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    Sustainability a key theme at the 2019 JEC World Composites Expo


    IBI spent three days at the annual JEC World event near Paris and discovered the latest trends in industry’s move towards greener technologies and sustainability

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    Brexit seminar counsels UK industry on customs & VAT issues


    As the Brexit saga continues, Peters May’s in-house Customs Team took matters into their own hands to help customers understand what to expect under the various scenarios confronting UK builders and manufacturers

  • The UK's Appledore Shipyard in Plymouth is an historic site of significant importance to the wider region

    UK shipyard up for sale


    Following the announcement last November that Babcock, operator of the UK’s Devonport naval dockyard in Plymouth, was going to close its Appledore Shipyard , the facility has now been put on the market.

  • Last year's meeting of leisure marine experts in Hainan

    Hainan Marine Tourism Summit postponed


    The 2019 Hainan Marine Summit scheduled for March 25-27 is understood to have been postponed until the second half of this year. The summit was due to follow a 2018 roundtable of leisure marine and China experts that was held in Hainan last November and hosted by Arthur Tay, CEO ...

  • The Pirelli 1900 by TecnoRib

    TecnoRib strengthens Mediterranean and Far East presence


    TecnoRib, the official licensee of the Pirelli and P. for Speedboats brands, has strengthened its presence in the Med and Far East markets with the appointment of two new dealers – ARY in Montenegro and Infinite Yachts Asia in Thailand.

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    Russia to invest in Red Sea infrastructure?


    Russian businesses may invest up to US$1bn in the development of yachting infrastructure on the Red Sea over the next several years, according to senior officials in the Russian government and representatives of large, local businesses. This is due to the high yachting potential of the region and the ever-growing ...

  • Global Timber CEO Peter Baek, Lignia's Steve Rogers, and Global Timber's creative director, Kasper Fredsted

    UK timber modification firm expands in Europe


    Lignia Wood Company, a British timber modification business, has chosen Global Timber to distribute Lignia Yacht – its real wood alternative to Burmese teak deck – across Europe. The news comes not long after Lignia signed its first major distribution agreement with US-based Teakdecking Systems for the North American ...

  • Arcadia's Sherpa XL motoryacht

    First Arcadia Sherpa XL on schedule for Cannes 2019 launch


    Italy-based Arcadia Yachts has announced that construction of its first 24m Sherpa XL ‘pocket megayacht’ is proceeding rapidly and is on schedule for its global debut at the 2019 Cannes Yachting Festival in September.

  • The 155m SeaDream will be built to operate in tropical and polar regions

    Damen enters luxury cruise market


    Already active in 14 marine markets including superyachts, family-owned Damen Shipyard Group of the Netherlands is entering the luxury cruise market.

  • Vesper Marine's  WatchMate Vision2 AIS transponder

    Vesper Marine appoints US sales rep


    New Zealand-based Vesper Marine has chosen Total Marine Supply LLC to represent its smartAIS transponders in the US Midwestern States surrounding the Great Lakes.