2008 Striped Bass World Championship

 THE 11TH ANNUAL MERCURY STRIPED BASS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP –Two-month event begins November 1st —   (Virginia Beach, Va., October 24, 2008) - Fisherman from far and wide once again will  head to the Hampton Roads region to test their skill in the waters of the Chesapeake Bay during the 11th Annual Mercury Striped Bass World…

Luhrs, Mainship, Silverton and Ovation Move to New Jersey

US boatbuilders Mainship Corporation and Luhrs Corporation will close their St Augustine, Florida plant and relocate their operations to Luhrs Marine Group's existing Millville, New Jersey production facility. Luhrs, Mainship, Silverton and Ovation centralise

KIPTOPEKE ROCKFISH TOURNAMNET

  PRESS RELEASE 12TH ANNUAL KIPTOPEKE ROCKFISH TOURNAMENT BENEFITING THE NORTHAMPTON COUNTY TOY CLOSET FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CHRIS’ BAIT AND TACKLE IS HOSTING THEIR 12TH ANNUAL KIPTOPEKE ROCKFISH TOURNAMENT. THIS YEAR WE HAVE TEAMED UP WITH THE NORTHAMPTON TOY CLOSET TO COLLECT TOYS FOR CHILDREN ON THE EASTERN SHORE. THE TOURNAMENT WILL BE HELD ON…

Hatteras going with leaner operations

  Hatteras Yachts is making changes to its production schedule that call for fewer hours for employees, four-day work weeks, and a two-week plant closing in December, a spokesman for Brunswick Corp. confirmed this morning Hatteras going with leaner operations

Virginia Offshore Oil Drilling’s Promise and Problems

Offshore drilling could provide much-needed energy or create huge environmental problems, panelists at a Richmond Times-Dispatch Public Square said last night. The debate at the newspaper's downtown offices drew about 40 people, including the four panelists - two in support of drilling for oil or natural gas and two against. Maritime news, commercial marine directory…

Virginia Ahead of Curve for Offshore Oil

Now that Congress has allowed a longstanding ban on offshore oil drilling to expire, should oil companies be allowed to search for oil off the coast of Virginia? Drilling for oil off Virginia's coast could help reduce America's crippling reliance on foreign fuel and bring jobs and revenue to the state, while posing no significant…