The Sicily Boating Project, launched in 2012 by the authority of the Sicilian Region to boost boating activities and expand the region’s global nautical industry, is opening its 2014 campaign at events that include the Miami International Boat Show and the Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach.
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.
The International Superyacht Society named its 2014-17 board of directors and Past Presidents Council.
The Gold Coast International Marine Expo Committee in Australia welcomed a new president this week after founding president Stephen Milne stepped down from the role late last year.
Employers added 113,000 jobs in January and the jobless rate to fall to a five-year low of 6.6 percent.
Anaheim, Calif.-based Willard Marine, a 56-year-old builder of composite and aluminum boats, received an order to supply the Ukrainian navy with four aluminum patrol boats with an option for a fifth.
Maine Marine Trades Association executive director Susan Swanton was scheduled to be at the White House today for an event to discuss President Obama’s effort to get companies and industries to hire more long-term unemployed workers.
Amsterdam RAI, organizer of the International Council of Marine Industry Associations World Marinas Conference, announced the speaker lineup for the June 2-4 event in Istanbul.
Mexico has released fewer than 10 percent of the more than 300 tourist boats it impounded for lack of proper documentation, thwarting many potential seafaring visitors.
Dominica’s Fort Young Hotel joined the Expedition Collection of Guy Harvey Outpost Resorts.
Sea Sense is planning a sailing class for women along the Amalfi coast of Italy to help women learn or increase their sailing skills on the Mediterranean, the Gulf of Napoli and the Isle of Capri.