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Marine Business News Letter - 28th April 2008

by Jeni Bone on 28 Apr 2008
Welcome to the first issue of Marine Business News, the definitive, interactive marine news service for Australia, New Zealand and Asia.

I am pleased and proud to be launch editor of what will be a timely and valuable resource to thousands of people involved in the many levels of the industry, from manufacturing to marketing axcross the Asia Pacific.

With a network of eight marine editors around the world we will updating this site as news breaks 24x7.

You and another 11,000+ readers around the Asia Pacific will receive this newsletter each week with some samplings of the news and the highlights of features that you can access at www.marinebusinessnews.com around the clock, because it’s relevant to your marine interests.

To allow you to promote your business to other marine businesses, you can upload news releases and photos using the media upload section in the right hand side bar on the site Click Here to go to News Upload You can also contact me direct at any of my contact numbers at the bottom of each page of the site or via Skype with suggestions for new items, features and profiles.

This is a frenetic and fabulous time of year for all of us, with Shows around the globe, including the Kuwait Boat Show 29 April to 3 May, the inaugural Korea Boat Show in June which we have covered this week, and of course kicking off the Australian circuit, the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show from 22 May.

Whether its breaking news,controversial, in depth, quirky or commonplace, we will publish it at Marine Business News with one aim in mind: to equip you with up-to-date information that will enhance your business.

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