Archive for the ‘Marinas’ Category

New management team at Poole Marinas

New management team at Poole Marinas
Kerrie and Kirsty Kerrie Gray has taken over as Manager of the Poole Quay Boat Haven and Port of Poole Marina.  She first started working for PHC in the summer of 2005 as a seasonal staff member and returned to work at the marinas for a number of seasons between spending the winters in the Caribbean,...
March 21st, 2017 | Associations, Company Profiles, HR, Marinas, Person Profiles | Read More

Marina d’Arechi: the first Italian Port director Rina certified

Marina d’Arechi: the first Italian Port director Rina certified
Anna Cannavacciuolo Anna Cannavacciuolo, Marina Manager at Marina d’Arechi, yesterday became the very first person to be awarded a diploma qualifying her as Port Director by the prestigious RINA Services. This certification was awarded following a multidisciplinary course and examination on the...
February 28th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Person Profiles, Regulatory, Yachting | Read More

Prestigious award for Poole Quay Boat Haven

Prestigious award for Poole Quay Boat Haven
Poole Quay Boat Haven wins Marina of the Year award For the second year running Poole Quay Boat Haven has picked up one of the marine industry’s most prestigious awards.  It beat off competition from 40 marinas around the UK to be named as UK Coastal Marina of the Year 2017 (under 250 berths) by...
January 26th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Marinas, People and Places, Sailing, Yachting | Read More

Full steam ahead for Anglo-French agreement to moost marine tourism

Full steam ahead for Anglo-French agreement to moost marine tourism
Howard Pridding, Brienc Morin and Jonathan Fielding at the London Boat S.how An agreement has been made between the UK’s South West and Northern French marine businesses in a bid to boost tourism amid the uncertainties surrounding Brexit. British Marine South West (BMSW), which represents 200 marine...
January 13th, 2017 | Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

The world’s best marinas for 2017 are announced at the Marina of the Year Awards

The world’s best marinas for 2017 are announced at the Marina of the Year Awards
… Yesterday (Thursday 12 January 2017) The Yacht Harbour Association (THYA), a group association within membership organisation British Marine, announced the winners of its prestigious Marina of the Year Awards, with proud sponsors GJW. Now in its fourth year, the Awards, sponsored by GJW, recognise...
January 13th, 2017 | Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

British Marine report at the LBS 2017: UK’s leisure marine industry grows for fifth consecutive year

British Marine report at the LBS 2017: UK’s leisure marine industry grows for fifth consecutive year
London Boat Show 2017: An impressive entrance New figures released by British Marine at the 2017 London Boat Show report UK’s leisure marine industry grows for fifth consecutive year Six months since the Brexit vote, confidence amongst British Marine members has bounced back Industry now calling for...
January 9th, 2017 | Marinas, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Statistics, Yachting | Read More

The London Boat show sails into the capital for the New Year

The London Boat show sails into the capital for the New Year
  Joanna Lumley at the London Boat Show 06 Jan 2017 – The annual London Boat Show returns to ExCeL London with award-winning actress, Joanna Lumley OBE helping to open the Show in style The London Boat Show officially opened this morning to celebrity appearances, live entertainment and close...
January 6th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, People and Places, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago supporting Maritime Tourism

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago supporting Maritime Tourism
l to r: Andrés Pérez, Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, Adolfo Alonso and Emérito Rodríguez Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife visited the CLUB NAUTICO PUERTO COLON, in Adeje (Tenerife), interested in the development of nautical tourism...
December 24th, 2016 | Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Greece announces huge new investment opportunities for the tourism industry

Greece announces huge new investment opportunities for the tourism industry
l to r: N. Vettas, G. Katrougalos, Paul Kazarian, Sotiris Leontaris, and Harris Ikonomopoulos Greece releases over half a million acres of land worth more than Euro 33 billion for tourism, hospitality and retail development.  Speaking at this week’s* ‘Greece: A Financial Overview and Investment...
November 26th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marinas, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

First ever female Certified Marina Professional awarded

First ever female Certified Marina Professional awarded
l to r: Michelle Hitchcock, Head of Business Development at MDL Marinas Ltd, John Hogen, Chairman of the GMI, and Can Akaltan, General Manager at Cesme Marina The ICOMIA World Marinas Conference in Amsterdam (17-19 November 2016) provided the ideal backdrop for the presentation of the latest two Global...
November 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Marinas | Read More

Mexico City still welcomes US travellers after Trump victory

Mexico City still welcomes US travellers after Trump victory
Mexico’s huge presence at WTM. Mexico City still welcomes US travellers after Trump victory By James Brewer After president-elect Donald Trump made his campaign threat to deport “illegal immigrants” to Mexico, it has been revealed that the number of US citizens travelling in the very same southerly...
November 10th, 2016 | Immigration, Marinas, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

Greek tourism cruises to new heights

Greek tourism cruises to new heights
Tourism minister Elena Kountoura. Greek tourism cruises to new heights by James Brewer Buoyed by bumper tourism figures, Greece has pledged to increase its backing for the cruiseship sector. Elena Kountoura,  Minister of Tourism, speaking at the World Travel Market 2016 in London, declared: “We are...
November 7th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, European Union, Events, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Tourism | Read More

The Dry Markets struggle and the Wets dive amid messy Geopolitics

The Dry Markets struggle and the Wets dive amid messy Geopolitics
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) stood at 870 points – up 15 since last Friday but the Wets are now another problem. Add the messy geopolitics and see what you get. John Faraclas daily recap: The Capers were once again the focal point with 43 points plus ending the day with the BCI 2014...
November 7th, 2016 | Marinas, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Indices, Tourism | Read More

Capers “cooling” down amid hurricanes and geopolitical chaos…

Capers “cooling” down amid hurricanes and geopolitical chaos…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up just six points earlier on today at 921, given the low plus level of the Capers; Hurricanes and Geopolitics bring chaos, deaths and total global uncertainty. John Faraclas’ weekly recapitulation of the markets and geopolitics: The BDI was up six points...
October 7th, 2016 | Associations, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Regulatory, Reports, Ship Conversions, Ship Demolitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Shiprepair, Statistics, Stock Markets, Technical, Technology, Tourism, Weather | Read More

The Latest Travel Insights from WTM London

The Latest Travel Insights from WTM London
Luxury Travel is on the Rise. How Can Travel Brands Take Advantage? Jean Carmella shares 4 ways travel brands can take advantage of the growing luxury travel tribe. Read more UK...
September 30th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Weather, Yachting | Read More

48th Southampton Boat Show sails to success

48th Southampton Boat Show sails to success
Aerial shot of the Southampton Boat Show 2016 Britain’s best loved boating festival, the 2016 Southampton Boat Show, drew to a close on Sunday 25 September with organisers, exhibitors, sponsors and visitors all hailing the Show a great success. A quality attendance, thrilling atmosphere, fun attractions...
September 27th, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Holidays, Jet set, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Ship Agencies, Ship Conversions, Ship Supplies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Sports, Technical, Technology, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

2016 Southampton Boat Show welcomes a brilliant opening weekend

2016 Southampton Boat Show welcomes a brilliant opening weekend
The 48th Southampton Boat Show kicked off to a fantastic first four days over the weekend with strong sales results being reported. An impressive 23 brands made their World debut on opening day, Friday 16 September, from the likes of global brands Oyster Yachts, Princess Yachts, Bavaria Power, Sunseeker...
September 20th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Sailing, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Sports, Technical, Technology, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

The Mayor of Chios live interview

The Mayor of Chios live interview
Manolis Vournous, The Mayor of Chios We have devoted many articles and interviews on Chios, the Greek Island in the Eastern Aegean Sea that today Rules the Waves, as well as we have reported on many events that Chiots – including the Oinoussians and people from Psara,  organise world-wide; today...
August 20th, 2016 | Breaking News, Communication, Holidays, Immigration, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marinas, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism | Read More

Michelle Keegan to star at 48th Southampton Boat Show 2016

Michelle Keegan to star at 48th Southampton Boat Show 2016
Michelle Keegan Award winning actress, Michelle Keegan, is set to appear a Friday 16 September at 11am. An enthusiast of being out on the water, Michelle will help kick off 10 days of fun and attractiot this year’s Southampton Boat Show onns at one of the world’s leading boat shows. Incorporating...
August 19th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

British Sailing Team to inspire with appearances at forthcoming Southampton Boat Show

British Sailing Team to inspire with appearances at forthcoming Southampton Boat Show
Giles Scott, Finn. Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Regatta, 8-18 August 2016. Copyright © Richard Langdon & British Sailing Team Giles Scott added to Great Britain’s medal tally yesterday (Tuesday 16 September) with a stunning victory in the Men’s One Person Dinghy (Heavyweight) Finn class at the...
August 17th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Exhibitions, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

British Marine unveils unique research into Britain’s boating community

British Marine unveils unique research into Britain’s boating community
British Marine has today (3 August 2016) released important new research exploring the profile, behaviour and purchasing dynamics of UK boating enthusiasts and boat owners. It covers recreational boating and watersports from both private owned and hire/charter across inland and coastal waters. Following...
August 3rd, 2016 | Associations, Marinas, Maritime Education and Training, Sailing, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Sports, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

New Chairman welcomes bold new features to the Southampton Boat Show

New Chairman welcomes bold new features to the Southampton Boat Show
Aerial view of Southampton Boat Show marina The Southampton Boat Show 2016 (16-25 September) is set to showcase a variety of exciting new attractions, brands, boats and product debuts at this year’s Show. It will also herald the first Show for new British Marine Boat Shows’ Chairman, Greg Munford,...
August 1st, 2016 | Associations, Events, Exhibitions, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Tickets sales surge as countdown for the Southampton Boat Show starts

Tickets sales surge as countdown for the Southampton Boat Show starts
Boaters and families across the country and further afield are eagerly awaiting the start of the 2016 Southampton Boat Show as ticket sales surge during the first three weeks of going on sale. To date, sales are 150% ahead of this time last year for the world-class event, taking place from 16-25 September. Now...
July 14th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

The Globalization and the need of the second Citizenship

The Globalization and the need of the second Citizenship
Panayiotis Michaelides In the previous decades we experienced the globalization of trade and capital which changed completely the world’s economy.  In the last 5 years we experience the phenomenon of globalization of people which today appears with increasing trends. We get to hear more often the...
April 26th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Construction, Holidays, Immigration, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Taxation, Tourism | Read More

Marina Ahoy wins Wärtsilä Marine Mastermind innovation contest

Marina Ahoy wins Wärtsilä Marine Mastermind innovation contest
Tero Hottinen Wärtsilä Corporation,  6 April 2016 at 9.30 am EET – Marina Ahoy Ltd. has won the Wärtsilä Marine Mastermind innovation contest, launched by Wärtsilä in connection with the Slush start-up event in October 2015. The company, which hails from Estonia, is developing a customer...
April 6th, 2016 | Awards, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More