Neander Shark, manufacturer of the Dtorque 111 turbo-diesel outboard, has taken on direct distribution of the engine in Germany, Denmark, Austria and Switzerland. The territory was previously managed by Friedrich Marx GmbH & Co KG, which has waived its distribution rights in view of Neander’s growth plans.
The British diesel outboard innovator, Cox Marine will be exhibiting and demonstrating its CXO300 marine diesel outboards at the Cannes Yachting Festival (September 7-12, 2021) for the very first time. In addition to viewing the game-changing CXO300 up close, Cannes show visitors will also be able to see the outboards in action on the water in a twin installation on board an Axopar 37.
U.K.-based Williams Jet Tenders has completed a redesign of two models in its popular DieselJet series, the company announced. The company’s 14-foot, 9-inch DieselJet 445 and 16-foot, 5-inch DieselJet 505 have undergone updates. Both have new helm layouts with standard Raymarine Axiom 7 display, updated storage, a contoured upholstery design and an integrated boarding pole in the helm’s backrest for safer boarding.
The outboard engine manufacturer continues to assess use of BMW’s 4-cylinder two litre turbo diesel engine for marine application
Swedish diesel outboard engine producer OXE Marine has issued its latest interim report for its second quarter ending June 30, with the boating boom around much of the globe beginning to register in the results.
Kawasaki, Yanmar and Japan Engine Corp have formed HyEng Corp to develop hydrogen-fuelled marine engine
Three of Japan’s leading marine engine manufacturers – Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd, Yanmar Power Technology Co Ltd, and Japan Engine Corporation – have concluded a joint venture contract for combined investment, and today announced the joint establishment of a new company HyEng Corporation.
German diesel outboard manufacturer Neander Motors has named Joel Reid as its global sales director. The appointment comes not long after Neander decided to adopt a direct sales approach for its Dtorque 111 turbo diesel outboard.
Electromobility and electrification are among the hottest topics in the marine industry and shaping up to be among the most competitive too, with leading companies such as Volvo, Dometic and Brunswick scrambling to button-down acquisitions and partnerships bringing a broad range of technology solutions in house – particularly in the area of batteries, power management and storage capabilities.
Oxe outboards has muscled its way into the workboat market, but outside of aquaculture, the company has yet to make a sale to commercial fishermen.
“Fishermen don’t like the price,” says David LeBlanc, regional sales director for Oxe. “We’re working with crabbers here to help them see the savings in fuel and maintenance. We’re talking to jig boats and red snapper longliners. Our other distributors are working with fishermen on the West Coast. There’s interest.”
Cox Marine began production of the CXO300 in May, and according to a company press release, has seen demand grow steadily for the high-performance diesel outboard engine. However, the pandemic has had a significant impact on the manufacturer’s supply chain – particularly the delivery of the major component, the PTT (power, tilt and trim) system.