Archive | November, 2013

Boat industry needs to 'rethink how boats are made' says McCoy in METS keynote

Boat industry needs to 'rethink how boats are made' says McCoy in METS keynote
Brunswick Corporation CEO Dusty McCoy identified four areas in which the boating industry must improve during his keynote presentation to kick off the 26th Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS), held this week in Amsterdam. Above all else, he said, it …
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Marine industry insiders discuss relevance, growth of boat show
With the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show underway, organizers and others involved in the marine extravaganza are looking beyond the horizon. Among their concerns: The event's relevance in the super-yacht sector and efforts to attract a younger …
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EdgeWater Power Boats welcomes 12 new marine retailers
Edgewater, FL – November 15, 2013 — Edgewater Power Boats announces the appointment of 12 new dealer/partners in Connecticut, Florida, Maine, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Virginia, Wisconsin, and Nova Scotia, Canada for its product line …
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Shots fired at Thailand protests


At least one person is killed by gunfire as clashes break out in the Thai capital Bangkok, involving pro- and anti-government protesters.

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Ukraine opposition urges fresh polls


Ukrainian opposition parties call for early elections, as dispersed protesters regroup to condemn the government’s refusal to sign an EU deal.

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Ukraine police disperse protesters


Riot police in the Ukrainian capital Kiev forcefully disperse hundreds of protesters, firing tear gas and wielding truncheons, witnesses say.

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New Ukraine protests in EU deal row


Thousands of people stage fresh protests in Ukraine’s capital, Kiev, at President Yanukovych’s refusal to sign an EU association agreement.

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China jets scrambled in air zone


China says it has scrambled fighter jets to monitor US and Japanese planes inside its controversial new air defence zone around disputed islands.

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EU rejects Russia ‘veto’ on Ukraine


The European Union warns Russia it will not allow it to “veto” deals in Eastern Europe, after a summit fails to revive an agreement with Ukraine.

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Thai protesters target army HQ


Protesters in Thailand force their way into the army headquarters, as anti-government rallies enter a sixth day.

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Plan to destroy Syria weapons at sea


A plan has been drawn up to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons at sea using a mobile plant on a US Navy auxiliary vessel, Newsnight understands.

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China sends warplanes to air zone


China has sent warplanes on “routine” monitoring patrols in its newly declared air defence zone, state media reports.

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