Storms and Hurricanes
Severe storms, particularly along the East and Gulf coasts and Florida, can disrupt and damage marinas, marine industry factories and other facilities. Trade Only follows threatening weather and the damage it causes.
2020 Sets Mark as Busiest Atlantic Hurricane Season on Record
With Theta — the 29th named storm — forming off East Africa, the year becomes the most active in 169 years of keeping records.
Tropical Storm Eta Moves Away From Land After Making Landfall in the Keys
The storm’s zig-zag path is supposed to take it back to the West Coast of Florida this week.
Hurricane Laura Brings “Catastrophic Storm Surge” to Louisiana as a Cat 4 Hurricane
NWS: The storm is still causing “life-threatening storm surge” over much of Louisiana’s coastline.
Florida marina rebuilds after being damaged by Hurricane Irma
Seaplane base and marina on Lake Dora in Tavares, Fla.will receive $8 million for infrastructure improvements.
Bass Pro founder Johnny Morris brings Christmas to the Bahamas
Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s donated $1 million for the Hurricane Dorian relief efforts, and Morris contributed another $1 million, in addition to bringing Santa’s Wonderland to Freeport.
Georgia receives $1.25 million in grants to clean up shoreline
The project focused on removing debris from hurricanes Matthew and Irma.
Marine businesses in northern Bahamas eligible for grants after Dorian
As the islands rebuild, hurricane-damaged boating firms can apply for grants up to $50,000.
Army Corps of Engineers proposes Texas hurricane protection
The plan is to build dunes and floodgates in the Houston and Galveston areas.
PanhandleRelief.org receives $20,000 for Hurricane Michael relief
Central Gulf Marine Trades Association made the donation.
More than a million gallons of oil spilled in Bahamas after Dorian
An oil-storage facility on Grand Bahama was damaged during the storm.
Special Report: ‘We were the lifeline of the islands’
Boaters, industry associations and boatbuilders became first responders in the days — and weeks — after Dorian devastated the northern Bahamas.