El abandono de barcos de recreo pone en jaque a los puertos deportivos, que piden una regulación específica

 

Los recintos náuticos de la Costa occidental y Málaga acumulan 35 embarcaciones fantasma que representan un riesgo para la navegación y el medioambiente

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26 enero 201509:52

El ‘boom’ de los deportes náuticos que acabó lastrado por la crisis ha dejado un escenario irreconocible hace solo unos años en muchos puertos deportivos del litoral español. Embarcaciones abandonadas a su suerte por propietarios –la mayoría de ellos extranjeros– incapaces de mantener a flote una economía maltrecha con la que asumir los elevados gastos de mantenimiento de sus sueños de pequeño patrón. Las cifras que maneja el sector sitúan en más de 10.000 las embarcaciones fantasma en los puertos deportivos españoles. La Asociación Nacional de Empresas Náuticas (ANEN) hablaba hace unos meses de unas 4.500

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Academic qualifications

 

 

 

http://www.thecrewreport.com/debate/

 

Category: Recruitment

 

Academic qualifications

Should crewmembers be listing any academic qualifications (so, non-industry relevant diplomas, degrees or other higher-education qualifications) on their CV?How do you, as crew, feel ab …more

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Category: Money
 

Salary standards

Crew are jumping ship-to-ship for better salaries, and as such the smaller boats simply can''t compete. Do captains need to get together to establish salary ethics and standards? And ho …more

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Category: Captains
 

Too much arrogance?

We know that there are some absolutely fantastic captains in this industry - we've been lucky enough to meet a great number of them - but there are also some captains who tarnish the na …more

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Category: Technology
 

Too much technology on the

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Superyachts to the Rescue

 

 

 

Superyachts to the Rescue

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New Life for an Old Shipyard Town

New Life for an Old Shipyard Town

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LA CIOTAT, France — After scuba divers checked the supporting mounts, a massive submerged boat elevator slowly raised the 661-ton, 51-meter-long yacht M/Y Sky clear of the Mediterranean, gradually revealing its black matte hull.

When the entire ship, replete with helicopter pad and five staterooms, reached the height of the quay, it rode a motorized dolly sideways onto a grid of metal rails. Then

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Unlimited sea service requirements for yacht crew

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lulu Trask

http://www.thecrewreport.com/features/22534/unlimited-sea-service-requirements-for-yacht-crew

 

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has released a Marine Information Note (MIN) outlining the requirements for deck officers wishing to use yacht service as a qualifying sea service towards the issue of an Unlimited Certificate of Competency (CoC).

Designed to clarify the sea service requirements, the MIN states that all yacht service must be submitted in the form of either yacht service testimonials (which can be found in the MIN’s Annex, at the end of the downloadable document) supported by a Discharge book or an MCA-approved log book. The testimonials and support must include a breakdown of actual sea service (time spend at sea, including time at anchor), stand-by service (the time immediately following

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Titulaciones de recreo

 

 

 

Resolución de 27 de noviembre de 2014, de la Dirección General de la Marina Mercante, por la que se modifica el anexo VII del Real Decreto 875/2014, de 10 de octubre, por el que se regulan las titulaciones náuticas para el gobierno de las embarcaciones de recreo.

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De acuerdo con la disposición final tercera del Real Decreto 875/2014, de 10 de octubre, por el que se regulan las titulaciones náuticas para el gobierno de las embarcaciones de recreo, se

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