woensdag, maart 20, 2019

MARIN grants SMEs €200,000 in tank testing

WAGENINGEN – The Dutch maritime research institute MARIN offers small and mid-sized companies free rein to test their innovative ideas. It grants 5 SMEs...

Jachtbouw de Alm redefining ‘home on the water’

WERKENDAM – Tucked away deep in marshlands near Rotterdam, Jachtbouw de Alm makes steel _ and at times aluminum _ motor yachts of up...

HISWA Symposium: unrivaled catalyst for superyacht sector

AMSTERDAM – Long before superyachts are shown at glitzy boat shows, their design and features have been perused by a few hundred naval architects,...

Beneteau to industry: Never underinvest!

AMSTERDAM – Many builders and suppliers survive by the skin of their teeth, tethered to the ups and downs of the economy. For them,...

Triskel Marine overall 2018 winner DAME Design Award

AMSTERDAM – Britain’s Triskel Marine was named overall winner of the DAME Design Awards at the 2018 METSTRADE show for its Integrel Advanced Generator...

Dutch nominees for 2018 METSTRADE Dame design award

AMSTERDAM – The METSTRADE show’s annual DAME Design Award hails design in marine products and services. From styling, functionality and innovation to ease of...

Impressive field of DAME Design Award nominations

AMSTERDAM _ 63 products from 127 entries have made it to the final rounds of judging in the 2018 DAME Design Award competition, the...

Elling Yachting: ‘Our yachts ideal for US market’

AALST _ Elling Yachting Director Anton van den Bos is a man in a peculiar place. In a nation of scores of shipyards turning...

Van Oossanen’s holy grail of fuel efficiency and a smoother ride

WAGENINGEN – In yacht building, “innovation” is a grossly overused word. But never in describing the work of Van Oossanen Naval Architects that Piet...

Why is the Dynarig unloved? Spineless owners!

AMSTERDAM – If this is the age of smart yachting _ fuel saving hulls, hybrid propulsion, foils, hi-tech sails, hull vanes, power regeneration etc....