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Pollution!

A photo of gannets using discarded nets and ropes to build their nests highlights the increasing problem of plastic pollution on marine life. The image was ‘highly commended’ in the 2020 Underwater Photographer of the Year competition on Saturday 22 February 2020. Dr. Simon J Pierce, a principal scientist at …

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Larnaca Marina gets go-ahead after prolonged negotiations

A Cypriot-Israeli consortium, Kition Ocean Holdings, has gained approval from the Cyprus government which, after prolonged negotiations over some two years, managed to reach an agreement over the redevelopment of Larnaca port and marina. A total of €1.2bn is planned to be invested in upgrades, making it the largest infrastructure …

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YARE postpones to November

YARE, the international aftersales and refit event in Viareggio  has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Celebrating its 10 year anniversary, YARE was scheduled to be heldc from March 18-20. It will now take place from November 4-6. The organisers, NAVIGO released the following statement: “In light of the …

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Pleasure craft banned from entering Antigua and Barbuda for 14 days and cruising permits only valid for Antigua

We are updating the ABMA website as we get the latest on travel advisories. Please click this link to see all the advisories. http://abma.ag/2020/03/update-on-antigua-barbuda-travel-entry-protocols-and-procedures-due-to-the-coronavirus/  The Latest travel advisory has been received and was effective March 28th, 2020, 11.59 pm. PDF version available here Key points of this advistory are: No …

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Bahamas to host Yacht Charter Show

Citing the economic benefits of the yachting industry to the islands in general, and the role the yachting community played in hurricane recovery efforts, the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism has announced the first-ever Bahamas Charter Show, to be held 27 February to 1 March. The show will produced by Ft …

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Seven Asian boat shows cancel or review dates

Korea and Hong Kong shows postponed in response to the Coronavirus threat, while other Asian show organisers are closely monitoring the situation In response to the continued spread of the Novel Coronavirus, the organisers of several boat shows due to take place in Asia through March and April have already …

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