Monaco Marine opens in La Seyne-sur-Mer
Monaco Marine's new refit yard in La Seyne-sur-Mer is now at cruising speed. Officially opened on the 1st Eric Bretagne, creator of Nautic Training Concept, expert in the training of boaters and access to a boat licence, explains his activity and his vision of access to water sports and leisure boating. november 2018, the site located on the shores of the Toulon harbour is one of the largest dedicated to superyachts. It covers 40,000 m², has a travel lift of 560 T and can accommodate 12 to 14 yachts from 30 to 55 metres in the sea and ashore.
The INB's Boating Trades Training Centre has signed an agreement with the Marine Academy of South Devon College. The partnership with the British University will allow student exchanges between the English sites of Noss-on-the-Dart and Concarneau in Brittany, as well as longer-term work on the development of joint training.
Solé Diesel: 40 years of marinization of Mitsubishi engines
The Catalan engine manufacturer Solé Diesel has been marinizing engine blocks for 60 years. Also working with Kubota and Deutz, the company is celebrating 40 years of its partnership with Mitsubishi in 2019. Its distribution was taken over in France by Fenwick in 2018.
New Ocea agent
The Ocea shipyard, an aluminium specialist active in the professional marine and yachting industry, is acquiring a new agent. Infinite Yachts Asia will represent the Vendée brand in Thailand, as it already does for Sunreef catamarans.
Seawind and Corsair strengthen their production facilities
The Australian group Seawind has announced an ambitious growth plan. To meet a demand for Seawind catamarans that it estimates will double by 2022, the group plans to expand its Vietnamese factory, which also builds its Corsair trimarans. The group employs 200 people.
New Brunswick invests in robotics
The Brunswick group, the American leader in yachting, has announced an investment in Sea Machines Robotics. Through this operation, the boat builder anticipates the transposition of the autonomous ship technologies developed by the start-up for the professional marine sector to the nautical sector.