Amsterdam | 2017, 14 - 16 November Tickets
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    • 20 Nov 2017

    Expert panel explores Circular Boating at METSTRADE
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    In another sustainability focused panel discussion at the I-nnovation Lab stage, the assembled experts led by ICOMIA technical manager Patrick Hemp held the attention of a good size audience for over an hour on Day 2 of METSTRADE 2017. During the session, many aspects of how our industry is moving towards Circular Economy principles were highlighted, with plenty of interesting questions and comments coming from the...
    • 16 Nov 2017

    SYT Vlog: The latest superyacht inventions at METSTRADE 2017
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    Drawing to a close today at the RAI convention centre in Amsterdam is the annual METSTRADE show, attracting over 15,000 international visitors who are all interested in finding out what the latest innovations in the field of leisure yachting are. I headed to the event’s famous SuperYacht Pavilion to find just some of the most exciting innovations for superyachts on display here. (Please visit the site to view...
    • 16 Nov 2017

    Materials of the future – today
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    The Material XPerience within the Elicium at METSTRADE 2017 has once again delivered a really excellent selection of new rigid and flexible materials made from wood, fibre, metal, ceramics and other natural matter. Organiser Materia has an excellent website, but there’s nothing quite like touching and seeing exhibits like these to fully appreciate their properties. Here’s my selection from this year: The...
    • 15 Nov 2017

    Lack of fear and modern technology make powerful allies
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    Just occasionally, you sit listening to someone speaking while in post lunchtime autopilot mode and then suddenly think…’did he just say that?’ Such was my experience when attending the I-nnovationLAB presentation by Daan Pol, of Ortega Submersibles BV. The wake-up came when Daan explained that he and co-founder, Filip Jonker, had decided to build a submarine from scratch, based upon a World War II...
    • 15 Nov 2017

    End-of-Life Boats panel points to solutions...
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    A good number of visitors came to the I-nnovation Lab stage on the opening day of METSTRADE to hear a lively debate around the subject of End-of-Life Boats featuring a panel of experts from the industry. Albert Willemsen the Environmental Consultant from ICOMIA opened up the session by referring to the previous two conferences dedicated to the subject at METSTRADE in 2015/16, and saying that real progress had been made...