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New markets, new support

Poland and Finland beckon as distribution for the CXO300 diesel outboard continues to grow. Cox Marine has expanded the distribution of its CXO300 300hp diesel outboard engine, building on its established presence throughout the key Northern Europe and Baltic regions.

Cox Marine enters Polish, Finnish markets

The UK’s Cox Marine has expanded the distribution of its 300hp diesel outboard engine, the CXO300, to cover Poland and Finland. Customers and OEMs in the new markets will receive specialist support from Cox Marine’s current Swedish distributor, Diesel Power AB, after the Kungsbacka-based company strengthened the partnership by extending its reach into the additional countries and enhancing its dedicated Cox engine sales team. To back the expansion, Diesel Power has also recruited Mats Hallberg as its export sales manager for Cox Marine. With responsibility for all the company’s territories, Hallberg brings extensive experience of working with leading OEMs, including Yanmar Marine, to his new position.

Cox Marine collaborates with clean maritime consortium to demonstrate the world’s first diesel-hydrogen fuelled outboard

British diesel technology innovator, Cox Marine, has joined SHAPE UK, a consortium looking to transition Portsmouth International Port into the UK’s first zero-emissions maritime hub. As part of this project, Cox will be working with the University of Brighton to convert one of the company’s CXO300 diesel outboard engines to operate as a dual fuel hydrogen engine and to demonstrate the engine operating in the port environment.

Poised for Growth

It has been a year of solid growth for Cox Marine. In February, the Shoreham-by-Sea, U.K.-based manufacturer announced that it had raised about $12.5 million from shareholders and borrowed about $4.2 million, with plans to expand its manufacturing facility and increase production of its CXO300 diesel outboard.

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Cox Marine announces further recruitment drive as it ramps up production

UK diesel outboard manufacturer prepares to boost production of the CXO300. Cox Marine, the UK diesel outboard manufacturer, has confirmed details of its latest Careers Open Day on 23 October as it seeks to recruit around 15 new employees. The company says it is looking to fill 10 vacancies in production – three positions in logistics, two in quality and a number of other positions in its sales and engineering divisions - due to its consistently growing order book.  Backed by a strong base of shareholders and private investors, Cox is responsible for the 300hp CXO300 marine diesel engine which entered production in the summer of 2020. Production is now entering its second shift and is about to ramp up.

Cox Marine partners with Axopar and Ribco at Monaco Yacht Show to demonstrate the benefits of Cox‘s diesel outboards

The British diesel outboard manufacturer, Cox Marine, is demonstrating the CXO300 diesel outboard on two vessels at this year's Monaco Yacht Show - an Axopar 37 and a Ribco Venom 39 – both installed with a twin configuration. The vessels are located in the Tenders & Water Toys section of the show and will demonstrate the numerous benefits that the diesel outboards bring to the superyacht market. The on-water demonstrations provide an opportunity for owners and their representatives to experience the high-performing production outboards for the first time at the Monaco show.

New COO at Cox Marine

Cox Marine, the UK diesel outboard manufacturer, has named Gavin Wesson as the group’s new chief operating officer. Wesson will be tasked with building a world-class operations and supply chain capability, positioning the business for its future and will be responsible for Production, Manufacturing Engineering, Purchasing and Logistics.

Cox Marine to Demonstrate Diesel Outboard Engines at Cannes for the First Time

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.

Cox Marine takes action to overcome supply chain delays

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.