The marine industry is a global enterprise. Builders, dealers, marinas, equipment manufacturers and other businesses are found worldwide, and there are major boat shows on all continents.
Vessels stirring up silt and mud in “pristine waters.”
The Taiwan- and Hong Kong-based company will represent MCE Marine’s line of Newmar chargers, inverters, DC converters and related power control equipment.
The company said the engine will go into production in Q2 2019.
It’s the first time CMC products have been used in the Far East market.
Nearly 300 marine-related products will immediately cost 25 percent more.
The 25 percent tariff the EU announced Wednesday on U.S.-built boats kicks in today, and a 10 percent tariff on boats sold to Canada will start July 1, prompting boatbuilders to worry they will lose sales to those countries.
The International Council of Marine Industry Associations Large Yacht Working Group met April 24 and 25 in Barcelona, Spain, to further develop existing approved ISO work items and revise published large-yacht standards.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association Canada headed to Ottawa on April 25 to take part in a total of 37 meetings with Canadian government officials in the annual “Day On the Hill.”
Lauderdale Marine Center has received Production Authority under its existing Foreign Trade Zone. Provided by the U.S. Customs & Border Protection, the designation is the first of its kind in the recreational marine industry and it allows work to be performed on international vessels while they are in the FTZ.
The International Council of Marine Industry Associations Marine Engine Committee has appointed Jeff Wasil, of BRP and Evinrude, as its chairman and Tom Tveitan, senior engineer at Volvo Penta vice chair.
The International Council of Marine Industry Associations’ World Marinas Conference, which will be held in Athens, Greece, Oct. 25-27, has released program details and opened registration.