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Poland invests in new marinas

2020-11-30T15:13:00+00:00IBI , by Jaroslaw Adamowski

The municipality of Puck in northwest Poland has secured around PLN 7.4m (US$2m) from the regional authorities to co-finance its PLN 31m (US$8.2m) project to build a new marina on the shores of the Baltic Sea.

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Canary Islands opposition calls for community to accelerate €8.5m marina project

2020-11-27T06:30:00+00:00IBI , by Jaroslaw Adamowski

Opposition politicians want regional authorities to take over marina investment

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MDL Marinas to invest £60m over next decade on improvements


The investment will be spent on upgrading facilities, new marina hardware and the provision of services

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Investors bidding to build new Malaga marina


Bids are reportedly coming in from specialist investors in maritime construction projects to develop the new 500-berth San Andrés marina in Huelin, Malaga, around 50km northeast of Marbella on Spain’s Costa del Sol.


New UK marina, several upgrade projects in progress

2020-11-24T15:08:00+00:00IBI , by David Robinson

The UK’s extensive inland boating sector, including areas such as the Lake District and its 2,000-mile canal network, play host to many marinas and marine leisure facilities. Recently one new marina on the Grand Union canal at Milton Keynes has opened and two upgrade projects are in progress at Newark ...


Controversial Malaysian marina project scrapped by state government

2020-11-23T16:20:00+00:00IBI , by Mike Derrett

A controversial RM43bn (US$14bn) port project including a yacht marina and cruise terminal promoted as being the largest in the region has been stopped by the state Government of Melaka (English name Malacca). Recent press reports reveal the latest in a long-running saga since the project was officially launched in ...

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Australian yacht club awarded international environmental accreditation


Australia’s South of Perth Yacht Club (SOPYC) has achieved accreditation under the International Clean Marina Program along with the additional recognition of it being a Fish Friendly Marina.

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Green light for €1bn marina and port project in Cyprus

2020-11-19T06:00:00+00:00IBI , by David Robinson

After an extended waiting period, the Cypriot Ministry of Transport last week gave its approval for the combined €1bn Larnaca Marina and port project to go ahead.

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Baltic states look to boost boating sectors

2020-11-17T16:07:00+00:00By Eugene Gerden,

Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia all looking to capitalise on yachting infratructure investment

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Demand has US marinas bursting at the seams

2020-11-13T07:00:00+00:00IBI , by Tony Esposito

“There’s nowhere to put ‘em.” That’s F3 Marina president John Matheson’s assessment of the US boating boom and the demand it has created for berthing and storage space, which is making marinas hot properties.


New Red Sea marinas planned for Saudi Arabia

2020-11-11T09:00:00+00:00IBI , by David Robinson

Yanbu and Jeddah to gain new facilities

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Strong investor interest in Greek port


Greek government planning, despite the difficulties caused by the coronavirus pandemic, continues to be implemented with the aim of maximising the growth potential of the country’s ports for the benefit of local communities and the Greek economy as a whole.