South Florida Intercoastal

Advocacy Report

By: MIASF Staff

Date posted: Nov 15, 2019 Fri

MIASF was pleased to once again host a Captain and Crew lunch and panel discussion at FLIBS with the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Customs and Border Protection to discuss issues pertaining to visas, cruising licenses, and the foreign trade zone.

At the direction of the Florida Legislature and working closely with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the Florida Ocean Alliance (FOA) is drafting a strategic plan to address Florida’s critical ocean and coastal issues and recommend actions to help protect its resources for the future. The FOA is hosting public hearings across Florida to obtain input from the state’s wide diversity of stakeholders, interests, and everyday citizens. MIASF hosted a stakeholder workshop on November 13th in the Flagship Room at its headquarters.