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  • First Sea-Lift in Russian Federation

    Posted on Sep 30, 2009

    Port Dubrovka, located on the Neva River in Kirovsk between St. Petersburg and Lake Ladoga, recently have commissioned a Model 45 Sea-Lift for use with their new dry storage facility project underway. Port Dubrovka will now be the first in the Russian Federation to offer a full service haul out facility to accommodate boats up to 65 feet or 20 meters in a sheltered environment during the harsh winter months.  Multiple services will be available for customers who no longer must endure traveling to Finland to keep their boats safe and warm.

  • How To Beat A Hurricane

    Posted on Sep 11, 2009

    Research proves boats fare better on dry land during a storm. In fact, a study by MIT after hurricane Gloria found that boats stored ashore were far less likely to have been wrecked than boats stored in the water (Boat US, 2009).
    The Sea-Lift is the worlds fastest self propelled hydraulic haul out trailer.  Using a beavertail style trailer enables the Sea-Lift to be loaded up for transport to the face of a pending storm in under 10 minutes, with no other lifting equipment needed.  Once onsite, a Sea-Lift can haul out a 240 slip marina in as fast as 60 hours.
    The potential to contract with with multiple marinas during storm season enables an entrepreneur the ability to perform a needed service to under served markets.  The slide show below illustrates the Sea-Lift trailer loading process for transportation. 

  • New Worldwide Partnerships

    Posted on Sep 10, 2009

    KMI Sea-Lift is proud to announce new partnerships with multiple marinas worldwide.

    Port Dubrovka, located on the Neva River near St. Petersburg, Russian Federation; will soon complete commissioning of  the first Sea-Lift to be utilized in Eastern Europe.  A Model 45-Adjustable Sea-Lift will also be delivered in October to Lions Gate Marina, located in Vancouver, British Columbia.

    Production is now underway of Model 45-Adjustable Sea-Lifts destined for the most progressive marinas in South East Asia and Australia.  Located in the jewels of Perak, Malaysia; Marina Pangkor will begin utilization of a Sea-Lift in January 2010.  January will also see Gold Coast Marine Centre, Located on Australia's renowned Gold Coast; vastly enhance their current operations with the multiple benefits a Sea-Lift provides.

    KMI Sea-Lift is also extremely excited to announce a partnership with St. Maarten Shipyard in the Caribbean to produce what will be the world's largest capacity Sea-Lift, a Model 75-Adjustable.  This Sea-Lift will be capable of safely handling vessels up to 150,000 pounds and up to 85 feet in length.  Delivery is slated for the 2nd quarter of 2010. 

  • 45' Bayliner Hauled Out Under Three Minutes

    Posted on Jun 17, 2009

  • Planning for Hurricanes

    Posted on May 26, 2009

    In the May/June 2009 Issue of Marina Dock Age, Dennis P. Kissman of Marina Management Services, has written a very informative article regarding Marina Operations and preparedness for hurricanes.  The article can be viewed by clicking on the link below and advancing to page 10.  Does your Hurricane Preparedness Plan involve hauling your customer's vessels to dry land for more secure storage?  How would this effect the customer service and profitability levels of your business if you were able to offer such an emergency service? 

     

  • Haulout Slideshow

    Posted on May 16, 2009

  • Interview with Sea-Lift Customer

    Posted on Feb 4, 2009

    In a recent interview Alexander Zamiralov of Port Dubrovka (Saint Petersburg, Russia) discusses the reasons for ordering a Sea-Lift and how he expects to utilize it to lift the business to new heights.  Port Dubrovka will soon be the first in the Western Russian marine industry to offer boaters a high end dry storage and haul out and launch service solution. 

  • Planning Projects in a Down Economy

    Posted on Jan 28, 2009

    In the most recent issue of Marina World Tim Mason describes key reasons to continue to forge forward in project preparation even in down economies. 
     

    In the midst of a significant global economic downturn, many marina owners are wary of taking on capital projects. However, deteriorating infrastructure will not pause until it is convenient for the owner to pay for repairs and upgrades. Even if a marina owner isn’t ready to reconstruct or expand, he or she can advance planning, feasibility studies (including pro formas), design and begin the permitting process. Facilities that aren’t planning any major changes and have kept up with maintenance could also benefit from an operations audit or pro forma ‘tune up’. In many areas, obtaining approvals for a new marina or a major renovation/expansion can take from six months to two or more years. An owner who postpones a necessary renovation until the economy shows signs of improvement may have to wait two or more years before construction can start! On the other hand, marina owners who have done the legwork for a renovation or new project will be able to move quickly to construction when they are ready. The prepared owner puts himself in a strong competitive position. For projects that are approved and have financing, construction in a depressed economy offers owners the savings of lower fuel costs, surplus materials and contractor availability.

    Tim Mason


    Click here to read the full article beginning on page 29.

  • Snowy Haulout at North Harbor

    Posted on Jan 14, 2009
    Photos capturing the versatility of the Model 30 Sea-Lift performing under unique circumstances at North Harbor Diesel and Yacht Service in Anacortes, Washington.



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