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Superyacht maker Moonen makes comeback

Superyacht maker Moonen makes comeback

DEN BOSCH ~ Moonen Shipyards _ the Dutch maker of smallish, appealing superyachts _ is back in business. The company reports “making a..

December 7, 2015 with 0 Comments
Hybrid system generates savings, quiet and speed

Hybrid system generates savings, quiet and speed

DRACHTEN ~ The project faced steep challenges in order to save something like €100,000 each year in fuel charges. WhisperPower had to..

December 7, 2015 with 0 Comments
Xcraft fills high-end niche for RIBs, seats

Xcraft fills high-end niche for RIBs, seats

ZWAAG _ Niels Deen came to boatbuilding late and via unrelated disciplines. Like car building. And running a pub. In 2007 he surprised many..

December 7, 2015 with 0 Comments
Slaking that thirst for innovation

Slaking that thirst for innovation

AMSTERDAM _ The pursuit of innovation in yachtbuilding continues apace. One month before their annual event opened, organizers of the..

November 9, 2015 with 0 Comments
NL rises on global innovation scale

NL rises on global innovation scale

LONDON ~ The Netherlands is the world’s 4th most innovative economy, up from 5th place a year ago, according to the 2015 Global..

October 13, 2015 with 0 Comments
Royal tender back on display

Royal tender back on display

AMSTERDAM – The Netherlands’ 17m royal tender is again on display at the Maritime Museum in Amsterdam. The restoration was made..

October 11, 2015 with 0 Comments
Vetus develops ‘windows configurator’

Vetus develops ‘windows configurator’

SCHIEDAM ~ As part of an ICT project involving some 20 yacht builders and related sectors in the Netherlands, Vetus has developed an..

October 7, 2015 with 0 Comments
A design studio with global footprint

A design studio with global footprint

ENKHUIZEN ~ Maarten Voogd learned sailing as a youngster and chose a technical education to satisfy his desire for boat designing. A 1991..

October 7, 2015 with 0 Comments
At in-Water show, KM Yachtbuilders flaunts PURE

At in-Water show, KM Yachtbuilders flaunts PURE

AMSTERDAM ~ At the 2015 HISWA in-Water Boat show, KM Yachtbuilders displayed some eye-catching, go-anywhere creations, starting with the..

September 9, 2015 with 1 Comment
2015 METS sees record attendance

2015 METS sees record attendance

AMSTERDAM ~ Organizers of the METS trade show say the global marine leisure sector’s interest in the event is rising again after half a..

September 6, 2015 with 0 Comments
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  • Superyacht maker Moonen makes comeback
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  • Hybrid system generates savings, quiet and speed
  • Van Oossanen’s Hull Vane in METSTRADE spotlight
  • Xcraft fills high-end niche for RIBs, seats
  • Slaking that thirst for innovation
  • NL rises on global innovation scale
  • Scrapping end-of-lifers is tall order for Europe
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