woensdag, december 12, 2018

PROFILE: Yacht interiors engineering studio SDSI

NOORDWIJKERHOUT – The idea came to Erik van Dongen in the 1990s when he worked at Hoek Design. “I saw a need to support...

WhisperPower SQ PRO-series targets low-speed generator markets

DRACHTEN _ WhisperPower, the Dutch maker of electrical systems for cars, vessels and other off-grid users _ will introduce a new line of low-speed...

In good times, METSTRADE goes from strength to strength

AMSTERDAM _ The SuperYacht Pavilion at the 2018 METSTRADE Show (Nov. 13-15) will feature a new, 3rd hall that includes a networking area, called...

Salute to Dutch metal-building expertise

MONACO _ It was a bolt from the blue. Sunseeker, Britain’s biggest superyacht maker, said at the 2018 Monaco Yacht Show it has asked Icon...

Motor Boat Sneek: fall event for 400 new, pre-owned yachts

SNEEK _ Over a dozen or so years, the annual Motor Boat Sneek show has grown in numbers and diversity. Its 2018 edition _...

Dutch claw back a sector gone south

MONACO _ Everyone gets into the act. Italy’s Amico & Co., Balk Shipyard of the Netherlands and France’s La Ciotat Shipyards are just 3...

Huisfit working on 2 massive schooners

VOLLENHOVE _ Huisfit, the refit arm of Royal Huisman, has it hands full these days, working on 2 massive schooners: the 93m. (305ft.) Lürssen-built...

Wetwheels, Blue Marine Foundation 2018 DAME charities

AMSTERDAM _ The year’s METSTRADE Exhibition Committee has named 2 charities that will split the entry fees to the 2018 show. The 2 charities _...

VOR ramps up sponsors’ corporate, media impact

THE HAGUE _ The 2017-2018 Volvo Ocean Race, the world’s premier fully-crewed round the world race that ended here in June, was a significant...

Shipwright Ventis invests in 50m spray cabin

ENKHUIZEN _ Ventis, the Dutch shipwright handling carpentry and repair works on wooden boats, has invested in a 50m (164ft.) spray cabin to work...