U.S. employers added 248,000 jobs in September, pushing the nation’s unemployment rate down to a six-year low of 5.9 percent.
The marine industry is a global enterprise. Builders, dealers, marinas, equipment manufacturers and other businesses are found worldwide, and there are major boat shows on all continents.
Italy’s most important recreational boating event returns today with the opening of the 54th annual Genoa International Boat Show.
Consumer confidence declined in September, The Conference Board said today.
Hodgdon Yacht Services opened an office in Monaco and named Cyril Le Sourd as the company’s new European sales and marketing director.
U.S. employers added 142,000 jobs in August, with gains occurring in professional and business services and in health care, but the nation’s jobless rate fell just one-tenth of a point, to 6.1 percent.
A New Orleans federal court judge found BP grossly negligent and chiefly responsible for the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill at its Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico — the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history.
Yves Carcelle, former chairman and CEO of Louis Vuitton and a longtime supporter of the America’s Cup, died Sunday in Paris at the age of 66.
The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index improved again in August, reaching its highest level since October 2007.
Out to sea, away from the Peruvian tourist town of Huanchaco, fishermen tend nets in small reed boats with pointed bows that are known as caballitos de totora, or little reed horses.
Cuba is gaining attention as a potential trade partner for the marine industry as some speculate whether the United States will lift its half-century trade embargo with the country.