Business

Lewis hires new VP of sales

Fort Lauderdale-based Lewis Marine Supply has hired Louis Diaz as vice president of sales. Diaz will manage the sales team as well as join the executive management team. Most recently,…

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Amerijet to get new CEO

Miami-based Amerijet International has hired Tim Strauss as its chief executive officer effective Aug. 17. Strauss is presently responsible for Air Canada’s cargo business and brings an air cargo background…

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Tess Electrical relocates

Tess Electrical has leased warehouse, automation, service and office space large enough to combine its previous three locations under one roof. “We’ve been extremely blessed and have been really busy”…

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Veteran captain joins Derecktor Fort Pierce

UPDATED Capt. Glen Allen, who spent the past 13 years with Fleet Miami, has taken a position as sales manager with Derecktor Fort Pierce. Capt. Allen’s primary role will be…

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Fort Lauderdale broker launches firm, acquires Neptune

Fort Lauderdale-based yacht broker Frank Grzeszczak has launched FGI Yacht Group and acquired Neptune Group Yachting.  Industry veteran DJ Parker, who launched NGY in 1997, will stay on and lead…

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Seabob company raises $23,000 for charities

Fort Lauderdale-based Cayago Americas, the U.S. distributor of Seabob sea scooters, has raised more than $23,000 for charity through the sales of its Seabob units. Beginning at the virtual Palm…

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MarineMax acquires NJ

Clearwater, Florida-based MarineMax has acquired Fort Lauderdale-based brokerage firm Northrop & Johnson, a 71-year-old company that offers yacht sales, charter, management, new construction management and crew placement services. This follows…

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RPM Diesel owner dies

By Lucy Chabot Reed Joe Rubano, owner of Fort Lauderdale-based RPM Diesel Engine Co. and Diesel Services of America, died at his home last night of natural causes. He was…

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Saxon joins Vikand

Fort Lauderdale-based maritime health company Vikand has added yachting veteran Bob Saxon to its advisory board. With over 40 years of experience in yachting, Saxon has been a pioneer in…

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Sheltair opens hangar in Savannah

Sheltair Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport FBO has completed construction of its $5.6 million, 31,575 square-foot hangar designed to accommodate aircraft as large as the Global 7500 and Gulfstream 650. Sheltair’s…

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