Quick Hits: May 6, 2020

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The National Marine Manufacturers Association announced that U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia will deliver remarks to commence day two of the virtual American Boating Congress. ABC is scheduled for May 13-14.

Propspeed said in a statement that it partnered with MJM Yachts to be the standard foul-release coating on all of its models’ running gear. “We are confident that MJM’s discerning clientele will appreciate the increased fuel economy and ease of maintenance that the Propspeed foul-release coating will provide,” Propspeed CEO Chris Baird said in the statement.

FLIR Systems reported a 1.4 percent increase in revenue for its first quarter, to $450.9 million. The industrial technologies segment grew 1.9 percent, to $276.4 million. The gain, attributed to heightened demand for EST cameras as a result of the covid-19 pandemic, was partly offset by lower volume in maritime products, security products, and cooled cameras and components.


Snapper Quotas in Flux Again

NOAA Fisheries wants Gulf Coast states to revert back to the data collection model that the recreational fishing community has widely criticized.