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Public Reports

Economic Impact Study 2018 - Executive Summary

The Executive Summmary of the Economic Impact of the Recreational Marine Industry Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach Counties, Florida 2018 is provided for your general information.

2015 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) Economic Impact

Economic Activity Associated With the 56th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Mega Yacht Study 2018: Executive Summary

The Executive Summary of the Mega Yachts in South Florida: Trends, Impacts & Issues 1997-2018 is provided for your general information.

Marine Industry Skill Gaps & Job Vacancy Survey

Produced by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.

Flotilla Plan

Broward County Hurricane Flotilla Plan

Broward County Marinas & Docks

Marina & Dock facilities in Broward County (2007)

Broward County Manatee Protection Plan

The intent of the Broward County Manatee Protection Plan is to implement additional manatee protection measures.

Economic Impact of Dania Dredging

A summary of the economic impact of the 2013 dredging of the Dania Cut-off Canal.

Bridge Guide

FLORIDA ATLANTIC INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY MOVABLE BRIDGE GUIDE

2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) Economic Impact

Economic Activity Associated With the 60th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

MSIB 20-07 Heavy Weather Condition Safe Harbor Advisory

This MSIB clarifies and reinforces the importance of sensible planning for the safe refuge of vessels under 500GT whenever USCG Sector Miami's Captain of the Port Zone experiences heavy weather conditions.

FEC Bridge Work Schedule: July-August 2020

Schedule for FEC bridge repair which begins on July 27, 2020 and runs through August 21, 2020.

Sales and Use Tax on Boats: Information for Owners and Purchasers

If you are planning to buy a boat in Florida or have plans to bring one into Florida, the Florida Department of Revenue reminds you that tax compliance is an important aspect of boat ownership.

Vessel Heavy Weather Lay Up Plans

Per MSIB 20-007, vessels over 500 gross tons must submit a heavy weather plan in order to stay in port during a hurricane; this form template can be used to submit your request.

MIASF Annual Report 2019-2020

A recap of the Marine Industries Association of South Florida for the 2019-2020 year.

Sales and Use Tax on Repairs of Boats or Vessels Capped at $60,000

Tax Information Publication Issued by the Florida Dept. of Revenue on 6/26/2015

South Florida Business Journal Marine Industry Special Section

The South Florida Business Journal Marine Industry Section and Book of Lists

FLIBS/Industry Combined Infographics 2020

Most recent infographic based on FLIBS 2019 and 2020 Marine Industry Economic Impact Studies

Crew Visa Letter

The purpose of this letter is to provide information to United States Department of State non-immigrant visa (NIV) issuing officers on non-U.S. citizen yacht crewmembers who are employed or about to be employed onboard foreign-flagged registered private yachts entering U.S. waters.

MIASF Annual Report 2020-2021

A recap of the Marine Industries Association of South Florida for the 2020-2021 year.

MSIB 21-003 Port Conditions

This MSIB clarifies Coast Guard (CG) mandated Heavy Weather procedures and defines Port Conditions for the Port of Miami, Miami River, Port Everglades, Port of Palm Beach, and Port of Fort Pierce and all waterfront facilities and waterways in Sector Miami's area of responsibility.

USCG Charter Operations

USCG issued educational brochure on Charter Operations

MSIB 21-010 Special Traffic Pattern, ICW Restriction - Port of Miami

This MSIB informs mariners of an ICW waterway restriction and modified traffic pattern set to begin June 25, 2021. This restriction is designed to facilitate ongoing dredging by Port Miami while keeping mariners safe. 

FEC New River Bridge Temporary Deviation August 2021

The FEC New River Bridge will be under a temporary deviation throughout August 2021. This will include approximately 2 4-hour windows through the night with the bridge in the down position to complete the work.