The Coast Guard gathered around 3,000 comments in hearings in November about the navigation needs of mariners at three railroad drawbridges that run over the New River in Fort Lauderdale, the Loxahatchee River in Jupiter and the St. Lucie River in Stuart, according to Barry Dragon, chief of bridge administration for the Seventh Coast Guard…more
Opposition to All Aboard Florida continues to mount after the release of a draft environmental impact statement that critics say is deeply flawed in its assessment of the threat 32 high-speed passenger trains a day would pose to safe navigation and marine businesses upriver of three railroad drawbridges which — when closed for a train…more
The Marine Industries Association of South Florida is urging the region’s marine interests to tell the Federal Railroad Administration that they are not at all on board with the proposed All Aboard Florida high-speed passenger rail service from Miami to Orlando.
Outboard boats from 25 to 43 feet are on a tear and four successful builders in this segment were at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show press breakfast to explain why.
The expectations going in were sky-high and the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show more than lived up to them.
FORT LAUDERDALE — High-performance Miami-based luxury yacht builder Magnum Marine plans to build a 100-foot yacht at a yard in Maine, president, CEO and owner Katrin Theodoli said Friday during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
FORT LAUDERDALE — Westrec Marinas, the Encino, Calif.-based marina management and development company, is undertaking a $20 million redevelopment of Miami’s Haulover Inlet Marine Center, company executives said during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
FORT LAUDERDALE — The prognosis for this year’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show was good — in fact, very good — at the media breakfast today aboard the superyacht Florida Princess just before the show opened.
FORT LAUDERDALE — The Offshore Fishing League, launched Wednesday on the eve of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, wants to bring the excitement, passionate fan base and profits of the National Football League to big-game tournament fishing.
FORT LAUDERDALE — The superyacht industry is very focused on attracting the next generation of buyers, but it is not paying enough attention to cultivating the next generation of craftsmen, engineers, marketers and crew to build, maintain, sell and operate the growing fleet of yachts larger than 80 feet.