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    Sleipner to open new distribution centre in Italy


    The Norwegian stabiliser and thruster manufacturer will operate a factory-direct distribution business for its Side-Power products as of 1 September

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    Strong demand for marine equipment in Sweden, Norway

    2020-05-06T14:40:00Z IBI , by Lars-Åke Redéen

    Byggplast/Sea Sea CEO Joakim Berner says the aftermarket is thriving The start of the boating season has been very good for companies selling boat equipment – especially in Sweden and Norway, where wholesaler Byggplast and retailers SeaSea, Hjertmans and Maritim (with more than 50 shops in ...

  • Evoy Outboard close up

    Norwegian firm develops 150hp electric outboard


    Evoy’s new motor will have its world premiere in Florø later this season

  • Onda 331GT outboard version

    Onda Tenders appoints Scandinavian dealer


    Onda Norge AS is based near Oslo, Norway

  • The Oslo International Boat Show

    Oslo show cancelled


    The show was due to be held from March 18-22

  • Knut Frostad Sailing with B&G

    Interview | Knut Frostad

    2020-02-18T15:30:00Z IBI , by Craig Ritchie

    Navico’s new CEO Knut Frostad shares his views on the shape of the industry to come, from auto docking and increasing levels of automation to why we should be looking to the smart home market, rather than the automotive sector, for inspiration. He says a movement to take the ...

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    Sjøen for Alle (Oslo)

    CANCELLED (18-22 March 2020) Lillestrøm, Norway

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    Norwegian boat sales back on track


    After a downturn, the Norwegian boat market is back on a high level again. According to, sales have grown steadily since 2013 when the market hit a low of NOK 1.7bn (€170m) in sales.

  • Oslo in-water boat show

    Båter i Sjøen

    3-6 September 2020, Oslo, Norway

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    Boat Launch

    Nordkapp Boats launches 9m flagship


    Norway´s Nordkapp Boats has launched its biggest boat to date. The new flagship is the 905 Gran Coupe, a typical Nordic cabin boat with good cruising capabilities.

  • News

    Norwegian engine distributors merge


    Two Norwegian engine distributors, AS Kellox and Loxkel AS, are to merge on January 1, 2020 and form one company under the name Kellox.

  • Båter I Sjøen 2019

    Fully booked Oslo show sees good results


    This year’s Oslo Floating Boat Show (Båter i Sjøen), which closed on Sunday, was a fully booked exhibition with good results. Some 11,056 people visited the show and over 300 boats were on display, making it Scandinavia’s largest on-water show.

  • Trond Kjetil Sundal

    Sunseeker to grow Norwegian presence


    The UK’s Sunseeker International has appointed a new authorised dealer in Norway as part of its continued focus on strengthening its international dealer network.

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    Record for biggest ever Oslo boat show


    With two weeks to go more than 300 boats are expected to be on display

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    Norway aims for zero fatality leisure boating


    The Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry Torbjørn Røe has initiated an action plan to reduce the number of serious accidents relating to the use of recreational craft.

  • Sleipner's Ronny Skauen

    New CEO at Sleipner Motor


    After 42 years at the helm of Sleipner Motor, Arne Kai Skauen is stepping down from his role as CEO. He has been replaced by Ronny Skauen, who, for the last 25 years, has been in charge of Sleipner’s R D and international operations.

  • The Oslo International Boat Show

    Norwegian boat imports continue to grow

    2019-03-19T10:48:00Z IBI , by Lars-Åke Redéen

    The Norwegian market for pleasure boats is back with strong figures, according to trade organisation Norboat.

  • The Nordkapp 660

    Nordkapp Boats sold


    Norway’s Frydenbo Marine has acquired an 80% stake in Norwegian boat brand Nordkapp Boats.  The purchase price was not disclosed.

  • News

    Three companies team up to build Nordic group for boat equipment


    After working together under the same ownership since July 2017, Sweden’s Hjertmans and Norway’s NMS (Maritim) have joined forces with Sweden’s Byggplast (SeaSea). The goal is to conduct an even wider Nordic consolidation focusing on profitability.

  • Head of international operations Ronny Skauen

    Side-Power products gain RS approval in Russia


    Norwegian marine equipment manufacturer Sleipner Motor AS has announced that the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RMRS) have approved Sleipner Motor AS with Recognition Certificate for Manufacture and all Side-Power products have been approved with Type Approval Certificate.