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Plastic Soup Foundation: Our mission

Plastic Soup Foundation: Our mission

  • By Plastic Soup Foundation
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  • 03-05-2020

‘Foundations for Ocean Health’, a new regular online feature from METSTRADE.
Welcome to this series of blogs, in which we plan to feature s...

The boating industry in 2019, a review by ICOMIA

The boating industry in 2019, a review by ICOMIA

  • By Udo Kleinitz
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  • 09-12-2019

Udo Kleinitz, Secretary General of ICOMIA, presented key highlights of the global marine leisure market in 2019 at METSTRADE 2019. Kleinitz dives into...

SuperYacht Times on the importance of superyacht data

SuperYacht Times on the importance of superyacht data

  • By Merijn de Waard/SuperYachtTimes
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  • 13-11-2019

The superyacht intelligence market is always interesting to follow, but it does require more professionalism and should not just be a tool to make mon...

Sustainability: a core component of METSTRADE

Sustainability: a core component of METSTRADE

  • By Georgia Boscawen (The Superyacht Group)
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  • 22-10-2019

Sustainability is top of the agenda at METSTRADE, highlighting the industry’s burgeoning focus on this vital subject. 

In just over four wee...

Absolute on expansion trail as award-winning production methods bear fruit

Absolute on expansion trail as award-winning production methods bear fruit

  • By Ed Slack (IBI News)
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  • 20-09-2019

Italian builder registers 18% year-on-year growth and spotlights significance of its ISS manufacturing system that picked up a Boat Builder Award in 2...

Award-winning collaboration extends to new Custom Line 106

Award-winning collaboration extends to new Custom Line 106

  • By IBI News
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  • 04-09-2019

Last year Ferretti, along with Francesco Paszkowski Design Studio and Mecaer Aviation Group picked up the inaugural award for ’Collaborative Sol...

Training takes centre stage

Training takes centre stage

  • By IBI News
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  • 26-08-2019

NZ Marine Industry Association continues to be a beacon when it comes to training and apprenticeship programmes with a total of 460 apprentices curren...

Boat Builder Awards 2019: Foilers on the innovation radar

Boat Builder Awards 2019: Foilers on the innovation radar

  • By Dag Pike (IBI News)
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  • 14-08-2019

Last year it was a dynamic new deck layout by Galeon that picked up the Innovative On-Board Design Solution award sponsored by Fusion. As foilers ente...

An interview with 'Rising Star' Dan-Bloice Smith

An interview with 'Rising Star' Dan-Bloice Smith

  • By IBI News
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  • 17-07-2019

Williams Jet Tenders’ Design Engineering manager, Dan Bloice-Smith, was named the inaugural winner of the Rising Star award at last year’...

Making superyachts truly 'super'

Making superyachts truly 'super'

  • By Robert van Tol
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  • 10-07-2019

When it comes to leisure purchases, superyachts take the cake. And in line with their size, the business around them and the thousands of families tha...

Superyacht yards and building to order or on spec

Superyacht yards and building to order or on spec

  • By Ralph Dazert
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  • 27-08-2018

The superyacht industry may seem small in comparison to other industries, but there are a surprising number of shipyards around the world building the...

HISWA Symposium Golden Jubilee year

The International HISWA Symposium on Yacht Design and Yacht Construction has reached its Golden Jubilee year, a unique milestone for an event of this ...

ICOMIA's latest Recreational Boating Industry Statistics

ICOMIA's latest Recreational Boating Industry Statistics

  • By Barbara Fountoukos
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  • 21-12-2017

"Boating’s traditional markets in America and Europe solidified their role as the industry’s best-selling regions in 2016"
As usual the Bo...

Dangerous ideas at TSF

Dangerous ideas at TSF

  • By Rachel Rowney
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  • 03-11-2017

Creativity and strategic advisor Alf Rehn speaks to SuperyachtNews ahead of his presentation at The Superyacht Forum.

Alf Rehn has no time for innovati...