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Hurricane Isaias

Hurricane Isaias lands in US as Category 1


While downgraded on Tuesday back to a Tropical Storm, Isaias defied predictions, regaining strength before coming ashore overnight as a Category 1 Hurricane near the North/South Carolina border. The storm is working its way up the Eastern seaboard leaving destruction in its wake.

Marina Port de Mallorca

IPM-IMG group marinas secure Safe Tourism Marinas certification against Covid-19


New standard emphasises group action to initiate anti-virus protocols


New private island development in Bahamas to have superyacht marina


A new private island resort called Montage Cay is currently under development in the Bahamas with completion set for 2023. The new destination will include a 46-berth marina able to accommodate yachts up to 33.5m (110ft) into Montage Cay.

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Australian marinas experience A$48m revenue drop in March-May period


New research by Australia’s Marina Industries Association (MIA) shows that the country’s marinas suffered a revenue drop of some A$48m over the three-month period March-May 2020. Additionally, the research highlights that marinas in Queensland and Victoria were the hardest hit and that club marinas were the most negatively impacted, followed ...

Lantau Yacht Club

New marina at Hong Kong’s Lantau Yacht Club nears completion


Phase I of the refurbishment of Lantau Yacht Club (LYC) Marina is scheduled for completion this month, making it the first new marina to open in Hong Kong in more than a decade. The entire marina is expected to be fully operational by the fourth quarter of 2020.

D-Marin Turgutreis

Döğuş Group sells three Turkish marinas to CVC Capital

2020-07-17T12:06:00+01:00IBI , by David Robinson

Deal completes sale of D-Marin facilities

Kassiopi marina

Work starts on new €120m eco-tourism project on Corfu


The Kassiopi project will include a 60-berth marina

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Insolvent Italian shipyard and marina up for sale

2020-07-16T09:13:00+01:00IBI , by David Robinson

The facilities at Sant‘Andrea have an initial asking price of €3.43m

Dubai marina

Dubai marina awarded international environmental accreditation


Australia’s Marina Industries Association (MIA) has accredited Dubai Marina Yacht Club with two new standards that emphasise its environmental status. The two awards are the International Clean Marina standard and its Fish Friendly accreditation, the first marina in the UAE to gain this award.

Andaman and Nicobar

New 50-berth marina planned for Andaman Islands


Plans are underway to develop a new 50-berth marina at Port Blair, the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal.

Poralu Mexico

Poralu Marine opens Mexican sales office


French marina developer Poralu Marine has strengthened its worldwide presence with a new sales office in Mexico. Located in Cancun, the new office is designed to “meet the growing needs of a continent with strong development potential,” says the company in a statement.

Ayia Napa marina - Shipping minister visit

Cyprus on track to significantly increase marina capacity over next few years

2020-06-26T15:06:00+01:00IBI , by David Robinson

Four projects at different stages of development