Semiconductor plant returns to full production | Aquila powers toward market leadership | IBI joins EBI | Gordon Hui joins C&N

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Component Suppliers

Renasas semiconductor plant returning to full operation

IBI , by Craig Ritchie

Production resumes at fire-damaged Japanese semiconductor plant, with return to full capacity expected by early July

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Boatbuilders

Aquila powers toward market leadership

IBI , by Tony Esposito

IBI speaks with Lex Raas, president for Aquila at MarineMax

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Companies

International Boat Industry (IBI) joins European Boating Industry

European Boating Industry (EBI) supports renewed leadership team and welcomes new sustaining members

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Events

NMMA, Informa sign official contract for 2022 Miami show

The five-day event will take place over the Presidents’ Day weekend in February

Mergers & Acquisitions

Latest acquisition sees Vision Marine enter boat rental market

IBI

EB Rental is a high margin, profitable and rapidly growing electric rental boat operation in the US

People

C&N names Gordon Hui as senior sales broker

Owner of Victoria Marine Asia to join company’s Hong Kong office

Dealers | Distributors

New Hallberg-Rassy importer for France

SMN (Société de Manutention Naval) in Port Grimaud on the French Mediterranean coast is the new Hallberg-Rassy importer for France, replacing LJB …

Innovation

Team NZ developing hydrogen-powered foiling chase boat

IBI , by Tony Esposito

The prototype is currently in development

Partnerships

New Partnership announced to create Electric Boat championship

IBI , by Neil Eaves

Organisers also unveil design of new electric RaceBird powerboat

Boatbuilders

Numarine delivers 14th 26XP explorer yacht in three years

The Turkish builder is now busy working on other expedition vessels to come

Marinas

German city seeks company to build new marina

IBI , by Jaroslaw Adamowski

Municipal authorities will select the winning bidder this month

TransEurope Marinas extends cooperation with digitized berthing platform Pick a Pier

By Tamara Zieve

TransEurope Marinas, Europe’s most extensive marina network, is extending its cooperation with Pick a Pier, an Israeli boater application that …

Sustainability

AkzoNobel accelerates sustainability efforts in China

Around 8,000 solar panels are being installed at facilities in Shanghai and Guangzhou