Boating Marine and Maritime News

Boating, Marine and Maritime News, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.

‘FUEL’ Opening at North Light Yacht Club

DESTIN, Fla., Aug. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FUEL at North Light, a new restaurant providing coastal fare with island flare by North West Floridian tastemaker and chef, Dan Pettis, will open at North Light Yacht Club at 113 E John Sims Parkway. The 100 seat, casual, fine dining destination will provide locally sourced food in a relaxed yet upscale atmosphere with expansive, breathtaking, waterfront views.

Target Ship Management to Expand Its Business

MUMBAI, India, June 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Target Ship Management India (TSMI), a Human Resources company established in the year 2013, is growing fast with its dedicated employees and is now on a growth path with a pool of talent of seafarers and extended business opportunities for ship owners all over the world; with all kinds of vessels to be a part of the expanding family of TSMI.

Weitz and Luxenberg Wins $20-Million Verdict for Mesothelioma Victim

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The family of a former Navy shipfitter who died earlier this year of mesothelioma received a verdict of $20 million against a manufacturer of boilers that were insulated with asbestos, the law firm of Weitz and Luxenberg today announced.

French Navy to Use DITEC’s DC-100 with Acid Replacement Technology for Rust Removal

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., May 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today DITEC International announced that DC-100 Rust Remover, an item in DC-100 Collection(TM), will be used by French Navy. DC-100 Rust Remover implements the AR Technology and is selected to be used aboard French Navy ships.

Smartphone-equipped Passengers May Decrease Ferry Accidents in the Philippines

ATANGAS, Philippines, Oct. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new effort to reduce death and property loss from ferry disasters in the Philippines based on crowd-sourced efforts of ship passengers with Smart phones is already producing results, proponents say. According to Lydia Ramos and John Toomey of BatangasVarsitarian.net, alert passengers using both their sharp eyes and ears and cell phone apps that track weather, determine exact position and course via GPS.

Online Team Management Goes Worldwide – TeamSnap Now in 176 Countries

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, a mobile and web service used by almost a million and a half players, parents and coaches to manage sports teams and leagues, reported that teams in virtually every country are now using its online team management tools. TeamSnap now has 100,000 teams across 176 countries, representing virtually every nation on the globe.

Largest East Coast Antique and Classic Boat Festival Set for March 23-25 in Tavares

TAVARES, Fla., Jan. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’ve always wanted a close-up view of a boat like James Bond’s or an exciting ride in a seaplane, cruise over to the Sunnyland Antique Boat Festival on Lake Dora at Wooton Park in Tavares on March 23, 24, and 25, 2012. Those are just a couple of the highlights planned for the 25th anniversary of the largest antique and classic boat show on America’s East Coast.

Long Island K-9 Service Inc. Awarded 3 Year Contract to Protect Ferry Service Passengers

MANORVILLE, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Officer James Greco, founder and CEO of Long Island K-9 Service and Long Island Security Consultants, continues his humanitarian mission to provide expert explosives and narcotics detection throughout Long Island and the Metropolitan area. The celebrated security company has recently partnered with The Bridgeport and Port Jefferson Steamboat Company.

Trans Marine Propulsion Systems Corrects Information Released to the Press on March 9

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CORRECTION: On March 9, Trans Marine Propulsion Systems (TMPS) issued a press release that included errors, corrected here. The release stated that TMPS had secured a sales and service agreement from Valley Power Systems for the Volvo Penta Industrial Diesel line, and that TMPS will be providing sales and service for the west coast of the United States, which includes Alaska and Hawaii, and to British Columbia, Canada.

Valley Power Systems Inc. Appoints Trans Marine Propulsion Systems as a Sales and Service Center for the Volvo Penta Industrial Diesel Line

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seattle-based Trans Marine Propulsion Systems, Inc. (TMPS), known worldwide for their diesel service and engineering department, has secured a sales and service agreement from Valley Power Systems for the Volvo Penta Industrial Diesel line. TMPS will be providing sales and service for the west coast of the United States, which includes Alaska and Hawaii.

ShipCom Appoints TCS as HF Radio Consultant

COVINGTON, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ShipCom, a provider of High Frequency (HF) maritime single sideband voice and electronic mail services has appointed Tusa Consulting Services (TCS) as its authorized radio consultant supportive of emergency operations throughout the states of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and coastal Texas.

Lamborghini Palm Beach Becomes an Exclusive DITEC Product and Service Provider

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DITEC International Corp., a preservation and protection company focused on providing marine, automobile, building and airplane industries with protection, preservation and maintenance products, announced today that the company has entered into an agreement with Lamborghini Palm Beach, a subsidiary of the Warren Henry Auto Group in South Florida, a group of high-line luxury dealerships servicing its customers for over 34 years.

DITEC Research and Development Enters into an Agreement with Presentwater AS

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DITEC Research and Development, a wholly owned subsidiary of DITEC International Corporation focused on development of environmental chemicals and technologies, announced today that the company has entered into an agreement with Presentwater AS, an innovative Norwegian company with a strong maritime network and strategic alliances towards world-leading original equipment manufacturers (OEM).

IGFA Offshore World Championship – May 2010, Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Picante Sportfishing, a proud Corporate Sponsor of the International Game Fish Association, would like to announce that the 2010 IGFA Offshore World Championship, often considered the ‘Olympics’ of big-game fishing, is taking place this week in Cabo San Lucas Mexico. The international teams have qualified by winning one of the over 110 IGFA sponsored events and were then invited to participate this prestigious blue-water sport-fishing event.

Libya Expeditions Sets Sail at Cruise Shipping Miami 2010

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Libya Expeditions, Libya’s leading tour operator and travel adventure specialist, sets sail this morning at Seatrade Cruise Shipping Miami 2010, the cruise industry’s leading event. Cruise Shipping Miami, the world’s largest annual cruise convention, attracts over 10,000 visitors annually including 1,702 cruise line buyers from over 119 countries.

LRM Industries Introduces EverDock – A Simple, Green Dock Building Solution

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries International, Inc. headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, announces the introduction of EverDock modular dock panels, the first product in family of innovative and environmentally friendly thermoplastic marine dock solutions. LRM will show EverDock panels for first time from February 11th through the 15th at The Miami International Boat Show 2010.

Almost There Charters Announces Customer Appreciation Fishing Bailout Packages

KEY WEST, Fla., June 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In lieu of a rocky start to 2009, Almost There Charters sees the tide beginning to turn. As a result, they have assembled three different fishing bailout plans to thank their current customers for their continued loyalty and to welcome new customers to rejuvenate their spirit. (AUDIO.)

West Coast Based Distributor for Alfa Laval Acquires Gulf Region Distributorship

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alfa Tec Inc., a 15 year old Seattle, Washington-based marine sales and service distributor, is moving into the Gulf region lock stock and barrel with their most recent acquisition of FM Equipment, a respected distributor for Alfa Laval Marine, Oil and Power in the Gulf region. ‘This is all part of our master plan to supply superior service, spare parts and technical support to our customers located in the Gulf,’ states Kevin Oakley, President of Alfa Tec Inc.

Hurricane Gustav Reveals Gap in Otherwise Successful Marine Industry Preparations

FRIENDSWOOD, Texas, Sept. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association, the Coast Guard, Corps of Engineers and inland barge industry have collaborated extensively since the 2005 hurricane season to better prepare for and respond to hurricane events along the Gulf Coast. Specifically, the collaboration produced a detailed, written protocol for storm preparation, communications and response efforts as they pertain to the marine industry.

Explorer’s Guide Maritime Training Helps Mariners Find Jobs through Education

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Explorer’s Guide Maritime Training announces a new course offering in the Milwaukee area – U.S. Coast Guard-approved Captain’s Course. The course is designed to train people in a career area that is growing in a time of economic uncertainty.

Boating Industry Magazine Announces 2008 Top 100 and Leadership Alliance

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., June 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the boating market facing some of the most difficult economic conditions in recent history, it is of vital importance that boating consumers are directed toward the most stable and professional dealers to buy and service their boats. Thanks to Boating Industry magazine and its soon-to-be-published list of the 2008 Top 100 Dealers, consumers will have access to the best of the best dealers at their fingertips in short order.

Trans Marine Propulsion Systems, Inc. Secures West-Coast and British Columbia Distributorship for Lehmann and Michels, GmbH

SEATTLE, Wash., March 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seattle-based Trans Marine Propulsion Systems, Inc. (TMPS), known worldwide for their diesel service and engineering department, has secured the distribution, sales and service agreement with Lehmann & Michels, GmbH. (Lemag) of Hamburg, Germany, for the west coast of the United States, which includes Alaska and Hawaii. This agreement also extends to British Columbia, Canada.

Boating Industry Magazine Updates 2007 Top 100 and Leadership Alliance

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Jan. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Under the gray skies of today’s troubled economy, it’s critical now more than ever that boating consumers find reliable, reputable dealers with the staying power to guide them through a lifetime of boating journeys. These consumers now have a trusted source they can turn to, thanks to Boating Industry magazine’s third annual Top 100 Dealers.

GateKeeper USA, Inc. Announced Today A Stock Split

GAITERSBURG, Md. – Dec. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GateKeeper USA, Inc. (PINK: GTKP / GTKP.pk), formerly Legendary Superstars, Inc. (Pink Sheets: LSPS / LSPS.pk) announced its Board of Directors has authorized a one for four stock split of all of the issued and outstanding shares of the company of shareholder of record as of November 28, 2007. The purpose of the reverse split is to bring the overwhelming number of outstanding shares to a manageable number as the company prepares to begin trading of its common stock.

GateKeeper USA, Inc. Announced Today Change in Officers and Directors

GAITERSBURG, Md. – Dec. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GateKeeper USA, Inc. (PINK: GTKP / GTKP.pk), formerly Legendary Superstars, Inc. (Pink Sheets: LSPS / LSPS.pk) announced today the resignation of Mr. Roy Vinkemeir and the appointment of Mr. James W. Wishart as Chairman of The Board and CEO of the company. Mr. Wishart has assumed global responsibilities for the Corporation effective November 30th, 2007 and has taken the lead in development and launch of the company’s container security device, Container Automated Monitoring System.

SeaNet Company Adds New Yacht to Fleet

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SeaNet Company, Inc., a leader in fractional-yacht ownership, is excited to announce their latest fleet addition, the 60-foot Manhattan, which promises to deliver unparalleled performance combined with industry-leading luxury.

Trans Marine Propulsion Systems, Inc. (TMPS), the West Coast’s Premier Diesel Engine Service Company, Adds New Service to Ease Engine Installation and Assure Optimum Performance

SEATTLE, Wash. – Sept. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seattle-based Trans Marine Propulsion Systems, Inc. (TMPS) – known worldwide for their diesel service and engineering department – now adds a new service to their mix, engine performance analysis and installation of Lehmann & Michels, GmbH (Lemag) measuring instruments. Lemag has been in business since 1911 and is represented in North America by their agent Danica Diesel.

GICA Addresses Critical Gulf Coast Issues at Annual Convention

FRIENDSWOOD, Texas – Aug. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 102nd annual convention of the Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association will take place at the Wyndham New Orleans at Canal Place August 22-24, 2007. Special guests include Admiral Joel Whitehead, commander of the U.S. Coast Guard Eighth District; Steve Stockton, deputy director of Civil Works, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; and Congressman Ted Poe, 2nd Congressional District of Texas.

West Coast Distributor for Alfa Laval Adds Gulf Coast Facility; Alfa Tec, the Seattle-Based Marine Firm, Opens Second Location in Tampa, Florida

SEATTLE, Wash. – June 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today Alfa Tec Inc., a 14-year-old Seattle-based marine sales and service distributor, announced it will open a second location in Tampa, Florida, by June 2007. ‘This will allow us to offer expanded operations to cover the East Coast and Gulf Coast regions,’ says Kevin Oakley, President.

Boating Industry Magazine Announces 2007 Top 100 and Leadership Alliance

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – May 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With gas prices hovering above $3 a gallon and expected to creep higher throughout the summer, it is critical now more than ever that boating consumers find reputable dealers to buy from and service their boats. Thanks to Boating Industry magazine and its soon-to-be-published list of the 2007 Top 100 Dealers, consumers will soon have the definitive list of the best-of-the-best dealers at their fingertips.

Sealock Earns C-TPAT Membership for Aiding Against Terrorist Threats

MIAMI, Fla. – Apr. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an ongoing effort to provide peace of mind to importers, exporters and freight forwarders, Sealock Security Systems of Miami, Florida has earned certification as a C-TPAT partner from the Department of Homeland Security.

NorCross Marine Products Introduces Marine Thermometer – Handheld Infrared Unit Provides Instant Readings

ORLANDO, Fla. – Mar. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Instant water temperature readings while running a boat at full speed or trolling for offshore game fish is now reality, as NorCross Marine Products, a leader in the development of innovative marine electronics, introduces its Infrared Marine Thermometer SP. The Infrared Marine Thermometer is one of three products introduced by the company.

Boating Industry Magazine Updates 2006 Top 100 and Leadership Alliance

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buying and servicing a boat has become a much easier task for consumers around the country, thanks to Boating Industry magazine’s second annual Top 100 Dealers, a ranking of an incredibly powerful group of marine dealers that generated more than $2.88 billion in retail sales, or nearly 8 percent of the entire $37 billion marine market.

Boating Industry Magazine Announces 2006 Top 100 and Leadership Alliance

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Apr. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buying and servicing a boat is about to become a much easier task for consumers around the country when Boating Industry magazine announces its 2006 Top 100 Dealers, a ranking of those marine dealers that are unsurpassed in overall business operations, customer service, marketing and professionalism, later this fall.

Staten Island Yacht Sales Named Exclusive Cabo Dealer in New York

STATEN ISLAND, NY – Feb. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a statement released today, president and CEO of Staten Island Yacht Sales, Frank Bongiorno, announced that the company has become the official dealer for Cabo Yachts for the state of New York.

Are Boaters Prepared to Risk Their Safety and Security While On-Board…and be Miles from Shore? Not if They Have SeaKey Onboard!

BETHESDA, MD – Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Miami International Boat Show 2006 – SeaKey(R) debuts its next-generation Satellite Communications product with enhanced features aimed at boater safety and security…monitoring your vessel offshore, dockside or even at home. SeaKey(R) is the leading provider of in-boat safety, security and information services using the GPS satellite network and enhanced wireless technology.

Boating Industry Magazine Announces 2005 Top 100 and Leadership Alliance

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buying and servicing a boat is about to become a much easier task for consumers around the country thanks to Boating Industry magazine’s inaugural Top 100 Dealers, a ranking of those marine dealers that are unsurpassed in overall business operations, customer service, marketing and professionalism.

THE MACX LLC, a Building Products Distributor in Fort Myers, Introduces ProCell Dock and Deck Systems to South and Central Florida

FORT MYERS, Fla. – June 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — THE MACX LLC (www.themacx.com) has formed an alliance with ProCell LLC of Foley AL. for the exclusive distribution of their ‘new generation’ composite dock and deck products in South and Central Florida. Caloosa Yacht and Racket Club in Fort Myers, an upscale yachting community, recently selected ProCell for a complete renovation of their marina.

Boating Industry Magazine Announces 2005 Top 100 and Leadership Alliance

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – May 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buying and servicing a boat is about to become a much easier task for consumers around the country when Boating Industry magazine announces its inaugural Top 100 Dealers, a ranking of those marine dealers that are unsurpassed in overall business operations, customer service, marketing and professionalism, later this fall.