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Marina Management Firms Aim to Take Hold of a Larger Share of the Industry

With only a handful of successful management firms in the country, the company’s visibility and reputation in the industry is everything. “Some have failed; some have succeeded,” said Bill Anderson, president of Westrec, a management firm founded in 1987, which owns and opearates 31 marinas across the country. The company operates some third-party contracts; Westrec has operated the 10 Chicago harbors for nearly 20 years.

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Living Shorelines: A Hard Look at the Softer Future of Marina Design

In response to Hurricane Sandy in 2012, there has been considerable discussion about the resiliency of the Northeast coast of the U.S., and the potential to provide coastal storm surge protection using more natural structures and processes. Much of this energy and investigation has been focused around the concept of the living shoreline.

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Marine Forklift Trends Embrace Technology and Safety to Meet Size Demands

Today’s world is full of new technology, and consumers expect more and more from their products and equipment. Marine forklifts are no different, and manufacturers are responding with new and better offerings. The forklifts available today have responded to the current trends in the industry, reflected in their design and development. We contacted some experts in the marine forklift industry, and the following are some of their observations on current trends.

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Industry News

Hoty Marine Groups Adds to Its Marina Portfolio on Lake Erie

IMI to Host ‘Marina 101’ Course and Study Tour in Florida

Dockwa Secures $2M in Funding for Technology Innovation

Marine Industry Cares Foundation to hold 2nd Annual Chairman’s Gala

Suntex Acquires Kentucky Dam and CrossTimbers Marinas

AMI Announces New Membership Alliance with MAT

ICOMIA World Marinas Conference Sets Speaker Lineup

IBEX to Offer Two Sold Out Exhibit Halls to Explore in Three Days

METSTRADE Show Held in Conjunction with ICOMIA in November

Marine Businesses in Chesapeake Bay Form The Mid-Atlantic Superyacht Marketing Committee

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Pile Ring

Pile Ring is an industrial grade solution for attaching docklines to docks with piling. The seamless, roto-molded polyethylene/polyurethane shell is UV stable, indestructible and nonmarking, filled with closed-cell foam. The integrated hoop is a solid, continuous 19mm stainless steel rod, load cell tested to more than three tons working load. The ring cleans and inhibits growth on the piling and can reduce ice buildup in the winter, as it rubs and moves within the tidal range. The 15.5-inch inside diameter fits most piling with enough clearance to slip over existing hardware, requiring ZERO installation. Also, available in 21-inch inside diameter. The Pile Ring is designed for use on wood, metal, concrete and composite.

Monumental Plastics Ltd.

www.pilering.com

Pile Ring
Fire Dock

The Fire Dock was designed and built in 2010 to help fill the need for waterfront fire protection. The company upgraded the pump in 2015 for maximum power. The Fire Dock can be mounted on a dock, a pontoon boat or a barge. It has a 1½-inch official fire monitor with a 360-degree range. The hose reel holds 100 feet of 1½-inch flat hose with nozzle included. The Fire Dock is on the water for immediate response. Orders are built upon request and multiple modifications are available.

Dock Dudes

www.dockdudes.com

Dock Dudes - Fire Ring
PWC Docking Platform

HydroHoist Marine Group introduces HP Extreme, its newest product line of PWC docking platforms. While docking, the PWC is fully roller-supported, five-inch x two-inch rollers, and the roller width and placement is easily adjustable to accommodate different crafts. The platform is made from expanded polystyrene (EPS) marine foam – for increased strength and leak elimination. The new port has flat, anti-skid walking surfaces and an exclusive “air-pillow” bow stop. HydroHoist worked with Italian company Persico Group, to engineer the mold designs. The mold was then shipped to RotoMoldUSA – a division of HydroHoist Marine Group – for final assembly and where production began in May. Additional product enhancements include stainless steel roller axels for increased strength and compatibility with fresh, brackish, and saltwater.

HydroHoist Marine Group

www.boatlift.com


PWC Docking Platform
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