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GLOBAL REVIEW 2016 Marina Kornati, one of the biggest and busiest marinas in Croatia, has been rebuilt and reconfigured. a final phase extension. Milan-based engineering group, Ingemar, added 400 berths for vessels of 20m to 36m (66 to 118ft). Also in Italy, Porto Lotti added new superyacht berths at a customdesigned floating breakwater pier. In Spain, Mataró Marina Barcelona opened with berths for around 30 large yachts up to 50m (164ft). The marina is equipped with all modern services and an extensive service area. Off the coast, a 700-berth facility for local boats up to 10m (33ft) opened in Gibraltar, complemented by a fixed breakwater, which acts as both a public promenade and a mooring pier for superyachts and passenger vessels. The complete facility – Mid Harbour Small Boats Marina, Public Promenade and Super Yacht Wharf – was described as “the largest one-off marina engineering project in the EU in many decades.” Meanwhile, in Portugal, Macau Legend Development Ltd signed an MoU with the Setúbal Municipality for the proposed development of an integrated leisure, tourism and entertainment project. The first phase will include a hotel, shopping area, residential area, marina, car park, multi-sport pavilion and a gaming arcade. Montenegro was the focus of further development, and construction began on the Portonovi Resort Village Marina. It will feature 220 berths for vessels up to 70m (230ft) and, seasonally, will be able Plans for Golfito Marina Village & Resort in Costa Rica progressed during 2016. to berth the largest superyachts afloat on an alongside berth. Due to open this year, Portonovi Marina incorporates a number of berths for small boats owned by resort residents and a selection of berths for visiting yachts and superyachts. Meanwhile, the purchase of Porto Montenegro by the Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD) included plans to double its size from 450 berths to 850. It has added the world’s largest superyacht berth to its mix. At 250m (820ft), it is an investment for the future launch of ever larger yachts. In Cyprus, PMV Maritime Holdings announced it would build and manage a new marina at Paralimni in the Famagusta district in southeast Cyprus. It will be built in the Saint Nicholas fishing shelter area and will have capacity for around 300 yachts. And, in Malta, a 274-berth marina was set to be built in Valetta. Pontoons will be wider than the local average and boat owners will benefit from controlled access car parking, 24- hour berthing assistance and security, along with concierge services. The marina will offer berths for vessels up to 28m (92ft). Dedicated and shared berths will be available for visiting yachts of up to 24m (79ft) and, during the tourist season, the 120m (394ft) outer breakwater will welcome superyachts of up to 50m (164ft). Finally, in the north of Europe, New Port Imatra, an extensive but run-down 700-berth marina on Finland’s Lake Saimaa, became the ninth marina in Marinetek’s New Port Marina chain. Marinetek joined forces with stateowned company Meritaito Ltd to offer the city of Imatra a complete package to operate, renovate and finally rebuild the marina. Big bucks down under In Australia, a world-class marina was announced for Koolewong on the central coast of New South Wales (NSW). Ten catamaran berths and ten visitor berths have been incorporated into the 50-berth design but there is - January/February 2017 21

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