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From the Captain’s Chair: A Rolling Stone Gathers No Moss April 28, 2017

Understanding that change is inevitable, MIASF is ready to embrace transformative innovation with Show Management’s new owner, Informa Global Exhibitions, as its partner. Informa is a $7 billion company that produces more than 200 trade shows that focus on both… Read more »

Salty Jobs V: Derecktor of Florida April 28, 2017

How in the world do you clean the bottom of a 164-foot vessel that weighs 490 gross tons? Watch Sean Smith, MIASF Director of Development and host of Salty Jobs, as he visits Derecktor Shipyard and learns about the engineering… Read more »

Membership Dues April 28, 2017

It is more important than ever to make sure you have paid your membership dues. A reminder was sent via email that dues must be paid by the end of May, which allows for a 60-day grace period from the… Read more »

Manatees to Live Through Coming Century April 28, 2017

A recent technical study released by the U.S. Geological Survey contributed to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s proposal to reclassify manatees from endangered to threatened, though the same federal protective guidelines will apply under both designations. Using computer analysis… Read more »

Member Updates April 28, 2017

ZF Marine Krimpen Applying Subsea Industries’ Ecoshield Hard Coating on its Azimuth Thruster Units The Netherlands-based company, a division of Germany’s ZF Group, is using Ecoshield on thrusters supplied to a number of U.S.-based customers to reduce operational wear and… Read more »

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