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Spray Filler Application System

​Pinmar and AkzoNobel link to promote optimum application process

2019-11-21T06:00:00+00:00

A Letter of Intent has been signed between AkzoNobel and Pinmar (an arm of the GYG Plc group) to partner in studying the optimum application process for the Awlfair SF product. This new partnership follows collaboration with several shipyards and applicators during the initial product testing.

Feadship Henk de Vries 2

Feadship aims to be emissions free by 2025

2019-11-20T15:59:00+00:00

In his keynote presentation and a subsequent Q&A session at METSTRADE 2019, Feadship director Henk de Vries highlighted the Dutch yard’s plans to go green and possibly be emissions free by 2025.

Inmarsat Les Shortall

Inmarsat in multi-billion spend on eight new satellites

2019-11-20T14:37:00+00:00

An intensive multi-billion dollar four-year investment programme in eight new satellites for Inmarsat will start on November 22 with the launch of the first one from Kourou in French Guiana. This was announced by Inmarsat at the METSTRADE exhibition where it is making its debut.

Xylem names new Dutch distributors

2019-11-20T06:00:00+00:00

Global water technology firm Xylem Inc has announced two new distributors for its Rule and Jabsco brands in the Netherlands. Combi Noord BV and Technautic BV will join existing Xylem distributor Exalto BV from December 1

Grand Banks robotic machinery

Grand Banks shareholders tour revamped facility

2019-11-19T11:40:00+00:00

Production robots are among the state-of-the-art improvements luxury motorboat builder Grand Banks has invested in to overhaul and expand its capabilitites in Malaysia. The company also acquired a yard in Stuart, Florida during the past year to cater to customers in the US where it sells the majority of ...

Simpson SL96 sales

Simpson Marine sells two Sanlorenzo SD96s

2019-11-18T15:48:00+00:00

Two Sanlorenzo SD96 models which had their world premiere at the Cannes Yachting Festival last September have been sold by the Sanlorenzo Asia Division of Simpson Marine, headquartered in Hong Kong.

Lunasea Lighting appoints European representative

2019-11-18T15:13:00+00:00

Lunasea Lighting in the US has chosen International Manufacturers Direct Sales (IMDS) to represent its lighting line in Europe. Through their offices in the UK and The Netherlands, IMDS will be seeking distribution and direct OEM opportunities in all European territories.

Dutch yard chooses SeaStar Optimus 360

2019-11-18T14:55:00+00:00

Allpa Marine Equipment, a European marine equipment wholesaler based in the Netherlands, has announced that Van Der Heijden Yachts has chosen to use SeaStar Optimus 360 steering for their Phantom Flybridge model.