Orange Beach (Ala.) Marina was voted 2016’s Best Large Marina and Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., was voted Best Small Marina in Marinalife’s seventh annual Best Marina Contest.
Marinas offer docks, moorings, fuel, supplies and other facilities to vessels that range from small boats to large yachts. They can be found along riverbanks and coastlines and on inland lakes.
Bellingham Marine designed and built a new visitors’ dock at the USS Arizona Memorial in Honolulu.
De Valk Yacht Brokers said it opened a new branch to serve its growing clientele in the Costa Blanca region along the Mediterranean coastline of Spain.
Boatsetter said it formed a new partnership with Wally Castro Marine in Fajardo, Puerto Rico.
Suntex Marina Investors entered into an agreement with, and acquired certain interests of, Marina Jack Holdings and affiliates of SRS Holdings.
Marine software platform MyTaskit said its coordination module sales grew 63 percent during the second quarter this year.
Suntex Marina Investors LLC said it acquired Wolf Creek Marina on Lake Cumberland, Ky.
The Lauderdale Marine Center appointed marine industry veteran George Whitehouse as its new director of business development and William Alejandro as controller.
In 2005, the eye of Hurricane Katrina made its final landfall on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, devastating towns such as Bay St. Louis, where the waterfront and downtown suffered heavy damage.
Australian businessman Peter Baird bought Broadwater Marine, the largest yacht chandlery in the Philippines.