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Prince of Brittany Trimaran at the Marina du Chateau in Brest

Things are happening in the boating industry! A look back at the latest news from yachting professionals. The news briefs of March 12, 2019.

The Brest marinas have been awarded the Ports Propres certification

The marinas of Brest (Marina du Château and Marina du Moulin Blanc) have announced that they have obtained the Ports Propres certification. Sesame, initiated in Mediterranean ports, is issued for 3 years. It attests to the port's environmental approach, as mentioned in the previous section its manager in our columns .

The APER officially in charge of ship dismantling

The decree officially approving the APER, Association pour la Plaisance Eco-Responsable, as the eco-organization in charge of the waste industry from pleasure boats, was published in the Official Journal on 2 March 2019. This official text opens the legal way for the start of deconstruction as of April 2019 in the 1st departments, following the process explained by Guillaume Arnauld of the Lions at BoatIndustry.

Guadeloupe with a Lycée de la Mer (High School of the Sea)

The archipelago of Les Saintes in Guadeloupe will be home to the 1st Overseas High School. The secondary school in Terre de Bas will be transformed in order to accommodate the establishment that will provide training in professional maritime and yachting trades, similar to the existing secondary schools in Etel, Gujan-Mestras or Sète.

Dometic, award-winning lithium battery

The marine equipment manufacturer was awarded an iF Design Award for its PLB40 lithium battery. This portable, wrist-mounted, waterproof battery allows easy recharging of outdoor equipment.

The Palumbo de Marseille shapes back in play

The major port of Marseille has launched a call for tenders for the operation of refit forms 3, 4, 5 and 6, over a period of 15 to 25 years. These dry docks are currently operated by the Italian superyacht refit and maintenance yard Palumbo.

Renovation of the Port des Bas-Sablons in Saint-Malo

The Bas-Sablons marina in Saint-Malo has launched a call for tenders for the maintenance of its infrastructure. The contract concerns the electrical upgrading of pontoons.