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Project BRavo

Oceanco Delivers Project Bravo

Oceanco delivered the groundbreaking 109m yacht Project Bravo to her proud Owners on 20 December. Bravo represents a new direction for Oceanco— the LIFE Design—which takes its acronym from the words Lengthened, Innovative, Fuel efficient and Eco-friendly. She has a single tiered engine room that allows for an optimised long and slender hull shape,...
Heesen

Heesen Sets Sails for an Exciting 2019!

Heesen is set to begin 2019 with the same momentum of 2018, with the launch of Project Antares on 4 January, a 55m steel class featuring a FDHF (fast displacement hull form) hull. Project Antares is the first of five yachts scheduled for launch in 2019 and part of a fleet of thirteen yachts currently...
Custom Line

Record Year Custom Line Closed with 2 Launches

The sixth Navetta 33 and the sixth Navetta 37 from the semi-displacement range by Custom Line took to the water at the Ferretti Group Superyacht Yard in Ancona. The works of nautical art made to measure by Custom Line are winning the hearts of an increasing number of owners and enthusiasts. Two new launches...
Benetti

The Benetti Giga Season Begins

The Benetti Giga Season has officially begun: a period of great excitement and activity for the shipyard. Over the next few months, Benetti will be under the spotlight of the yachting industry as three giga yachts, each one over 100m in length, will be launched in Livorno. Benetti FB277 will be the first to...
METSTRADE

Unstoppable METSTRADE Builds on Success

There are a select number of exhibitions and trade shows around the world that take on a life of their own, becoming essential global gathering points for all professionals in their sector. As one of this elite group, the METSTRADE Show transforms the Dutch capital into the world’s central hub for the leisure marine...
Bilgin Yachts

Bilgin Yacht Projects Coming in 2019

As we move into the New Year, Bilgin Yachts is full of new ideas and hopes to bring yacht owners an ever better home-life at sea. While owners sail merrily across the seven seas, the shipyard works with world-renown designers to help loyal clients live their own dreams to the full. Bilgin Yachts has...
Scout

Hakvoort Shipyard Launches 63m Flagship Scout

Hakvoort Shipyard is pleased to announce the successful launch of its 63.72m motor yacht YN249. Known as Project Brio during the build, the highly-anticipated project will cruise as Scout upon delivery to her experienced owners in Spring 2019. Measuring 63.72m with a beam of 11.6m and a draft of 3.25m, Scout emerged from the...
Zabava

Zabava Arrives at Icon Yachts for Full Refit and Paint Job

The Heesen-built superyacht Zabava arrived in the Netherlands for a complete refit ahead of the Mediterranean cruising season, adding to a busy winter season for Icon Yachts. The 30.07m motor yacht arrived at the shipyard’s facilities in Harlingen on 6 November. Built by Heesen and originally delivered as Buka in 2000, she previously cruised under...
Palumbo

Work In Progress for New Syncro Lift at Palumbo Superyachts Ancona

After so many radical investments on all infrastructure of the shipyard acquired in 2016, Palumbo Superyachts Ancona is now focusing on the realisation of new structures and works that give the possibility to create a new lifting system and welcome mega yachts with weights up to a limit of 3,300t. Generally, this new system...

ACO Marine Unveils New Smart Yacht Toilet

Wastewater management specialist ACO Marine unveiled at the METSTRADE 2018 a range of new vacuum toilets for the luxury yacht market, in a development that marks the sector’s first-ever ‘intelligent’ sanitation...

Videoworks Revealed Latest New Systems for Cybersecurity

Videoworks revealed at the METSTRADE 2018 all the secrets of the onboard technologies developed by the Italian company’s team. Offering customers its know-how and best possible technological integrations, Videoworks fully responds to individual requirements using the best products on the market for more than 20...

ZF Presented New Driveline Solutions at METSTRADE

At this year’s METSTRADE, ZF presented its comprehensive marine transmission portfolio, which includes the brand new ZF 400 transmission model range for outputs up to a maximum 735kW, and the ZF Sail Drive SD15 drive unit for partially motorized...
Palumbo Superyachts acquires Mondomarine

Palumbo Superyachts Acquires Mondomarine

Palumbo Superyachts, the yachting division of the Palumbo Group, is pleased to announce the acquisition of another renowned Italian shipyard Mondomarine of...

New Lamp and Speaker in One

The Mooni products combines thoughtful Scandinavian design with innovation. The new manufactured lifestyle lamps also combines illumination with integrated...

METSTRADE 2018 Sets Again New Records

The METSTRADE has once again broken its own records in terms of exhibitor and visitor numbers. While a full analysis of the figures will be issued early next week, a five percent rise in visits compared to 2017 – 26,052 visits by 16,716 visitors – reinforces METSTRADE’s unrivalled status within the leisure marine sector....
OCEA

The OCEA Shipyard Turns 30!

Now a major industrial group capable of building ever larger ships out of aluminium, OCEA is celebrating 30 years of business. It was in February 1987 that Roland Joassard and Fabrice Epaud founded OCEA by taking over a shipyard in Les Sables-d’Olonne. In 30 years, the shipyard turned into a major industrial group that has since diversified...

Aluminium Extrusions: The Lightweight Material that Saves Time and Cost

In offshore and marine applications, aluminium is the ideal material to cope with heavy loads and hostile environments. Just one third of the weight of steel, with far lower maintenance costs. It’s also 100% recyclable. Most importantly, it’s durable, strong and highly corrosion...

Vicem Yachts Unveils the 65 IPS Classic

The newly unveiled 65 IPS Classic, the Turkish-built yacht with classic Down East lines, is Vicem’s 153rd hull, and brings to bear everything the shipyard has become world renowned for in its 28 year...

Performance Yacht Painting Acquire Share of Ve.Ga Yachts

Performance Yacht Painting have announced that they have acquired a share of Ve.Ga Yachts, an Italian finishing and fairing company based in Northern Italy. This is a natural step for both companies who have been working together on a number of refit and new-build projects in France and Italy over the past eight...

New Innovation in Stabilisation

This year at METS 2018, DMS Holland will be exhibiting for the 6th time and it will be the 3rd time that we will be introducing a new innovation in the field of...

METS 2018

A one-stop-shop for marine industry professionals, the METSTRADE Show provides excellent networking opportunities and a broad range of showcased innovation all located under one...

DAME Design Award 2018 Nominees

The DAME Design Award is the most significant marine equipment competition of its kind, anywhere in the world. This year 63 products have been nominated to enter the final...
Sensational 93-metre Feadship unveiled for first time

93m Feadship Unveiled for the First Time

Representing one of the largest yachts ever built by Feadship, this 93m superyacht was towed this morning from the construction hall of the Feadship yard in Kaag. Further commissioning work will continue in the months ahead including the addition of balconies and wing stations. The yacht will remain covered over the winter, to be...
Huisfit going strong with extra orders!

Seven Refits for Huisfit During the Winter Season

The team of Royal Huisman’s dedicated department for refit, repair and renewal is pleased to announce that the sailing yachts Wisp, Yonder and Foftein signed up for various commissions. These new projects will be undertaken as part of the seven refits in total benefitting from Huisfit’s expertise during the coming winter...

LYNX YACHTS Launches First YXT 24 Evolution

On 18 October during a beautiful sunny morning in Nijkerk, the YXT 24 Evolution touches water for the first time. After the christening ceremony, owner’s representatives, designers, media, guests, friends and LYNX team enjoyed a convivial outdoor lunch on the banks of the canal next to the...