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Hybrid Boat Feasibility Study in Tokyo

Hybrid Boat Feasibility Study in Tokyo

Toyota City, Japan, Mar, 31 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (hereinafter, Toyota) has developed Japan's first leisure craft with a parallel hybrid system. Subsequently, Toyota will conduct a feasibility study of hybrid boats from July 2018 to March 2021 in Tokyo. ... Continue reading

Honda Marine's NSX Concept Engine Excites in Miami

Honda Marine's NSX Concept Engine Excites in Miami

Honda Marine has given boat owners a glimpse into the future by revealing a stunning concept engine at the 2017 Miami International Boat Show. Designers at Honda’s Advanced Design Group drew inspiration from the 2017 Acura NSX Supercar for the striking prototype, making it taller, slimmer and more sculpted than curre ... Continue reading

Honda Marine Engine Concept

Honda Marine Engine Concept

ALPHARETTA, Ga. Feb 16, 2017 Honda Marine breaks the mold for marine engines at the 2017 Miami International Boat Show with a bold concept engine that could power the future of boating. ... Continue reading

Preview: Lexus Takes On Design Challenge Creates Sport Yacht Concept +VIDEO

Preview: Lexus Takes On Design Challenge Creates Sport Yacht Concept +VIDEO

A few years ago the Toyota Marine Department invited Toyota Motor Corporation president Akio Toyoda to spend several days on the water driving their new Ponam range of premium yachts soon to be launched in Japan. As a master driver, Toyoda was inspired by the power of the turbodiesel powertrains and the handling and st ... Continue reading

Toyota Boat Launches New Ponam-28V Premium Sports Cruiser

Toyota Boat Launches New Ponam-28V Premium Sports Cruiser

Toyota City, Japan, Oct, 27 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation today launched a new boat, the Ponam-28V1, which will be sold through a network of 50 companies in Japan.Main Features:- A next-generation hull that combines three structural components-FRP, aluminum, and carbon fibers, to achieve a new sense ... Continue reading

Holland America Line Receives Association for Rescue at Sea AMVER Award for ms Veendam's 2015 Rescue of Airplane Pilot from Pacific Ocean

Holland America Line Receives Association for Rescue at Sea AMVER Award for ms Veendam's 2015 Rescue of Airplane Pilot from Pacific Ocean

SEATTLE, Oct. 21, 2016 -- The captain and crew of Holland America Line's ms Veendam were honored by the Association for Rescue at Sea with a prestigious AFRAS AMVER Award for the 2015 rescue of a pilot who ditched his aircraft in the Pacific Ocean near Hawaii. The Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue System was im ... Continue reading

Government of Canada confirms wreck of HMS Terror

Government of Canada confirms wreck of HMS Terror

OTTAWA, Sept. 26, 2016 /CNW/ - On September 18, 2016, Parks Canada's Underwater Archaeology Team confirmed the identity of the wreck of HMS Terror, discovered off the shores of King William Island in Nunavut. The discovery of HMS Terror was made possible thanks to a long-term partnership with northern communities, the ... Continue reading

Autonomous Maritime Ecosystem Starts in Finland

Autonomous Maritime Ecosystem Starts in Finland

HELSINKI, September 23, 2016 -- New business ecosystem brings together global forerunners and agile ICT start-ups to develop first autonomous shipping solutions in the world. Empowering the digitalization and harvesting effectively its benefits is priority area in the Governmental Program of Finland. Digitalization has ... Continue reading

General Dynamics Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Detects Threats to Ship Hulls and Structures

General Dynamics Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Detects Threats to Ship Hulls and Structures

MONTEREY, Calif., Sept. 22, 2016 -- General Dynamics Mission Systems featured the Bluefin Robotics hovering-autonomous underwater vehicle (H-AUV) at OCEANS 2016 in Monterey, California. The Bluefin Robotics H-AUV locates, identifies and maps structural issues on a ship's hull including large ocean going cargo ships, pe ... Continue reading

Gulfstream Yachts Unveils New 52 Foot Center Console Boat With Climate Controlled Helm and Passenger Seating Area

Gulfstream Yachts Unveils New 52 Foot Center Console Boat With Climate Controlled Helm and Passenger Seating Area

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 22, 2016 -- In celebration of our 10th Anniversary, Gulfstream Yachts has collaborated with renowned super yacht designers Setzer Yacht Architects along with Michael Peters Yacht Design and their patented Stepped "V" Ventilated Tunnel (SVVT) hull technology to give the Gulfstream Yachts 52 the featur ... Continue reading

McCall’s 25th Motorworks Revival

McCall’s 25th Motorworks Revival

Rob Eckaus, Editor The Auto Channel Gordon and Molly McCall celebrated the 25 th anniversary of the Motorworks Revival on Wednesday, August 17 th with a proper party that continues to evolve. It had all the requisite aircraft, cars, appetizers, and ambiance. This year a live DJ at 9pm was joined by a live drummer and v ... Continue reading

The Case Against Ethanol Opponents: They Are Simply Incorrect +VIDEO

The Case Against Ethanol Opponents: They Are Simply Incorrect +VIDEO

By Marc J. Rauch Exec. Vice President/Co-Publisher THE AUTO CHANNEL I can't say for sure, since I haven't done a count and compared it to a calendar, but it seems to me that the American oil industry has been ramping up its attacks on ethanol and trying to gain ground by adding in more <i>high-powered</i> lapdogs to pr ... Continue reading

Princess Cruises Presents Majestic Princess

Princess Cruises Presents Majestic Princess

Designs and Key Features Unveiled For Newest Ship in the Growing Fleet SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Aug. 24, 2016 -- Princess Cruises today unveiled designs and announced key features of Majestic Princess, the newest and most luxurious ship in the global fleet. Departing April 4, Majestic Princess will sail on her inaugural ... Continue reading

MSC Seaview, the Second of MSC Cruises' Seaside-Generation Smart Cruise Ships

MSC Seaview, the Second of MSC Cruises' Seaside-Generation Smart Cruise Ships

GENEVA, July 5, 2016 -- MSC Cruises — the Swiss-based world's largest privately-owned cruise line and brand market leader in Europe, South America and South Africa — announced today that the second of its Seaside-generation smart cruise ships, set to come into service in June 2018, will be named MSC Seaview. She wi ... Continue reading

Thoma Bravo to Acquire TRADER Corporation

Thoma Bravo to Acquire TRADER Corporation

SAN FRANCISCO—Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm, announced the acquisition of TRADER Corporation (TRADER), Canada’s leading digital automotive marketplace and software solutions provider, from funds advised by Apax Partners for approximately C$1.575 billion. The transaction, which is ... Continue reading

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