woensdag, november 30, 2022

Two global marine sector veterans join international executive headhunter

SOUTHAMPTON, England -- Thom Dammrich and Nick Hopkinson, two global maritime sector veterans, have joined forces with Marine Resources, the British executive search headhunter. Dammrich...

For now, no dismembering of old bridge for the sake of a new yacht

ROTTERDAM – It was the talk of the town for months but the uproar over dismantling part of an old bridge so superyacht builder...

AkzoNobel nominates Frenchman as its next CEO

AMSTERDAM – AkzoNobel, the Dutch paints and coatings giant, has asked Frenchman Gregoire Poux-Guillaume to be its next CEO to succeed Thierry Vanlancker, who...

AkzoNobel keeps shopping; set to acquire African paints, coatings business

AMSTERDAM - AkzoNobel NV, the Dutch paints and coatings multinational, is on a buying spree to broaden its global foothold. It acquired three companies...

Yanmar names Dutch yard its first ‘Flagship Store’

SNEEK – Yanmar Marine International has named diesel engine specialist Abma's Jachtwerf here its first 'Yanmar Flagship Store' in the world. The 6,609 sq....

Superyacht sector survives COVID, but Ukraine war leaves a scar

ROTTERDAM – The Dutch superyacht sector is a recession-proof one that emerged from the COVID pandemic with flying colors and stellar sales. However, the...

MARIN eyes the safety of wind park turbines

As the Ukraine war accelerates Europe’s energy transition, the Maritime Research Institute of the Netherlands considers the safety of turbines in the fast-expanding North...

Vetus beefs up staffing to maintain strong growth in key markets

SCHIEDAM – Citing record sales levels in 13 years, Vetus, the Dutch boat systems maker, has expanded senior staffing to maintain good growth. In Montelupo,...

Ukraine war’s collateral damage swamps Dutch superyacht sector

The Dutch government is preventing 14 superyachts, believed to be owned by Russians, from leaving the country. Twelve are under construction, and two are...
Tall Ships

2022 Tall Ships event bars Russian vessels

GOSPORT, England - Sail Training International, the UK-based non-profit that organizes Tall Ship races during the European summer months, says the war in Ukraine...