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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.

Changing Places

Northern Marine of Anacortes, Wash., restructured its sales group following the departure of Dave Mahalko, vice president of sales and marketing. The company will bring two former project managers with extensive knowledge into the new sales team as well as a factory sales representative based in Fort Lauderdale. Blair Estenson was named sales and warranty…more

Pepco, Bass team up for energy savings

Pepco and Bass Products will unveil a new “cogeneration” plant Tuesday in Bristol, Conn. It will power, heat and air-condition two manufacturing plants and put surplus power back into the grid, according to the companies. The plant takes the normally wasted heat produced by its engine and supplies two heat absorption chiller/heaters to heat and…more

New boatbuilder sets up shop in Louisiana

Caddo Manufacturing, of Vivian, La., is set to begin building boats Dec. 1. Billy Breed and Joel Euton purchased the VIP, Deckliner and BayStealth assets in September, the same month they incorporated the new company. The boats had previously been part of Vivian Industries. The company is in the process of getting a price book and…more

Coast Distribution reports 3Q dip

Coast Distribution Systems reported a net loss of $290,000, or 7 cents per diluted share, on net sales of $34.7 million for the third quarter ended Sept. 30. For the same period of 2007, Coast reported net earnings of $834,000, or $0.18 per diluted share, on net sales of $43.2 million. In the nine months…more

NMRA awards scholarship to Westlawn student

The National Marine Representatives Association recently awarded Frederick Richardson of Somersworth, N.H. a $1,500 scholarship. A student of Westlawn Institute of Marine Technologies, Richardson plans to earn a degree in small craft design. His career goals include designing and building safe, dependable craft for private, public and military use. He also hopes to one day…more

Dealers & Distributors

West Florida Yachts, of St. Petersburg, Fla., absorbed the St. Petersburg sales staff of South Florida Yacht Sales Nov. 1 and, together, have joined forces with United Yacht Sales to create United West Florida Yachts. They will operate out of the existing offices at Maximo Marina in St. Petersburg. The staff will consist of industry…more

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Fuel prices: the bright spot in downturn

It comes too late in the year to be of much help to the marine industry, but the one bright spot in an otherwise economically volatile autumn has been the steady downward trend in gasoline prices. The descent began in August, after prices hit all-time highs in June and July and were threatening to go…more

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Changing Places

Stephen C. White was named president and chief executive officer of Mystic (Conn.) Seaport Museum. White, former headmaster of the Fay School in Southborough, Mass., will take over the post Jan. 15. Ret. Coast Guard Rear Admiral Doug Teeson, the museum’s current president and CEO, who earlier this year announced his plans to retire, will…more

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Tricky salvage of German U-boat examined

The Norwegian Coastal Administration awarded a contract to Mammoet Salvage BV for the possible salvage of the German submarine U-864 and its cargo of mercury. On Feb. 9, 1945, the German submarine was torpedoed by the British submarine HMS Venturer. The U-864 sank about 2 nautical miles west of the island Fedje, just north of…more

Fire damages boatyard in Maine

A weekend blaze at Great Island Boatyard in Harpswell, Maine, destroyed a building, but no boats were damaged. About 50 firefighters from six departments responded to the call, according to a report in The Times Record. Owner Stephen Rowe said none of the 200 boats stored at the boatyard were damaged, although the building that…more

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