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Limon marina and cruise terminal

New marina projects planned for Bahamas and Costa Rica


South Abaco island and Puerto Limon to get new facilities

Gold Anchors

UK marinas retain Five Gold Anchor status


Port Hamble Marina, Hamble Point Marina and Mercury Yacht Harbour all paised for their atmosphere and quality of services

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New Fiji resort commits to sustainability


The developers of Nawi Island embark on innovative ways to safeguard the environment

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€300m Ayia Napa marina due for completion ahead of summer Med season


The latest Cypriot marina development, the €300m Ayia Napa marina, is close to completion and will be ready in time for the Mediterranean summer season, although with the coronavirus pandemic it is not sure how that season might be impacted upon.

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New marina bolsters Maldives’ superyacht facilities and location appeal


The recent Phase One opening of the new Crossroads Maldives luxury destination includes a new marina able to berth some 30 superyachts of up to 50m (164ft) as well as several small yachts.

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Walcon completes UK marina redevelopment


Walcon Marine, the UK-based marina builder, has completed a comprehensive reconfiguration of the mooring facilities at Lymington Town Quay in Hampshire.

SF Marina

SF Marina continues global expansion


SF Marina, the Swedish manufacturer of floating concrete breakwaters, docks and waterfront structures, has started operations at its new manufacturing facilities in Malaysia and Thailand. This is in addition to expanding its production sites in Sweden, the US and New Zealand.

Marina del Rey Puerto Rico

Marinas remain open amid coronavirus fears – for now

2020-03-16T14:49:00+00:00By Tony Esposito,

The coronavirus pandemic has already taken a toll on the cruise industry, especially in the Caribbean where several destinations have placed a ban on all cruise ship calls for the remainder of the season. But superyacht marinas remain open and welcoming – with some cautions.

Rendering of the future Lantau Yacht Club Marina

Refurbished Hong Kong marina to reopen later this year


Hong Kong Resort Company Ltd has delivered an update to say that the refurbishment of Lantau Yacht Club (LYC) Marina is well underway. Phase 1 of the works, which covers about half of the marina area and the marina office, is progressing as planned and is targeted to open in ...

Croatia marina in CVC deal

CVC purchase of D-Marin facilities clears Croatian anti-trust agency


AZTN, the Croatian anti-trust agency, has approved the planned acquisition of three marinas in the country which are part of the planned takeover of 10 D-Marin owned and managed marinas by the Luxembourg-headquartered private equity group, CVC Capital Partners. The other seven marinas include four in the UAE and three ...

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Great Lakes marinas face new flood threat

2020-03-03T14:24:00+00:00IBI , by Craig Ritchie

Marinas and shoreline municipalities still rebuilding after catastrophic 2019 floods face further damage as already high water levels projected to rise with spring runoff

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Three-year hurricane remediation ends for historic US marina


Three years after Hurricane Matthew slammed directly into historic Amelia Island in Northeast Florida, Westrec Marinas and the City of Fernandina Beach have announced the reopening of Fernandina Harbor Marina, which was devastated by the brutal storm.