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ICOMIA to launch Propelling Our Future: Pathways to Sustainability in Recreational Boating report at METS

Published on: 09 November 2023


Dates for the diary

Join ICOMIA on Wednesday 15 November, 1630-1700 for the launch of Propelling Our Future: Pathways to Sustainability in Recreational Boating report, with presentations from ICOMIA President, Darren Vaux, and NMMA President/CEO & ICOMIA Vice President, Frank Hugelmeyer. 

Hear the key findings of the most comprehensive, data-driven, and impartial report that reveals a global blueprint for marine manufacturers, governments and boaters to further reduce carbon emissions in the near-term while paving the way for additional long-term solutions.

The launch event will be followed by:

Propelling Our Future: Inside the Comprehensive Lifecycle Assessment Research on Thursday 16 November, 11.45-12.15

A panel discussion led by ICOMIA’s Technical Consultant, Patrick Hemp, and Jeff Wasil, Director Environmental Health and Safety of NMMA, plus guests, unveiling the extraordinary levels of technical detail, the data inputs and the overall methodology that analyses the full impact of different propulsion technologies central to reducing carbon emissions in the international recreational marine industry.

Then on Friday 17 November, 11.45-12.15 - Propelling Our Future: Where We Go Next on our Sustainability Journey. An interactive panel discussion on the future of decarbonisation in the industry, key findings from new global research on sustainability pathways for recreational boating and a look ahead at next steps for the collective global industry to implement and innovate. With ICOMIA CEO Joe Lynch, ICOMIA president, Darren Vaux, and NMMA president/CEO, Frank Hugelmeyer.

All events will take place at the METSTRADE Marine Equipment Trade Show (15-17 November, RAI, Amsterdam) on the Elysium Stage, METSTRADE Theatre, Hall 13.

Find out more about the most comprehensive, independently verified report on future propulsion systems. Visit to register for your FREE METSTRADE ticket.