Marine Travelift Inc. said it has introduced a new 85 BFMII boat hoist to its network of international and domestic distributors.
Marinas and AMI
The Association of Marina Industries is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to serving the needs of the marina industry. The AMI was formed when the Marina Operators Association of America and the International Marina Institute merged in 2005.
The Club Marine 2015 Health of the Australian Marina Industry Survey indicates that Australia’s 346 marinas have experienced significant growth in the number of people working at marinas.
Fifty-seven marinas across the nation are contributing an average $25,823,633 to the U.S. economy and providing 247 jobs, according to the Association of Marina Industries.
The Association of Marina Industries elected 2016 officers and directors at its annual International Marina & Boatyard Conference, which concludes today in Fort Lauderdale.
Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado recently toured Miami’s new superyacht marina, the first North American marina to cater exclusively to yachts as large as 550 feet.
The International Marina Institute, the training subsidiary of the Association of Marina Industries, said it sold out its Intermediate Marina Management Course and Advanced Marina Management Course, which are scheduled for November and December.
Suntex Marina Investors, an owner and operator of marina properties that recently announced private financing, purchased New Jersey-based Liberty Landing Marina and Pier 25 moorings.
The Association of Marina Industries is accepting ideas for its third annual Best Profit Ideas Award.
The International Marina and Boatyard Conference will feature two keynote speakers on the first day of the January event at the Greater Fort Lauderdale-Broward County Convention Center in Florida.
CorVant LLC, makers of the cloud-based marine business management software PierVantage, said the Chicago Yacht Works has selected PierVantage for Boatyards to help manage its growing marine business.