Fort Lauderdale, FL

Waterway Cleanup Nets 40 Tons of Trash

Waterway Cleanup

It wasn’t rubies that marked the celebration of the 40th Anniversary Broward County Waterway Cleanup. Instead, it was 40 tons of rubbish! Nearly 2,000 volunteers, ranging in age from 7 to 91, collected this mass of trash, including shopping carts, …

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Walter Duke + Partners Celebrates 40 Years

Walter Duke and Partners

Fort Lauderdale was still a seasonal town with little development back in 1975 when Bob Clobus, fresh out of the U.S. Army Finance Corp in Vietnam, founded the commercial real estate valuation firm that is now Walter Duke + Partners. …

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FLIBS Economic Benefit More Than Numbers

FLIBS

The bigger story is that the five days of show feeds the 360 other days of the year in terms of marine jobs and businesses. The 2016 Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), the world’s largest boat show in …

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New Location for 104th Anniversary of Zeidel & Company

Zeidel & Company

What started as a small family business tailoring uniforms for the captains of elegant wooden yachts owned by turn-of-the-century tycoons and Hollywood movie moguls, has grown into a multi-generation company offering a full line of nautical apparel. This year, Zeidel …

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South Florida News: Marine Industry Day

Marine Industry Day

Marine Industry Day Set for June 18 Educational games, a pirate show, propeller races, water taxi rides and boat displays, plus live music and food trucks, are just a few of the activities scheduled for the Marine Industries Association of …

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South Florida News: 30 More Years for MIASF – FLIBS

new FLIBS agreement © 2015 Forest Johnson

MIASF and Show Management Announce FLIBS Agreement FORT LAUDERDALE – The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) and Show Management have signed a 30-year agreement to produce the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. “Our marine industry has become a prominent …

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South Florida News: Brig Boats Enter U.S. Market

South Florida News: Brig Boats Enter the U.S. Market

Brig Boats Enter U.S. market in Fort Lauderdale DANIA BEACH – Brig Boats has officially entered the U.S. market and announced the grand opening of its founding dealership in the country. In December, Sirocco Marine Fort Lauderdale opened the doors to …

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South Florida News: Lauderdale Marine Center Renovations

Lauderdale Marine Center begins Renovations Lauderdale Marine Center will begin renovations in February. The $4 million renovation will expand the boatyard capacity to accommodate six additional yachts as large as 150 feet, including multi-phase, multi-voltage power capabilities of as much as …

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South Florida News: MIASF Mourns Loss of Industry Leader

MIASF mourns loss of industry leader MIASF Executive Director Frank Herhold, who served as the Marine Industries Association of South Florida’s executive director from 1990 – 2010, passed on Dec. 5, 2015. He was 76. The marine industry wasn’t just a …

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New IGY Marina Program Gives Back to Local Communities

"Inspire Giving Through You" by IGY Marinas:Repairs and maintenance to a community pool facility in St. Thomas is on the list of IGY projects. Photo courtesy of Jimmy Loveland

A new initiative is linking sea and shore-side communities. ‘Inspire Giving through You’ is a community-based initiative launched in November by IGY Marinas, a Fort Lauderdale, Florida-headquartered international marina network spanning two hemispheres. The first projects get underway this month in …

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