SuperYacht Industry News
Heesen is thrilled to announce the sale of YN 19480 – Project Cosmos – an 80.07m all-aluminium FDHF motoryacht for delivery in April 2022. This is the second contract sealed by the pioneering Dutch shipyard in 2018, reaffirming the positive..
Williams Jet Tenders has upgraded its MiniJet 280 for 2018, with the already high-performance tender now equipped with a 50hp BRP Rotax Ace 900 engine. This upgrade promises increased acceleration and improved handling, even when fully loaded at passenger capacity. Existing..
Artificial intelligence is changing the world around us, and this year has seen yachts and yacht management companies begin to take advantage of it. Software used by yacht accounting firm, Avaletta, is saving industry proponents time with its computer systems..
Tuhura, Oceanco’s latest project, is recently unveiled at the Dubai Internationa Boat show by His Excellency Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council, Vice President and Chairman of Dubai International Marine Club – Mina Seyahi, and Senior Advisor to..
Superyacht builder Oceanco has awarded RH Marine with the contract for the electrical & automation system integration and overall electrical system responsibility of Oceanco’s new 100+ meter yacht. Both parties consider this collaboration to be the start of a productive long-term..
Sirena Yachts chose the 2018 Miami Yacht Show to unveil further details of their new flagship, Sirena 85, that marks the entering of the superyacht market. The construction of this 26m long superyacht has already started at the Turkish shipyard…
SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, today announced that it has launched a new free-to-access online tool to improve understanding of the current, and rapidly evolving,..
Adler Yacht reveals full details on its ground-breaking propulsion and technology systems, which give a deeper look into the yacht’s foundations and explains why the company’s new take on yacht building is so revolutionary. The Adler Suprema is the smart yacht..
Dutch shipbuilder Damen is delighted to announce the sale of the 70m Game Changer from the Yacht Support range. Game Changer is Damen’s fourth yacht support vessel sold in the 70m segment, proving the ongoing demand for large yachting solutions..
In order to further advance the cost estimation and cost planning of complex and challenging projects, Nobiskrug and German Naval Yards Kiel decided to implement the cost management system CostFact. Besides smaller customisation demands, the implementation of CostFact is combined..
Numarine is delighted to reveal all details of its flagship M/Y Marla. The 32.5m superyacht, unit 1 of the new 32XP Series has been delivered last summer to its Owner, who stopped using it only a few weeks ago. The..
The construction of the ISA Alloy 43, the new semi-displacing aluminium yacht designed to offer luxury and comfort with the highest level of efficiency, is going on full-steam in the Ancona shipyard of ISA Yachts. ISA Alloy 43, whose sale..
Feadship has celebrated a major milestone in the construction of its fourth shipyard, located in a prime water-side location in the heart of Amsterdam. In the presence of invited guests, the first concrete was poured into the giant drydock, part..
Azimut Benetti is the largest network producing mega yachts. As the business unit Azimut Yachts is engaged in serial production, the design of a new yacht always means a long-ranging determination of cost and cost structure. In order to predict..
Marlink, backed by Apax-partners has signed a definite agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Livewire Connections, a UK headquartered satellite communications service provider with focus on superyacht customers. The move follows the recent announcement that Marlink intends to..
GyroMarine designs and produces gyroscopic stabilisers made for the marine industry, specialising in the megayachting, military and offshore sectors with application to ships with length exceeding 50m. Headquartered in Tuscany, Rosignano (Livorno, Italy), the company is part of an industrial..
Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands has signed the contact for a significant refit project which is due to start at the beginning of December. Originally launched in 2007, the 29m fast displacement superyacht Ciao (ex. Nilo) is back at Moonen’s..
Business is blossoming at Balk Shipyard. KK Superyachts decided to engage Balk for the refit of the 57m MY Dancing Hare (ex MY Lady Mona K, ex MY Lady Ghislaine) for an extensive work this winter. Dancing Hare is built..
At Metstrade, Steyr Motors celebrated the premiere of the SEC 4-cylinder; the world’s first monoblock common rail marine engine series. The new cylinder marks a seminal step in the Steyr Motors engine family. This is the first time that an..
At the Dame Design Award 2017 ceremony held at Metstrade in the RAI Amsterdam Exhibition Centre, the Besenzoni P400 Matrix helm seat won the marine industry’s most prestigious prize: the Dame Design Award 2017. The award was granted in the..
Harken has now produced a 27mm RIB seat rail system that has been tested to over 25kN, thus meeting HSC regulations. Scot Seat KPM Marine last year teamed up with Harken Industrial to provide their marine seats with a track..
Oceanvolt has just announced the Oceanvolt ServoProp at Metstrade. The patented Oceanvolt ServoProp Variable Pitch Saildrive combines a high efficiency saildrive with the most powerful hydro generator on the market. A unique feature of the ServoProp is the option of..
The shortlisted nominations for the third Boat Builder Awards for business achievement have been announced. With more than one hundred entries received, the 21 shortlisted companies named by the judges have already achieved some notable success at this stage, and..
TEAM Italia will again be exhibiting its new i-Bridge Air Wings at the forthcoming METSTRADE Show in Amsterdam. I-Bridge Air wings is the new, integrated nav com solution that controls and manages all onboard systems via 3D technology, multi-touch controls..
La Ciotat Shipyards, run by the local public owned company SEMIDEP-Ciotat (La Ciotat Shipyards), is announcing an investment of approximately 100 million euros in upcoming years, in order to become the global point of reference for megayacht refits and maintenance…