Marinedi Group expands marina network in Italy


Group takes 60% of Marina Calata Ovest as part of a restructuring deal

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.

New Albanian marina to open in 2021


Swiss company Finsec AG is building a new marina on Albania’s Kalaja e Turrës peninsula on the Adriatic Sea that will form part of a luxury complex. According to company representatives, the marina and service area are scheduled for completion in the first half of 2021.

Maltese mayor calls for new marina


Malta’s Mayor of Marsa, Francis Debono, has proposed to establish a new marina on the site of the closed power station. Debono told The Malta Independent that the facility would bring the maritime sector back to the municipality.

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.

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.

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.


Palumbo Malta Superyachts expands facility offering


Completes testing on new 16-wheel, 420 ton travelift

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.