Report: ‘Building momentum’ in South Florida marine industry

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Despite Bureau of Labor Statistics calculations that the marine industry in Florida has lost more than 4,500 jobs since 2008, including 744 in the Miami metropolitan area, a South Florida publication is reporting signs of life in the industry.

Better-than-expected news on construction projects and real estate matters, including a new shipyard and repair center, are giving some local players reason for optimism.

Click here for the report by Miami Today.

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