The Colombian government is soliciting proposals from companies worldwide for construction of a marina that officials hope will include such amenities as a shipyard and shopping mall. It’s the first step in the government’s push to increase the country’s marine industry infrastructure as it rapidly gets eclipsed by growing demand.
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.
John Giglio, 39, operates Freedom Boat Club, a membership organization that markets itself as an affordable alternative to boat ownership.
It’s not unheard of for marinas to get stuck with boats whose owners never come to retrieve them.
Atlantic-Meeco completed an expansion of the Point Venture marina on Lake Travis in Texas.
Building and Land Technology, the developer at Harbor Point Marina in Stamford, Conn., is celebrating the opening of nine new restaurants, new apartment communities and weekly special events with a summer block party today.
The Eastern Shore Land Co. said the Cape Charles Yacht Center officially opened for business Thursday.
The Cabo Marine Show V will take place Thursday through Saturday at the IGY Marina Cabo San Lucas in Mexico.
Sullivan Flotation Systems recently finished a major rebuilding project at the Guilford Yacht Club on Connecticut’s West River, which leads into Long Island Sound.
Anchor South Marina & Resort Management is providing $7,500 for platinum sponsorship of the Association of Marina Industries’ Marina Economic Impact Model.
The Chicago Yacht Club hired Jay Kehoe as the new on-the-water director.