Consisting of builders, dealers, marinas, parts and accessories makers and sellers and the trade groups that serve them, the marine industry is a sprawling and colorful collection of companies and people. From the number and type of boats it sells to its advocacy for the rights of boaters to enjoy their recreation on pollution-free waters, using fuel that doesn't damage their engines, the industry makes news in many ways.
Michael Small’s K4 Mobility will provide broadband service to yacht owners.
An executive at one of his companies said employees are dealing with a “big loss.”
Several states have already established task forces or offices.
The celebrity chef is taking delivery of a 76-foot Viking to compete in sportfishing tournaments in the Gulf of Mexico.
A successful trial program last year led to the NOAA Fisheries’ decision.
Since its inception in 2000, the BIG program has awarded $215 million to projects.