The latest news on one of the industry's hottest topics: improving the sustainability of boating through more eco-friendly products, by reducing the impact of manufacturing, encouraging more recycling, and preserving the natural resources recreational boating depends on.


IPS 30 motor-drive train

New technology and sustainability ambitions go hand-in-hand

With a new commitment to emission-free products by 2050, Volvo Penta is teaming up with a range of partners to collaborate on bringing new technologies to the market


Amaala developer teams up with Monaco organisation on ocean water study

As part of the development of the 3,800sq km Amaala project in the Red Sea off Saudi Arabia, its developer, the Public Investment Fund, has teamed up with Monaco-based OceanoScientific and completed a two-week ocean water study in the western Mediterranean.

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Bentley to stop making fossil fuel cars by 2030, hybrids only from 2026

Bentley, the British luxury carmaker, in a bid to champion sustainability, has announced that it will stop making fossil fuel cars and switch to hybrids from 2026 and aims to be completely carbon neutral by 2030.

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Solar power to feature in Vendée Globe sail race

Sailors on the round-the-world race will be relying on a range of the latest technologies, including solar-generated power.

Volvo's path to electrification

Volvo outlines path towards zero-emission products

IBI , by Arlene Sloan

As part of its Market Capital Day, Sweden’s Volvo Group made a passionate pitch to investors today about the company’s vision for fossil-free products and for the business as a whole over the next two decades

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Brunswick achieves zero landfill waste at Fort Wayne

Brunswick Corporation’s decades-long move toward sustainability has resulted in its Harris and Cypress Cay pontoon manufacturing plants reach ’Zero Waste to Landfill’ status.


Suzuki unveils microplastics collection system for outboards

Suzuki announced what it says is the world’s first microplastics collecting system for outboard motors on Thursday as part of the IBEX Online virtual trade event.

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.

EU drive for greener economy not really hampered by coronavirus

IBI , by Robert Wielaard

The coronavirus pandemic may be hammering economies worldwide, but it has not significantly dented Europe’s enthusiasm to get a handle on climate change.

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Scandinavian builders lead electric revolution as Rand and X Shore unveil new models

IBI , by Neil Eaves

Two boatbuilders are launching new models centring on green and smart features


Princess Yachts announces sustainability partnership with Ecoworks Marine

Princess Yachts, has announced a new brand partnership with Ecoworks Marine, a supplier of sustainable cleaning products for the marine industry. The collaboration will see all Princess customers be given the option of an Ecoworks Marine starter cleaning kit with any new yacht purchase from the Princess range, ensuring the ...


Rolls-Royce launches Power Lab to develop future fuel technologies

By David Robinson,

Marine focus on innovative and net zero carbon drive and energy solutions

Volvo Penta Exchange Components

The circular economy at work

Volvo Penta is giving new life to engines and drivelines through remanufacturing, reinforcing sustainability at the same time

Fraser Yachts

Fraser Yachts signs national pact for energy transition with Monaco government

Fraser Yachts has signed the official National Pact for Energy Transition (Pacte National pour la Transition Énergétique) with the Monaco government, making it the first yachting company to do so.

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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.


Volvo Penta commits to WWF’s Climate Savers program through today’s technology

Manufacturer’s IPS technology becomes engine for change as part of WWF Climate Savers program



>> Read more about the industry's latest sustainability initiatives in the Oct-Nov issue of IBI.