All France articles – Page 7

  • Dubois (left) and Pujol

    New Humphree centre on French Riviera


    Humphree, the Swedish producer of marine interceptors and stabilisers, has established a new centre on the French Riviera. Located at Frejus, it will be operated by local company MS Yachting.

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    Nanni wins tender for new French Gendarmerie VCSM patrol boats


    A VCSM patrol boat for the National Gendarmerie of France French shipbuilder SOCARENAM has chosen MAN V12 D2862 engines, which are represented and sold by Nanni in France, to power a new generation of VCSM patrol boats for the French Gendarmerie. Three new VCSM units, with an ...

  • Dr. Hans Gerhardt-CEO Hanse Yachts

    Interview with Hanse Yacht’s Dr. Jens Gerhardt (trailer)


    In the latest installment of the IBI Interview, Ed Slack speaks with Dr. Jens Gerhardt, CEO of the Hanse Group about the company’s recent financial results, expectations for customer demand in the wake of Covid 19, the impact of cancelled boat shows, and more. Watch the 2½ minuite trailer ...

  • Dr. Hans Gerhardt-CEO Hanse Yachts

    IBI speaks with Hanse CEO Dr. Jens Gerhardt

    2020-06-16T14:56:00Z IBI

    IBI’s Ed Slack interviews Hanse Group CEO Dr. Jens Gerhardt on the company’s recent financial results and order book, the impact of Covid-19 on demand in relation to boat shows and characteristics of the builder’s customer base, how the acquisition of French catamaran builder Privilege fits into the company’s multi-brand ...

  • White Shark boats

    White Shark boat brand changes hands again


    French boat importer acquires the storied White Shark boat brand

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    Beneteau announces key management changes


    In view of the severe economic crisis linked to Covid-19, France’s Groupe Beneteau said it is accelerating reorganisation of its boat business

  • Boats in Mallorca

    France and Spain loosen boating regulations


    In a positive sign, the French and Spanish maritime sectors have this week relaxed their Covid-19 restrictions on boating activities

  • Privilege P580

    Hanse logs record order book


    Lower turnover, but order book increases 28% for the first nine months 2019/2020

  • Nic Johansen

    Obituary: Nic Johansen


    Nic Johansen, CEO of Elvstrøm Sails Sarl France, passed away suddenly last week.

  • Map of France by red vs Green departments

    Mixed rules for boaters in France & Monaco


    Some boating activities along France’s coasts and in Monaco are beginning to resume amidst a tangle of unclear and sometimes contradictory rules

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    Cannes Yachting Festival to go ahead


    The organisers of the 2020 Cannes Yachting Festival, Europe’s largest in-water event, have confirmed that this year’s show will go ahead as planned from September 8-13. The news was confirmed this morning by Reed Expositions, whose staff are working remotely to ensure the success of the show’s 43rd edition.

  • Pogo Structures LOXO 32 Outboard

    Pogo Structures launches LOXO 32 Outboard


    French yard Pogo Structures has launched a new outboard version of its popular LOXO 32 motorboat.

  • ABB France and HDF

    New hydrogen fuel cell initiative involves ABB and HDF

    2020-05-01T13:04:00Z IBI , by David Robinson

    With the growing interest and discussion about the potential use of hydrogen as a fuel for superyachts, a new initiative to manufacture megawatt-scale fuel cell systems in France may move the whole process forward. If successful, it will also help reduce carbon emissions in the maritime sector. The new ...

  • Nanni Opérateur sur chaîne Covid-19 - Nanni Industries

    Nanni maintains operations


    French engine manufacturer Nanni has released a statement to say that most of its staff have been ‘teleworking’ since March 17, when France officially entered lockdown, including the company’s spare parts, aftersales, commercial, R&D and administrative departments.

  • Beneteau H1 2020 Boat Sales

    Beneteau responds to crisis

    2020-04-29T16:52:00Z IBI

    Beneteau has restarted production at three of its sites as half year earnings announced; CEO takes salary reduction, new strategic plan to follow in July to reflect deep transformation of its markets

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    French boatbuilder outlines growth strategy


    Alubat looks to reinforce position in the aluminium, bluewater, cruising yacht market

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    MB92 announces gradual return to work


    MB92 Group has announced that it has restarted activities at its refit and repair facilities in Barcelona and La Ciotat.

  • Sanlorenzo SL78-686

    Mediterranean new-build yacht and refit yards start to reopen

    2020-04-16T14:54:00Z By David Robinson,

    With the lockdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic being eased in countries such as Spain and parts of Italy, a number of yacht and superyacht new-build and refit facilities have started to reopen this week. France will stay in lockdown until at least May 11 and Monaco is set to ...

  • YANMAR - April Marine

    Yanmar partners with French finance specialist


    Yanmar Marine International has signed a new partnership with boating insurance and financing specialist April Marine to offer affordable payment options to leisure customers buying Yanmar engines in France.

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    Les Nauticales Ciotat cancelled


    The 2020 Les Nauticales boat show in La Ciotat, France has been cancelled by the Aix-Marseille-Provence Metropolis in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The show was due to take place from March 14-22 in La Ciotat on the French Mediterranean coast, around 20km east of Marseilles. It normally ...