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RAI Amsterdam lays out plans for METSTRADE 2021

With in-person events expected to go ahead later this year, the global leisure marine sector is anticipating the return of METSTRADE 2021 from 16 to 18 November in Amsterdam. RAI Amsterdam has announced the parameters for this preeminent event which promises to be well-attended by both exhibitors and visitors. The main goal of RAI...

Feadship Somnium close to completion

Emerging from the yard in Aalsmeer this week for final finishing and sea trials is the newest member of the Feadship fleet. The 55-metre Somnium, which is Latin for ‘dream’, is designed to take three generations of family members on a series of memorable world cruises. The first pure custom superyacht for an experienced...
Kairos

Oceanco unveils Kairos

Born from a first-time collaboration between Oceanco and Italian design studio Pininfarina, the game-changing new concept Kairos has been unveiled. Built on Oceanco’s NXT platform of sustainability and innovation, Kairos aims to advance the onboard experience and connectivity to the sea to new extremes. The advanced technical design and engineering has been developed by...
Project Gemini

Project Gemini update: engines in, hull and superstructure joined

The construction of YN 19755, Project Gemini, is on schedule for delivery in October 2022. The latest in Heesen’s 55m Steel class will be available in time for the winter season in the Caribbean. Last week the shipyard installed the twin MTU 8V 4000 M63 IMO Tier-III diesel engines, while on Saturday, 20 March,...
Vega online webinar

VEGA Online Live Demo for Shipbuilding

Welcome on board! Anyone who builds ships nowadays has to think big. Dimensions are constantly increasing, as are the demands on safety and efficiency. This is where VEGA level and pressure sensors come in, ensuring optimal processes on board. Whether on or under deck, they optimise ship operating criteria such as sulphur emissions, energy...

Riva Fifty launched during private launch ceremony

On 8 March 2021, the Riva flagship hit the water during a private launch ceremony at the Riva Superyachts Division shipyard in Ancona. Bringing more beauty to the sea and the world, the new Riva Fifty, now rides the waves, ready to captivate everyone who sets eyes on her. The great dream inspired by...

Stefania begins sea trials

Stefania, the first gold-painted hull in the Gran Turismo Transatlantic (GTT) 135 series, has begun sea trials following her launch earlier this month from Dynamiq’s facility in Massa, Tuscany. The shipyard’s technical team, together with key contractors and consultants, will now put her safety, navigation, propulsion and other systems through their paces. Piloted by...
Yaskawa

Switching to a permanent power solution for superyachts

Finland’s Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch has developed a permanent magnet propulsion system for superyachts that can push the frontiers of clean energy performance and open the door to Arctic exploration in comfort and with confidence. The Poseidon Power range cuts emissions and includes the three-pronged trident of greater efficiency, increased reliability and...
Inmarsat

New milestone for Inmarsat

Inmarsat has completed its 10,000th Fleet Xpress ship installation. Simultaneously the company has launched a new ‘Fleet Data Academy’ with existing partners, shipowners and operators to support the full understanding and adoption of the rapidly growing range of digital applications that are making the maritime industry safer, greener and more efficient. Fleet Xpress clients...
Bering

Bering Yachts lays the keel for the 33m B107 superyacht

Bering Yachts is proud to announce the keel laying of the semi-custom B107 superyacht. The 4th yacht sold by Bering in 2020 means a total of 7 yachts are currently in construction at the brand’s dedicated facility in Antalya, Turkey. In line with the B117 and B92, which are currently also in build, the...
ABB

ABB to provide Azipod electric propulsion for eco-friendly superyacht

Debut contract with Dutch luxury yacht builder Oceanco on Azipod technology installation project paves the way for broader cooperation on sustainable electric propulsion in a market expected to exceed EUR 8 billion by 2025. Specified for a superyacht built to the highest sustainability standards, ABB’s integrated project scope covers the supply of two 2.5MW...
Arcadia

Arcadia Yachts launches the second Sherpa XL

Arcadia Yachts has successfully launched its second Sherpa XL, a perfect example of one of the shipyard’s characteristic elements, such as closed volumes in the bow that allow the owner and guests to enjoy convertible spaces in the stern. In this way, and unlike many other yachts with a traditional layout that feature numerous,...
Dynamic Yacht Platform

Dynamic Yacht Platform heralds in a more efficient and customised design process

The ship design and engineering firm C-Job Naval Architects is moving the superyacht ‘fixed-hull platform’ concept a step further. With input from DNV GL, they are developing a dynamic platform for 50- to 80-metre yachts that works for various hull shapes, saving builders and owners construction time and cost. A significant challenge when building...
Dyneema

Gleistein switches its entire portfolio of products to bio-based Dyneema fibres

With immediate effect, Gleistein is switching its entire portfolio of products made with Dyneema to be manufactured exclusively from bio-based Dyneema fibres. These fibres possess exactly the same trusted strength and reliability of their conventionally sourced counterparts, yet contribute substantially to climate protection due to their renewable, bio-based raw material. This results in a...
Lynx Yachts

Lynx Yachts announces cooperation with U-Boat Worx

Lynx Yachts is proud to announce the cooperation with the world’s largest builder of private submarines, U-Boat Worx. Nowadays it is even more important to combine forces and create synergies by using each other’s strengths, resulting in an even more successful product which maximises the end user’s unique experience. This also involves the deep...

New address Yellow & Finch Publishers

Yellow & Finch Publishers are happy to announce the move to a new office space on the Boulevard in Vlissingen.  Our new address is: Yellow & Finch Publishers Boulevard Bankert 290 4382 AC  Vlissingen The...
Saab Seaeye Falcon

Saab Seaeye Falcon: eyes underwater

For superyacht owners, eyes beneath the waves, provided by intelligent underwater robotic vehicles, is a valuable resource. Global yacht security company, MarineGuard, include the Saab Seaeye Falcon underwater robotic vehicle as part of their security system for superyachts. Proven in defence and marine science operations, the Falcon can examine a yacht’s hull millimetre by...
project Skyfall

Heesen’s project SkyFall: let construction commence!

Heesen is delighted to announce that construction of project SkyFall officially began on 1 October at the shipyard in Oss. The owner’s representative laid a 450 BC Greek coin on the keel to commemorate the start of the build of this unique yacht, which will be tailored in every detail to suit the owner’s...

Maritime Charity Golf Event Raises EUR 4,150

On Friday 28 August 2020, the 10th annual Maritime Golf Event took place at Golfclub Grevelingenhout in Bruinisse, the Netherlands. The event was organised by Yellow & Finch Publishers in favour of the Nationaal Fonds Kinderhulp charity organisation.  More than 70 professionals from the maritime, offshore and port industries got together to enjoy an...
Custom Line

Custom Line reaches another milestone: four new yachts sold in a month

The Custom Line wins over new enthusiasts every day, a fact confirmedby the recent sale of a remarkable four new yachts in July alone: a Custom Line Navetta 42, a Custom Line Navetta 37, a Custom Line Navetta 33 (displacement line) and a Custom Line 120’ (planing line). The sale of boats totalling 150m...
Schottel

New Logica Yacht features powerful SCHOTTEL Pump Jet between rudders

Logica 183, recently launched at shipbuilder Logica Yachts’ facilities in Viareggio, Italy, is equipped with one electrically driven SCHOTTEL Pump Jet type SPJ 57 (150kW). The extremely compact pump jet provides maximum manoeuvrability to the 56m-long yacht. The SPJ is the perfect propulsion solution for any vessel with limited space requirements and high demands...
Heesen

Heesen’s biggest assembly to date has taken place at the shipyard in Oss

Heesen’s biggest assembly to date has taken place at the shipyard in Oss. The hull and superstructure of 80m Project Cosmos are now joined together. Heesen’s reputation as one of the most high-tech and high-quality superyacht builders in existence has been confirmed once again. Another step forward in the construction of the 80m Project...
METSTRADE

Let’s meet again…at METSTRADE 2020

This year more than ever we are looking forward to welcome our exhibitors and visitors on 17-19 November in RAI Amsterdam, to connect and catch-up with the global marine industry! Due to COVID-19, METSTRADE is going to look a little different this year. But, METSTRADE 2020 is still on track! With the new ‘Safe,...
TEAM ItaIlia

32 Superyachts with TEAM Italia integrated I-Bridges

TEAM Italia confirms yet again the outstanding results it has achieved in more than twenty years in business, with over 500 projects in the 30m to 100m range. 32 superyachts with TEAM Italia integrated bridges will be launched this year. Some of this year’s most interesting models are the 70m Benetti FB273, which has...
LANA

LANA delivered and available for charter

Imperial is proud to announce the delivery of LANA (Benetti, 107m), remarkable superyacht built in collaboration with Italian shipyard Benetti and ready to set new standards. Imperial acted as Owner’s Representative and Build Supervisor, and will continue as Operational Manager. LANA is now exclusively listed for charter with Imperial, ready for luxury journeys in...