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Miscellaneous news about the marine industry.
Heavy snow caused the collapse of two boat-storage buildings at a Pennsylvania marina last week, damaging just three of many vessels housed there.
Ranger Boats will continue to grow after the Bass Pro Group acquires the company, but there are no plans to expand the plant or relocate operations.
MarineMax Lindenhurst said Thursday that the MarineMax Fishing Team will host the first MarineMax Striped Bass Shootout on Oct. 25 and 26 at the MarineMax Lindenhurst Marina on Long Island, N.Y.
Thomas Paine, the new 50-foot aluminum patrol boat that joined the Massachusetts Environmental Police fleet in July, is the first commercial vessel in North America to be powered by Volvo Penta IPS propulsion.
Latitude Yacht Brokerage of Newport, R.I., named industry veteran Tom Miller as its newest broker.
Overfishing and lax commercial fishing regulations in Turkey have caused a sharp decline in fish stocks and encouraged illegal fishing practices. The Turkish Statistical Institute reported that anchovy production, which accounts for about two-thirds of the annual catch, fell by 28 percent in 2013, according to a Chicago Tribune report. In a bid to replenish
Terry Hines, charter marketing director at International Yacht Collection, has been named the Florida Yacht Brokers Association Charter Professional of the Year for 2013. The award was presented during the FYBA’s annual dinner gala on Jan. 31 and is based on criteria that include setting a positive example for industry peers; demonstrating leadership qualities; contributing
More than 300 sharks in western Australia are now tweeting when they get too close to shore. Government researchers have tagged 338 sharks with acoustic transmitters that monitor where the animals are, according to a report on National Public Radio. When they get too close to shore, they send alerts via Twitter. The effort is
Rhodes Communications, an international public relations and marketing services company based in Norfolk, Va., is celebrating its 30th year in business this month.
The man who caused a fatal lake crash that killed two Georgia brothers was acquitted of vehicular homicide charges Thursday afternoon. Paul Bennett was found guilty of boating under the influence, reckless operation of a vessel and failure to render aid in the crash that killed the Prince brothers in June 2012, according to the