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11 Apr 2014

A welcome alternative to the 'milk run'

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Gareth Twist whose company, Yacht Solutions preceded the emergence of the ’Asian market’ in the consciousness of the wider industry, says infrastructure has developed there at an impressive rate and this has now inspired belief in its potential.

“The ‘milk run’ between Europe and the Caribbean means both regions are quite busy and people are looking for an alternative”, he said. “Now people do see [Asia] as more stable.”

Twist said he has encountered problems with bureaucracy, and its stifling effect on one’s ability to expand and develop their business, but even this is improving. “Governments are developing more, and they are learning more”, he said, “although some are better than others."

 

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