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  • Biofouling
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    Biofouling: The ‘silent killer’

    2019-11-25T15:00:00Z

    At last week’s METSTRADE Show in Amsterdam, a panel of experts discussed the challenges presented by biofouling and its effect on loss of biodiversity on the I-nnovationLAB Stage. Together they looked at the way forward for our industry with various types of antifouling solutions that are currently available.

  • OY Maritim and Fendequip at METSTRADE
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    Fendequip appoints Finnish distributor

    2019-11-25T14:46:00Z

    UK-based mooring specialist Fendequip has appointed Finland’s leading equipment wholesaler, Oy Maritim Ab, as a distributor of its fenderCovers and other mooring-related products. The deal was announced at last week’s METSTRADE Show in Amsterdam.

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    Safe Harbor acquires US marina

    2019-11-25T14:18:00Z

    An historic New Hampshire shipyard is the latest in a string of acquisitions by Safe Harbor Marinas, though the company remains tight-lipped about the purchase.

  • METSTRADE 2019
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    32nd METSTRADE attracts record crowd

    2019-11-25T14:05:00Z

    This year’s METSTRADE Show in Amsterdam attracted a record number of exhibitors and the largest-ever number of visitors to the RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre. The event ran from November 19-21.

  • Arcadia Yachts' A85
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    Italian boatbuilder secures new Balkan brand representative

    2019-11-25T12:28:00Z

    Italian boatbuilder Arcadia Yachts has signed a deal to secure a new brand representative, Blu Yachts, as part of its efforts to expand to Croatia and Slovenia.

  • BOB Awards 2019
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    Best of Boats Awards 2019 – winners revealed

    2019-11-22T15:46:00Z

    The 2019 Best of Boats (BOB) Awards were presented in Germany last night at Boot Fun Berlin. The winners were selected by an international jury of 18 boating journalists from 16 countries who tested more than 150 different new motorboat models from the current model year.

  • Korea
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    New dates for Korea show

    2019-11-22T14:40:00Z

    The organisers of the Korea International Boat Show (KIBS) announced at this week’s METSTRADE Show in Amsterdam that the 2020 edition of KIBS will take place from March 13-15, bringing it forward from its previous May timing. The show will also combine with an existing fishing show in order to ...

  • Sanlorenzo_Ritratto Cavalier Massimo Perotti_EY
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    Massimo Perotti named ‘Entrepreneur of the Year 2019’

    2019-11-22T12:54:00Z

    Yesterday evening, Massimo Perotti, executive chairman of Italian motoryacht builder Sanlorenzo, was announced as the national winner of the 23rd Ernst Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

  • Sam Thorpe
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    Barrus expands marine leisure team

    2019-11-22T10:51:00Z

    British marine engine and equipment distributor EP Barrus has appointed Sam Thorpe to the role of dealer auditor and boat technical support for its Marine Leisure Division.

  • CXO300 at Marstrand Boat Show (002)
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    Cox hopes to start CXO300 production in early 2020

    2019-11-22T10:42:00Z

    Cox Powertrain Ltd plans to manufacture 2,000 units of its new CXO300 outboard diesel engine in 2020 once it has the required approvals from the US’s Environmental Protection Agency and the European RCD.

  • John Wayne Marina in Sequim, Washington
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    City of Sequim proposes takeover of John Wayne Marina

    2019-11-22T07:30:00Z

    In the continuing dilemma of what to do with the ageing, ailing John Wayne Marina, councilors from the City of Sequim, Washington voted unanimously to ask the Port of Port Angeles to transfer the marina to the city at no cost.

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    Michigan pledges additional US$8m to keep Asian carp out of Great Lakes

    2019-11-22T07:00:00Z

    The State of Michigan has pledged US$8m in new funding in its latest efforts to keep three species of invasive Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes.

  • Fastmount Awards Ceremony 1
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    Fastmount honours distributors

    2019-11-21T13:32:00Z

    New Zealand-based panel mounting manufacturer Fastmount announced the winners of its annual Distributor Awards during the 2019 METSTRADE Show in Amsterdam on Wednesday.

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    Pershing presents new motoryacht range

    2019-11-21T13:15:00Z

    Italian sports yacht builder Pershing has announced the launch of the TØ project, a new range of motoryachts that is expected to redefine the boundaries of the 25m-40m market segment.

  • UCINA Udo Kleinitz
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    Global boating revenues head for €110bn in 2019

    2019-11-21T10:39:00Z

    While the latest figures still have to be finalised, Udo Kleinitz, secretary-general of ICOMIA, told a packed audience on the opening day of METSTRADE that global boating revenues are on course to reach €110bn this year. If this occurs, 2019 will be the sixth year in a row that the ...

  • Dometic actuator
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    Dometic to restart acquisitions in 2020

    2019-11-21T10:30:00Z

    Dometic, the Swedish headquartered global market leader in branded solutions for mobile living, announced at METSTRADE on Wednesday that it will restart acquisitions in 2020 to expand the group’s activities including those in the marine market.

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    Lewmar at the centre of LCI’s marine expansion in Europe

    2019-11-21T10:24:00Z

    Following its recent acquisition by Lippert Components Inc (LCI), Lewmar is now firmly at the centre of the group’s leisure marine expansion in Europe.

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    British Marine to support UK companies at smaller shows

    2019-11-21T09:57:00Z IBI , by David Robinson

    In the wake of the closure of the London Boat Show, British Marine, the UK trade body for the marine leisure and small commercial market, plans to launch a new initiative in 2020 that will provide a support package to encourage companies to exhibit at a number of small UK ...

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    METSTRADE 2019 - Day 3

    2019-11-21T08:00:00Z

    News from the world’s largest marine trade show delivered direct to your inbox from IBI (International Boat Industry) Magazine

  • Spray Filler Application System
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    ​Pinmar and AkzoNobel link to promote optimum application process

    2019-11-21T06:00:00Z

    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.