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Superyacht Design: Are owners shifting to streamlined design and production?

Jun 15, 2020

Superyachts have a long history of tailor-made, special-made and unique “to the Himalaya and back” luxury solutions. The question is, will this continue, or will the current market situation make superyacht owners and builders consider streamlining some parts of the design and production in order to achieve cost-efficiency?Superyacht market experts have expressed a worry that the industry is pricing…

Simrad Debuts HALO 2000, HALO 3000 Radars at FLIBS

Oct 26, 2022

Simrad Yachting unveiled two of its new radar products this week: the Simrad HALO 2000 and HALO 3000. HALO 2000, starting at $6,399, and HALO 3000, starting at $8,499, both feature higher power pulse compression and improved detection ranges…

New Marina to “Breathe New Life” Into Swedish Harbor

Sep 09, 2019

AB Toftö, the owner of the old industrial harbor area of the town of Skärhamn located on the west coast of Sweden, has partnered with floating marina specialist company SF Marina build a high-quality, mixed-use marina at the picturesque location…

Scenic Eclipse Launch Delayed, Again

Feb 13, 2019

The launch of Scenic Eclipse, which is touted as world's most luxurious cruise ship and  the world’s first “discovery yacht”,  has been pushed back to 15 August 2019.Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours announced last July a five-month delay until January 2019…

Amsterdam Attracts Superyachts

Aug 23, 2018

HISWA Holland Yachting Group and Port of Amsterdam announced in May 2018 their ambition to put Amsterdam on the map as a top destination for superyachts.The last two months more than 10 superyachts have chosen Amsterdam as their destination…

Team AkzoNobel Completes Volvo Ocean Race

Jul 24, 2018

Recently, team AkzoNobel completed its first Volvo Ocean Race, concluding the final leg in second place and finishing fourth overall. The team finished on the podium on six of the eleven legs.During the race, the team was supported by two Damen Workshop Containers…

Monjasa Expands into Northern Europe and France

Jul 03, 2018

Monjasa expands its reach to Northern France and goes from two to three supply vessels in Northwest Europe. Providing a niche market alternative to the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp (ARA) bunker hub has proven relevant for a growing number of customers and volumes are increasing…

Timmerman Appointed as CEO at Royal Huisman

Jun 27, 2018

Royal Huisman appointed Jan Timmerman as CEO commencing August 1, 2018. Timmerman has a successful track record as Managing Director and President of international businesses in the fields of Premium Coated Aluminum and Lighting Solutions supplying…

Amsterdam Becomes Destination for Superyachts

May 28, 2018

HISWA Holland Yachting Group and Port of Amsterdam are making real their ambition to establish Amsterdam more firmly as a major destination for superyachts.  The diversity in berths located in the heart of the city centre, combined with…

DMA: Third Party Liability Insurance Mandatory for Small Vessels

May 15, 2018

After new regulation, all speedboats with a hull length below 15 m, personal watercrafts/jet skis and similar vessels must now be covered by a 3. part liability insurance. Danish Maritime Authority informed that if the vessel does not have insurance coverage…

McCumesky Joins Equiom as Yachting Consultant

Mar 01, 2018

Equiom has appointed Geoff McCumesky to take on the position of Yachting Consultant, a new role created to meet the growing demands of Equiom’s multi-jurisdictional yachting and crewing services. The appointment comes as the Equiom yachting…

Six rescued from Sinking Vessel off Bahamas

Feb 27, 2018

A good Samaritan sailing vessel rescued six people from a sinking sailing vessel early Monday 14 miles west north west of Hog Cay, Bahamas.  Watchstanders with the Coast Guard 7th District Command Center received a 406 megahertz personal…

Body of missing person from racing yacht located

Feb 26, 2018

The body of the missing crew member was located by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) Dauphin helicopter at 12.30 pm AWST yesterday, and recovered by Fremantle Water Police.AMSA detected a distress beacon at 11.45 pm AWST…

Damen Yacht Support Vessel Game Changer Sold

Jan 12, 2018

Dutch shipyard Damen has confirmed the successful sale of its 70-meter support vessel, Game Changer. The yacht will now return to Gorinchem in the Netherlands for further customisation. Game Changer  is Damen's fourth Yacht Support vessel sold in the 70-metre segment…

Palumbo Buys Mondomarine

Jan 07, 2018

Italian yard Palumbo Group has acquired the former Mondomarine facility in Savona on an initial six-month lease, reports local media. 'By leasing the business unit of the Savona shipyard, Palumbo Group will grant the restart of the shipyard's activities…

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