zaterdag, januari 29, 2022

Superyacht sector’s sustainability drive acquires help to make message stick

AMSTERDAM - The Amsterdam-based Water Revolution Foundation, a superyacht sector group, dedicated to make large yachts greener, has engaged a global advertising agency to...

Nominations open for sector awards at hybrid 2021 Metstrade

AMSTERDAM – Organizers of the 2021 Metstrade prepare for a hybrid event, from Nov. 16 to 18, at the RAI events center here. It...

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...

EBI, NGO to host marine litter webinar for boating sector

BRUSSELS - The Brussels-based European Boating Industry lobby and the SeaCleaners environmental NGO of French-Swiss navigator and explorer Yvan Bourgnon, will host a webinar...

AkzoNobel sponsors Antarctic mission in aid of sustainability strategy

AMSTERDAM - AkzoNobel, the Dutch paints and coatings multinational, is sponsoring an international mission in which a manned oceanographic platform will drift around Antarctica...

A Herculean undertaking: Pieter van Oossanen writes his masterpiece

WAGENINGEN – In 2012, Pieter van Oossanen handed his naval architecture studio to his son Perry and business partner Niels Moerke. Both naval architects,...

Hull Vane and an unintended outcome of innovation

THE HAGUE - Marketing and innovation can have funny consequences. Thomas Edison invented the phonograph so people could re-hear church sermons at home. He revolutionized...

The Dutch drive for greener competitive sailing

THE HAGUE – Does any sport look greener than Olympic sailing? Perhaps not, and that’s misleading. A significant source of pollution in the sport...

Under new management, DMS Holland spreads its wings

KERKDRIEL – DMS Holland has gone more than one extra mile to find management expertise that can locate and expand business opportunities for the...

Amsterdam yard puts promising wood substitute on new tender

AMSTERDAM – Bouwmeester Shipyard here has built an 8m (26ft.) tender made of Resysta, a wood substitute with all the qualities that this era...