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Seven Marine outboard motor at Boot Dusseldorf

Things are happening in the boating industry! A look back at the latest news from yachting professionals. The news briefs of February 24, 2020.

Volvo Penta integrates Seven Marine outboard production

The Swedish leader in marine engines, Volvo Penta, had taken a first step towards outboard engines by acquiring the American brand Seven Marine in July 2017, a specialist in high-powered outboard engines. It has just taken a further step in the integration of the solution by bringing production back to its Lexington plant in the USA, which already manufactures all Volvo Penta's petrol marine engines.

Palumbo anchors more and more in Marseille

The Italian yachting specialist Palumbo Shipyard confirms its presence in Marseilles. The shipyard was at the top of the call for expressions of interest and was awarded the 21-year concession for forms 3, 4, 5 and 6 of the Grand Port Maritime de Marseille for yacht maintenance and refit.

A call for tenders for boat dismantling in the West Indies

The APER, Association pour la Plaisance Eco-Responsable, in charge of the French recreational boat dismantling industry, is launching a private call for tenders for the Caribbean market. Waste management specialists are called upon to position themselves for a global offer on the territories of Martinique, Guadeloupe and Saint-Martin.

La Sellor with the Clean Ports label

Sellor has obtained the renewal of the Ports Propres label for its nine ports in the Lorient area. The marina of Kernevel also gets the status of an active marina in terms of biodiversity.

A 3rd marina in Paris

Fayolle Marine has obtained a 20-year concession from the Paris City Council to develop and operate a nautical stopover. Installed on the Ourcq canal, in Pantin, the 45-ring infrastructure is to complement the Arsenal and La Villette marinas, already managed by Fayolle Marine.

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