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WORLD NEWS Lyttleton marina plans NEW ZEALAND: Lyttleton Port of Christchurch (LPC) is building a new marina at the sheltered inner harbour pile mooring site in Lyttleton Harbour. It is the first stage of a wider regeneration plan to improve public access and amenities in the area. The marina, to be called Te Ana to reflect iwi cultural values, will be Canterbury’s only walk-on floating marina and, on completion of stages one and two, will feature up to 200 berths. Smart moves for METSTRADE MYP NETHERLANDS: After enjoying a successful move to Hall 5 last year, the Marina & Yard Pavilion (MYP) at METSTRADE will again benefit from its smart, unique diagonal set-up and its own catering area. This arrangement offers the MYP the ability to grow further after its excellent performance last year. The HISWA Marina Symposium and international sessions on the Marina Stage will further enhance the reputation of the MYP, which is now in its sixth year. METSTRADE 2017 will be the thirtieth show to date and 92% of all floor space was sold by early May. There are significant numbers of new exhibitors. “We already know that we will be welcoming well over 120 new exhibitors in November, following the trend of previous years,” says Irene Dros, manager maritime at RAI Amsterdam. “While the high booking Spoilbank project under cloud AUSTRALIA: According to various media sources, the development of Spoilbank Marina at Port Hedland, Western Australia, may not in fact progress. The Liberal National Government gave the green light to the 150-berth project in October 2016 and pledged support via the Royalties for Regions programme. However, no allowance appears to have been made for the annual maintenance costs for the facility, estimated at AU million. It is believed that the town of Port Hedland has no provision for this sum. figure of around 1,500 exhibitors from around the world illustrates the incredible loyalty to METSTRADE and what it means to the maritime industry as a whole, the number of new participants showcases how our brand is inspiring the next generation of companies, too.” Further information: Save the date USA: The next International Marina & Boatyard Conference (IMBC) will be held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans 31 st January-2 nd February 2018. Further information: PMV wins Paralimni tender CYPRUS: The ministry of energy, commerce, industry and tourism has awarded a 125-year lease to PMV Holdings for the development of a marina in Paralimni in the Famagusta district. PMV submitted its bid in November 2015 for the concession, which covers a marina of around 300 berths, administration buildings, residential, commercial and hotel development. EXPERIENCE INTEGRITY PASSION VISION LEADERSHIP THE WOR COMPREH - July/August 2017 7

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