The Conference of Professional Operators for Response Towing, C-PORT, is commending the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee for passing the Vessel Incidental Discharge Act.
Regulations and Compliance
Many federal and state government regulations affect the marine industry. Trade Only follows developments as companies strive to operate in compliance with the rules.
Loved ones of the victims of several boating accidents joined Nassau, New York, District Attorney Kathleen Rice to call for stronger boating safety laws in New York and across the nation.
Gulf of Mexico fishermen who want to make their opinions heard about red snapper recreational fishing seasons will get their chance in the coming weeks.
A new report says commercial fishermen in the United States could be throwing away approximately $1 billion annually in bycatch.
A new study is highlighting dangerous carbon monoxide levels on houseboats that use gas-powered generators.
The Recreational Fishing Alliance is commending the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for soliciting angler feedback and coordinating agencies and efforts regarding a national fishing policy.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association met with four of the five members of the California State Water Resources Control Board to request a delay in approving the final plan to reduce the levels of copper in the waters of Marina del Rey.
The Gulf region red snapper recreational fishing season came to a close one minute after midnight today after being open for just nine days.
President Obama is expected to sign the $12.3 billion Water Resources Reform and Development Act, the first water bill in seven years and what some say will be the last big legislative accomplishment of the 113th Congress.
The recreational fishing and boating community is expressing collective disappointment after a saltwater fishing bill in the U.S. House of Representatives failed to address the community’s top priorities.