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Hurricane Matthew damages marinas and boats


Last month, many marinas and possibly hundreds of boats were damaged by Hurricane Matthew’s storm surge as it made its way north from south Florida through the Carolinas and Georgia. Local news reports and social media posts gave some details about the impact of the hurricane on marinas, including showing ... Read More »

New statistics show Italian industry up 17% in 2015


New data released two weeks prior to the start of the 56th Genoa Boat Show reveals that the Italian yachting industry grew by 17% in 2015 – a much higher figure than the initial 12% growth predicted by UCINA Confindustria Nautica Ufficio Studi last spring. According to the latest edition of ... Read More »

Sevenstar Yacht Transport expands fleet


Sevenstar Yacht Transport in the Netherlands has commissioned a Chinese shipyard for the build of a third semi-submersible vessel. In light of the changing market in float-on, float-off superyacht transport, Sevenstar – under the name DYT Yacht Transport – has made plans to expand its fleet of semi-submersible vessels currently comprising ... Read More »

MML launches RefitPlanner.com


MML launches RefitPlanner.com, a web-based tool that allows for better planning and accuracy of costs in refit work In response to a cry from the industry at large for improved planning around refit and a greater degree of precision in cost estimates, Marine Management Limited (MML) have announced the launch ... Read More »