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New Maltese distributor for Blue Guard

2019-05-21T15:24:00+01:00

Blue Guard Innovations (BGI) in the US has chosen Camilleri Marine to distribute the company’s products in Malta.

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Yacht Sourcing targets Thai market with new appointment

2019-05-21T14:14:00+01:00

Yacht Sourcing, a full-service yacht provider based in Indonesia, has appointed Nicolas Monges as its general manager in Thailand.

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Nautor’s Swan opens new Boatbuilding Technology Center

2019-05-21T13:45:00+01:00

Nautor’s Swan has opened the doors to its new Boatbuilding Technology Center (BTC) in Pietarsaari, Finland – a major expansion project that started in 2017 with a €10.5m investment on refurbishing its existing building and the implementation of new production facilities totalling 9,935sq m.

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Celsus UK expands sales team

2019-05-21T11:21:00+01:00

Celsus UK has hired Adrian Gray of Global Distribution Solutions Ltd to help lead the expansion of the Kicker marine audio brand in Europe.

ASMEX 2019 addresses key issues facing domestic and Asia-Pacific market

2019-05-21T10:47:00+01:00

A regular subject covered by the ASMEX (Australian Superyacht, Marine Exports & Commercial) conference over its nine editions has been a focus of how to attract more superyachts to Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. The 2019 event has been no different, but in an intense day-and-a-half conference a number of ...

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Greece implements new yacht cruising tax

2019-05-21T10:00:00+01:00

The Greek government has implemented its new cruising tax, also called the TEPAI, which was initially set to be introduced in early April. The news was issued by the UK-based Cruising Association (CA), many of whose members will likely be visiting Greek waters later this year.

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AB Inflatables appoints Caribbean distributor

2019-05-21T09:48:00+01:00

AB Inflatables has signed an agreement with Outdoor World to distribute its entire RIB portfolio in St Marteen, Antigua, as well as St Lucia and Dominica.nd Dominica.

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Swedish boat dealership expands

2019-05-21T07:00:00+01:00

Sweden’s Marine Store has expanded with a new 10,000sq m facility located south of Stockholm. The company, which is majority owned by ice hockey legend Peter Forsberg, has been named Yamaha’s Biggest European Dealer-Marine for four years in a row, including two consecutive years as Yamaha Dealer of the Year-Marine ...

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Benetti | Paolo Vitelli & Franco Fusignani

Benetti recently launched three gigayachts in 100 days, a feat that pushed the builder to its limits. Benetti’s new CEO, Franco Fusignani, and group president Paolo Vitelli reveal just how they came to terms with the mammoth task and the builder’s plans for the gigayacht sector going forward

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Sleipner | Marius Torjusen

Norwegian stabiliser manufacturer’s new Chief Commercial Officer on market prospects and investments for 2019

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Published by IBI, the 2018 METSTRADE Catalogue is available for download here

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New from the latest issue of IBI >> Expanded coverage from the 2019 JEC composites show

IBI presents expanded video coverage of new technology advances demonstrated at JEC 2019, highlighting applications for boatbuilding

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Sichterman’s first yacht takes to the water

The new aluminium Inveni 18m has launched from its yard in Workum, Friesland

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Case study - Videoworks and Domotics onboard Wider’s Cecilia

Videoworks in Italy is at the vanguard of integrating onboard visual and audio entertainment tech with lighting and cybersecurity systems

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Calling investors: Is this the future of engine design?

A New Zealand R&D engine builder has developed a new marine diesel with an innovative hose-less design. Now, they’re looking for investors to bring the engine to market

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Seating - Part 1

Watch consumers shopping at any boat show and you see the same scenario play out time and again. A couple or family approaches a boat and, after a few minutes of gazing at the exterior, they step aboard and sit down. If they get back up again quickly, it is ...

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As cars become greener, more electrified and even self-parking, are boat owners expecting the same afloat?

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