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2018 September October Marina World

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Floating pontoons Aluminium on concrete: luxury on steady basis Made in Italy Pontoons, breakwaters, piers for super yachts, floating bridges and constructions: the best solutions for connecting sea and land by means of strong and reliable structures, in aluminium, concrete or steel, standard or tailor made. Aqaba - Jordan: 7,000 sqm of pontoons and fingers for Ayla Marina on the Red Sea Let’s shape together your new marina Tel. +39 0422 702412 Pontoons and constructions over the water

WORLD NEWS Robin Walters As Marina World closes for press, it is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of our industry friend and colleague, Robin Walters, founder of Walcon Marine and a father figure to the marina industry. Our sincere sympathy goes out to his family at this time. A full tribute to Robin will be published in the November/ December issue. SUTL secures Nirrup Island contract INDONESIA: SUTL Enterprise, consultancy services provider and owner of the One°15 brand, has secured its second management contract in Indonesia for an upcoming integrated marina at Nirup Island. This will be the closest resort island from Singapore and will offer clear waters and a full suite of recreational amenities catering to visitors from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and beyond. The ten-year contract was awarded by PT Tritunas Sinar Benua, an Indonesian company based in Batam. SUTL Enterprise will be consulting on the project, which is expected to commence construction this year and complete in 12 to 18 months. SUTL will then manage the marina and its club Development opportunity at Cabrillo Way USA: The Port of Los Angeles Waterfront Commercial Development Group has released a prospectus on a commercial development and marina acquisition opportunity at Cabrillo Way Marina on the LA Waterfront in San Pedro. Later this year, the Port will release a formal Request for Qualifications and subsequent Request for Proposals. Cabrillo Way Marina consists of 400 acres (162ha) of land and 8mi (13km) of prime waterfront property. The current development opportunity covers 87 acres (35ha) of land and water, and is located at the southwest corner of Miner Street and 22nd Street in San Pedro. The site includes a 12 acre (4.8ha) commercial development area that includes 9.2 acres (3.7ha) of landscaped parking and is entitled and house under the name One°15 Marina Nirup Island. The SUTL Group has also secured the first rights of refusal for the purchase of the assets should the property ever be up for sale in the future. The new marina will be constructed to the highest international standards ready for immediate development. The marina has 700 slips and a 325-boat drystack. In 2011, the Port completed a US5 million upgrade and expansion and added nearly a mile of public waterfront promenade. Over the past 15 years, it has invested over US0 million in public access infrastructure on the LA Waterfront, which attracts more than two million visitors every year. and will occupy a total area of 4.7ha (2 acres), offer 112 berths (including superyacht berthing and facilities), an integrated club house, hospitality and leisure amenities, a sea sports centre, customs clearance and fuelling and bunkering services. Visitors will also be able to charter luxury yachts for island hopping. SUTL Enterprise executive director and CEO, Arthur Tay, said: “We are very excited about the latest addition to our network of marinas, which will enable us to offer our Global [Membership Scheme] members yet another destination to consider for their next getaway.” One°Marina Nirup Island is the eighth marina for SUTL Enterprise and its second marina management contract in Indonesia. Dogus and EBRD discuss investment plans MEDITERRANEAN: Representatives of the Turkish Dogus Group and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EMRD) met with Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic at the end of May to discuss a marina investment plan. EBRD, which has invested €70 million in purchasing a 25% stake in Dogus group company D-Marin, is now jointly supporting the development of marinas in Croatia, Turkey and Greece. The investment discussed at the meeting aims to support further development of nautical tourism through the opening of new marinas and by increasing the efficiency of existing facilities. - September/October 2018 7

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