• Norway boat pic

    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 He has been replaced by Ronny Skauen, who, for the last 25 years, has been in charge of Sleipner’s R D and international operations.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.

  • Oslo in-water boat show

    Båter i Sjøen

    5-8 September 2019, Oslo, Norway

  • Norwegian-International-Boat-show-

    Sjøen for Alle

    20-24 March 2019, Lillestrøm, Norway

  • 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.

  • News

    Headline Financials: Sleipner


    IBI Plus has posted an updated financial report for Norwegian thruster manufacturer Sleipner Motor AS. Established in 1908 as an inboard engine manufacturer, today Sleipner is a global supplier of electric and hydraulic thruster systems under the Side-Power brand, as well as stabilizers and steering systems for both leisure ...

  • Report

    Norway's marine market


    The majority had been hoping for some sort of rebound in the market in 2012, but with sales off by 5-7 per cent across most segments, last year proved another false dawn for the Norwegian industry.