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  • BRP exits outboard motor business May 28, 2020
    Canadian company BRP stunned the recreational boating industry with their announcement it will immediately stop making Evinrude outboards. “Our outboard engines business has been greatly impacted by COVID-19, obliging us to discontinue production of our outboard motors immediately. This business segment had already been facing some challenges and the impact from the current context has […]
  • NMMA’s Sara Anghel elected first female ICOMIA president May 28, 2020
    Following the 54th ICOMIA Annual General Meeting on May 22, NMMA’s Sara Anghel was elected new ICOMIA president. Anghel, NMMA Canada president, has led the association for more than 12 years and has nearly 25 years of government relations experience.  ICOMIA, the International Council of Marine Industry Associations, is the international trade association representing the global […]
    Adam Quandt
  • Senate poised to pass Great American Outdoors Act May 28, 2020
    The U.S. Senate will vote on the bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act when the body returns to Washington, D.C. in June. NMMA said it is a strong supporter of the measure, which provides mandatory funding of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and addresses the national park maintenance backlog. “The Great American Outdoors Act […]
    Adam Quandt

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  • Sea trials of new Silversea cruise ship include an unusual world first May 19, 2020
    Royal Caribbean’s Silversea Cruises brand is preparing to take delivery of its new ship Silver Origin, following a remarkable display of resilience and ingenuity by its builder, the De Hoop shipyard in The post Sea trials of new Silversea cruise ship include an unusual world first appeared first on Marine Log.
    Nick Blenkey
  • All-aluminum Tasmanian ferry features Schottel propulsion May 19, 2020
    Nairana, an Incat Crowther designed all-aluminum ferry recently delivered to SeaLink Tasmania by Australian shipbuilder Richardson Devine Marine (RDM), is equipped with state-of-the-art propulsion solutions from Schottel. A structurally identical sister ship The post All-aluminum Tasmanian ferry features Schottel propulsion appeared first on Marine Log.
    Nick Blenkey
  • USCG plans changes in tank vessel financial responsibility rules May 19, 2020
    The Coast Guard has announced in the Federal Register that it is seeking public comment on a proposal to expand regulations on vessel financial responsibility for tank vessels greater than 100 gross The post USCG plans changes in tank vessel financial responsibility rules appeared first on Marine Log.
    Marine Log Staff

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  • BRP “discontinues” Evinrude outboard range due to coronavirus impact May 28, 2020
    The Canadian manufacturer said that it would focus on other marine products and honour existing warranties after drawing a line under Evinrude's 111-year historyThe E-TEC G2 range was expanded in November 2019 to add 115hp and 140hp versions One of the world’s biggest marine parts manufacturers has announced that it will no longer be building […]
    Chris Jefferies
  • Nimbus C11 yacht tour: A truly versatile year-round cruiser May 28, 2020
    We did a full sea trial of the open Nimbus T11 back in March, but this C11 sister model, launched at the 2020 Düsseldorf boat show, also merits a closer look That’s because the designers have worked hard to make it feel like a separate model rather than just a Nimbus T11 with a lid […]
    Hugo Andreae
  • Sharrow MX-1: This tipless propeller could be top of the props May 28, 2020
    Hugo Andreae takes a look at a revolutionary new propeller said to be faster and more efficient than rivals A radical new tipless propeller is being touted as the single biggest advance in propeller design since the 1930s. Claimed to deliver significant fuel savings across all different types and sizes of craft as well as […]
    Hugo Andreae