Marine recreation marketing company Take it to Eleven announced the launch of a spinoff video production company called Strait Productions.
From factory openings to production milestones to the launch of new boats, the marine industry makes news in numerous ways. Trade Only follows developments wherever they occur.
The marine industry in Connecticut lost a veteran advocate June 1 when Grant W. Westerson retired after 31 years on the board of the Connecticut Marine Trades Association, the last 27 as president.
Midwest Industries, makers of ShoreStation boat lifts and docks and ShoreLand’r trailers, hired the Martin Flory Group to handle its public relations.
SeaWide Distribution said it fully implemented its redesigned B2B website.
With the last of the SS United States’ historic five-bladed propellers just days away from being scrapped, cruise industry executive Jim Pollin donated $120,000 to the SS United States Conservancy to save the propeller and support a national campaign to repurpose America’s Flagship.
Sunday marked the 110th anniversary of the worst maritime disaster in New York City’s history — the day the 235-foot sidewheel passenger steamship General Slocum caught fire and sank in the East River with more than 1,000 people aboard.
The International Council of Marine Industry Associations’ Superyacht Refit Group, which represents quality refit, repair and maintenance yards, launched the latest revision of its standard framework contract.
With a broad, ambitious campaign to attract more people to boating, the marine industry has waited for the sluggish U.S. economy to return to its historical average growth rate above 3 percent, but some economists don’t believe that will happen anytime soon.
Australian researchers had tagged a healthy shark to track its movements as part of a study and they were shocked when the tracking device washed up on a beach four months later just 2-1/2 miles away.
Eighteen northern Ohio high school graduates and college students will receive college scholarships this year from the Lake Erie Marine Trades Association Education Foundation.