donderdag, juli 7, 2022
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...

AkzoNobel opens global R&D center in UK

AkzoNobel, the Dutch coatings and paints multinational, has opened an R&D center west of London, the latest in a series to enable the company...

Russian superyacht ownership put in perspective

HOOFDDORP – From the outset of Russia’s onslaught on Ukraine, media reports have turned Russian-owned superyachts into icons of Vladimir Putin’s callousness. How big...

After a meek transition year, Brexit starts to bite deeper in 2022

AMSTERDAM – Britons voted in 2016 to quit the EU. Thanks to a lax, first-year transition period in 2021, its impact on Dutch yacht...

Chinese investor buys Balk Shipyard

URK - Hong Kong-based Zhongying International Holding Group Ltd. has acquired Balk Shipyard, an old family-owned business that today builds, refits and converts superyachts...

US, EU end steel, aluminum trade row; will seek global deal

ROME - The US and the European Union have buried the hatchet in their steel and aluminum trade dispute and say they'll draft a...

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...

Netherlands lets non-EU crews work on yacht building, maintenance projects

ROTTERDAM – Dutch authorities have lifted a ban that prevented non-EU crew, assigned to work on the construction, maintenance or conversion of +24m yachts,...

Fair winds, following seas for Moonen Yachts on an Aussie tide

DEN BOSCH - Moonen Yachts marks its 40th anniversary in 2021, two years after surviving a brief bankruptcy. Ownership shifted from a Mexican steel...