The National Marine Manufacturers Association said the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics asked the marine industry to provide updates to its Standards of Occupational Classification — a published database that covers all American occupations.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association is the leading association representing the recreational boating industry in North America. NMMA member companies produce more than 80 percent of the boats, engines, trailers, accessories and gear used by boaters and anglers in the United States and Canada. The association is dedicated to industry growth through programs in public policy advocacy, market statistics and research, product quality assurance and promotion of the boating lifestyle.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association signed on to a second round of letters from companies, business and agricultural associations supporting the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement.
In one of the most memorable national elections in years, recreational boating will take a seat at the table as Republicans and Democrats seek to confirm their presidential nominees and prepare for the fall campaign.
Ethanol, trade deals, workforce shortages, saltwater fishing access — there isn’t a boating issue you can toss at Nicole Vasilaros that she isn’t well versed on. Chances are, she’s already had multiple conversations about it with members of Congress as she lobbies on behalf of the industry on Capitol Hill.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association said today that wholesale shipments of traditional powerboats for the NMMA’s control group of manufacturers were up 2.8 percent through April.
New registrations of powerboats and personal watercraft were up 10.5 percent year over year in the first quarter.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association is hosting a day on the water during the Republican National Convention and the Democratic National Convention.
Estimated new recreational boat sales increased 7.4 percent in 2015 to 243,600 units and marine expenditures reached an eight-year high of $35.9 billion.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association in Canada is developing a new boating safety initiative with the help of a grant from the National Search and Rescue Secretariat.
The Center for Coastal Conservation said it named U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah) Conservationist of the Year for championing policies promoting healthy fish and wildlife populations and access to the country’s public lands and waters.