• World Maritime Technology Conference (WMTC) 2015

    Posted: 15th September 2015 | Written by: SNAME

    Some of the maritime industry’s leading experts will participate in two timely panel discussions on Thursday, November 5 that will be open to attendees at the World Maritime Technology Conference.
  • Stable in Seconds, From Stumbling to Strolling

    Posted: 15th September 2015 | Written by: DMS Holland

    The AntiRoll huge has proven to be a huge success on Santa Maria T at zero speed. It all happened just off Corsica as the boat headed for Cannes Boat Show. Over the last few days, the zero speed functionality of the AntiRoll stabilization system was put in to operation on board of Santa Maria T, a 37 metre trawler built by Van der Valk Continental Yachts.
  • McMurdo AIS MOB Devices Approved For Sale in Canada

    Posted: 15th September 2015 | Written by: Home Port Marine Marketing

    McMurdo, the most trusted name in Emergency Readiness and Response, today announced that Transport Canada has granted Type Acceptance approval for the company’s Smartfind S10 and Smartfind S20 AIS Man Overboard (MOB) devices, which allows these devices to be imported and sold for commercial maritime and recreational boating use in Canada.
  • Phuket International Boat Show targets 30% Growth for 2016

    Posted: 15th September 2015 | Written by: Infinity PR

    Thailand's longest-running Boat Show, the Phuket International Boat Show (PIMEX), will proudly host the 13th edition in 2016 at a time of momentous change in the marine industry. Taking place 7th to 10th January at Royal Phuket Marina, PIMEX organisers are at the forefront of that change.
  • OneOcean Launches Client Advisory Service

    Posted: 15th September 2015 | Written by: Dovetail Agency

    OneOcean Ventures announces the incorporation of Marina Port Vell and the luxury services and facilities of the OneOcean Barcelona brand. Located in the heart of Barcelona, the superyacht marina has been renamed OneOcean Port Vell, with the OneOcean Club and OneOcean Wellness all part of the Ventures group.
  • Royal Phuket Marina appoint New Marina Manager

    Posted: 15th September 2015 | Written by: Infinity Communications

    Royal Phuket Marina confirmed the appointment of Thai national Mrs. Woranart Wongvanich as Marina Manager of the 5 Gold Anchor-awarded marina.
  • Crewsaver® Liferafts To Be Featured at Newport Boat Show

    Posted: 15th September 2015 | Written by: Home Port Marine

    The Crewsaver® liferaft range will be on display at the 2015 Newport International Boat Show, September 17-20 in Newport, Rhode Island. (Land booth D7 at the Newport Yachting Center.)
  • SC Rebrand Takes Supacat into New Era

    Posted: 11th September 2015 | Written by: CTPR

    The high mobility vehicle and engineering firm, Supacat, has rebranded under a new SC identity to take the company forward in its successful expansion into new markets and provide a clear customer focus for the company’s products and capabilities.
  • Proteum Launches Diesel Outboard into Military Market

    Posted: 11th September 2015 | Written by: CTPR

    The first viable high power diesel outboard engine for military users, OXE Diesel, is being launched onto the global defence and security market at DSEi by Hamble, UK, based Proteum Ltd, part of SC Group.
  • Dorade Successfully Completes Historic Campaign

    Posted: 10th September 2015 | Written by: MediaProNewport

    Defying critics who said it couldn’t be done, Dorade has completed a four-year campaign to repeat all of the major ocean races she won in the 1930s, finishing up on the podium at the 2015 Rolex Fastnet Race, where she took second in IRC Class 4 and seventh overall out of 356 boats.
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  • BRP Seeks $1.05bn loan

    Posted: 22nd January 2013 | Written by: Michael Amato – Businessweek

    Bombardier Recreational Products Inc., the maker of jet skis and outboard motors, is seeking a $1.05 billion term loan to fund a dividend and refinance debt. The debt will pay interest at 4 percentage points more than the London interbank offered rate, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the information is private. Libor, a rate banks say they can borrow in dollars from each other, will have a 1.25 percent floor.
  • Africa's Richest Man Acquires Luxury Yacht

    Posted: 22nd January 2013 | Written by: Mfonobong Nsehe – Forbes

    Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has just taken delivery of a new luxury yacht. At the moment, very little is known about the yacht – who built it, how much it cost or even just how big it is. However, judging by pictures available on several Nigerian websites, the yacht looks significantly smaller than those owned by Dangote’s billionaire peers Roman Abramovich, Paul Allen or Andrey Melnichenko, making the Nigerian billionaire’s latest acquisition seem almost like a baby’s toy.
  • Superyachts Tough Sell to Newly Rich

    Posted: 20th January 2013 | Written by: Reuters

    The glamour, champagne launches, astronomical price tags, and celebrity clients belie a mounting unease in the world of "super-yacht" building, according to industry insiders. The billionaire financier clients of the pre-financial crisis world are fewer. And the new rich of Asia with the kind of money needed to spend at least $100 million on a holiday gin palace just aren't that into boats.
  • Giant Squid Caught on Video

    Posted: 19th January 2013 | Written by: Deborah Netburn – Los Angeles Times

    For the first time ever, scientists have shot video of a live giant squid in its natural habitat -- and you can watch a snippet of it here.
  • Diddy Yacht Party Resolves Feud

    Posted: 10th January 2013 | Written by: Nate Ryan – USA Today

    A New Years Eve party hosted on a yacht owned by Sean "P. Diddy" Combs – "The damndest boat you've ever seen in your life," according to one source – helped close a feud between two of America's leading racecar drivers, according to USA Today.
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