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MARINAWORLD@20 Group. Bellingham floating docks were installed. Update to 2020: Boat Park Hiroshima has 516 berths for boats of 7-14m (23-46ft). It is fully equipped and is surrounded by shops, dining options, boat brokerage and hire facilities. • Melbourne Docklands in Victoria, Australia has been one of the most ambitious and exciting docklands development projects in the world – a 15-20 year plan that included four new marinas: d’Albora Marina at Victoria Harbour; NewQuay; Marina YE Docklands – Yarra’s Edge; Melbourne City Marina and Superyacht Marina. The marinas were predicted (in 2006) to deliver up to 1,000 berths and the entire mixed-use development, at the time, was Australia’s largest construction project. Update to 2020: d’Albora Marina at Victoria Harbour is a full service boutique marina with 69 berths for boats of 10-35m (32-114ft). Ten berths are available for visitors. NewQuay has 48 berths up to 10.6m (35ft). Marina YE has a 168-slip Bellingham marina system. It was designed for long term mooring but also has visitor berths. Melbourne City Marina is the largest visitor berthing facility in Melbourne with 31 short term berths and Melbourne Superyacht Marina has luxurious shoreside facilities and moors vessels from 25m (82ft) to over 35m (115ft). • The number of berths in Auckland, New Zealand was boosted in 2007 when Orakei Marina in Okahu Bay opened for business. Project managed by marina consultant Tony Mair and built by Bellingham Marine New Zealand, the facility has 172 berths for vessels of 12-40m (39-131ft). • Situated on the pristine shoreline of New Zealand’s Whangarei Harbour, a two hour drive north of Auckland, Marsden Cove, which opened in December 2006 as phase one of six phases, took the concept of canal lifestyle development to a new level. A joint project of Hopper Developments and Northland Port Corporation, the development has a 250-berth Bellingham floating pontoon system, a 160-berth drystack and a residential development set within a system of meandering canals. • Apia Marina, which opened in December 2007, was the first marina on the island of Samoa in Oceania/ Polynesia. Designed and built for residents and tourists by Bellingham Marine New Zealand, it is protected by a 40m (131ft) wave attenuator and a 170m (560ft) rock wall. On opening, the marina had 50 berths ranging from 10.5-30m (34-98ft) and a second phase with 30 berths was planned. • Award-winning Mandurah Ocean Marina, 72km (45mi) south of Perth, Western Australia was largely completed in 2008 after some replanning of its second phase. Phase one of around 100 berths completed in 2001 and phase two, to include a network of waterways lined with shops and residential homes, started in January 2002. Offering a total of 520 The first full-service marina in Vietnam, Ana Marina in Nha Trang on the south east coast offers modern services for locals and visitors. berths (300 public and 220 private), it comprises north and south harbours connected by a 60m (197ft) wide pedestrian bridge. Pontoons were installed by Poralu Marine Australia. • After a 17 year battle through consent phases, the Whangamata Marina Society finally won through in 2008 enabling their vision of a new, modern marina on the popular Coromandel Peninsula to become reality. Work started on 209-berth Whangamata Marina in September with pontoons supplied by Total Floating Systems. The marina is one of only three on the peninsula. • Although not officially open until December 2009, Ao Po Grand Marina in Phuket, Thailand was at 60% occupancy by late summer. Offering 200 berths and with capacity to moor vessels up to 80m (262ft), the marina took around three years to build after a swift approval process. The marina was the first phase of a property development. Update to 2020: Now a 300-berth marina with 10m (33ft) wide walkways on north and east docks, the marina can accept superyachts of 100m (330ft) and larger. • Built in 2006 and open for business in 2007, Xiamen Marina in Fujian is the largest yacht and accessories retail centre in China. It is also the site for the China (Xiamen) International Boat Show, the biggest boat show in the country with over 350 boats afloat. • Nansha Marina, which opened in September 2011, has a 350-berth marina located at the seaward entrance to the Pearl River in Guangszhou. The club was inaugurated in November 2010 at the Guangszhou Asian Games when 80 slips were available to boaters. Designed by NDA and financed by the local government and Hong Kong FOK Group, it forms part of a marina village concept. Five floating piers provide slips for vessels up to 45m (148ft). • The first phase (80 berths) of Shimei Bay Marina in Wanning, Hainan Island was completed at the end of January 2013 just before Chinese New Year. The marina, scheduled to eventually have 250 berths of 12-60m (39-197ft), was built by Poralu - along with a breakwater able to withstand high waves created by – September/October 2020 19

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