Boats News


Plug in Power Infrastructure for Electric Boats fast-tracked in Europe

Mar 01, 2022

Aqua superPower announced a strategic partnership with AC charge point developer e-concept, which has developed a novel design of charging posts that have been approved for use in certain sensitive environments including the canals in Venice…

Hamburg Port Orders 2 Fireboats

Jan 09, 2020

The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) has ordered two more fire-fighting vessels following the delivery of modern fireboat, the 'Branddirektor Westphal'.As with the previous order, both vessels will be fitted with Schottel thrusters – in this case…

MasterCraft Boat Appoints Frederick Brightbill as CEO

Oct 30, 2019

MasterCraft Boat Holdings announced that its Board of Directors has appointed current Board Chair, Frederick A. Brightbill, as Interim Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.Brightbill’s appointment follows Terry McNew’s decision to step down as President…

MOL Trials 360 Birds-Eye-View Tugboat

Oct 13, 2019

Japanese shipping line Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) collaborated with Oki Electric Industry (OKI), to launch a joint study on the use of OKI's bird's-eye view monitoring system to monitor a 360° field of view around a tugboat.The system was installed…

World First: Hydrogen Tug at Antwerp Port

Sep 23, 2019

Europe's second-largest seaport Port of Antwerp has ordered construction of a tug powered by hydrogen, the first in the world.The unique 'Hydrotug' is driven by combustion engines that burn hydrogen in combination with diesel. The motors also comply with the very strictest standard…

Damen Shipyards to Hold Maritime Festival

Sep 11, 2019

Dutch shipbuilding and engineering conglomerate Damen Shipyards Group is once again holding its one-day-only annual industry networking event at its headquarters at Gorinchem in the Netherlands.Following three successful editions as the Damen Workboat Show…

Mission Boat Gear Names New CEO

Jun 07, 2019

Mission Boat Gear, designer and developer of innovative boat accessories, announced that it appointed Corey Uchtman as CEO.The announcement coincides with Mission's larger strategy to expand beyond the boating market and tap into the much larger outdoor recreation industry…

Hurtigruten Intros Electric Catamaran

May 15, 2019

Norwegian expedition cruise operator Hurtigruten has partnered with the Norwegian startup Brim Explorer, introducing battery powered catamarans custom built for Polar water exploration.Debuting in the spring of 2020, the 24-meter vessel will…

Grovfjord Wins Green Boat Order from Oslo Port

Apr 05, 2019

Norway's leading cargo and ferry port, the Port of Oslo has placed an order to build one of the world’s most environmental efficient working boats possible, with Grovfjord Ship Yard.The boat is especially designed for efficient collection of waste at the water surface…

The VB TAMARAN Joins Canarian Port

Apr 01, 2019

Boluda Corporación Marítima, a shipping company operating in Mediterranean ports, said that its towage division Boluda Towage and Salvage has added a new azimuth tractor tugboat in the port of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.The VB TAMARAN joins…

NYK Tugboat Subsidiaries Merge

Mar 19, 2019

Japanese shipping and logistics giant Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) announced that two of its subsidiaries that provide harbor tugboat and other related services, will merge on July 1, 2019.Yokohama, Kanagawa-based Wing Maritime Service…

Aviara Intros 32-foot Luxury Boat

Feb 14, 2019

Tennessee-based Aviara Boats delivered a new luxury recreational day boat experience with today’s debut of its first model, the AV32, at the Miami International Boat Show.The first of a fleet of vessels 30-feet and over, Aviara’s AV32 is a 32…

Logistics News

Italy's New FLNG Terminal to Be Operational by March 2025

Italy's New FLNG Terminal to Be Operational by March 2025

New Cruise Terminal to Be Built in Port of Klaipėda

New Cruise Terminal to Be Built in Port of Klaipėda

Adani Aims to Complete Phase One of Long-delayed Port by Year-end

Adani Aims to Complete Phase One of Long-delayed Port by Year-end

Delft Students Cross North Sea on Self-Built Hydrogen Boat

Delft Students Cross North Sea on Self-Built Hydrogen Boat

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