A 'marina' in Joppa is a dock that supplies fuel, etc, to small boats. A marina is usually not involved in handling passenger ships and cargo ships. It helps small boats by way of refueling, storage, etc. Marinas may be found in coastal harbors, along the banks of rivers, etc. They provide lots of facilities such as parking boat trailers, parking vehicle, etc. A marina also provides facilities like pubs, picnic spots, etc. The services are chargeable. The boat storage facility provided by a marina includes dry storeroom and rack storeroom. In a dry storeroom, boats are kept vertically on a hard surface. Marinas are usually owned by private enterprises.They usually have limited space, hence booking usually takes a long time in Joppa. Lots of revenue is generated by these marinas by offering fee-based services. These are business operated by public or private entities and are categorized under hotel and resort business since the services provided are very much similar to hotel industries. These are known as yacht clubs.