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Dock Systems for an Emerging Market: human powered watercraft

If you spend much time at all around the water you’ve likely noticed an increase in the popularity of human powered watercraft – these include row boats, paddle boats, pedal boats, canoes, kayaks, surf skis, standup paddleboards, rowing shells or … Continue reading

Not Your Grandfather’s Unifloat

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Typically on our blog I like to write technical or educational pieces that have an overall focus on marina design best practice, innovation and industry trends. I make a conscious effort to stay away from brand specific pieces as I … Continue reading

Case Study: Vancouver’s Newest Marina – Milltown Marina

Canada’s newest marina, Milltown Marina, sits on the outskirts of downtown Vancouver, B.C. in a well-protected basin on the North Arm of the Frasier River.  The marina’s story is not that different from other Greenfield projects, and it’s actually the … Continue reading

The Modern Floating Platform

The modern floating platform can serve a variety of functions for marinas as well as a number of other sectors.  From gathering spaces to boat storage areas to foundations for floating buildings, advances in modern engineering have greatly expanded the … Continue reading

The Marina Industry In 2014

  As one year comes to a close and a new year begins, we are often asked “what is your outlook for the coming year for the marina industry” or “what are some of the trends you’re seeing and what … Continue reading

Quality Assured. Don’t just take your suppliers word for it.

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In a recent focus group, participants were asked how they would choose between similarly capable marina companies when it came to purchasing a new dock system. What would be most important to you? For the participants, quality was the number … Continue reading

A Look at Some of the World’s Largest Floating Concrete Ferry & Cruise Terminals

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Over the past 12 months, Bellingham Marine has completed a handful of floating ferry and cruise ship terminals. With so many terminal installations going in worldwide, I thought it worth a closer look at a few of them. Their design … Continue reading

Should you Require your Dock Builder to be Bonded

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Embarking on a major renovation of your marina or starting the process of building a new facility is filled with a variety of risks. Maximizing your opportunities to limit those risks will help ensure the successful completion of your project. … Continue reading

A Look Back at 2012 in the Marina Industry

The passing of time is inevitable; another year has come and gone and we are now well into 2013. For the marina industry, 2012 continued a steady march forward toward greater innovation, higher customization and a stronger push for value. … Continue reading

Custom Dock Systems for Private Boat Owners

Over the past 20 years we’ve seen a major advancement in the marina industry from off the shelf dock systems to custom engineered designs that are suited for a specific site and its users.  This shift has taken a little … Continue reading

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