|News for the Last 7 Days - Marine Business World
St. Maarten Heineken Regatta attends the HISWA te Water show
By St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, ,
3:49 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta once again attended the HISWA te Water show this year with supporters from Holland manning the booth in Amsterdam. A hugely successful show with over 200 exhibitors and just under 25,000 visitors in 2013 the HISWA gave the team the ideal platform to talk to many sailors about their plans to attend the Regatta March 5 - 8, 2015. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: September 17, 2014 - All rise!
By Collinson FX, ,
10:35 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
September 17, 2014: The boost to commodities reversed recent fortunes for the associated currencies, with the AUD rising to 0.9090, while the KIWI tests 0.8200. NZ Trade data today may reflect adverse and solitary actions of the RBNZ which may not assist the rebound in the NZD. ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Win a stopover trip by designing an ECsix T-Shirt
By Sail-World, ,
10:16 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Do you want to win a trip of a life time to any port of call along the Round the World Race in 2015? Great, because it is simple! All you have to do is design, scribble, write or draw a T-Shirt design and submit it online at www.ecsix.com/contest. 'You don’t have to be a designer to win, we are after the best creative idea that fits our brand' says ECsix’s Scott Vogel. ...
New Zealand premiere for Riviera’s exciting new SUV collection
By Riviera Australia, ,
8:26 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Two luxurious new additions to Riviera’s sporty and adventurous SUV collection will make their New Zealand premieres at the 2014 Auckland On Water Boat Show from September 25 to 28. ...
New brokers on board with Boat Equity
By Lauren Brittain, ,
7:31 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
It may seem like wishful thinking to own a new boat for a quarter of the cost, but it’s a reality proven so popular, six new brokers have recently partnered with Australia’s largest online boat share marketplace, Boat Equity. ...
New Zealand's largest on water boat show kicks off next Thursday
By Ellie Brade, ,
6:30 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
The Viaduct Harbour will play host to nearly 200 exhibiting companies and over 200 boats, at the Auckland On Water Boat Show from the 25 – 28 September.
The Auckland On Water Boat Show has been steadily growing over 16 years and this edition, from the 25 to the 28 September, has added new dimensions to the show, popular with industry and recreational boaters. ...
Auckland On Water Boat Show - Family summer fun starts next Thursday
By Isla McKechnie, Auckland ,
3:23 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
The Auckland On Water Boat Show kicks off next Thursday and this year’s edition is a bumper event for the family to explore. Organisers have brought a slice of New Zealand’s maritime history to the show with the addition of Steinlager 2 in the marina. ...
Ocean Marina Pattaya Boat Show drives marine tourism in Pattaya
By Event Media, Pattaya ,
2:53 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
The third annual Ocean Marina Pattaya Boat Show is set to welcome record numbers of guests and exhibitors from 27th to 30th November at Ocean Marina Yacht Club, Jomtien, Pattaya. Kicking off the Asian boat show season, Ocean Marina Pattaya Boat Show promotes Greater Pattaya and Thailand as a leading marine hub of South East Asia. ...
CKIPM Marine Group reveals agreement with Korean Government
By Roxie Comstock, Korea ,
7:14 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
CKIPM Co. LTD, renowned Korean marina builder and JV partner to Bellingham Marine, announced today the signing of a joint business agreement with Jeju Free International City Development Center (JDC), a special corporation established under the Korean Government to oversee the feasibility and development of Jeju Free International City projects. ...
Ben Ainslie Racing partners with Yamaha Motor in the UK
By Sarah Alexander, ,
5:50 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
Today, Tuesday 16th September, Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR) Team Principal, Sir Ben Ainslie, launched a new team partnership with Yamaha Motor in the UK. The occasion was the presentation of the first of the BAR team’s new 9.8m Scorpion Serket RIB chase boats, with twin Yamaha F225 engines, delivered at the Southampton Boat Show. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: September 16, 2014 - UKP gets Jimmied
By Collinson FX, ,
2:48 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
September 16, 2014: The NZD is currently trading towards 0.8150 and is up slightly against the EUR and GBP, trading at 0.6300 and 0.5010 respectively. The NZDJPY cross remains strong holding 87.00 and pushing, good buying at these levels. ...
Where the audience is matters a lot for advertisers
By Brendan Maxwell, ,
11:18 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
Hungry late at night, you Google ‘pizza’ and magically without entering your suburb your local pizza places appear. How? It’s called geo-location. ...
Auckland Water Boatshow: Practice session for Guinness World Record
By Charles Winstone, Westhaven ,
9:15 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
At the upcoming Auckland on Water Boat Show (25-28 Sept) Lancer Industries Ltd will be arranging a Guinness World Record attempt for 'Most People on a Stand Up Paddle Board'. The attempt will also raise funds for the Child Cancer Foundation (CCF) through 'SUPport Courage'. ...
Brisbane to host new boat show at Manly on Moreton Bay *Feature
By Jeni Bone, ,
5:54 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
In the wake of the 54th Brisbane Boat Show, the team at Marine Queensland is already hard at work planning and creating an effective sales environment for exhibitors at its new event, which will merge the Tinnie & Tackle show with an on-water experience. ...
Impressive line-up for Marina Investment Seminar
By Colin Bransgrove, ,
2:15 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
An impressive line-up of presenters has been finalised for the first ever Marina Investment Seminar being held in Sydney 2nd October 2014. MIA President Andrew Chapman said the caliber and experience of the Seminar presenters was testimony to the significance of the event. ...
Penske Automotive to expand presence in Australia
By Kimberley Ruddock, ,
9:12 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:PAG), an international transportation services company, announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire MTU Detroit Diesel Australia ('MTU-DDA'), a leading distributor of the world’s finest diesel and gas engines and power systems, operating across the on- and off-highway markets in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. ...
Great Barrier Reef plan released for comment
By Queensland Minister for Environment, ,
11:29 AM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
A long-term sustainability plan to protect and manage the Great Barrier Reef for the next 35 years has been released for comment by the Australian and Queensland governments. ...
Superior prepares for Monaco Yacht Show debut *Feature
By Superior, ,
9:46 AM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
Superior will be attending the 24th edition of the world’s largest on-water show devoted to superyachts, in the idyllically situated deep-water port of Port Hercule, Monaco, 24 to 27 September. ...
Impressive new catamaran set to power onto world stage
By Kate Elkington, ,
11:00 AM Sun 14 Sep 2014 GMT
The MY37 replaces the successful Highland 35 and is set to revolutionise the entry-level segment of the world’s power catamaran market with its impressive features, performance and value for money. The Fountaine Pajot Motor Yachts team has meticulously designed a spectacular multihull that will be lauded for its superior comfort, outstanding views and beautiful luminosity. ...
RYA Advanced Powerboat Handbook unveiled at PSP Southampton Boat Show
By Emma Slater, ,
7:52 AM Sun 14 Sep 2014 GMT
Yesterday at the PSP Southampton Boat Show the RYA launched a brand new title, the ‘RYA Advanced Powerboat Handbook’ adding to its existing stable of 150 printed publications and eBooks. The RYA’s Publication’s Team were joined on the RYA stand by author, Paul Glatzel to quiz him on how he goes about writing a book like this and what readers can expect when they purchase a copy. ...
2014 PSP Southampton Boat Show - ilovesailing calendar 2015 unveiled
By Emma Slater, ,
7:03 AM Sun 14 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 PSP Southampton Boat Show - After six months of competition, over 250 entries and the crowning of 12 amazing winners the ilovesailing calendar 2015 was officially unveiled at the PSP Southampton Boat Show (Saturday 13 September). ...
Brisbane Boat Show - Opens with great attractions and innovations
By John Daffy, Brisbane ,
2:15 PM Sat 13 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 Brisbane Boat Show - The Brisbane Boat Show has opened with a great public response to the huge range of new boats, engines and equipment being displayed; show innovations including trailer reversing clinics and the opportunity for the public to vote on marine matters they consider important, as well as some clear messages for governments and authorities. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: September 13, 2014 - AUD pressured
By Collinson FX, ,
1:34 PM Sat 13 Sep 2014 GMT
September 13, 2014: The AUD remains under extreme pressure due to the collapse in commodity prices lead by iron ore.
The commodity currency closed the week at 0.9040 while the NZD was 0.8140 ...
Thai drama with Phuket yacht clampdown
By Saran Mitrarat, ,
9:16 AM Sat 13 Sep 2014 GMT
The director of the Phuket Marine Office (PMO), Phuripat Theerakulpisut, yesterday (September 10) gave more details of two shock announcements that have reverberated through the Thai marine leisure industry and among yacht owners in the past few days. ...
Brisbane Boat Show begins *Feature
By Jeni Bone, ,
9:44 PM Fri 12 Sep 2014 GMT
The 54th annual Brisbane Boat Show began yesterday, Friday 12 September, under sunny skies and high-20s temperatures, with 110 exhibitors over a massive area at RNA Showgrounds - a combination which is sure to lure visitors in their droves over the weekend. ...
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