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A marina team with over 30 YEARS of continuity and leadership in comprehensive services for international marina development. • Marina Planning and Design • Sustainable and Resilient Design • Waterfront and Coastal Engineering • Marina Market and Feasibility Studies • Marina Tender and Construcon Services Photo courtesy of Christophe Harbour ® THE SAFE, COMPACT, SELF-PROPELLED SUBMERSIBLE BOAT CARRIAGE One man can easily and safely do dry docking and launching of sailing and motor boats on ramps and slipways with a SUBLIFT. Typical usage is docking for fast service, cleaning of hulls and for winter season storage. 1 12-90 ton |

100% clean and green at GCCM Gold Coast City Marina and Shipyard (GCCM) in Queensland, Australia attained a perfect score in its recent Marina Industries Association (MIA) Clean Marina audit. In line with environmental best practice, the marina took proactive steps in the design and development of the facility to include the world’s largest solar farm in a marina; rainwater harvesting; treatment and recycling of boat washdown water; bio retention gardens; and, more recently, the construction of a comprehensive recycling and refuse station for GCCM staff, tenants and customers to access. The onsite resource recovery centre is making huge inroads into increasing diversion from DockPro to sell Golden lifts Golden Boat Lifts has appointed DockPro as its newest dealer in Australia and New Zealand. “We were looking for a boat lift solution to help our clients, particularly those in high wash or exposed locations,” said DockPro sales manager Sandra Barber. “Golden Boat Lifts was the obvious choice. They’re easy to deal with and have a great reputation in the industry.” Since 2007, DockPro has PRODUCTS, SERVICES & PEOPLE landfill for solid and liquid waste. GCCM owners have pledged to remove single use plastics from the facility by 2025 and also re-attained its Fish Friendly accreditation. The GCCM team has also worked with the Seabin Foundation and Suez waste management through its community outreach programme to install the first Seabin device in a marina on the Gold Coast. The marina, a 5 Gold Anchor facility, celebrates its 20th year in 2020. specialised in innovative dry docking devices, floating walkways and platforms. With warehouses in Melbourne, Gold Coast and Mandurah (Australia) and Auckland (New Zealand) the company has the logistical capacity to deliver fast turnaround times. Dean Smith Dean Smith has joined the D-Marin global marina network as chief commercial officer. Prior to this, he headed up a transformation project at British Marine, revitalising the Southampton International Boat Show and other events, restructuring communications, digital platforms and internal teams, and modernising the whole membership offering. Smith joined British Marine after a long career with MDL Marinas, initially recruited to launch the new Chatham Maritime Marina and, later, Sant Carles Marina in Catalonia, Spain. He moved on to become marketing director, operations and marketing director and, ultimately, commercial director. David Tisdale David Tisdale has joined UK-based Marina Projects as senior project manager. Tisdale previously managed the airport and harbour businesses for Ports of Jersey in the Channel Islands for nearly ten years. Prior to this, he worked as a consultant across a range of development and infrastructure projects in the UK, Channel Islands and Ireland. With a background in geology and geotechnical engineering and, more recently, project and programme management as part of a client team, he has a wealth of experience in the design, delivery and operation of marina and port infrastructure. “We are delighted with the appointment of such a well-respected and experienced professional, which comes about in particular due to an increasing project portfolio,” noted Marina Projects managing director Mike Ward. “The strength of our expanding project portfolio in the period of a global pandemic is encouraging and speaks volumes about our reputation. One of the great strengths of the Marina Projects consultancy offer is the depth and range of marina specific experience that is present within our team and David’s infrastructure and programme management experience will add further strength to our team.” - July/August 2020 43

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