Ferretti to go public?


    Italy’s Ferretti Group is said to be preparing for a return to the Milan stock exchange after 15 years in private hands

  • The Hill Robinson office in La Spezia

    Hill Robinson opens Italian office


    Hill Robinson Yacht Management Services has opened a new office in La Spezia, Italy. The Porto Lotti Marina office is on the doorstep of the Baglietto, Sanlorenzo, Fincantieri, Ferretti and Perini yards, and is close to several other Italian yacht-builders too.

  • The Custom Line 106' was launched at Ferretti's Ancona Superyacht Yard last week

    First Custom Line 106 touches water


    Custom Line, part of Italy’s Ferretti Group, launched its first Custom Line 106’ in Italy last week. The second member of the new planing range by Francesco Paszkowski Design took to the water at Ferretti’s Superyacht Yard in Ancona on Thursday.

  • The 2018 Genoa Boat Show

    Positive outlook for Italian market as Genoa show registration opens


    Registration for this year’s Genoa Boat Show, which runs from September 19-24 in the port of Genoa, is now open. Now in its 59th edition, the 2019 event is expected to be bigger than last year’s show, having been heavily promoted by Italian marine industry association UCINA at IBEX, FLIBS, ...

  • The 140m Ocean Victory from Fincantieri is the largest yacht to ever visit New Zealand

    Fincantieri acquires minority stake in Italian shipbuilder


    The global shipbuilding and Italian state-owned group Fincantieri has acquired a minority stake in the Genova Industrie Navali (GIN) shipbuilding business. The transaction also includes an option for Fincantieri to buy a minority stake in the T Mariotti shipyard, a subsidiary of GIN which has a dedicated yacht-building arm, Mariotti ...

  • Giuseppe Mazza, sales and business development manager at Tankoa

    Tankoa appoints sales and business development manager


    Italian superyacht-builder Tankoa Yachts has appointed Giuseppe Mazza as its new sales and business development manager. Mazza joins the company after serving as sales manager for Mangusta Yachts from 2016-18. Prior to that, he spent six years as marketing director for Itama and Mochi Craft.

  • Benetti Delfino 104

    Benetti delivers M/Y Eurus


    Italy’s Benetti Shipyard delivered its fourth Delfino 95 motoryacht, M/Y Eurus , to its new owner in Viareggio last week.

  • AB claims to be the only RIB manufacturer to cover all segments of the inflatables market – fibreglass boats, aluminium and jet tenders. This is the ABJET 330

    AB Inflatables enters Italian market


    Colombia-based RIB manufacturer AB Inflatables has chosen Nautica Ponte Magra to serve as its new Italian dealer. The company will represnt AB’s entire product line, including its recently introduced ABJET jet tenders, in different regions of Italy.

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    Centralised electronic boat registration to take effect in Italy this month


    Plans by Italian marine industry association UCINA to introduce a centralised electronic register for recreational boats is to take effect on March 14, 2019. The move follows a three-year commitment by UCINA to introduce simplified rules and transparency.

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    Pershing's first aluminium superyacht hits the water


    Pershing’s new flagship, the 140, has just hit the water at the builder’s superyacht yard in Ancona, Italy.