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Comment: Training is going to play an increasingly vital role

Posted Friday, February 28th, 2014

Ed Slack, editor IBI magazine
Ed Slack, editor IBI magazine

The fact is recruiting skilled factory floor personnel – engineers, carpenters, electricians – is a lot harder than it should be

Marina manager position at Marina Projects Ltd

Posted Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

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Marina Manager Position
On behalf of a client organisation, Marina Projects Ltd is seeking an exceptional individual to fulfil the role of Marina Manager at an established marina in the Adriatic region
Role & responsibilities:
• Responsible for the overall management of the marina
• Ensure exceptional levels of customer service
• Maximise potential revenue from available berthing and marine related assets
• Lead, motivate and…

True Heading receives major order from France

Posted Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

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Sweden’s True Heading has received a major order from Furuno France for Class B AIS transponders. The total value is approximately €44,000, which makes it the largest single order for True Heading concerning Class B AIS for one customer.
“It’s…

Appointments at Power Products LLC

Posted Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

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Power Products LLC, owner of the Marinco, Mastervolt and Ancor brands, has announced two key personnel appointments in its Marine and Mobile business segment.
Based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Vincent Paalvast has been named EMEA operations…

Two members leave Superyacht Builders Association

Posted Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

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The membership of the Superyacht Builders Association (SYBAss) has fallen to 22 following the departure of Pendennis Shipyard and Vitters.
In respect of Pendennis it was the only member from the UK. Theo Hooning, general secretary of SYBAss, told…

Denison’s latest expansion strengthens its presence in local Florida market

Posted Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

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Leading US broker Denison Yacht Sales (DYS) has expanded its local Florida market presence by opening a new office in Naples, on the state’s west coast. The new office followed the agreed acquisition of local broker Black Pearl Yachts late last…

Posted Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

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Yamaha expects growth for marine division in 2014

Posted Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

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Yamaha Motor Co Ltd said in its annual report that it expects growth in its marine business this year through new-product launches and greater manufacturing efficiencies. The Japanese engine and boat builder said it also plans to move production of sma…

Beneteau consolidates operations for North and South America

Posted Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

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Beneteau America has created a single organisation to handle distribution in North and South America. The company has appointed Bruno Gouezigoux to oversee the operations. He will report to Laurent Fabre, president of Beneteau America, in Annapolis,…

MYBA Charter Show approaches

Posted Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

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Organisers of the MYBA Charter Show 2014 have announced a number of new improvements intended to enhance the participant experience this year. The show takes place between 28th April and 2nd May in Genoa, Italy.
Pre-registered attendees, many of whom…

Royal Huisman signs conversion contract

Posted Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

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Dutch superyacht builder Royal Huisman has been commissioned to undertake the conversion of the 42m (139ft) carbon composite offshore racer Mari Cha IV. To be re-commissioned as Samurai, the conversion will be carried out by Royal Huisman’s Huisfit…

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