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Gold Coast cruise ship terminal plan: Mayor Tom Tate says why we need one, Alice Gorman says why we don't [24.03.2017]

IT IS easily one of the biggest ideas for our city in a long time — and one of the most divisive. Here, the city's mayor Tom Tate and regular Bulletin columnist Alice Gorman say why the planned cruise ship terminal should — or should not — go ahead.

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295-Ft Superyacht “Nero” Visits The East End [24.03.2017]

The charter company's website says, “Designed and built to exacting standards, the breathtaking NERO has the authentic charm and elegance of the glamorous 1920′s, complete with the state-of-the-art technology of a modern world class superyacht.”.

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Cruise ships are the new snowbirding paradise [24.03.2017]

Lavell Mayo cruised more than 100 days last year, opting to leave his single-family home behind for life at sea where, for a small premium, household chores and amenities are all handled. "I looked into moving into a garden home connected with a ...

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Feadship Superyacht Letani Launched in Record Time [24.03.2017]

“I've been privileged to be on various different superyachts over the last ten years,” he told the assembled workforce at Feadship's Aalsmeer yard during the christening ceremony. “Every time I see a Feadship come by I had two feelings: one, 'that's a ...

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2017 Palma Superyacht Show [24.03.2017]

While this year's inaugural Refit & Repair area heralds the Palma Superyacht Show making great strides, another remarkable new development is the increase of charter yachts starring in this 5th edition of the event. This substantial boost has not only ...

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Deputy performs dramatic rescue of jet skiers in path of cruise ship [24.03.2017]

The massive ship began to sweep by just a few feet from the students just as Primmer quickly yanked them both into his boat. Seconds later, the driverless jet ski hit the side of the cruise ship, bouncing across its hull as the vessel pushed through ...

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Superyacht premiums and crew professionalism [24.03.2017]

Is it possible to reduce superyacht insurance premiums by bolstering the professionalism of crew? At an exclusive roundtable lunch, held at Coq d'Argent in central London, SuperyachtNews was joined by representatives from Hiscox MGA, Viking Recruitment ...

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Deals this week: North Carolina Ports, Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding, and HSHI [24.03.2017]

North Carolina Ports has announced a new collaboration initiative with ZIM Integrated Shipping in order to improve its access to South China, South-east Asia and the Indian subcontinent. ZIM has added the port company's Wilmington and Delaware ports ...

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Lurssen superyacht Solandge sold [24.03.2017]

Moran Yacht & Ship has announced the largest brokerage deal of 2017 - the sale of 2013-built superyacht Solandge. @Superyacht_stylesThe 85m superyacht ...

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Tricky conditions continue on day two of Australian Yachting Championship [24.03.2017]

Yesterday's breeze settled overnight leaving a confused sea state and 5 to 8 knots for day two of the Australian Yachting Championship. Similar to yesterday, today's racing consisted of a 19nm passage race to Coogee Beach and back. Split again into the ...

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Florida Deputy Performs Dramatic Rescue of Jet Skiers in Path of Cruise Ship [24.03.2017]

College students Skylar Pentasuglia and Allison Garrett screamed in panic and swam for their lives as a 130,000-ton cruise ship bore down on them and their capsized jet ski. “I was literally screaming, 'What are we going to do?'” Pentasuglia recalled.

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Australia to set up maritime technical college to train future shipbuilders [24.03.2017]

Australia will establish a maritime technical college to identify, train, or retrain Australian workers for the country's AUD90 billion (USD68.57 billion) shipbuilding programme, Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne said in a 24 March statement.

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Live from PIBS 2017: 55m Heesen Alida sold [24.03.2017]

Heesen Yachts announced on the opening day of the Palm Beach International Boat Show that its 55-metre superyacht project Alida has been sold. Barin Cardenas of the New Yachts Company is responsible for the sale to a client reportedly hailing from the ...

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All aboard: North Korea appeals for investors in casino cruise ship [24.03.2017]

Unabashed by international sanctions and threats of pre-emptive attack by the United States, North Korea is calling for foreign businesses to invest in a bold and unlikely new venture: a 30,000-ton floating casino with capacity for 1,000 gamblers. The ...

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Coast Guard suspends search for man who fell from cruise ship near Cuba [24.03.2017]

MIAMI - The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday night for a 23-year-old man who fell off a cruise ship near Cuba. the Carnival Victory cruise ship 33 miles northwest of Pinar Del Rio, Cuba.

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Australia Establishes Maritime College for Shipbuilding [24.03.2017]

Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced the establishment of a new Maritime Technical College to prepare Australia for the nation's $90 billion naval ship building program. The Government will invest an initial $25 million in the ...

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Bilgin Edges Closer to Delivery of 156 Superyacht [29.03.2017]

The 4-cabin 47.6-meter (156'2''ft) superyacht offers accomodation for 10. With an earlier design suggesting 5-cabins, the owners suite now offers a generous space and boasts a hull balcony. In new renderings released today, the 156 appears extremely ...

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Jetsetting with … Managing director of The Singapore Yacht Show Andy Treadwell [29.03.2017]

SINGAPORE — As managing director of the Singapore Yacht Show, Andy Treadwell knows his boats. From super yachts to small dinghies, he has seen and travelled on them all. The 61-year-old makes it a point to take a trip on his own boat in Europe every ...

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Maritime Technical College to yield shipbuilding skills [24.03.2017]

The announcement of a $25 million Maritime Technical College to train Australian workers for our $90 billion naval shipbuilding program has been welcomed by the SA State Government. SA Minister for Defence Industries Martin Hamilton-Smith said says the ...

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WATCH: Stomach-churning footage of cruise ship being BATTERED by waves goes VIRAL [29.03.2017]

As the winds swirled around it, the water raged more and more viciously. Video captured from above the giant ship caught the terrifying moment the cruise almost succumbed to the torrential weather. With one forceful motion, the enormous boat was pushed ...

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