Tag Archives: ABYC

Gevo announces first pump sales of isobutanol-blended gasoline at Express Lube Service Station

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVO), has announced that Express Lube of Fredericksburg, Texas, is the first U.S. service station to sell gasoline blended with Gevo's renewable isobutanol at the pump. This is anticipated to be the first of many retail locations to offer Gevo's product as the company rolls out its isobutanol to the marina, outdoor equipment and off-road ...

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National Marine Manufacturers Association endorses Gevo’s biobutanol in marine applications

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) today endorsed Gevo, Inc.’s (Nasdaq:GEVO) use of its renewable biobutanol (also known as isobutanol) by the marine industry as an effective, less damaging, more suitable biofuel alternative than ethanol for powering various types of marine and recreational boat engines. Engine manufacturers from across the recreational boating industry have identified biobutanol as ...

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Brunswick employees gain ABYC certification

LAKE FOREST, Ill. – In Edgewater, Fla., the Brunswick Boat Group recently hosted the ABYC Standards Certification and Marine Systems Fast Trac, resulting in 36 new ABYC technician certifications. The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) is dedicated to the development of technical safety standards, education and professional certification for the marine industry. The Fast Trac program provides students with a faster, less ...

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ABYC unveils consolidated warning labels

The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) has released new, consolidated boat warning labels. The updated and standardized graphics and messaging increase boater safety by providing easy-to-understand information. Professional-grade printed sheets are now available from ABYC. The average new boat has numerous warning labels affixed to it. The same length and style of boat from a different builder may have ...

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New investors pledge support to Westlawn Institute

After 12 years of dedicated stewardship of the Westlawn Institute of Marine Technology, the American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) was faced with a tough decision to ensure the venerable institution's survival. Thanks to a group of private investors, the 84-year-old school's future looks bright. "In order to be an attractive choice for today's students seeking this type of niche ...

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ABYC names new VP, educational director

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) has promoted Ed Sherman to the position of VP and educational director. The announcement was made at the organization's annual meeting in Seattle. In his previous role as director of educational programming, Sherman was responsible for the development and updating of ABYC certification and training programs. As the organization's lead ...

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BRP-Evinrude showcases biobutanol during test rides at Miami International Boat Show

STURTEVANT, Wis. – Through its Evinrude brand, BRP will be showcasing the alternative fuel biobutanol, a second-generation biofuel, during test rides at the Miami International Boat Show. BRP’s Evinrude engineers have been collaborating for four years with the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and several engine and boat manufacturers in the testing of advanced alternative fuels for use in recreational ...

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ABYC holds Standards Week and annual meeting

SEATTLE, Wash. -- The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) held its 2015 Standards Week in Seattle, Washington, January 12–15. Also during this time, the organization hosted educational opportunities and its Annual Meeting. The event is a critical step in the revision of ABYC Standards. Each is reviewed on a three- or five-year cycle by an ABYC project technical committee. ...

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