The June-July edition of IBI magazine looks at the marine markets in the Nordic region with country reports from Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Denmark.
The IBI Technical pages look at the strategy behind the €15m expansion of Austrian-based Steyr Motors’ production facility, and the potential energy savings the new Air Supported Vessel (ASV) design can provide to the leisure marine industry.
Read on to find out what’s in the latest issue.
Editor’s comment: Stars in alignment?
Appointments: New manager at Cannes boat show
Data Digest: China
Europe: Sunseeker in talks for majority purchase
Americas: Mercury’s Schwabero market overview
World: ASMEX conference strikes positive note
MARKETS & REGIONS
Overview: Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland
New Zealand Focus
America’s Cup: Kiwis reap Cup rewards
US boatbuilders: Turning to jetboats
Korea Boat Show review: Boating gathers momentum
China overview: New consumers
STRATEGY & FINANCE
Nimbus: Lars & Hans Wiklund
HVAC and air conditioning
Products: Gadgets and accessories
Austrian-based Steyr Motors has attracted a Chinese investor who wants to combine high-level engineering with efficient, low-cost production in China. As a result, Steyr Motors plans to double in size this Autumn.
With potential energy savings of more than a half compared with benchmark planing powercruisers, the radical new Air Supported Vessel (ASV) design developed by Norwegian company ESI looks set to be a game-changer.