In late October, the World’s First Clean Up Flotilla removed over 2 tonne of debris from the magical Whitsundays.

With an estimated value of $50 million, the recently approved stage will deliver up to 140 marina berths and automated 24-hour fuel dock linked to a marina village.

Mariner Boating has secured the exclusive charter of the catamaran Constellation and will have pre-assigned seating for 100 guests at lunch on board.

Council/ Sate Government do not do maintenance dredging, they only do emergency dredging when cruisers and yachts can no longer pass up or down the channel.

"Whilst Salter worked her butt off clearing 2.2 tonne of debris, we could’ve done more if we had a bigger boat, or more boats."

A Parade of Sail will be held to coincide with the Royal Hobart Regatta on 7 February 2021 and the Maritime Trail 2021 will be held on 10 and 11 April 2021.

The Ministry of Environmental Protection is vehemently against the plans, pointing out that Israel has only 196 kilometers of Mediterranean coastline with only 50 kilometers of beaches open to the public.

The centrepiece of the Waterways Management Program 2020-2024 is a $5.5 million investment in dredging the Gold Coast Seaway and the North and South navigation channels.

From the commencement of the War on Wrecks in 2018 up to 30 June 2020, 609 derelict vessels have been removed from Queensland's waterways, using monies from the taskforce's $20 million fighting fund.

When rainfall is limited and nearby lakes begin to get low, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has to implement draft restrictions in order to keep the canal running, limiting the amount of cargo vessels may carry across the canal.

It is said the Dodecanese islands that follow the nearby coast of Turkey offer the best cruising grounds in the Mediterranean.

Award winners are known for consistently receiving great traveller feedback, placing them in the top 10% of hospitality businesses around the globe.

These unique underwater museums are often either historic or environmentally conscious and you might want to add them to your list of places to visit once you shake the dust off your suitcase – and flippers – after the pandemic.

An extensive range of canoes, boats and objects allow visitors to discover how maritime technology and history has evolved in the region.

“This was a difficult and disappointing decision for the AWBF Board to have had to make. However, we are committed to delivering the 2023 Festival, 10-13 February, and planning is already underway.”

Fuel oil leaking from the ship is spreading in the water, fouling the marine life, and reaching the environmentally sensitive shoreline.