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  • RAI Amsterdam

    RAI Amsterdam announces reorganisation


    METSTRADE organiser RAI Amsterdam today released a statement to say that it has submitted a request for advice to the Dutch Works Council for a reorganisation. The move is required due to the major impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on the convention centre’s operations.

  • Amels - Here Comes the Sun

    2019 Dutch superyacht output: fewer but more valuable, greener vessels

    2020-07-08T08:57:00Z IBI , by Robert Wielaard

    Amels’ 83m Here Comes the Sun The Dutch superyacht sector delivered 17 yachts last year, worth just over €1bn, the Netherlands Maritime Technology (NMT) trade group says in its 2019 annual report. While this is a drop in numbers, NMT says the value of yachts on ...

  • Contest Yachts

    Dutch yacht-builders form new boating event


    Following the cancellation of the 2020 HISWA In-Water Boat Show, a group of Dutch yacht-builders have decided to organise a new small-scale event so that the best Netherlands-built boats can still be presented to the international water sports public.

  • Feadship Henk de Vries

    Superyacht sector reports good first year for its sustainability agenda


    The Water Revolution Foundation, an initiative of sustainability projects of the global superyacht sector, has reported better-than-anticipated progress in its first year of operation.

  • Domani

    Domani Yachts relocates


    Belgium-based Domani Yachts has moved to a new facility in Drachten in the Netherlands that offers some 120m of waterfront. More than 800sq m of space is also available in two separate areas, one for composite works and the other for finishing.

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    Doggersbank 60 Offshore in build in Netherlands


    Dutch shipyard Altena has resurrected the Vripack design for a Northern European client

  • Dutch yacht flag

    After so-so start, Netherlands Maritime Technology relaunches superyacht unit

    2020-06-23T09:16:00Z IBI , by Robert Wielaard

    The Netherlands Maritime Technology (NMT) lobby, overcoming a spat over a name and marketing slogan, has asked “renowned marketing agencies” to handle the relaunch of Holland Yachting Group as its superyacht unit. The contract will be awarded June 24, said the NMT in a presentation of the HYG’s first-year ...

  • hiswa stopt

    HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show folds for good


    The RAI Amsterdam events organisation has closed down the annual HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show for good.

  • Matthew & Louise Baxter

    Moonen Yachts sells 36.3m sister ship of Brigadoon


    Moonen Yachts has sold a 36.3m superyacht – a sistership of its award-winning Brigadoon – to a MidEast client. The yacht, project YN199, will be launched in August and delivered to the Middle East in October.

  • Geert Dijks

    Dutch superyacht sector keeps Holland Yachting Group name, slogan


    The Dutch superyacht lobby has bought the Holland Yachting Group (HYG) name and slogan from the HISWA watersports lobby it left last December to join the Netherlands Maritime Technology trade group.

  • Thierry Vanlancker

    AkzoNobel ‘weathering COVID-19 storm’

    2020-06-11T10:55:00Z IBI , by Robert Wielaard

    Amsterdam-based paints and coatings multinational AkzoNobel says it is “weathering the COVID-19 storm” by ensuring employee health and safety and maintaining business continuity.

  • Oceanco Black Pearl

    Oceanco on expansion trail; four new projects in build

    2020-06-09T15:00:00Z IBI , by Jaroslaw Adamowski

    Oceanco’s 350ft Black Pearl is said to be the largest DynaRig sailing yacht in the world Source: Tom Van Oossanen Dutch superyacht-builder Oceanco is looking confidently to the future with four yachts of up to 125m (410ft) currently in build. Having recently acquired new ...

  • L-to-R  Johan Dubbelman, Marianne Hendricks and Nicky van Zon

    Moonen names new management team


    Moonen Yachts, the Dutch superyacht builder rescued from bankruptcy last summer , has named its new management team to step up production of semi-custom yachts in the 30m-50m bracket. The yard has made marketing director Marianne Hendricks its managing director.

  • Royal Huisman Project 405 Nauta Reichel Pugh 151-3D deck view by Nauta Design

    Royal Huisman unveils Project 405


    Delivery of the Nauta Reichel Pugh 151 is scheduled for 2022

  • Hiswa in Water 2019

    2020 HISWA-in-Water boat show cancelled


    The 2020 HISWA-in-Water boat show has been cancelled because of COVID-19, delivering yet another blow to the Dutch boating sector already reeling from a pandemic that has caused it an estimated €1.1bn in damage to date.

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    Dutch builder expands yard in response to “growing demand”


    Zeelander Yachts of the Netherlands is expanding its state-of-the-art shipyard in Groot-Ammers in response to what it describes as growing demand for its boats. This will also allow the company to prepare the ground for the development of new models.

  • Lamers

    Dutch firm picks up Sonihull Distributor of the Year award


    After what it describes as an unprecedented year of growth and dealer appointments, Sonihull has revealed the winner of its coveted Distributor of the Year Award for 2019 – Lamers System Care, based in Uden, Netherlands.

  • Patrick Noor

    DMS Holland expands portfolio of stabilisers


    Dutch stabilisation specialist entered the market in 2013

  • SeaXplorer

    Damen Shipyards Group launches yachting division


    Family-owned Damen Shipyards Group has formally created a division housing its Amels superyacht unit, its Yacht Support and SeaXplorer brands, its Full Custom yachts and yacht refit services.

  • Heessen Yachts' 70m Galactica Super Nova

    Dutch superyacht sector crafts new home

    2020-04-30T09:36:00Z IBI , by Robert Wielaard

    The Dutch superyacht lobby has moved into new digs, but its shift from HISWA Holland Yachting Group into a unit of the Netherlands Maritime Technology (NMT) trade group has been slow due to the Covid-19 pandemic.