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Oceanco’s latest 109m motoryacht enters outfitting phase

The 109m is Oceanco’s first new build to take advantage of the recently acquired construction & refit facilities in Zwijndrecht, the Netherlands. Here, her first phase of construction was successfully executed on schedule under stringent and enhanced safety restrictions. The new build has now made its way up the river to Oceanco’s facilities in...

New bespoke superyacht order for Van der Valk

Dutch builder Van der Valk has received an impressive new order to build a fully custom 34-metre motoryacht. To optimise efficiency and meet a wide range of very specific requests from the clients, the yard has brought together a team of four leading players from the Dutch superyacht sector for the design, naval architecture...

Vripack goes back to nature with Futura

When Dutch design studio Vripack set about designing Futura – its 66m fossil-free yacht concept – the focus was to capture wildlife’s innate ability to freely propel through air and water. “That’s the beauty of naval architecture,” says co-creative director Marnix Hoekstra. “First and foremost, you should mimic nature in the sense that you...

CL Yachts has successfully launched CLB88

The award winning CLB88, first announced at FLIBS 2019, has launched successfully at CL Yacht’s production facility this week. Developed in collaboration with international designer Jozeph Forakis, this yacht is designed to fulfill the needs and desires of the family with a heart for adventure. The newest flag ship of the CLB series, the...

Nobiskrug gives first look of 62m superyacht

German superyacht builder Nobiskrug has unveiled its latest 62-meter Project 794 superyacht Project 794 while it was moved from Kiel shipyard into the superyacht hall of the Rendsburg facility for outfitting. The yacht’s journey between the two shipyards started from Kiel Fjord with a passage through the locks, into the Kiel Canal continuing to...
Sunreef Yachts

Sunreef Yachts’ electric cat of the future

The 80 Sunreef Power Eco is the avant-garde of eco-responsible motoryachts. A fully-customisable luxury catamaran, this craft uses the latest innovations in the industry to achieve outstanding energy efficiency. Thanks to Sunreef Yachts’ light and ultramodern solar power system covering up to 200m², the 80 Sunreef Power maximises solar energy generation with up to...
Bilgin

Bilgin’s first 80m passed its first sea trial

Built at Bilgin Yacht’s main facilities in Istanbul in February 2020, the first hull of Bilgin 263 series, Tatiana -with model name NB75- has now entered sea trials phase. Being the largest yacht ever built by a Turkish shipyard so far, the superyacht has more than met performance expectations during the sailing in Istanbul....
Dynamiq

Dynamiq reinvents the 50m class with its new GTT 160

The Dynamiq range of configurable superyachts is set to grow after the yard revealed the first details of its forthcoming GTT 160 project. The avant-garde, full-aluminium 49.5m vessel represents what Dynamiq thinks is essential for modern superyachts – cool looking, efficient and focused on sport and well-being. The GTT 160 is aimed at today’s...
Moonen

Revolutionary spray filler system used on Moonen YN199

Dutch shipyard Moonen Yachts is proud to announce a new update in the construction of the 36m superyacht YN199 with the ongoing filling and fairing application utilising a revolutionary new spray filler developed by AkzoNobel. The application of Awlgrip’s Awlfair SF (Spray Filler) marks a world-first in the superyacht steel hull category. Developed by...
Lynx Yachts

Brand new project and sale for Lynx Yachts

Lynx Yachts is delighted to announce the sale of a brand new model, which has just been signed and is due for delivery in 2022. It is the first project of a new yacht category, the company has conceived to respond to a growing market demand in recent years for an intermediate model between...
Amasea

New Amasea 84 to Set New Standards for Modern Luxury Catamarans

A revolutionary project from Amasea Yachts, a new player on the luxury catamaran market, is preparing to make waves in the yachting world. After several months of development, the company has presented a scale model of the Amasea 84, and newly released images of the catamaran confirm its status as one of the most...
Alewijnse

Alewijnse Delivers Complete Portfolio on AMELS 60

AMELS has contracted Alewijnse Marine to perform the complete electrical systems installation on the first two vessels of its new range of limited edition superyachts, the AMELS 60. The twin contracts mark a significant milestone in the long-standing working relationship between AMELS and Alewijnse. The AMELS 60 is the result of three years of research...

New Super Yacht Filler

The lives of super yacht builders and applicators are about to be revolutionised with the launch of an innovative new Awlfair SF from AkzoNobel’s Awlgrip brand at METSTRADE 2019. Awlfair SF is the latest high-performing filler technology from the Awlgrip brand. Delivering the operational performance you expect from Awlgrip, Awlfair SF is distinct because...

Next Generation Rod Rigging from OYS

OYS will launch their new series of rigging design – the N-Series at METSTRADE 2019. The new range will focus on sustainability, extending the lifecycle of the product and the reduction of waste through the yacht’s life cycle. The N-Series is the Next Generation of Rod Rigging and is a complete re-design of the...

Getzner Unveils Vibration Isolation for Ships

At METSTRADE in Amsterdam, Getzner Werkstoffe is demonstrating how high-tech materials increase comfort on yachts and ships. For decades, the elastic polyurethane Sylomer produced and developed by Getzner has been successfully used on yachts and ships. The material has become particularly well established in the bearing of ships’ floors. The Austrian company has now...

Dometic Showcases Portfolio at METSTRADE

At this year’s METSTRADE, Dometic group will showcase its entire marine portfolio including SeaStar Solutions and Dometic Blinds (formerly Oceanair) offerings, all consolidated into one Dometic brand. Following the integration of acquired companies SeaStar Solutions and Oceanair, Dometic will showcase a completely rebranded booth featuring the entire expanded product range for the first time...

Smart Shading and Privacy Solutions

Vision Systems will exhibit its Electronically Dimmable Windows (EEDWs) including a curved multizone dimmable solution, a complete privacy solution and a dimmable window with integrated transparent touch panel and mood lighting. Vision Systems’ solutions meet the rigorous requirements of the yacht market in terms of customisation and fit and finish. They offer greater comfort...

Smart Marine Locks Revolutionises Key Management

A digital, keyless access system is set to revolutionise the way superyacht owners and captains manage the security of their vessels. Smart Marine Locks have created a unique wireless locking system which can now be used internally and externally thanks to a saltwater resistant cover. The locks easily fit in existing doors, taking the...

TETRA Crew Radio Solution

Channel 28 will be carrying out the first ever demonstrations of its brand-new TETRA radio solution for crew radios at this year’s METSTRADE show in Amsterdam. This is the latest addition to Channel 28’s ever-expanding cComm solution, which provides the most secure and easy to use superyacht crew communications on the market. Commonly used...

METSTRADE 2019

The METSTRADE Show is the world’s largest B2B trade exhibition for leisure marine equipment. Focussing on innovation, market developments, and on-site networking, the METSTRADE show provides a broad range of marine opportunities and industry debate all under one roof. Taking place across three innovation-packed days on 19 to 21 November, METSTRADE, located in RAI...

First Hybrid Yacht Propelled by Schottel Azimuth Thrusters

CCN’s 31-metre motor yacht Vanadis is the first hybrid yacht propelled by Schottel azimuth thrusters (type STP). It is powered by a propulsion system consisting of diesel engines with in-line electric motors. The vessel was built by the Italian shipyard CCN and has already been handed over to its European owner. It will be...

Yellow & Finch Publishers Partners with CARGO Magazine

Yellow & Finch Publishers is partnering with leading airfreight publication CARGO Magazine. The aim of the collaboration is a more frequently published magazine, offering content which will appeal even more to its readership. CARGO Magazine initiator Raoul Paul of CargoHub BV is enthusiastic about the collaboration and positive about the future of CARGO Magazine....

DAMEN Signs 75-metre Bespoke Yacht Support

Dutch yacht builder DAMEN is delighted to announce a new order for a 75-metre bespoke support yacht. She will be the largest DAMEN Yacht Support built to date when delivered in 2022. The customised inhouse design is based on the newly developed YS 7512 model in the DAMEN Yacht Support range. Wright Maritime Group,...

First Motor Yacht with Micro Turbine

Equipped by RH marine, the Istros will become the first motor yacht in the world with a micro turbine for its on-board power generation. This makes the refitted ship cleaner, quieter and more comfortable, while it can meet the strict emission standards in all ports and coastal waters. The motor yacht, originally built in...

Benetti’s Giga Yacht FB275 is Ready

The final installment of Benetti’s Giga Season kicks off as the yard announces the successful delivery of the 108-metre flagship Giga yacht FB275, the longest yacht ever built by Benetti. Featuring exterior design and décor by RWD and interiors by Benetti’s in-house design team. Onboard amenities such as her large swimming pool, on board...