All The Netherlands articles

  • Ecoworks Marine

    Ecoworks Marine appoints Dutch distributor


    Ecoworks Marine in the UK has chosen Dutch distributor Belship to represent its sustainable interior and exterior cleaning products range in Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Germany.

  • RH Marine Group

    Pon Holdings acquires RH Marine Group


    Pon Holdings is acquiring all of RH Marine Group by buying the majority stake that private equity firm Parcom Capital holds in the Dutch marine services provider. The two companies became joint shareholders in 2015.

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    New CEO and structure for Damen


    Arnout Damen has become the new CEO of Damen Shipyards Group, which includes Dutch yacht-builder Amels. At the same time, this major shipbuilding company is switching to a divisional structure to serve the market more effectively and efficiently.

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    Dutch boatbuilder to expand capacity under new ownership


    Dutch boatbuilder Moonen Yachts secured new owners in August , and is planning to invest in expanding its production capacities next year, as well as start a number of new projects, senior company representatives told IBI .

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    Product Launch

    AkzoNobel launches Awlfair SF high-performance filler


    AkzoNobel has developed a spray filler technology that greatly accelerates a yacht paint job by using a pressurised airless spray.

  • MARIN tank test

    MARIN welcomes SMEs with ambitious ideas


    In 2020, the Maritime Research Institute Netherlands will again open its facilities to five SMEs to test a new maritime concept, see if it works and demonstrate it.

  • METSTRADE 2019

    32nd METSTRADE attracts record crowd


    This year’s METSTRADE Show in Amsterdam attracted a record number of exhibitors and the largest-ever number of visitors to the RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre. The event ran from November 19-21.

  • Dometic actuator

    Dometic to restart acquisitions in 2020


    Dometic, the 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.

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    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


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  • 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.