With an expanded program and schedule of events, the 2015 World Maritime Technology Conference, held in conjunction with the SNAME Maritime Convention, drew nearly 1,200 people from 32 countries.
Boatbuilders make news when they mark production milestones, roll out fresh lines of boats and relocate to new facilities. And boatbuilding isn't limited to companies. Enterprising Individuals sometimes build a boat for themselves.
Grammy-award winning musician Billy Joel consulted with Zurn Yacht Design on creating a 57-foot commuter-style yacht for use on Long Island Sound in New York.
Two of the maritime industry’s most senior executives will deliver keynote addresses Nov. 3 at the opening plenary session of the 2015 World Maritime Technology Conference at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence.
SNAME launched a general liability and professional indemnity insurance program for members of the society.
Nautical Ventures Group, which said it aims to be the largest tender reseller and distributor, hired designer Fabrizio Di Carne as its in-house engineer for a new line of tenders.
International yacht refit professionals will be recognized for their accomplishments at the first Refit Excellence Awards, which will be presented Jan. 28 at the Refit International Exhibition & Conference in Fort Lauderdale.
The full program and schedule for the World Maritime Technology Conference, which takes place Nov. 3-7 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, is now available online and accessible with a mobile app for smartphones and tablets.
The Obama administration is spending $175 million on apprenticeship programs across the country in an effort to grow a skilled workforce.
A new video shows how to use the mobile app for the World Maritime Technology Conference, which is set for Nov. 3-7 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence.
For more than 30 years, traveling the environs of the recreational marine industry, I’ve carried a boatyard around in my head. As a yacht designer and boatbuilder. Marina and marine business manager. Yacht yard executive. Boating freelance and staff writer/editor. And marine industry educator.