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Birmingham Boat Show

Mobile State Docks, AL January 20 - January 23

The Birmingham Boat Show was the first public event ever held at the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center in 1972. Exactly 20 years later to the day, the Boat Show was the first Event held in the new expanded East Exhibit Hall. The show is now the Oldest and largest in… SEE MORE

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America's Port Crisis Threatens Delays to Holiday Deliveries

10/19/2021 by US Harbors

By John Loeffler. Cargo ships carrying hundreds of thousands of shipping containers full of holiday gifts, electronics, decorations, and more are languishing off the coasts outside America's largest ports, threatening to disrupt this year's Black Friday and holiday shopping season — and there might be worse in store in the… SEE MORE

Celebrate National Seafood Month

7 Ways to Celebrate National Seafood Month

10/18/2021 by US Harbors

By NOAA Fisheries. Temperatures are cooling, leaves are changing colors, and the smell of pumpkin spice fills the air—all signs of fall in the United States! This time of year is meaningful for many reasons. At NOAA Fisheries, it’s a time to celebrate seafood because October is National Seafood Month.… SEE MORE

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California OKs New Protections for Leatherback Sea Turtles

10/17/2021 by US Harbors

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has added the Pacific leatherback sea turtle to its endangered species list, guaranteeing more protections for a rapidly dwindling population. The California Fish and Game Commission voted Thursday to add the turtles under the state’s Endangered Species Act. The world’s largest turtle species have been… SEE MORE

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Boating 101: Navigation Sounds

10/15/2021 by US Harbors

Just as lights play a significant role in understanding what other boats are doing, so do sounds. Understanding what you hear is another step towards being a "complete mariner". Virtually every boat is required to have some sound producing device. There is a great deal of latitude in what type… SEE MORE