| News for the Last 30 Days - Marine Business World
Collinson FX Market Commentary: July 23, 2014 - AUD creeps up
By Collinson FX, ,
12:57 AM Wed 23 Jul 2014 GMT
July 23, 2014: The AUD has slowly climbed back towards 0.9385, while the country is pre-occupied with the Malaysian air crises, with little to divert on the economic front. Geo-Political issues remain central, with no major economic data to divert attention, although Central bank activity will impact. ...
Sailtime founder to share role of 'Skipper' with team Vicsail
By Vicsail, Sydney ,
10:13 PM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
Good news in the sailboat market today, with announcement that Graham Raspass, founder and CEO of SailTime Australia is taking on an additional key role and joining Vicsail. This move will lead to a sharing of the responsibility for the management and future direction of Vicsail between Raspass and Vicsail founders Brendan and Jo hunt. ...
Clipper Motor Yachts expands with Boat Equity
By Lauren Brittain, ,
3:29 PM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
Clipper Motor Yachts has recently come onboard with Boat Equity to provide its customers with more options to get out on the water. Managing Director, Brett Thurley, mentioned that there are many boat share options on the market, but none really compare to the model that Boat Equity has produced. ...
Check out the Fountaine Pajot Saba 50 at Autumn boat shows
By Fountaine Pajot, ,
2:59 PM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
The Fountaine Pajot Catamarans yard will be presenting its new 2015 Saba 50 for 2015 at all of the autumn boat shows: Cannes (9-14 September), La Rochelle (17-22 September), Barcelona (15-19 October), Gênes (1-6 October), and Annapolis (9-13 October). ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: July 22, 2014 - Europe watched
By Collinson FX, ,
4:28 AM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
July 22, 2014: The KIWI was trading just below 0.8690 while the AUD holds below 0.9370. Look for local data release and Global geo-political issues to drive direction. ...
Brisbane's biggest outdoors expo to celebrate ten years
By Vicky De George, ,
4:25 AM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
Brisbane's biggest and most popular outdoors expo, the Brisbane Tinnie and Tackle Show and National 4x4 and Outdoors Show has confirmed dates for 2015, marking ten years since its inception. ...
Vietnam Marina Development: ONE°15 Vung Ro Bay Marina Resort
By ONE 15 Marina, Singapore, ,
4:17 AM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
The development will include several hotels with a total of over 760 rooms, 4,300 apartments, 100 luxury townhouses, a variety of retail shops and a 400m sandy beach as well as the marina berths. The gross commercial area will total approximately 200,000 square meters, providing space for schools, healthcare facilities, retailing, leisure and entertainment complexes as well as the marina ...
Sydney Harbour welcomes premium boat storage
By Peter Pembroke, ,
3:35 AM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
At long last Sydney Harbour can now boast a new client friendly boat storage and light maintenance facility with the opening of Sydney Harbour Boat Storage. Sydney Harbour Boat Storage, located at White Bay 6 next to the new cruise ship passenger terminal, can house boats from 18-35 feet on external or undercover dry stacks. Plus hard stand storage for boats up to 80 feet. ...
Sunseeker boss Stewart McIntyre abruptly leaves luxury yacht builder
By The Guardian, ,
1:55 AM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
The boss of luxury yacht builder Sunseeker has abruptly left the company. Stewart McIntyre, the managing director, will leave the Dorset-based company owned by China's richest man, Wang Jianlin, at the end of the month. The company said McIntyre, a Scot who commutes from Edinburgh to Sunseeker's headquarters in Poole, was leaving to 'pursue other interests'. ...
One week to go until the 2014 Sydney International Boat Show
By BIA NSW, ,
1:13 AM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
Visitors to the 2014 Sydney International Boat Show, and there could be more than 60,000 of them, will be treated to a stunning array of new vessels being unveiled for the very first time on the world stage. ...
Costa Concordia - the $2.25 billion salvage operation ready to begin
By Media Services, ,
12:40 AM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
The biggest salvage operation of a passenger ship is poised to get underway in Italy. Two and a half years after she ran aground off the island with the loss of 32 lives in January 2012, the Costa Concordia will be pulled from the rocks and taken to the Port of Genoa for scrapping. ...
Launching at Sydney Boat Show - the all new Falcon 300HT-360 HT range
By Jeni Bone, ,
8:23 PM Mon 21 Jul 2014 GMT
The ideal yacht or powerboat tender, capable of carrying up to five passengers and their gear in safety and comfort, the Falcon tender range by BRIG has proven popular all over the world ...
Volvo Penta reveals keel cooling option for diesel engines
By Marine NewsWire, ,
4:43 PM Mon 21 Jul 2014 GMT
Volvo Penta of the Americas today revealed the availability of a keel cooling option with D4 and D6 marine diesel engines to meet customer demands in the North American marine commercial market. Volvo Penta is now offering factory-built keel-cooled engines for the entire line of marine commercial inboard and sterndrive D4 3.7-liter and D6 5.5-liter engines. ...
Carla Demaria named keynote speaker for METS 2014
By Sigrid van der Wel, ,
2:18 PM Mon 21 Jul 2014 GMT
Amsterdam RAI has revealed that the keynote speaker at the prestigious Breakfast Briefing at METS 2014 will be Carla Demaria, President of Monte Carlo Yachts. As the first woman to make this major address to the global maritime community – a popular feature on the calendar for 27 years – Demaria will share her unique insights gained in a distinguished career in the boatbuilding sector. ...
Learn about life beneath water at Gold Coast International Marine Expo
By Gold Coast Marine Expo, ,
10:41 AM Mon 21 Jul 2014 GMT
Gold Coast International Marine Expo 2014 - Every angler has been there: your tackle box is full, anticipation is high. The tide change approaches and you sense your prey … hungry and hunting. You cast your lure with precision and you begin your retrieval with those spasmodic twitches you’ve perfected in your sleep. You cast again … retrieve … cast … retrieve. ...
FIXMYBOAT.com.au – Browse, compare and decide
By FixMyBoat, ,
4:11 AM Mon 21 Jul 2014 GMT
FixMyBoat is an innovative online business that connects boat owners with businesses in the marine service industry. It creates a new and necessary direction for the marine industry, an online option that is the way of the future. ...
Boat Shows - the engine powering the boating industry
By Bob Wonders, Gold Coast ,
2:46 AM Mon 21 Jul 2014 GMT
Recreational boating exhibitions, more commonly and simply referred to as ‘boat shows’ have been employed as the major marketing tool for the pleasure boating industry for many years. ...
'Honey, Let's Go Boating!' next best-seller for Finkelstein *Feature
By Jeni Bone, ,
12:42 AM Mon 21 Jul 2014 GMT
The next boating Bible from dealer/broker and author, Darren Finkelstein is poised to release: 'Honey, let’s go BOATING!'
According to Darren, it was the logical next step after 'Honey Let’s Buy a Boat!' ...
2014 Brisbane Boat Show - Set to add new features
By John Daffy, Brisbane ,
8:18 PM Sun 20 Jul 2014 GMT
2014 Brisbane Boat Show - Organisers of the Brisbane Boat Show are exploring new options to widen the appeal of the boat show even further when it makes its return to the RNA’s Brisbane Showgrounds in mid-September. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: July 19, 2014 - Step into Wonderland
By Collinson FX, ,
11:11 AM Sun 20 Jul 2014 GMT
July 19, 2014: Equity markets regained some of the lost ground overnight to close the week on a high. The shock and horror of the plane crash overshadowed the Israeli escalation of the crises with a ground invasion. Commodities were generally lower, but this failed to deter investors, with the AUD moving towards 0.9400 and the KIWI approaching 0.8700. ...
European Commission to take UK to court over red diesel
By RYA, ,
9:20 AM Sat 19 Jul 2014 GMT
The European Commission (EC) has decided to refer the United Kingdom to the European Court of Justice (ECJ). According to the EC the UK is not properly applying the rules on fiscal marking on fuel. ...
Understanding the Ocean's role in Greenland Glacier melt
By Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), ,
8:24 AM Sat 19 Jul 2014 GMT
In the last 40 years, ice loss from the Greenland Ice Sheet increased four-fold contributing to one-quarter of global sea level rise. Some of the increased melting at the surface of the ice sheet is due to a warmer atmosphere, but the ocean’s role in driving ice loss largely remains a mystery. ...
America's Cup: Updates on Team Australia withdraw
By America's Cup, ,
6:33 AM Sat 19 Jul 2014 GMT
The America’s Cup organizers have received notification from the principals of Hamilton Island Yacht Club of their intention to withdraw Team Australia from the 35th America’s Cup. ...
2016-2017 America's Cup - Team Australia withdraws
By Rob Mundle, ,
5:49 AM Sat 19 Jul 2014 GMT
2016-2017 America's Cup - The Hamilton Island Yacht Club became the Challenger of Record for the 35th America’s Cup upon the completion of the 34th America’s Cup in San Francisco in 2013. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: July 18, 2014 - AUD moves up
By Collinson FX, ,
10:49 AM Fri 18 Jul 2014 GMT
July 18, 2014: The NZD was trading around 0.8670 after recent CPI numbers revealed the extent RBNZ monetary policy was impacting on the economy. Consumer Confidence fell from 3.4% last month, to just 0.6%, revealing the parlous state of the consumer in a tightening market which the RBNZ intend to exacerbate next week. ...
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