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First Queensland marina awarded Platinum accreditation


Australia’s Coral Sea Marina Resort, formerly known as Abell Point Marina, is Queensland’s first facility to achieve Platinum accreditation. This accreditation, the highest possible, is awarded under the global Gold Anchors Award scheme managed by the Marina Industries Association (MIA), based in Australia, and TYHA (The Yacht Harbour Association) in ...

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Welsh marina group secures funding


The Cardiff, Wales-headquartered marina and boating services group, Marine & Property Group (MPG), has secured funding of £10.4m from the innovative financial services business, ThinCats. The new funding will be used to consolidate some existing loans and support further expansion including acquisitions and enhanced diversification in current activities such as ...

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Porto Montenegro to invest €500m on future development


Porto Montenegro, the Mediterranean’s leading luxury yacht homeport and marina village, is to invest over €500m in further development and new projects on site over the next 10 years. The news was unveiled at a private event at the Monaco Yacht Show last month.

New Swedish marina to open next year


A new marina is set to open in Skärhamn, on Sweden’s Baltic coast, prior to next year’s boating season.


New marina planned for Uruguay


A new marina is to be constructed in Punta Carretas, a district of Uruguay’s capital Montevideo, on the South Atlantic shore. Under the plan, the investment will total around US$17m.

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UK marina builder takes on regeneration project


Walcon Marine, the UK-based marina builder, is returning to Buckler’s Hard Yacht Harbour on the Beaulieu River in Hampshire to undertake a major regeneration project. Taking place over two winters, it will involve a complete rebuild of the marina, including extensions to the piers and the refurbishment and re-use of ...

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Sanctuary Cove Marina to be expanded


$8 million investment to take the Sanctuary Cove marina capacity from 237 to 303 vessels


Spanish municipality eyes €20m marina project


The City Council of Málaga and the Port of Málaga are developing plans to build a marina in San Andrés on the Spanish Mediterranean coast. The entire project would cost around €20m (US$22.3m).

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V&A Waterfront announces berthing deal for SA builders


Cape Town’s Victoria & Alfred Waterfront has announced a berthing discount for members of the South African Boatbuilders Export Council (SABBEX).

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Aston Martin Residences in Miami to get new SY marina


G&G Business Developments in the US is adding a new superyacht marina to the facilities available at Aston Martin Residences in Miami, Florida.

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Significant marine damage caused by Hurricane Dorian


While reports of the devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian over Great Abaco island, Grand Bahama island and other islands are only just filtering in, it is inevitable that significant damage will have been caused to the marine infrastructure of these two main islands, both important yachting locations.

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New approach to Greece’s utilisation of marine infrastructure


Greece has announced a new model for privatisation of 10 regional ports