Maine Ocean School Promotion

Maine Ocean School Recruiting High School Students

Maine Ocean School Recruiting High School Students and Engaging in Citizen Science Maine Ocean School is pleased to announce their involvement in a citizen scientist project beginning this academic year, which will explore the dynamics of the Penobscot River Estuary. Funded by the National Science Foundation, students will contribute to the research conducted by Lauren

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Maine Boat & Outdoor Expo coming to Portland in October

Maine Marine Trades Association and Maine Outdoor Brands are teaming up to host the 2021 Maine Boat & Outdoor Expo. The event will be held October 1-2, 2021 at Thompson’s Point in Portland and will feature a variety of vendors, exhibits, and demonstrations to help new and seasoned outdoor enthusiasts gear up and get outdoors.

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New England Marine Trades Announces New Website

The New England Marine Trades Association (NEMTA) is pleased to announce the release of their new website – www.NEboating.com.  NEMTA is composed of the six New England states including Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine & Vermont.  The economic impact of the recreational boating industry in New England is $15.8 Billion dollars with over

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Chris Richmond and his son Carlton with an old canoe on snow

Maine Marine Trades Volunteer Canoe Recycling Quest in Maine Woods

Temperatures were in the single digits in northern Maine. Snow blanketed the wilderness around the Mount Katahdin region. Six volunteers representing the Maine Marine Trades Association (MMTA) were ready to climb on snowmobiles with their snowshoes and backpacks. The goal was a rather unique volunteer workday to help clean up derelict canoes on a remote

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Commercial fishing boats on moorings in Maine

Updates from Maine DEP on Marine Diesel Engine Program Ruling

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Wheeler was in Maine on August 20, announcing the final rule to amend the national marine diesel engine program to delay installing certified Tier 4 marine diesel engines in certain high-speed commercial vessels. Maine boatbuilders informed the EPA in 2017 that there are no certified Tier 4 engines with

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Promoting Growth, Prosperity, &
Cooperation Within the Marine
Industry in Maine

Promoting Growth, Prosperity, &
Cooperation Within the Marine
Industry in Maine