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    Feadship aims to be emissions free by 2025


    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.

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    Princecraft introduces new fish boat, pontoon models for 2020


    Canadian aluminium boat builder Princecraft is introducing two new pontoon models and has overhauled its Vectra/Sportfish brands with added features in a Platinum SE series.

  • Inmarsat Les Shortall

    Inmarsat in multi-billion spend on eight new satellites


    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.

  • Lalizas

    Lalizas acquires Italian liferaft manufacturer


    The Lalizas Group of companies has acquired Arimar, a European leader in the production of state-of-the-art liferafts.

  • METSTRADE Newsletter Wednesday_20.11.19

    METSTRADE 2019 - Day 2


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

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    Xylem names new Dutch distributors


    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

  • METSTRADE Newsletter Wednesday_20.11.19

    METSTRADE 2019 – Day 1


    IBI is reporting live from this year’s METSTRADE Show in Amsterdam. METSTRADE is the world’s largest trade exhibition of equipment, materials and systems for the international leisure marine industry. It is organised by RAI Amsterdam in association with ICOMIA (International Council of Marine Industry Associations). Day 1 of ...

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    2019 DAME Award winners revealed


    Birgit Schnaase, chair of the DAME Awards jury, presented the 2019 DAME Awards today at the start of this year’s METSTRADE Show in Amsterdam. This year saw several Category Winners reach a closely debated final round to decide the overall DAME prize. The ultimate decision went to the U SAFE, ...

  • News

    Canadian city approves C$2m overrun for floating dock system


    Faced with spending C$2m more than planned for a floating dock system or a 42% reduction in available boat slips, the city of Windsor, Ontario has opted to stick with the original plan of adding an additional 12 berths to its Lakeview Park Marina.

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    Gold Anchor scheme enters US market


    A new collaboration agreement signed between the Marina Industries Association of Australia (MIA) and the US west coast-based Marine Recreation Association (MRA) means that the internationally-recognised 5 Gold Anchors quality accreditation scheme has entered the US market. This transaction opens the door for the scheme to the world’s largest marina ...

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    Lippert continues on acquisition path


    American component supplier Lippert Components has acquired electric-powered Bimini specialist, PWR-ARM, one of many acquisitions in the marine equipment segment which the company has targeted for diversification

  • Grand Banks robotic machinery

    Grand Banks shareholders tour revamped facility


    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 ...

  • Greenock-Drone Superyacht

    James Watt Dock Marina reports strong growth in SY visits

    2019-11-19T10:23:00Z IBI , by David Robinson

    Growing number of superyacht visits year-on-year

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    USCG Illegal charter crackdown continues


    The United States Coast Guard’s (USCG) focus on illegal charter operations continues in full force with the latest unlawful operator nabbed in Key West, Florida, just off the community’s legendary Mallory Square. The operator faces fines on up to US$39,936.

  • Simpson SL96 sales

    Simpson Marine sells two Sanlorenzo SD96s


    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.

  • US Power Boat Show_crop_Josh Davidson

    US powerboat registrations on par with last year


    New US powerboat registrations through September show retail sales down just under 1% on a rolling 12-month year-over-year basis and up 5% on a rolling three-month year-over-year basis, bringing retail units “back on par with last year”, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA).

  • News

    Lunasea Lighting appoints European representative


    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.

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    Dutch yard chooses SeaStar Optimus 360


    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.

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    Make the most of METSTRADE with the Boat Builder Awards 2019


    Join the industry, and winners from around the world, at tomorrow night’s IBI-METSTRADE awards

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    Two yachts destroyed in fire worth US$24m


    An early morning weekend fire destroyed two yachts worth an estimated US$24m in what officials are calling the “biggest fire loss in Ft Lauderdale history”.