woensdag, juni 3, 2020

HISWA-RECRON goes to bat for idled Dutch boat sector;  Sees bumpy road ahead

LEUSDEN – The Dutch boating and leisure sector lobby has secured some aid for its 2,500 members but says more is needed. Ominously, it...

In the coronavirus era, VETUS is never far away

SCHIEDAM – Spring is coming to the northern hemisphere. That means boating enthusiasts are wiping the cobwebs off their boats, planning trips and looking...

Coronavirus brings ‘force majeure’ into focus in yachting sector

AMSTERDAM – That coronavirus pandemic was force majeure, right? No yacht builder or supplier who reneged on a contractual obligation due to the global...

Coronavirus has Dutch boating sector by the throat

AMSTERDAM – The Coronavirus is ravaging the Dutch recreational yachting sector knocking the air out small and mid-sized  companies – the lifeblood of any...

SuperYacht Times: 60-80m yachts shine in lackluster market

AMSTERDAM – The global superyacht market – new and pre-owned – was a sluggish one in 2019 compared to 2018, except for trade in...

Linssen upgrades warehousing to boost productivity

MAASBRACHT - Linssen Yachts has installed a roller track conveyor system that delivers yacht building materials and boat gear to its warehouse halls faster...

DutchCraft presents DC56 Open at its first Palma show

GROOT AMMERS - DutchCraft will attend its first Palma International Boat Show (April 29-May 3) to display its 17m DC56 Open that can be...

Dutch rule 2020 superyacht design, innovation awards

CORTINA d’AMPEZZO – Ten Dutch yacht builders, naval architects and designers took home a third of the 19 awards of the 2020 BOAT International...

Skating around the pitfalls of a superyacht paint job

ROTTERDAM – Does anything on a superyacht raise hackles higher than a shoddy hull paint job? Maybe not. So, call Nico Röper next time...

More elbow room at Metstrade

AMSTERDAM – Metstrade organizers have announced an expansion of their annual B2B marine equipment trade show here, starting with this year’s edition to be...