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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Boat Building News

National Safe Boating Week May 19-25

Millville boat manufacturer files for Chapter 11
Bridgeton News Sun, 06 May 2012 21:26 PM PDT
MILLVILLE รข Morgan Industries Corporation, the parent company of boat manufacturer Silverton Marine, announced today that it and all of its U.S. subsidiaries filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. 

Fort Worth Boat Show will skip a year
Fort Worth Star Telegram
By Shlachter, Nishimura & Baker In a sign of the times, the long-standing Fort Worth Boat Show will not be held this year at the Fort Worth Convention Center. Boating enthusiasts who want to visit the one-stop shopping experience to see what's new on

Marine Surveyors
Rigzone Mon, 07 May 2012 10:17 AM PDT
Need 4 year degreed Marine Surveyors for several locations in the US. Will consider candidates fresh out of a maritime academy as well. Or candidates that have just graduated with an engineering degree in Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering, Ocean Engineering, or related engineering discipline.

 Lumitec Inc. founder John Kujawa set up business in heart of his target market ...
Orlando Sentinel
But it's also in the heart of his target market, the recreational boating industry, he says. Lumitec develops, manufactures and sells high-intensity underwater lighting. It makes dome and accent lighting for marine vessels. From task lighting to engine .

Olympic yacht built with 1200 pieces of legendary wood and craftsmen skill
The 30-foot yacht is made of an array of hundreds of unique and beloved pieces of wood and materials donated by people from south eastern England. The unusual collection includes teak from China, a salad server and a piece of Jimi Hendrix' guitar.

  New Boats, New Jobs
WBAY Green Bay Mon, 07 May 2012 13:02 PM PDT
An Oconto boat manufacturer unveils a new line of boats, and in doing so expects to add nearly 200 jobs over the next two years. 

Boat building: the rewards of doing it yourself
Black Hills Pioneer
My father was recovering from a heart attack, flipping through a magazine at the library, when he decided to build his first boat. He saw an ad for a wooden kayak kit, and something about the grace of the construction and the fact that it was done by ...

Bertram Yacht picks Brevard for new factory
Florida Today Tue, 08 May 2012 12:43 PM PDT
Luxury boat-builder Bertram Yacht on Wednesday will announce it has chosen Brevard County over sites in three other states to relocate its Miami factory, bringing hundreds of jobs - and a fair share of prestige - to the Space Coast. 

Boat Operators Struggle With Heavier Load
Wall Street Journal
By KRIS MAHER Since December, companies that operate passenger boats have had to comply with a new rule issued by the US Coast Guard that raises the assumed average weight of a passenger to 185 pounds, up from 140 pounds, an estimate in use since 1960.

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