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    New on-water boat show planned for Sweden


    Gothenburg on Sweden’s west coast is to get its first floating boat show for many years.

  • The OXE Diesel outboard

    OXE Marine to deliver first OXE300 units

    2020-06-12T14:46:00Z IBI , by Neil Eaves

    Having started production of their new OXE300 modular diesel outboard engine last month, Swedish engine producer OXE Marine AB announced the first units are now ready to be shipped to customers. The OXE Marine team mark a new milestone for the engine maker – completion of the ...

  • Volvo Penta Helene Mellquist

    Volvo Penta appoints new president


    Heléne Mellquist currently serves as president of the European Division at Volvo Trucks

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    Swedish floating boat shows cancelled


    Two major on-water boat shows in Sweden – the Marstrand Boat Show and Allt på Sjön in Gustavsberg – have been cancelled due to Covid-19. The show in Marstrand on Sweden’s west coast and in Gustavsberg outside Stockholm on the east coast were planned for the end of August.

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    New proposal for eco-labelling of recreational marinas

    2020-06-05T15:04:00Z IBI , by Lars-Åke Redéen

    The IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute has investigated how an eco-labelling system can be used to reduce the environmental impact of recreational marinas. In a report, a new proposal is presented on what eco-labelling might look like, taking into account both the scope and harmfulness of various activities. “This ...

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    Nimbus completes acquisition of Swedish boatbuilder


    Sweden’s Nimbus Boats has completed the acquisition of aluminium boat producer Alukin Boats Sweden AB. Alukin, located north of Stockholm, is now a full member of the Nimbus family.

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    OXE Marine publishes first quarter results

    2020-05-27T12:19:00Z IBI , by Neil Eaves

    Swedish outboard engine maker OXE Marine discussed the impact of Covid-19 on the company’s results for the first quarter of 2020, ending March 31

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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 ...

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    Dometic puts Q1 Covid loss at $40 million


    Swedish equipment manufacturer Dometic Group reported Q1 results, noting a severe impact on its business beginning in mid-March and projecting that April would be much worse

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    Testing times accelerate new trends towards sustainable business


    The world around us has changed dramatically since the start of 2020. Most of us have been impacted personally, professionally or both. Health and safety have become a critical focus. When we think about sustainability in these changing times, we believe that it includes not just environmental aspects, but also ...

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    Volvo struggles to define ‘new normal’

    2020-04-24T15:45:00Z By Arlene Sloan,

    The Volvo Group – parent company of Volvo Penta – released financial results for the first quarter of 2020, revealing the severe impact of Covid-19 on the company’s global operations and continued uncertainty about what demand will look like once the crisis subsides. Marine division revenues weakened somewhat towards the ...

  • Hallberg-Rassy delivers 10 new boats

    Swedish builder maintains production at full capacity

    2020-04-24T09:59:00Z IBI , by Jaroslaw Adamowski

    Similar to many other manufacturing businesses in Sweden, boatbuilder Hallberg-Rassy continues production activities despite the coronavirus outbreak. However, the restrictions on foreign travel are making it difficult for some of its customers to pick up their yachts, according to senior company representatives. Magnus Rassy, the chief executive of Hallberg-Rassy, ...

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    Nimbus Boats lays off workers

    2020-03-30T13:22:00Z IBI , by Lars-Åke Redéen

    Sweden’s Nimbus Boats, headquartered in Gothenburg, has announced that 60 of the company’s 110 boatbuilders at the factory in Lugnås will have to leave their jobs. This is due to lower sales of new boats since the coronavirus outbreak.

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    Volvo provides Covid-19 update


    The Volvo Group has postponed its Annual General Meeting given the uncertain and accelerating developments in the wake of the coronavirus

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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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    Volvo issues statement on Covid-19


    Sweden’s Volvo Group has issued an update on the impact of Covid-19, stating that there is a “considerable risk of material financial impact on the Group as from mid-March.”

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    Hallberg Rassy invests in capacity, eyes new models

    2020-03-17T11:36:00Z IBI , by Jaroslaw Adamowski

    CEO speaks to IBI about the company’s growth plans

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    Swedish electric boat start-up receives €5m capital injection


    X Shore, a Swedish technology start-up behind the development of a new range of fully electric boats, has received a €5m capital injection led by Peter Dahlberg, founder and former group CEO of veterinary firm AniCura.

  • 2020 Stockholm boat show

    Stockholm show ends early


    The Stockholm International Boat Show, which opened on Saturday, is to close early because of the coronavirus. The show organisers are following the advice of the Swedish government and will end the show tonight. It will not reopen. The Stockholm show attracted some 78,497 visitors last year. This year ...