Freedom Boat Club 400Freedom Boat Club recently appointed a new franchise owner/operator to serve the Halifax, Nova Scotia market.

Navico LogoNavico – a manufacturer of marine electronics and C-MAP – a supplier of digital navigation products to the recreational and commercial marine market – announced that they have merged. Effective immediately, C-MAP will become another brand in the Navico portfolio alongside Lowrance, Simrad and B&G.

Tracy CrockerEvinrude announced on June 28th that it is now a part of the newly established BRP Marine Group. Tracy Crocker, Senior Vice-President and General Manager of Evinrude since 2017...

Go BoldlyOn June 29th Mercury Marine’s parent company, Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Power Products – Global Marine & Mobile, which includes the global marine, specialty vehicle, mobile, industrial power...

 

 

Volvo Penta Hybrid IPSDesigned to enable zero emission running for marine vessels, Volvo Penta has unveiled a hybrid concept for its IPS propulsion system.

Garmin SportsmanGarmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. has announced that Sportsman Boats has selected Garmin to be the exclusive electronics supplier to outfit its full line of center console and bay boats ranging from 20 to 31-feet, beginning model year 2019.

Sailtime JeanneauSailTime, the world’s leading boat membership program, with bases around the United States and Australia, today announced a new strategic marketing partnership with Jeanneau, a worldwide leader in luxury sailboat and powerboat manufacturing and part of Groupe Beneteau. 

BRP Acquires AlumacraftEvinrude announced that it is now a part of the newly established BRP Marine Group. Tracy Crocker, Senior Vice-President and General Manager of Evinrude since 2017...

Icomia LogoSince March, the US has imposed a 25% tariff on steel imports and 10% on aluminium. Rebalancing measures adopted by the European Commission on 22 June have escalated the trade war between Europe and the USA, with profound impacts for the marine industry. ICOMIA is working with EBI and NMMA to promote the de-escalation of the trade war between Europe and the USA.

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STUDY FINDS OCEANS INDUSTRY CAREER OPPORTUNITIES UNDER THE RADAR AMONG NEW BRUNSWICK YOUTH

New Brunswick StudyA study released July 31st, highlights the need to increase awareness among New Brunswick youth about career opportunities in the oceans industry, including aquaculture, shipbuilding, boatbuilding, tidal energy, and ocean technologies.

The Student Intentions and Perceptions Study, developed by researchers for the Marine People Partnership (MPP) at the Institute for Ocean Research Enterprise (IORE), along with the New Brunswick Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (EECD), summarizes data and insights gained from a survey of over 3,200 students in grades 6-9 across New Brunswick regarding careers in the Oceans Industry. READ MORE

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Volvo Penta has unveiled a new Water Sport Control system designed to create a unique user ...
Mercury Marine has announced that it will offer joystick piloting on V-6 3.4L 200hp and 225hp ...
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When it comes to electricity, safety is paramount. Hubbell Marine now offers 15 and 25 kVA ...
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Weather-Resistant and Design-Forward Sunbrella SeaMark Offers 100% Waterproof Material for Marine ...
BRP has come out with a new, specialized Sea-Doo model purpose-built for fishermen and women. The ...
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TRANSDUCERS USA INTRODUCES EXPANDEDLINE OF TONELIGHT™ SERIES WARNING INDICATORS

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Transducers USA, has announced the expansion of their Tonelight™ Series of warning indicators to include a family of new models with stainless steel housings. These panel-mounted devices feature a unique combination of audible and LED warning signals. Tonelight annunciators emit both sound and flashing lights, which is especially desirable in environmental conditions with high levels of ambient noise. READ MORE

 

 

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