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  • The Ferretti Group's 2018 fleet

    Ferretti extends its IPO offer period


    In view of the ongoing discussions with institutional investors, the Italian yachtbuilder Ferretti Group has extended the offer period for the pending listing of its shares on the Milan Stock Exchange

  • Milan Stock exchange

    Ferretti announces jump in orders in midst of IPO

    2019-10-08T15:26:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

    Ferretti Group reports new orders totalling more than €465 million for the first nine months of 2019, a gain of 18% over last year

  • Baglietto CEO Michele Gavino

    Baglietto CEO joins SYBAss board


    Michele Gavino, CEO of Italian superyacht builder Baglietto, was elected to the board of the Superyacht Builders Association (SYBAss) during its annual general assembly last month. The event was held at the Yacht Club de Monaco on the eve of the Monaco Yacht Show.

  • Majesty 120

    Gulf Craft adds new 37m Majesty 120 to its superyacht range


    Middle East yacht-builder Gulf Craft announced at the 2019 Monaco Yacht Show that a new 37m (121ft) tri-deck Majesty 120 has been added to its superyacht range. The new model was launched by Mohammed Hussein Alshaali, Culf Craft’s executive chairman.

  • Sunreef 49m

    Imperial Yachts client contracts for 49m SY catamaran from Sunreef


    A contract for a 49m (161ft) superyacht catamaran, which will be the largest superyacht to be built so far in Poland, has been placed with Sunreef Yachts by a client of Imperial Yachts. The order was announced at the Monaco Yacht Show and the craft is scheduled to be delivered ...

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    YPI sold to Singapore investment group


    Superyacht services provider YPI (Yachting Partners International) has been bought from the French commercial shipping brokerage house, BRS, by Mercantile Maritime Investments (M MI), the investment division of the Singapore-headquartered group, for an undisclosed price.

  • Vilanova Grand Marina

    Pendennis acquires Vilanova Grand Marina


    Falmouth, UK-based superyacht builder and refit specialist Pendennis Shipyard is expanding its Mediterranean presence further with the purchase of a majority stake in Vilanova Grand Marina in Barcelona, Spain. The company was already associated with Vilanova, as it is developing a refit and repair centre at the Spanish facility. No ...

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    Qatari royal family lose superyachts in massive blaze


    Three superyachts, including an 80m Oceanco, believed to have been destroyed

  • BSE Cairns Bessy

    “World’s largest travel lift” given colourful official launch


    What is said to be the world’s largest marine travel lift, the 1,120-tonne capacity named ‘Bessy’, was officially launched into service earlier this month at the BSE Maritime Solutions-Cairns Slipway shipyard in Cairns, Australia. The launch combined a dramatic mix of lights, fireworks and music.

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    Oceanco makes ‘efficiency step’ to future-proof ICT strategy

    2019-08-21T13:48:00Z IBI , by Robert Wielaard

    The Dutch builder’s radical new data-driven IT system ‘Yachtbuilder” is set to trasform the way it builds its increasingly large and complex boats

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    Turkish SY builder launches Virtus


    Turkish superyacht yard Mengi Yay, located in Tuzla, Istanbul, has launched its new 44m project Virtus .

  • Moonen Yachts The Netherlands

    Moonen Yachts under Australian ownership


    Moonen Yachts, the Dutch superyacht builder that went bankrupt this summer , says Matthew and Louise Baxter of Australia are its new owners, replacing Mexican steel giant Altos Hornos de Mexico (AHMSA).

  • HFW partner Jay Tooker

    UK-based law firm to open Monaco office


    HFW, the UK-based international law firm, has announced that it is boosting its global yacht practice with the launch of a Monaco office. It will be staffed by a team led by partner Andrew Charlier, former global head of yachts at Ince Co.

  • Lady D fire

    Spate of yacht incidents sees fire, collision and death


    Three events over the past week or so in Phuket, Cairns and Cannes involving two superyachts and a smaller craft have resulted in a major fire, a collision, and the death of a British superyacht crew.

  • Global Yachting Group

    SY services firm anticipates ‘better than expected’ full-year results


    After a challenging 2018, the Global Yachting Group (GYG) has issued a trading update that suggests the “positive momentum” experienced in the first half of 2019 will result in a “profit performance for the full financial year that will be ahead of current market expectations”.

  • Heesen

    Dutch SY builder expands capacity, workforce to meet demand for bigger yachts


    Dutch superyacht builder Heesen Yachts has grown its build capacity by 27% and is increasing its workforce to meet demand.

  • Naval Yachts

    Turkish yard unveils new business model


    Turkish superyacht builder Naval Yachts has unveiled a new business model called ‘Completion Projects’.

  • Benetti Giga yacht FB275 (1)

    Benetti delivers 108m flagship


    Benetti Yachts has announced the delivery of FB275, its new 180m flagship gigayacht. Featuring exterior design and décor by the UK’s RWD studio and interiors by Benetti’s in-house design team, it is the longest of three 100m-plus yachts built simultaneously by Benetti at its Italian facilities in Livorno.

  • Rosetti 38m in build-new

    Italian SY builder enters refit market


    Italy’s Rosetti Superyachts (RSY) is currently engaged in building a 38m (118ft) expedition yacht, which is set for delivery in 2020 in line with the owner’s request. The company, a division of the Rosetti Marino Group, also plans to enter the superyacht refit market, making use of its 180m (591ft) ...

  • Porto Montenegro marina

    Porto Montenegro names new tenants


    Porto Montenegro has announced that Monte Carlo Yachts, Beneteau and Sunreef Yachts opened offices at its marina this summer, strengthening its position as one of the Mediterranean’s leading luxury yacht homeports and marina villages.