THE MEDIA VOICE OF THE GLOBAL MARINA INDUSTRY

MDL boosts tech plan

Following a successful pilot programme for smart marina technology at its Queen Anne’s Battery marina in Plymouth, UK, MDL Marinas is rolling the technology out to Hamble Point Marina (right) on the English south coast.

MDL has partnered with digital firm Falco and its marina management software provider Havenstar with a view to adopting smart technology across its network of marinas.
Connecting the marina office, staff and boaters digitally, the wireless technology works by detecting occupancy in real time with the use of motion sensors installed at each berth. This provides instant data on boat movements, providing more accurate numbers in terms of spaces available for visiting yachts at any given time.
“After trialling the project at Queen Anne’s Battery, we found the real time data on the number of available berths, without having to physically check, enabled marina staff to spend more time on the pontoons meeting and greeting customers, improving the quality of the marina experience for berth holders and customers alike,” said MDL sales and marketing director Tim Mayer.
MDL will install a total of 84 sensors around the marina at Hamble Point and 14 sensors on its events pontoon.
www.wefalco.com www.havenstar.com

READ MORE

MDL partners with Club Lagoon

Inland marina: first for hydrogen

Greener practices in Mallorca

Cost conscious smart marinas

Marina market insights

MDL buys prime waterfront plot

Port Dinorwic sold to local consortium

Suntex boosts northeast portfolio

New owners for Ozarks resort

The next Florida superyacht marina?

Sustainability goals across the network

Ingemar at 45: innovating for the bigger picture

Life in the seawall

Sustainable design is just 'good design'

Spoilbank Marina: a refuge from industry

The multiple factors in modern design

New waterfront to revitalise Muscat

Algarve marina now in build

Dock project completes for Marine Max

Build starts for Livorno

Oasis expands reach to Texas

Full steam ahead in Taichung

Billion dollar spend on US marinas

Reimagining Hurricane Hole as the jewel of the Bahamas

UAE: ITC inaugurates Saadiyat and Rabdan marinas

USA: Kentucky forum examines marina owner fees

SRI LANKA: Marine tourism master plan announced

USA: Phase one rebuild completes at Gulf Harbour

AUSTRALIA: Precincts keynote sets scene for Marinas24

BELGIUM: Landmark conference addresses end of life boats

GLOBAL: Promoting diversity

USA: Suntex joins with Almar

Protection from lightning strikes

Inspiration for the waterfront

Software support keeps Pacific 'jewel' on track

MDL boosts tech plan

Making marinas 'truly' smarter

Smart approach to billing

Rebuilding Snook Bight

Swedish Riviera marina rebuilds and reconfigures

Double sanitation system in Sitges

Agapi and Axopar launch AxA

Nautical Boat Club heads to Kemah

Going green with hydrogen

The base behind the race

GCCM badges new Gold Coast race

JoySail joins the racing elite

A year of growth, achievement and innovation

Trading covetable assets

Lusben development boosts refit standards