donderdag, september 23, 2021

A year on, In-Water HISWA roars back to show 325 boats

LELYSTAD – Organizers are confident the 2021 in-Water HISWA – Northern Europe’s biggest wet boat show – will be staged as planned in the...

VETUS reports banner year, “unprecedented” order book volumes

SCHIEDAM – Vetus, the Dutch boat systems maker, says the past year saw “unprecedented global order book volumes,” with March being a record sales...

Vaan Yachts’ circular building feeds a dream of very green, serial-built cats

HELLEVOETSLUIS - In yacht building, sustainability is a huge Holy Grail that is talked about an awful lot. Few take green boating more seriously...

AkzoNobel eyes expansion in South, Central America

AMSTERDAM - Keen to raise its presence in Latin America, Dutch paints and coatings giant AkzoNobel plans to buy Colombia-based Grupo Orbis. AkzoNobel –...

Bestevaer takes its 53ft motor yacht on a tour of Germany

MAKKUM - KM Yachtbuilders has a treat for Germans this summer: it is taking its Bestevaer 53 motor yacht Bryndis on an 18-day tour...

Heesen names marketing chief as it strives to broaden footprint

OSS – Heesen Yachts has named Mark van Heffen as its marketing director per Sept. 1. Boasting over 15 years of experience in global...

As Dutch yards exit pandemic, they see news, good and bad

TER AAR – As the coronavirus pandemic fades, Vedette Shipyard boasts an orderbook that sprawls into 2023 and a new line of steel cruisers...

Hull Vane BV scores across the marine industry board

HEEG – Hull Vane BV, maker of gear that optimizes the performance of boats small and large, enjoys a widening footprint across the breadth...

Dutch SAR service begins 15-year fleet renewal

IJMUIDEN - The Royal Dutch Lifeboat Institution has begun renewing its fleet of lifeboats. Over the next 15 years, 75 SAR craft of varied...

AkzoNobel’s Yacht Coatings business partners with WRF

AMSTERDAM – AkzoNobel’s Yacht Coatings business has become an official partner of the Water Revolution Foundation. The WRF says the Dutch multinational’s record in...