The marine industry lost one of its most innovative, respected and capable performance powerboat builders and operators ...more
Recreational fishing is a big business and its economic impact is equal to or greater than that of commercial fishing. ...more
Manufacturing is projected to be cheaper in the United States than in China by 2018, and only seven of the 25 largest ex...more
Consisting of builders, dealers, marinas, parts and accessories makers and sellers and the trade groups that serve them, the marine industry is a sprawling and colorful collection of companies and people. From the number and type of boats it sells to its advocacy for the rights of boaters to enjoy their recreation on pollution-free waters, using fuel that doesn't damage their engines, the industry makes news in many ways.
Illegal fishing in the Mediterranean Sea is claiming two tons of swordfish per boat per day and could lead to the collapse of the population in three years.
Nova Southeastern University said Guy Harvey and the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation are providing a financial gift that will allow students, faculty and other researchers at the college’s Oceanographic Center to enhance their work and also provide scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students studying marine biology.
Marine marketing agency Fastlane Communications LLC launched an automated monthly subscription-based webinar platform for the commercial and leisure maritime industry.
The Swedish company Dometic Group bought Elkhart, Ind.-based Atwood Mobile Products LLC and is awaiting clearance to complete the purchase of Atwood’s Australian business, which is subject to regulator review.
Marine manufacturing is a $6 billion industry in Wisconsin.
Blue Water Desalination said it appointed Headhunter Inc. as a dealer for the company’s reverse-osmosis products.
Fishery managers in the Gulf of Mexico region approved a contentious management plan for red snapper that recreational fishermen say will give charter captains the lion’s share of the catch allowance.
A joke press release by a peer-to-peer boat rental company earned the company attention, but few laughs. A news release Boatbound issued Friday that was picked up by several news outlets, including Trade Only Today, said the company had secured the naming rights to McCovey Cove in San Francisco and was renaming it.(The hashtag in…more
The Freedom Boat Club signed a franchise agreement with the Liberty Marine Group to own and operate boat clubs in Miami and Fort Lauderdale, along with future locations slated for New Jersey, Virginia and North Carolina.
Twin Disc Inc. today reported lower sales of $64.8 million in its fiscal 2015 first quarter, compared with $66.4 million a year earlier, attributing the decline to softening demand in the company’s Asian markets for commercial marine and oil and gas products.