Electric and hybrid conference set for Amsterdam

The Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo 2015 will be held June 23-25 in Amsterdam.

The Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo 2015 will be held June 23-25 in Amsterdam.

Organizers said the event will host more than 140 exhibitors and feature the latest in new electric and hybrid marine propulsion technologies.

This global event has seen rapid growth since its inception, with 50 percent more exhibitors than last year booked to take part, all with technologies and components and solutions for an international audience of marine industry professionals only, organizers said.

Alongside the exhibition sits the Electric and Hybrid Marine Conference, which organizers said has also seen rapid expansion this year, with more than 70 speakers lined up to take part in two simultaneous conference streams over three days.

Focusing on topics that include “Efficiency Gains from Electric and Hybrid Propulsion,” “Hybrid Systems for Small Craft” and “Lessons Learned from Military Applications,” the conference includes informal discussions and keynote speeches.

The Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo is organized by the publisher of Electric & Hybrid Marine Technology International.


NMMA Confirms Industry Growth

NMMA president Frank Hugelmeyer said the boating business grew 12 percent last year during yesterday’s virtual State of the Boating Industry address.

Newport Show Dates Announced

Organizers are planning for an in-person Golden Anniversary edition of the show Sept. 16-19.

Quick Hits: March 5, 2021

The National Association of Manufacturers names Brunswick Corp. CFO Ryan Gwillim to its Board of Directors.

Caught Red-Handed

Two commercial fishermen were jailed for possessing an illegal haul that included 100 undersized lobster tails, which is a felony. Also, fisheries management gets new funding.

Bennington Expands Operations

The pontoon builder plans to add jobs at its new facility in Elkhart County, Ind., and increase manufacturing output.

KVH Industries Names CFO

Longtime telecom financial executive Roger A. Kuebel assumes the position that COO Brent Bruun had held in an interim capacity.