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    METSTRADE 2018 breaks all records


    The 31st METSTRADE Show in Amsterdam came to a successful end on Thursday with a record number of visitors. According to event organiser Amsterdam RAI, 16,716 people attended the three-day show and the number of visits reached 26,052 – a 5% increase over last year’s event.

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    US announces final aluminium sheet duties


    The US International Trade Commission (ITC) will issue a final decision regarding duties on imported aluminium sheet from China by 20 December following the Department of Commerce issuing its final antidumping and countervailing duties ranging from 96% to 176%.

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    Clipper Ventures launches new China division in major expansion


    Clipper Ventures, the British organiser of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, is undertaking its biggest expansion in 23 years with the establishment of a new China-based division. The aim of this new arm is to support the growing participation in sailing in China.

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    Key superyacht figures join forces to promote sustainability


    With sustainability rising on many agendas, key superyacht industry actors have joined forces to promote innovative technologies and conservation techniques in building, repairing, maintaining and refitting yachts.

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    Yanmar expands European distribution network


    The European distribution network for Yanmar Marine International has been extended with the opening of a new sales and customer representative office in France. This new office will assume full responsibility for the distribution of all the company’s products and services.

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    Israel launches plans for nine new marinas


    The Israeli government has major plans to expand the country’s stock of marinas. The plan, being initiated by the Transportation Ministry, involved the construction of nine new coastal marinas and the upgrading of existing facilities, according to a report in the Haaretz newspaper.

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    Cox Powertrain announces new technical partnerships at METSTRADE


    UK diesel outboard manufacturer Cox Powertrain is continuing to develop partnerships to enhance its marketing-leading technology initiative through marketing and service partnerships. The company has recently formed a new partnership with Coastkey.

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    New investment planned for Nautitech


    French Bavaria subsidiary has Nautitech brand revived as it gears up for growth

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    HISWA, Dutch leisure sector lobby to merge


    In the face of consumers’ changing vacationing patterns, HISWA Holland Marine, the Dutch boating sector lobby and RECON, the Netherlands’ leisure industry trade group, plan to merge.

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    US dealership same-store sales decline in October


    Same-store marine dealer sales decreased by just over 5% in October, according to the latest report form CDK Global Recreation. The decrease follows a September gain of a mere 0.2%.