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Princess to Open Service Centre at Saxon Wharf

MDL Marinas have announced that Princess Motor Yacht Sales have signed a 10-year lease at Saxon Wharf on the River Itchen, Southampton, and are set to create a maintenance and retrofit centre for their customers.  Saxon Wharf already offers high-quality facilities for motor yachts and other large craft, and its position near to Southampton Water, as well as being within easy reach […]

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DfT Seeks Evidence on Air Pollutant Emissions

The Department for Transport (DfT) has published a Call for Evidence to explore emissions from all engines on vessels operating domestically within the UK, including inland waterways. The government’s Clean Air Strategy sets out the need to reduce emissions from all sources to improve air quality, including emissions from vessels. As part of this vitally important area […]

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ACR Launch Next-Generation PLBs

ACR Electronics have unveiled their next-generation ResQLink personal locator beacons (PLBs). Incorporating first-hand feedback from survivors who have activated the beacons in real-life emergencies, the new ResQLink 400 and ResQLink View PLBs introduce a user-friendly design and add enhanced functionality to provide adventurers with a trusted and affordable link to rescue in a life-threatening situation. […]

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Defra Announces New Marine Conservation Zone Designations

Following public consultation, Defra has announced the designation of the third tranche of Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs). All 41 new sites and the addition of new features to 12 existing MCZs proposed during last summer’s consultation are now designated. This third tranche builds on the 50 MCZs already in place and essentially completes the government’s […]

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