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  • Dometic actuator

    Dometic to restart acquisitions in 2020


    Dometic, a Swedish headquartered global market leader in branded solutions for mobile living, announced at METSTRADE on Wednesday that it will restart acquisitions in 2020 to expand the group’s activities including those in the marine market.

  • Feadship Henk de Vries 2

    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.

  • News

    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 ...

  • News

    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.

  • Dutch flag_boats

    Netherlands steps up Dutch flag marketing


    The Netherlands is stepping up marketing of its registry of sea-going vessels and superyachts to generate more work for the Dutch maritime sector. It has launched a website – – with details on vessel registration and certification, manning requirements and Dutch shipping and tax policies.

  • Hull Vane on Heesen superyacht

    Kudos for Hull Vane from a French naval giant


    French defense giant Naval Group has model-tested the Hull Vane and says the below-the-transom wing “significantly improves” powering, seakeeping and stealth capabilities of naval vessels and cuts their fuel consumption.

  • USA Pavilion

    Party with the USA at METSTRADE


    The nearly 90 METSTRADE exhibitors from the US will host a reception on Day Two of the 2019 international trade conference in Amsterdam on 20 November.

  • Bubble barrier diagram

    Amsterdam ‘Bubble Barrier’ traps plastic but not fish, boats


    In a global first, an environmental project has been launched in the Port of Amsterdam that uses a curtain of rising air bubbles to trap plastic waste preventing it from reaching the North Sea.

  • Netherland stats & facts_Oct-Nov2019


    2019-11-06T02:50:00Z IBI


  • Report

    Market Overview | Netherlands

    2019-11-05T22:53:00Z IBI

    It’s no longer just the superyacht sector grabbing headlines; the Dutch market is back, with most sectors enjoying solid growth, though economic uncertainty continues to make sales hard won

  • MET_Catalogus Cover 2019

    2019 METSTRADE catalogue out now


    With just two weeks before the start of the METSTRADE Show in Amsterdam, the digital show catalogue is now available online.

  • METSTRADE Amsterdam RAI

    32nd METSTRADE Show approaches


    With two weeks to go before the METSTRADE Show opens for business, the RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre is already buzzing. An unprecedented number of pre-show visitor registrations mean that the 1,650-plus exhibitors from 55 countries have much to look forward to.

  • Rose Damen

    Rose Damen | Damen & Amels

    2019-10-29T11:39:00Z IBI , by Robert Wielaard

    Exploiting the unmatched synergy between the Damen and Amels brands, Rose Damen markets crossovers that are rocking the global yachting sector

  • Kornwerderzand locks (2)

    Dutch SY builders to benefit from infrastructure upgrade


    €215m upgrade of lock, bridges boon for Dutch superyacht yards

  • AkzoNobel

    AkzoNobel reports sunny Q3 results, buys back shares


    AkzoNobel, the Dutch paints and performance coatings multinational, reports a 23% rise in Q3 profit lifting it to €300m, up from €243m in the same 2018 period.

  • METSTRADE 2018

    Wide-ranging programme planned for METSTRADE


    This year’s METSTRADE Show, which runs from November 19-21 at RAI Amsterdam, is to feature an extraordinary selection of learning opportunities. A dedicated program spread across three stages on the METSTRADE exhibition floor will cover a wide range of inspiring technical and engineering topics.

  • News

    French marina operator buys Dutch marinas


    French marina operator Port Adhoc has signed a contract to acquire three marinas in the Netherlands from local group Thuishavens.

  • VABO Composite superyacht mast

    Big superyacht contract for VABO Composites


    VABO Composites of the Netherlands is building one of the largest composite arrangements ever in the superyacht industry: the superstructure and mast of a yacht of Feadship member Royal Van Lent.

  • Jetten Shipyard

    Jetten Jachtbouw sold


    Jetten Jachtbouw of the Netherlands has been sold to MSAR, a Malta-based group of companies owned by Jack Wijnants.