GOST holds annual meeting in Florida - Trade Only Today

GOST holds annual meeting in Florida

Author:
Publish date:

Marine security and tracking products supplier Global Ocean Security Technologies - formerly Paradox Marine - recently hosted more than 75 dealers from the United States, the Caribbean, the Middle East and Africa at its annual sales and technical training seminar at the Bahia Mar Resort in Fort Lauderdale.

“The security segment of the marine market continues to grow globally, as evidenced by our attendees. We were very pleased with the turnout and the positive feedback we received regarding the event, our product line and the new products in our pipeline,” GOST president and CEO Jay Keenan said in a statement.

The seminar featured an overview of the GOST product line, sales and marketing tips and an advance look at new products in development, followed by more than five hours of training in vessel security system installation and programming, customer service and support.

Related

E-nnovation Lab to expand at 2018 Metstrade show

The growing demand for hybrid and electric engines is becoming more apparent within the leisure marine market, prompting Metstrade to introduce the E-nnovation Lab platform for electric propulsion technology.

Aluminum, tow boats lead moderate growth in May

Boat registrations were up 2.1 percent in May in the main powerboat categories, and rose 3.2 percent in all categories, according to preliminary data from Statistical Surveys Inc., a Michigan company that tracks new boat registrations.

Retaliatory tariffs on boats to EU start today

The 25 percent tariff the EU announced Wednesday on U.S.-built boats kicks in today, and a 10 percent tariff on boats sold to Canada will start July 1, prompting boatbuilders to worry they will lose sales to those countries.