Check the website for South Florida’s Marine Industry Day celebration and you’ll find among the sponsorship acknowledgments the logo for Brightline, the new name for All Aboard Florida, the Miami-to-Orlando high-speed rail service that is barreling down the tracks toward inauguration in 2017.
Keeping waterways clean and open to boaters is an important goal of the recreational marine industry. Individually and as members of trade organizations, marine businesses push for the enactment of fair rules and regulations governing use of the nation's rivers, lakes, streams and ocean waters.
Populations of blue crabs, striped bass and anchovies are growing in Chesapeake Bay amid oxygen levels that are among the highest in three decades in the estuary.
Manatee deaths linked to pollution have resumed in the algae-stricken Indian River Lagoon of Brevard County in Florida.
The inaugural Gamefish Grande Tournaments wrapped up July 2 in Havana.
Two Sea Tow franchises on the East Coast are under new ownership.
Sea Tow Services International reported a steady flow of assistance calls during the four-day Independence Day weekend. The top requests were for tows, jump-starts, fuel deliveries and ungroundings.
An environmental nightmare is playing out about 35 miles from Lake Okeechobee, the source of a green-and-blue algae bloom that is plaguing South Florida.
The board of the Michigan Boating Industries Association voted to contribute $10,000 to the Recreational Boating Industries Educational Foundation as a matching grant to help other donors commit to what it said is an important educational effort for the state’s boating industry.
The boats that participated in the 2016 Bahamas Billfish Championship, which wrapped up last week in Treasure Cay, released 105 billfish — 51 blue marlin, 34 white marlin and 20 sailfish.
Organizers of ICAST — the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades show — are expecting a record turnout this year as their collaboration with the marine industry strengthens.