Tag Archives: BP oil spill

Weekly 5: Industry mourns owner of Hampton Bays marina

The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every Tuesday on BoatingIndustry.com.   1. Industry mourns owner of Hampton Bays marina Doug Oakland, owner of a popular Hampton Bays marina and restaurant, died last week at 52 after a battle with ...

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Oil spill survey: a closer look

This week the National Marine Manufacturers Association released the results of an online survey of 178 chief executives of member boat, engine and accessory manufacturers on the effects of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on the recreational marine industry. These numbers were the most widely reported: – 3 of 5 recreational marine businesses have been affected ...

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