A bioacoustics engineer at Cornell University is hoping the computer animation he developed will lead to more water restrictions and protections for whales, particularly from whale-watching boats.
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.
Soundings Trade Only is inviting readers who are dealers to participate in the monthly Marine Retail Pulse Report survey, which seeks to identify retail trends at the dealership level.
Lippert Components Inc. and Furrion said a percentage of the profits from the sales of Furrion marine products will support The Ocean Cleanup, an organization committed to ridding the oceans of plastic debris.
The Marine Industries Association of South Florida will host the 21st annual Plywood Regatta on Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dania Beach City Marina.
Sea Tow Portland/Midcoast in Maine launched a new service for its area called the Portland Sea Taxi.
The International Superyacht Society said it assimilated the members of the Yacht Captains Association.
Iosso Products hired the Martin Flory Group to handle its public relations in North America.
Active Interest Media received 18 Boating Writers International awards at the Miami International Boat Show — including seven first-place awards. And Jim Flannery, who wrote for the AIM magazines Soundings, Trade Only and Anglers Journal for more than 30 years, received four awards.
Harley-Davidson Motor Co. senior vice president Sean Cummings was named keynote speaker for the Sail America Industry Conference.
The U.S. economy added 235,000 jobs in February and the nation’s unemployment rate edged down to 4.7 percent, the Labor Department reported today.