaged, but no injuries were reported.

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    Israel launches plans for nine new marinas


    The Israeli government has major plans to expand the country’s stock of marinas. The plan, being initiated by the Transportation Ministry, involved the construction of nine new coastal marinas and the upgrading of existing facilities, according to a report in the Haaretz newspaper.

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    Meeco Sullivan, Suntex complete Vero Beach expansion


    Suntex Marinas and Meeco Sullivan have completed expansion of the former’s Vero Beach Marina; the second Florida project and fourth overall the two companies have completed in 2018.

  • PalumboMalta

    Palumbo Malta Superyachts expands facility offering


    Completes testing on new 16-wheel, 420 ton travelift

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    Panama City to end marina rental, create fund to rebuild following hurricane


    Panama City, Florida leaders are getting creative in how to rebuild the two city-owner marinas following Hurricane Michael, which devastated the city in October.

  • Dubai Harbour

    D-Marin joins Middle East grouping to boost Dubai as global yachting hub


    A new joint venture partnership, designed to further boost Dubai as a global yachting hub, has been signed between D-Marin, Dubai Holding and Meraas. This brings together a clutch of marinas in Dubai with D-Marin’s network of 11 marinas across four countries in the Eastern Mediterranean.

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    Auckland faces serious marina berth shortage


    Auckland, the centre of New Zealand’s sizeable yacht and boating industry, is facing a serious shortage of marina berths. According to The New Zealand Herald , local boat owners are really struggling to find berths with the next America’s Cup scheduled to be held in the city in 2021.

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    Ft Lauderdale poised to approve US$25m marina project


    The Ft Lauderdale, Florida, city commission last week approved zoning amendments that clear the way for a vote of final approval for a US$25m mixed-use marina project, which is scheduled for 20 November.

  • Hulhumale Marina and Cruise Terminal

    First Maldives marina to open early in 2019


    The Maldives is readily known for its beauty and considerable potential as a superyacht cruising area, but while it has a number boat and yacht mooring locations, the country is still without a proper marina. This is set to change over the next couple of years with a new 30-berth ...