Company History Yanmar Marine International B.V.

1912
Yanmar founded by Yamaoka Hatsudoki Kosakusho.
 
1925
Released an oil engine for fishing boats
 
1936
Started production at Kanzaki Plant, a previous factory of Amagasaki Plant
 
1947
Released the LB model small marine diesel engine for fishing boats
 
1958
Japan Marine Equipment CO., LTD., joint venture between Yanmar and 7 Marine transportation companies, establisched in Japan
 
1959
Lanched NTS70 model, the first small horizontal marine engine (3 mhp) in Japan
 
1969
Developed R-220 model, the world's first rotary outboard (22 mhp)
 
1971
YS8 (8 mhp) and YS12 (12 mhp) diesel engines for yachts aimed for European and US markets launched
 
1980
FZ22 pleasure boat model launched
 
1981
Achieved the top share in the European market for the pleasure boats engines.
 
1984
4JH marine propulsion engine series launched
 
1985
D27, world's first outboard (27 mhp) diesel engines model launched
 
1988
YANMAR MARINE INTERNATIONAL EUROPE B.V. established in the Netherlands
 
1990
Awarded for the D outbaord engine series by The Japan Machinery Ferderation (JMF)
 
1993
YANMAR's marine engine became the world's first to meet the emission standards for the International Committee of the Lake Constance Switzerland
 
1999
Completed YANMAR MANUFACTURING AMERICA's Atlanta Plant, which produces powerboat engines
 
2002
YANMAR MARINE INTERNATIONAL B.V. established in the Netherlands, which is in charge of the marine business for overseas markets. Assembly of sail boat and alliance power boats engines.
 
2008
YANMAR MARINE INTERNATIONAL B.V. Global head office to be located in Japan
 
2015
YANMAR MARINE INTERNATIONAL B.V. relocated to the Neterlands, which is now Global Head Office for Marine leisure engines.