He And His Followers Brought Affordable Boating to America's Middle Class
At the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in early November I had the pleasure of meeting Delphine André, from Beneteau Yachts, onboard the new Swift Trawler 30.
The economic impact of FLIBS dwarfs the Super Bowl, and it happens year after year — contributing to the sustainability of 136,000 marine jobs and $11.5 billion to the economy in the region.
McMurdo, the emergency readiness and response division of Orolia, was selected by NOAA to provide support services for its next-generation search-and-rescue satellite-aided systems.
The Greenland will be the first dry cargo ship ever to be propelled exclusively by LNG, or liquefied natural gas. LNG is the most environmentally friendly fuel known today.
While the federal government says this fuel is safe for boats – and is even looking to mandate higher use of corn-based ethanol fuel offered at gas retailers across the country – boaters are wary.
Engine manufacturers from across the recreational boating industry identified biobutanol as a suitable and safe alternative biofuel to ethanol, a controversial biofuel because of its damaging effects on numerous types of engines.
“High-speed passenger rail service is going to come [to this country] whether the public sector or the private sector pays for it,” transportation guru and entrepreneur Gabe Klein said Thursday at the Hyatt Regency Pier 66 Resort & Marina