The latest news from around the world on marina projects and issues, infrastructure development, companies active in this sector, and more.
The municipality of Puck in northwest Poland has secured around PLN 7.4m (US$2m) from the regional authorities to co-finance its PLN 31m (US$8.2m) project to build a new marina on the shores of the Baltic Sea.
Opposition politicians want regional authorities to take over marina investment
The investment will be spent on upgrading facilities, new marina hardware and the provision of services
Bids are reportedly coming in from specialist investors in maritime construction projects to develop the new 500-berth San Andrés marina in Huelin, Malaga, around 50km northeast of Marbella on Spain’s Costa del Sol.
The UK’s extensive inland boating sector, including areas such as the Lake District and its 2,000-mile canal network, play host to many marinas and marine leisure facilities. Recently one new marina on the Grand Union canal at Milton Keynes has opened and two upgrade projects are in progress at Newark ...
A controversial RM43bn (US$14bn) port project including a yacht marina and cruise terminal promoted as being the largest in the region has been stopped by the state Government of Melaka (English name Malacca). Recent press reports reveal the latest in a long-running saga since the project was officially launched in ...
Australia’s South of Perth Yacht Club (SOPYC) has achieved accreditation under the International Clean Marina Program along with the additional recognition of it being a Fish Friendly Marina.
After an extended waiting period, the Cypriot Ministry of Transport last week gave its approval for the combined €1bn Larnaca Marina and port project to go ahead.
Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia all looking to capitalise on yachting infratructure investment
“There’s nowhere to put ‘em.” That’s F3 Marina president John Matheson’s assessment of the US boating boom and the demand it has created for berthing and storage space, which is making marinas hot properties.
Greek government planning, despite the difficulties caused by the coronavirus pandemic, continues to be implemented with the aim of maximising the growth potential of the country’s ports for the benefit of local communities and the Greek economy as a whole.