Mohammed Hussein Alshaali, Chairman of Gulf Craft

Gulf Craft | Mohammed Hussein Alshaali

IBI , by Mike Derrett

Chairman of the Middle East’s largest boatbuilder, Gulf Craft, Mohammed Hussein Alshaali outlines his plans for the future UAE-based builder, including development of its Gulf Craft small boat brands, the launch of the world’s largest all composite superyacht, and how the market has evolved since Covid. He talks to IBI’s ...

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In conversation with: Claudia D’Arpizio

IBI , by Francesca Goi

IBI’s Francesca Goi talks to Claudia D’Arpizio, globally recognised expert on the trends that are shaping consumer spending patterns in luxury segments

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IBI spotlights technology trends and leading players in the inboard engine sector.

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Inboard Engines | Sector Overview

By Craig Ritchie,

In spite of heightened competition from larger outboards and growing interest in hybrid or electric power systems, inboard engine manufacturers find themselves in surprisingly calm waters these days, navigating a comparatively stable market that’s showing signs of growth


Cummins | Opportunity Knocks

IBI , by Craig Ritchie

Cummins aims to grow its marine revenues with an aggressive extension strategy aimed at capturing share in the 30ft-45ft cruiser market


Mercury | Surf’s Up

IBI , by Craig Ritchie

With the introduction of its new Bravo Four S forward-facing drive, Mercury Marine aims to grow its sterndrive sales riding a wave of wake surfing popularity

Martin-Bjuve- President Volvo Penta of the Americas

Volvo Penta | Easy Street

IBI , by Craig Ritchie

Volvo Penta sees its Easy Boating initiative, in combination with its focus on sustainability, as an unbeatable platform for converting today’s first-time buyers into life-long customers




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Germany | Sweden

Insight:   Luxury expert Claudia D'Arpizio | Gulf Craft Chairman Mohammed Hussein Alshaali |  Investors in boatbuilding - Part II

Spotlight:  Inboard Engines | Materials & Machines

Profile:   Vision Marine Technologies | Fortress Marine Anchors | Van Oossanen Naval Architects

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