The Rhode Island Marine Trades Association said it will present its annual Anchor Award to Newport Shipyard to recognize the role the company has played in transforming a part of Newport’s waterfront into a world-renowned shipyard and creating a significant impact on the state’s marine trades.
Marinas and Boatyards
Marinas and boatyards offer the vital services, ranging from repairs to slips and seasonal storage, that boaters require. Because they're in regular contact with boat owners, these businesses can take the pulse of the recreational boating industry every day. Developments such as new facilities and new services at these sites help to drive the industry forward.
The 10th annual Southeast Florida Marina and Boatyard Study Tour is slated for Nov. 1-2 between Dania Beach, Fla., and Miami.
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.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and regional parliamentary member Egbert Liskow visited the Hanse Yachts shipyard in Greifswald on Tuesday to get to know the yacht manufacturer.
Roman boatbuilder Canados signed a partnership with the refit house Tecnopool, based in Viareggio, Italy.
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.
BananaBelt Boats & Yachts announced a major expansion and a name change.