The ICOMIA World Marinas Conference, which will be held Nov. 17-19 in Amsterdam, is unveiling topics and its theme, “Future of Marinas in a Changing World.”
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.
Safe Harbor Marinas held its first managers meeting in February in Fort Worth, Texas.
Suntex Marinas, an owner and operator of marina properties, said it acquired State Dock Marina on Lake Cumberland in Kentucky.
ValvTect gave its 2015 Marina of the Year award to Harbour Town Yacht Basin on Hilton Head Island in South Carolina.
Porto Montenegro added a 250-meter berth — which equals more than 820 feet.
Bellingham Marine received high praise for the portable floating timber dock system it provided to the Miami International Boat Show, which took place for the first time in its 75-year history at Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin.
Freedom Boat Club said it reached the 100-club summit and expanded its nationwide fleet to include 1,000 boats, effectively doubling the company’s size in three years.
Safe Harbor Marinas said it will make its formal debut as the largest owner and operator of marinas in the country at the International Marina & Boatyard Conference, which opens Wednesday in Fort Lauderdale.
Boaters and other water enthusiasts now have easy public access to the waterfront in Newport Beach, Calif.
The Refit International Exhibition & Conference will take place Jan. 28-29 in Fort Lauderdale.