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The Landing School
Federal Marine Law
Title 46 is the portion of the Code of Federal Regulations that governs shipping within the United States for the United States Coast Guard, the United States Maritime Administration, and the United States Maritime Commission. It is available in digital or printed form.
Title 46 and Title 33 of the Code of Federal Regulations are usually consulted by Classification societies, engineering firms, deck officers on oceangoing vessels, and marine engineers. It is divided into four chapters:
Chapter I — United States Coast Guard,
Chapter II — United States Maritime Administration,
Chapter III — United States Coast Guard (Great Lakes Pilotage), and
Chapter IV — United States Maritime Commission.
Marina Dock Age
Marine Dock Age is a trade magazine focused on the operation and management of waterfront facilities. Each issue provides articles on issues facing owners and operators. Subscriptions are to this trade magazine are FREE. Look for the form.
Boating Industry: Intelligence You Can Profit From is one of the oldest trade magazines in the marine industry (75+ years). This free publication availabe in print (available in the Learning Resource Center) or digitally. Check out the Resources tab to find white papers and to search their archive. There are also articles on management in the industry.
Marine Industry Software
BiT Marine Software
"Since 1985 BiT has been developing dealer management software designed to help marine businesses thrive in any market, so we have seen a lot. In fact, we have seen that no two are alike, so we won't force you into our way of doing business. We develop easy to use, comprehensive software to help your boat dealership or marina be as efficient, easy to manage, and as profitable." (from the site)
"ClearWater Marina Management Systems is a division of George James Software Limited, a long established and highly respected software development company. It was formed following the successful development and implementation of its ClearWaterMMS marina management system in order to serve the needs of marina managers worldwide." (from the site)
A cloud-based marine management system.
"The PureService solution is the latest addition to the MarinaOffice Suite of Solutions. Streamline the management of your boatyard and service department to be more efficient and informed with the work flows within PureService." (from the site)