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September 2004 News From The Turkish Coast (27 Sep 2004)

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VAT For Marina Services In Turkey In the last few days some services in marinas, in particular some short time ... (Read more)

Trinidad Fund To Help Those Affected By Hurricane (20 Sep 2004)

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The devastation caused by Hurricane Ivan in Grenada is beyond description. From the marine perspective, initial reports indicate that more ... (Read more)

Dockwise preferred transport partner for Swan yacht owners (20 Jul 2004)

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Nautor's Swan has selected Dockwise Yacht Transport as a preferred supplier to their members of the ClubSwan. Dockwise Yacht Transport ... (Read more)

South East Asian Maritime Net frequency modification (13 Jul 2004)

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Rowdy's Net - Mobile Maritime Net (Region 3) South East Asian Waters - has changed frequency. The net is primarily ... (Read more)

Tanna is a new port of entry in Vanuatu (30 Apr 2004)

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Cruising sailors visiting Vanuatu are welcoming the fact that the authorities have finally agreed to make Lenakel in Tanna an ... (Read more)

New powers to seize vessels in US territorial waters (29 Apr 2004)

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On 26 February 2004, President Bush issued a new decree which grants the Secretary of Homeland Security the power to ... (Read more)

Free weather service for boats cruising the South Pacific (18 Apr 2004)

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Bob McDavitt, who describes himself as the MetService Weather Ambassador, sends out so called weathergrams by email to boats sailing ... (Read more)

EU extends VAT grace period for non-EU boats to 18 months (23 Mar 2004)

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It has been confirmed that Article 562 came into effect on July 1, 2001, thus extending to 18 months the ... (Read more)

Zero Boat Tax Becomes Reality For Thailand (01 Mar 2004)

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Just a couple of weeks after industry sources predicted it would come into play, the Thai government has enacted new ... (Read more)

Protest Against Controversial Local Fees in Phuket (02 Feb 2004)

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The authorities have reintroduced controversial local council fees for yachts checking into Phuket. No on-shore facilities (eg garbage collection for ... (Read more)