ValvTect Petroleum acquires Energy Additives

ValvTect Petroleum
November 23, 2015

NORTHBROOK, Ill. – ValvTect Petroleum Products of Northbrook, Illinois today announced it has acquired Energy Additives, Inc. of Battle Creek, Michigan, a supplier of LPG/propane fuel additives and exclusive distributor of Blue Moon propane filtration systems. “Energy Additives patented LPG/propane... Read more »

METS 2015: Attendance surges into final day

METS Thursday crowds

November 20, 2015

Exhibitors at the Amsterdam Rai have had nothing but praise for the 2015 METS as the show wraps up Thursday. Wednesday attendance was reported a 9,121, a 7.2 percent gain over the 8,506 who attended on the second day of METS last year. With Tuesday’s attendance jump (7,390, compared to 7,116 in 2014)... Read more »

METS 2015: Boatbuilder awards recognize creativity

Boatbuilder Awards

Craig Ritchie
November 19, 2015

Italian entrepreneur Paolo Vitelli, who founded Azimut Yachts as a student in Italy and who later acquired the venerable Benetti brand, was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the inaugural Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement at METS. “People say that to succeed you need vision,... Read more »

SureShade expands marine design & engineering capabilities with GCI Designs

Boating Industry
November 19, 2015

SureShade announced Wednesday it has entered into a consulting agreement with GCI Designs LLC, a new marine engineering consulting firm founded by industry veteran Gregg Inscore. The ongoing consulting relationship will extend SureShade’s design, engineering, project management, customer service and... Read more »

Integra Realty Resources unveils recent trends in the U.S. marina industry

Integra Realty Resources
November 19, 2015

Integra Realty Resources’ (IRR) Gerard McDonough, MAI, FRICS, a highly-respected marina appraiser and senior managing director of IRR’s Providence, RI office, recently keynoted the second annual Marina Valuation and Investment Seminar held in Sydney, Australia. McDonough presented insights into... Read more »

MarineMax teams up with Long Island Cares

Boating Industry
November 19, 2015

MarineMax has teamed up with Long Island Cares and launched a Fill the Boat campaign to feed the hungry on Long Island. Three Long Island MarineMax locations -- MarineMax Lindenhurst, MarineMax Copiague and MarineMax Huntington -- will participate by collecting non-perishable items to distribute through... Read more »

Freedom Boat Club earns top honors in 2015 Best of St. Augustine Award

2015 St. Augustine Award

Freedom Boat Club
November 18, 2015

St. Augustine, Fla. – The local affiliate of the Freedom Boat Club, based at the Camachee Cove Yacht Harbor, has earned honors in the 2015 Best of St. Augustine Award. Freedom Boat Club was selected as St. Augustine’s best Boat Rental & Charter provider. Each year, the St. Augustine Award Program... Read more »

Zodiac Nautic North America has successful Fort Lauderdale Show

Zodiac Nautic North America
November 18, 2015

Summerville, S.C. – Zodiac Nautic North America, a subsidiary of Zodiac Nautic, saw one of the best Ft. Lauderdale shows in its history in terms of product sales, booth traffic, customer mood and dealer excitement. The company reports that product sales from this year’s show nearly tripled from last... Read more »

Apex Marine announces finance program for Honda outboards

Apex Marine
November 18, 2015

St. Louis, Mich. – Apex Marine, Inc. (Apex) has partnered with Honda Marine (Honda) to provide a new inventory finance program. The program is exclusive for authorized dealers who purchase Qwest, Paddle Qwest and Gillgetter brand compact pontoon boats outfitted with Honda outboard marine engines. Financing... Read more »

Miami-Dade delays decision on Miami boat show permit

Jonathan Sweet
November 18, 2015

Miami-Dade County commissioners have delayed a vote on a key permit for the Miami International Boat Show until December 15, the Miami Herald reported. The show is requesting a permit for an 830-slip dock system for waterfront displays. The permit would also allow for the show 's plan to use shuttle... Read more »

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