Marine Travelift said it expanded its Hydro M Drive line of marine forklifts.
As the recreational boating industry strives to grow, the role boatyards play continues to become more significant. Owners who use their boats frequently require service that is quick and complete, even as the vessels themselves grow more complex in terms of their engines and electronics. Boatyards are starting up or expanding in an effort to meet this challenge.
Michael Schmidt Yachtbau in Germany appointed Johannes Malzahn as the yard’s new managing director.
British boatbuilder Fairline Yachts is expanding its manufacturing capabilities by adding a 17,000-square-foot production facility at Oundle Marina, the boatyard’s original location when it was launched 50 years ago.
South Florida-based FB Marine Group, a marine sales and service dealership, said it was awarded a large government contract to refurbish, refinish and repower two coastal patrol boats for Miami-Dade County and PortMiami.
The Marine Industries Association of South Florida released the latest episode of “Salty Jobs,” a video series that showcases marine industry career opportunities in South Florida.
Brewer Yacht Yards and Marinas is joining the Safe Harbor Marinas family, creating the largest U.S. operator and owner of marinas with 63 properties across 17 states.
Marine Travelift said it recently delivered a 50-metric ton mobile boat hoist to Snead Island Boat Works in Palmetto, Fla.
CRN said it recently relocated a new 259-foot megayacht that will become the second-largest yacht the Ancona, Italy, shipyard has built.
East Coast Yacht Sales said it opened a brokerage office at the Front Street Shipyard in Belfast, Maine.
Marine Travelift said it delivered a customized mobile boat hoist to the Newport (R.I.) Shipyard.