An estimated 200 job seekers attended the 10th annual Marine & Composites Industry Career Day in Newport, R.I., a turnout that bodes well for an industry finally on the mend and, in many cases, starved for focused, motivated workers who can grow with a company.
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.
Independent Boat Builders Inc. named Dometic Marine the recipient of the fourth annual John “Walkabout” Sisson Memorial Innovation Award for its new Eskimo Cup.
A boat made famous by John Steinbeck’s “The Log of the Sea of Cortez” is getting a $2 million overhaul after having spent about a year underwater.
The IYRS School of Technology & Trades will open its Friday Night Lecture & Guest Series on March 27 in Newport, R.I., with stories from graduates who have developed their degrees into careers.
New survey results show that wages at boatyards rose slightly in 2014 and remained stable.
The American Boat Builders & Repairers Association announced its 2015 executive officers, board of directors and the addition of two new members to its board.
Three men who were instrumental in the invention, design and development of the mobile offshore semisubmersible platform won the 2014 Elmer A. Sperry Award, which recognizes engineering contributions that have advanced transportation by sea, land or air.
The American Boat Builders & Repairers Association handed out awards and honors during a dinner at the Jan. 21-23 Boatyard Business Conference in Fort Lauderdale.
Larger lobster profits in Maine are boosting the state’s boatbuilding industry.
More than two dozen manufacturers were honored for innovation and craftsmanship with AIM Marine Group Editors’ Choice Awards.