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WORLD NEWS Ambitious revamp at Buffalo marina USA: One of the first major inter-coastal waterfront revitalisation projects for the city of Buffalo, New York, was completed in just over a year with the help of marina systems supplier Meeco Sullivan. Lake Erie Marina is now the largest full-service marina in the New York State Parks system, with 1,063 slips. The marina operator, Safe Harbor Development, replaced all of the existing floating docks and walkways with Meeco Sullivan’s galvanised steel frame box truss system with composite decking and encapsulated flotation. The marina includes slip sizes of 11ft x 24ft (3 x 7m) to 20ft x 50ft (6 x 15m) along with 30, 34 and 40ft (9, 10 and 12m) slips to accommodate the most popular boat sizes in the area. Operator selected for first Al Zorah marina UAE: ART Marine has been appointed marina operator of the first of four new marinas in the Al Zorah development in Ajman. The company will manage berthing facilities for vessels of 8-40m (26 -131ft) and offer sea rescue services on a 24-hour basis. Al Zorah is a 540ha (1,334 acre) premium mixed-use development surrounded by exotic natural mangroves and a vast seafront. It offers luxurious residential opportunities, a boardwalk, beach club, 5-star hotels and resorts, shops, a championship golf course and four marinas, which will soon be lined with food and beverage outlets. Imad Dana, CEO of Al Zorah Meeco Sullivan handled all aspects of the design, engineering and production of the floating structures and delivered over 148 trailer loads of docks from its Oklahoma facility for installation by local contractors. A chain and cable anchoring system with piles driven beneath the water was an integral part of the marina design to withstand extreme temperature changes and water flow conditions while maintaining Development Company, commented: “By appointing a fully dedicated marina operator, we have ensured that our guests will receive the highest quality of service that one expects in an internationally reputed, luxury destination. Al Zorah is coming alive with several lifestyle and leisure components and this is yet another Did you miss? Inside Track (Issue 2) – August/September Highlights: • Inside Story: Oscar Siches discusses the Marasi Bay project in Dubai • Who won the MIA Club Marine Marina Awards for 2017/18? • Porto Montenegro scoops the world’s first ‘Platinum’ Anchor award • Realising superyacht mooring potential in Greece and on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia • Shasta Marina in California – upgraded and expanded • PIANC World Congress: Call for Papers – hurry… Inside Track, our digital-only news stream, can be viewed on Take a look and sign up to ensure you receive every issue – free of charge. a clean and attractive look. The refurbished Lake Erie Marina also features: a new fuel pier and courtesy docks with ADA access; modern fuelling stations and a new ship store; a new PWC dock; a renovated full-service restaurant; renovated on-site operations, management and boater services office; and a 400ft (122m) long attenuator at the mouth of the harbour. milestone in the development of Al Zorah as a premium, international destination. With the opening of Marina 1 to water sports enthusiasts, we are reinforcing the development’s ‘conscious living’ concept.” - September/October 2017 11

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