All Germany articles – Page 9

  • News

    New marina planned for German island


    With plans to overhaul the marine infrastructure of Germany’s Heligoland island in the North Sea, local authorities are planning to build a new marina with more berthing capacity than the existing marina which currently accommodates around 120 boats.

  • VBH

    VBH opens German office


    Dutch systems integrator Van Berge Henegouwen has opened an office in northern Germany in a bid to ramp up its presence worldwide. It is VBH’s third location outside the Netherlands.

  • 58ft Riviera Yacht

    New Riviera importer for Germany and Benelux


    BestBoats, a Dutch broker of premium motoryachts, has become the importer of high-end Australian brands Riviera and Belize for Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg.

  • BOB Awards jury 2019

    Best of Boats (BOB) Awards – jury revealed


    The jury has been announced for this year’s Best of Boats (BOB) Awards. They come from 16 countries and represent every important watersports destination and boatbuilding nation.

  • News

    Ocean Link diversifies yacht-service offerings


    Ocean Link Inc, a marine plumbing specialist based in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, has been certified by Germany’s Böning Group to sell, service and install ship automation products for yachts.

  • The Port of Hamburg is Europe's third largest port

    Hamburg signs up for northern European superyacht route


    Hamburg has joined a Dutch superyacht sector drive to craft a northern European superyacht route as an alternative to the well-worn Mediterranean and Caribbean sailing areas. Other northern ports are expected to follow suit.

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    Bavaria restructures


    The growth of German boat manufacturer Bavaria Yachts is apparently slower than expected. On Monday afternoon, a regional TV broadcasting website reported that around 5% of the workforce will have to leave. A company spokesman told float magazine that 24 employees have been laid off.

  • MichaelMüller

    Bavaria appoints new CEO and makes other key appointments


    Following his three-month tenure as managing director for sales and marketing, Michael Müller is now taking on an additional role: He has been appointed as the new chief executive officer (CEO) and is responsible for the activities of the entire group, including Bavaria Yachtbau GmbH in Germany and Nautitech Catamarans ...

  • Najad's bluewater cruising yachts are renowned for their comfort and ease of use

    Swedish sailboat builders target German market


    Najad and Arcona Yachts of Sweden have chosen AP Yachting GmbH to serve as their new dealer for Germany.

  • Around 150 delegates attended the 2019 International Breakfast Meeting in Dusseldorf

    4th International Breakfast Meeting draws strong crowd


    The focus of the 2019 International Breakfast Meeting, held on Tuesday 22 January at boot Düsseldorf, was the booming business of charter boats and its challenges for boatbuilders.

  • Boot 50th Anniversary

    50th Boot Düsseldorf kicks off European boat show season


    With the London Boat Show no more, the privilege of opening the European boat show season goes to boot Düsseldorf, which is celebrating its 50th edition this year. The huge gathering runs from January 19-27 at the Messe Düsseldorf exhibition centre.

  • Dr Ralph Kudla, MD of Bavaria Yachts

    Bavaria | Ralph Kudla


    Bavaria MD Ralph Kudla discusses the German yard’s new direction, new boats and plans for growth

  • Chris Scott, director of Parker Poland, celebrates win

    Best of Boats Awards – winners revealed


    The winners of the Best of Boats Awards (BOB Awards) were presented at the Boat Fun Berlin boat show in Germany last week.

  • Liqui Moly's marine product line

    Liqui Moly sets new sales record


    German oil and additives specialist Liqui Moly reported record turnover of €53.8m for the month of October – the strongest month in the company’s history and 34% more than in October 2017.

  • News

    Bavaria presents new strategy


    The new management of Bavaria Yachtbau wants to return to its former glory days as the world’s largest manufacturer of leisure boats in series production. “We will invest in the growth of the production capacity and the former strengths of Bavaria. This includes an excellent price-performance ratio, which Bavaria has ...

  • News

    Lürssen fire may result in €590m insurance claim


    The recent serious fire at Lürssen’s Bremen-Aumund shipyard in Germany, in which a 100m-plus superyacht in a floating dock was damaged to an unknown degree, presents the prospect of an insurance claim as high as €590m.

  • News

    Buyer for Bavaria in sight


    A new owner for Bavaria Yachtbau looks to be in sight, with reports that a bidder’s binding offer is on the shipyard’s desk with specifics of the sale already having been negotiated.

  • Report

    Market Overview | Germany

    2018-05-21T16:57:00Z IBI

    Confidence in Germany’s marine leisure industry is high and builders’ order books are full, but changing boat usage, dated business models, and an ageing demographic present both challenges and opportunities

  • Hanse 675

    Hanse launches new flagship


    German boatbuilder Hanse has launched its biggest ever yacht, the new 675 developed by judel/vrolijk & co.

  • Keizer 42

    Keizer Yachts enters the market


    Keizer Yachts, a new Dutch boatbuilder, has entered the market with Keizer 42. The company claims this ‘runabout’ of 42ft has already made a splash with four units sold.