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Friday, October 12, 2012

Boat Building News

Boat firm to pay $45k after worker injured
NZ Newswire via Yahoo! New Zealand News Wed, 10 Oct 2012 20:07 PM PDT
A boat building firm near Auckland has been ordered to pay $45,000 after a worker fell three metres from a boat and was seriously injured. 


 Boat builder closing last Knoxville plant
WDEF Chattanooga Wed, 10 Oct 2012 11:29 AM PDT
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP)  Recreation equipment maker Brunswick Corp. is closing its last Sea Ray Boats plant in a Knoxville industrial park, ending 225 jobs by the end of the year. According to The Knoxville News Sentinel (http://bit.ly/QeWPyo ), the company made the announcement Tuesday, saying it plans to consolidate domestic boat building at its plants in Vonore (vah-NOOR'), Tenn., and Pal


 Livingston grants licence to boat building firm
Merced Sun-Star Tue, 09 Oct 2012 22:57 PM PDT
The Planning Commission approved a business license with a 3-0 vote to allow boat building at 521 Industrial Drive and approved a conditional use permit for a fitness club at 1471 B St., suite D. 


UQM to propel new Mylne yacht tender
Boulder County Business Report
LONGMONT - UQM Technologies Inc. (NYSE: UQM) will provide the electric propulsion system that will power a yacht tender made by Mylne Yacht Design in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The Mylne Bolt 18 yacht tender is a transport used to service and to deliver .


  Academy of Art University & Americaâs Cup China Team Announce Collaboration
PRWeb via Yahoo! News Wed, 10 Oct 2012 06:32 AM PDT
Americas Cup China Team Provides Industrial Design Students with Real-World, Hands-on Opportunity to Develop Yacht Design Concepts for 2016 Americas Cup RaceSan Francisco, California (PRWEB) October 08, 2012 Students at the School of Industrial Design at the Academy of Art University have a once in a lifetime opportunity to design the vessel for the Chinese national teams 2016 Americas Cup 


Local boat maker adapts to market to avoid Sea Ray's fate
WATE-TV
VONORE (WATE) - After boat maker Sea Ray announced it would shutter its Knoxville plant and lay off 225 workers, other boat manufacturers say they have also seen their sales slip. The boat manufacturer produces cruisers and other large boats. Sea Ray ...


  Cutwater Marine Announces Pocket Yacht Company
MarineLink
Cutwater Marine Sales recently announced the formation of Pocket Yacht Company – A full service marine dealer located in the Annapolis, MD area serving the entire Mid Atlantic Region. Cutwater Marine Sales recently acquired Chesapeake Ranger Tug.


 R&D keeps Redbay Boats buoyant
Belfast Telegraph
Redbay Boats in Cushendall has been building high quality boats since it was set up 35 years ago. It has continuously innovated to stay ahead of the competition and in this has been supported by Invest Northern Ireland through assistance for research


 Cowes boat builder calls in financial experts
Isle of Wight County Press Fri, 12 Oct 2012 07:49 AM PDT
A MAJOR British work boat company based on the Isle of Wight has called in corporate restructuring specialists after running into financial difficulty despite having multi-million pound orders on its books. 


 The federal government has issued a tender calling for the design of low-emission Canadian Coast Guard ships that ...
The Chronicle Herald Fri, 12 Oct 2012 09:14 AM PDT
OTTAWA â A cold rain was a fitting backdrop to the annual memorial service for police and peace officers who have died in the line of duty, officers Public Safety Minister Vic Toews described as âheroes.â âNo job is more... 


 NMDA signs on to provide MDCE educational funding support
Boating Industry
“The educational content at MDCE is second to none, and we work hard to raise the bar each year,” said Mike Davin, senior editor of Boating Industry magazine, which co-produces the event annually with the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas.

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