US Sailing is holding a meeting Feb. 6 in Atlanta with industry stakeholders to discuss an approach for growing sailing and to develop a framework for a plan to engage the entire sailing community.
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.
The developer of Cape Wind terminated contracts to buy land and facilities in Falmouth, Mass., and Rhode Island, the latest sign that the $2.5 billion effort to become the nation’s first offshore wind farm might never produce a kilowatt of energy.
FORT LAUDERDALE — “High-speed passenger rail service is going to come [to this country] whether the public sector or the private sector pays for it,” transportation guru and entrepreneur Gabe Klein said Thursday at the Hyatt Regency Pier 66 Resort & Marina at a presentation that was jointly hosted by the Marine Industries Association of…more
For the first time, Minnesota conservation leaders are meeting this week with scientists, boaters, marina owners, tourism leaders and others concerned about growing zebra mussels and other invasive species during a summit.
An organization that represents recreational saltwater fishing interests in North Carolina is launching its latest step in a campaign against fishing practices it calls wasteful.
Country star Alan Jackson, an avid boater and fisherman, is collaborating with marine wildlife artist Guy Harvey to create awareness of and raise money for ocean conservation and research.
Two environmental groups say they intend to sue two federal agencies under the Endangered Species Act for pursuing the public sale of federally owned Plum Island in Long Island Sound.
The Coast Guard gathered around 3,000 comments in hearings in November about the navigation needs of mariners at three railroad drawbridges that run over the New River in Fort Lauderdale, the Loxahatchee River in Jupiter and the St. Lucie River in Stuart, according to Barry Dragon, chief of bridge administration for the Seventh Coast Guard…more
Two utility companies terminated their contracts to buy most of the power generated by the proposed Cape Wind wind farm in Nantucket Sound in the latest development in the $2.5 billion project.
The biggest player in the New England groundfishing industry says he is cashing out of the business, selling his scallopers and later his groundfish draggers, which count among the last in the country’s top-grossing fishing port.