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    Attwater expands management team


    UK laminates specialist makes key appointments

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    Liqui Moly MD guarantees jobs


    German oil and additive specialist Liqui Moly has released a statement to say that no workers will be laid off during the coronavirus outbreak. “If need be, I’ll waive my salary,” says Ernst Prost, managing director.

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    Winnebago suspends production at Chris-Craft


    Winnebago Industries has announced that it is temporarily suspending production activities at its Chris-Craft and other production facilities in the US. The steps are designed to lower the probability of coronavirus exposure to employees and adjust future production output relative to demand.

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    New Hong Kong show to launch in November


    Hong Kong is set to have a new yacht show timed for November 19-22, 2020. The initiative follows the signing of an MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) between the Hong Kong Cruise Yacht Industry Association (HKCYIA) and Verventia, organiser of the Singapore and Thailand yacht shows.

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    Coronavirus update | 23 March


    Yamaha suspends US production; Dometic closes US facility; Maryland dealer, yacht-builder donate respirator masks; Denison launches ’virtual’ boat show

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    Ferretti reports rise in revenues, issues Covid-19 statement


    Production continues for now at Italian builder as it releases positive 2019 financials 

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    New October dates issued for Singapore show


    The 10th edition of the Singapore Yacht Show (SYS), the key boat show for South East Asia and the Asia-Pacific region, has now been rescheduled to be held from October 15-18, 2020. Alongside this rescheduling, SYS will start a transformation of the event layout which will see it moving to ...

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    Yamaha temporarily suspends production at US subsidiaries


    Yamaha Motor US announced today that the company will suspend production at six of its US manufacturing facilities in response to the increase in Covid-19 infections in the United States.

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    US boating industry struggles to maintain normalcy

    2020-03-23T14:47:00Z By Tony Esposito,

    The uncoordinated response of federal, state and local governments across the US is creating a myriad of circustances for manufacturers, retailers and boaters themselves.

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    Gavio Group to combine Baglietto and CCN yards under the Baglietto brand


    Yards closed until early April due to coronavirus

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    Walcon completes UK marina redevelopment


    Walcon Marine, the UK-based marina builder, has completed a comprehensive reconfiguration of the mooring facilities at Lymington Town Quay in Hampshire.

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    Damen Shipyards Group names new COO


    Damen Shipyards Group has named Marc van Heyningen as its next chief operations officer as of April 1. He joins after years at Fluor Corporation, a US engineering, construction and maintenance giant where his last position was vice president of operations.

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    Dometic Marine closes Pennsylvania facility


    Dometic Marine, formerly SeaStar Solutions, closed its facility in Limerick, Pennsylvania on Friday after the state ordered all “non-life-sustaining” businesses to close for an undetermined period of time to help stem the spread of COVID-19. The facility will remain closed as long as the order is in effect. ...

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    Coronavirus update | 20 March


    Mercury employee dies; Brunswick suspends production; Sunseeker to reduce workforce; New dates for Palm Beach, Singapore shows

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    BRP reports on 2020 results and COVID-19


    The Canadian company said 2019 was an “incredible year” and was very bullish about the upcoming year prior to the coronavirus outbreak with top-line growth projected across all product segments

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    With many closures already, Volvo alters dividend proposal


    In light of Group operations which are – or will be – temporarily closed, the Board of Directors will withdraw its proposal foran extra shareholder dividend given the significant changes in the business environment since announcing 2019 financial results

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    Dometic expects negative impact on Q1 results


    Sweden’s equipment manufacturer Dometic Group warned of a negative impact on demand and financial results in the company’s first quarter, and withdrew the previously proposed dividend for investors

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    Delta ‘T’ Systems appoints sales and service provider


    Delta ‘T’ Systems, the US manufacturer of marine ventilation systems, has appointed Dania Beach, Florida-based Gillen Yacht Services as its newest authorised sales and service provider.

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    Chinese boatbuilding regains traction; HK market still down

    2020-03-20T15:21:00Z IBI , by Mike Derrett

    Boatbuilding in China appears to be regaining traction, according to Simon Boyde, director of Hong Kong-based Storm Force Marine. In Hong Kong, however, the market remains down. Storm Force is a leading supplier of marine equipment to the boatbuilding industry throughout the region. Speaking about business in China, Boyde ...

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    Sunseeker to temporarily reduce workforce, salaries


    The measures are part of an effort to avoid compulsory redundancies