The latest news from around the world on marina projects, issues, infrastructure development, companies active in this sector, and more.
Faced with spending C$2m more than planned for a floating dock system or a 42% reduction in available boat slips, the city of Windsor, Ontario has opted to stick with the original plan of adding an additional 12 berths to its Lakeview Park Marina.
A new collaboration agreement signed between the Marina Industries Association of Australia (MIA) and the US west coast-based Marine Recreation Association (MRA) means that the internationally-recognised 5 Gold Anchors quality accreditation scheme has entered the US market. This transaction opens the door for the scheme to the world’s largest marina ...
Growing number of superyacht visits year-on-year
The Authority for Transport in Malta has released a planning application indicating plans to expand the marina in Kalkara from 21,000sq m to as much as 35,000sq m. However, shortly after the plan was made public, local residents have forced the authorities to assure them that the marina will not ...
Safe Harbor Marinas has received a US$41m infusion of cash from Weatherford Capital, the third multimillion-dollar investment from the Tampa, Florida-based private equity firm since 2017.
Two major refurbishment projects valued in the region of £3.5m have been announced by the UK’s Ports of Jersey in respect of marina facilities in St Helier. The work will be carried out over the next two winter seasons so that disruption to yacht movement is minimal.
Two-years in the making and just a few months behind its original aggressive schedule, F3 Marina has broken ground on what will be the second fully-automated dry stack marina in the US.
With plans to overhaul the marine infrastructure of Germany’s Heligoland island in the North Sea, local authorities are planning to build a new marina with more berthing capacity than the existing marina which currently accommodates around 120 boats.
The Ministry of Tourism in Greece and Minister Harry Theoharis recently decided to investigate a plan to develop the country’s peripheral marinas, especially those on some of the smaller islands.
The municipal authorities of Marseille are deliberating on a project worth around €25m (US$27.5m) to build a new marina for the Olympic Games that are scheduled to take place in France in five years.
Greece’s Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) today invited invitations from interested parties for a concession of at least 35 years at Itea Marina through an advertisement in The Financial Times. It is the latest move in the country’s privatisation plan for a number of marinas and tourist ports.
BR Marinas Group, the largest business group within its segment in Brazil, is to open a new marina in the historic city of Paraty, a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Rio de Janeiro state. The investment is said to be worth some US$2.3m.