SOP Manual for Marinas


This article discusses “Marinas and its SOP Manual”. This industry comprises establishments, commonly known as marinas, engaged in operating docking and/or storage facilities for pleasure craft owners, with or without one or more related activities, such as retailing fuel and marine supplies; and repairing, maintaining, or renting pleasure boats.

Marinas may be located along the banks of rivers connecting to lakes or seas and may be inland. They are also located on coastal harbors (natural or man made) or coastal lagoons, either as standalone facilities or within a port complex. The total revenue and annual payroll are $4,238,464,000 and $1,002,801,000 respectively in 2017.

The North American Industry Classification Systems (NAICS) has grouped services and activities associated with Marinas under the NAICS industry code 713930. The following list shows some activities that are associated with industry 713930,

  • Boating clubs with marinas
  •  Marinas
  •  Marine basins, operation of
  •  Sailing clubs with marinas
  •  Yacht basins
  • Yacht clubs with marinas
Some of the international association of Marinas:
  •  The Association of Marina Industries (AMI).
  •  Marina Industries Association (MIA).
  •  The Association of Bahamas Marinas (ABM)
  •  Marine Recreation Association (MRA).
  •  The International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICMIA).
  •  Marina Association of Texas (MAT).
  •  Greek Marinas Association (GMA).
  •  Wisconsin Marine Association (WMA).
  •  The Yacht Harbour Association (YHA).
  •  The Cruising Association (CA).
  •  Pine Knoll Association (PKA).
  •  Royal Yachting Association (RYA).
  •  Marine Trades Association of Maryland (MTAM).
  •  Association of Marinas of Brittany (AMB).
  •  Oklahoma Marina Association (OMA).
  •  National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA).
  •  Catalan Association of Marinas and Tourist Ports (CAMTP).
  •  The New Zealand Marina Operators Association (NZMOA).
  •  Boating Ontario Association (BOA).
  •  Connecticut Marine Trades Association (CMTA).
  •  The Kentucky Marina Association (KMA).
  •  The Sovereign Harbour Berth Holders' Association (SHBHA).
  •  Marine Retailers Association of the America (MRAA).
  •  International Seaweed Association (ISA).
  •  Association of Bahamas Marinas (ABM).
  •  Ocean Pines Association (OPA).
  •  The Landings Association (LA).
  • Norris Lake Marina Association (NLMA).
  • Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association (AIWA).
  • Harborage Marina Condominium Association (HMCA).

International Standard Related to this Industry:

  •  ISO 45001: 2018
  •  ISO 16304: 2013 Ships and Marine technology
  •  ISO 13687-1: 2017 Tourism and related services
  •  ISO 14001: 2105
  •  ISO 18001: 2007
Few of the World best Companies in this industry are,
Some of the magazines and journals that will keep you track on:

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