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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

  • 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 ...

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    Polish builder hosts first US-based owners’ event


    Poland’s Galeon Yachts recently held its first Galeon Onwers Rendezvous in the US. Held from March 7-10 at Galeon Marina in Key West, Florida, the four-day event attracted over 65 people and 15 vessels in the water.

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    Amer Yachts picks up top design award for 94


    Italian builder named among the winners of the International Design Awards

  • Last year's Abu Dhabi show attracted more than 21,000 visitors

    Abu Dhabi show shortlisted for MESE Award


    The Abu Dhabi International Boat Show (ADIBS) has been shortlisted for a Middle East Special Event (MESE) award in the Best Consumer Exhibition category. The winners will be announced during the Middle East Special Event Exhibition Show at Madinat Jumeriah in Dubai from April 8-9.

  • The Belize 66 Sedan motoryacht from Riviera will be making its US debut at the Palm Beach show

    Australian builders maintain strong presence at US shows


    With the growing popularity of Australian-built luxury yachts in the North American market, two leading builders – Maritimo and Riviera – will both have a strong presence at the Palm Beach International Boat Show later this month.

  • Seawork 2018 attracted 7,700 attendees from 70 countries and 300 exhibitors

    Seawork plans larger Superyacht Trail for 2019


    Following the success of the first Superyacht Build, Repair Refit Trail at the 2018 Seawork Exhibition in the UK, the organisers are planning for a larger, second edition in 2019. In 2018, some 65 companies participated in the first Superyacht Trail.

  • The 2018 Genoa Boat Show

    Positive outlook for Italian market as Genoa show registration opens


    Registration for this year’s Genoa Boat Show, which runs from September 19-24 in the port of Genoa, is now open. Now in its 59th edition, the 2019 event is expected to be bigger than last year’s show, having been heavily promoted by Italian marine industry association UCINA at IBEX, FLIBS, ...

  • The 2019 Stockholm International Boat Show

    Stockholm show sees fewer visitors, but strong sales of large boats


    The 2019 Stockholm International Boat Show reported a drop in visitor numbers for the second year in a row. Just over 68,100 people (78,490 in 2018) attended the nine-day show, which closed on Sunday.

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    7th Kuwait Yacht Show to be biggest yet


    The 7th edition of the Kuwait Yacht Show (KYS), which opens on March 26 at Marina Crescent in Kuwait City, is expected to be its biggest yet.