All Superyachts articles – Page 10

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    Phuket accepting superyachts subject to quarantine rules

    2020-12-02T13:33:00Z IBI , by David Robinson

    Foreign-flagged yachts can still visit Thailand if they can meet or undergo quarantine rules after arrival

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    Cyber security top of the agenda for superyacht market

    2020-12-02T10:53:00Z IBI , by David Robinson

    The increase in cyber security attacks – not only over past years but especially through the Covid-19 pandemic – means that protection against this threat is now ’top of the agenda’ for the operators and managers of superyachts. London, UK-headquartered Lloyd’s Register (LR), one of the world’s largest classification societies ...

  • YARE

    YARE virtual meeting predicts positive Covid-19 outcome for superyacht market

    2020-12-01T16:30:00Z IBI , by David Robinson

    Vincenzo Poerio, YARE president and CEO of Tankoa Yachts While the annual YARE (Yacht Refit and Aftersales Experience) event was forced to go virtual for its 10th edition this year, the clear message was a strongly positive one. In his opening comments, Vincenzo Poerio, YARE ...

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    Asian superyacht builders win awards


    Two of Asia’s leading yacht-builders, Horizon Yachts from Taiwan and Heysea Yachts from China, have both won awards in recent days.

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    Gulf Craft launches "world’s largest" composite yacht

    2020-11-26T15:26:00Z IBI , by Mike Derrett

    Delivery of the Majesty 175 is scheduled for March 2021 Gulf Craft, the Middle East’s largest yacht and boat builder, has launched the Majesty 175 – the world’s largest composite megayacht currently in production, the yard claims. Gulf Craft chairman Mohammed Hussein Alshaali told IBI’s Middle East ...

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    Malta claims to have world’s largest superyacht register


    In a press conference given by Maltese Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects Ian Borg, it was stated that Malta now has the largest superyacht register worldwide. There are 850 vessels over 24m (78.5ft) on the Maltese register, a 7% increase since the end of 2019.

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    WRF introduces superyacht sustainability database


    The Water Revolution Foundation, an Amsterdam-based non-profit determined to make the global superyacht industry more sustainable, has crafted a green solutions database that will be deployed in the months ahead.

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    Phuket attempts to attract superyachts to Thailand despite Covid-19


    A new initiative has been launched by Thailand’s island province of Phuket to secure agreement to allow yachts, superyachts and tourism cruise vessels to visit in an attempt to help the local tourism industry, including the very significant element of marine tourism, to recover.

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    Hakvoort Shipyard receives ‘Royal’ designation


    Dutch King Willem Alexander has granted superyacht-builder Hakvoort Shipyard the designation ‘Royal’ to mark its 100 years of service.

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    2020 World Superyacht Awards – winners revealed


    The World Superyacht Awards, one of the key events in the annual superyacht market calendar, followed in the path of several other events for 2020 by going virtual. Organised by Boat International Media, this 15th edition of the awards saw 15 yachts becoming winners and three others gaining judges’ commendations ...

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    Sanlorenzo sales remain on par with 2019

    2020-11-09T17:19:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

    The Board of Directors of Italian yachtbuilder Sanlorenzo SpA today confirmed and approved the company’s results for the quarter and nine months ending 30 September. Consolidated net revenues from the sale of new yachts for the first nine months of 2020 totalled €322.6 million, compared to €322.8 for the same ...

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    Rosetti Superyachts receives planning permission to improve facilities


    Italy’s Rosetti Superyachts (RSY) has filed and obtained planning approval from local authorities for an improvement to its current facility in Ravenna, Italy. The plans include a new construction hangar and accompanying offices for building superyachts over 100m in length.

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    No stopping Queensland’s superyacht shipyard capacity

    2020-11-04T10:33:00Z IBI , by David Robinson

    Just days after Rivergate Marina & Shipyard announced a $200m expansion, a further two new developments stand to significantly impact on Queensland’s superyacht shipyard capacity. One of these is a new collaboration involving the Gold Coast City Marina & Shipyard (GCCM) for superyachts up to 120m (394ft) and the takeover ...

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    New dates for 10th YARE refit show


    YARE, the international aftersales and refit event dedicated to the superyacht sector, will be held from November 26-27 in Viareggio, Italy, with live streaming, podcasts and online meetings available for those who can’t attend in person.

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    Jotun introduces new superyacht lifecycle services solution


    Norwegian-headquartered marine coatings and anti-fouling specialist Jotun has launched a new aftersales and lifecycle solutions service called JotunCare which is dedicated to superyachts. Jotun claims to be the number one global provider of advanced marine coatings and antifoulings to superyachts and the new service is aimed at expanding its presence ...

  • Dynamiq’s redesigned GTT 165 yacht

    Italian superyacht-builder to expand shipyard, launch new 50m project

    2020-10-15T13:37:00Z IBI , by Jaroslaw Adamowski

    Dynamiq’s shipyard in Massa, Italy Italian superyacht-builder Dynamiq says the increasing demand for its craft is the driving force behind plans to expand its shipyard to the waterfront in Massa in Italy’s northwest. Company representatives told IBI that this year, the boatbuilder broadened its portfolio by including ...

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    Gold Coast marine business diversifies


    Yachtsmen International (YI), a full-service superyacht agency based on Australia’s Gold Coast, has diversified and expanded from two boat brokers to a multi-disciplinary team of 12.

  • Kenta Inaba, Superyacht Association of Japan

    IBI speaks with Kenta Inaba, executive director of the Superyacht Association of Japan

    2020-10-12T10:24:00Z IBI , by Mike Derrett

    Kenta Inaba: ”We have had a big increase in visiting superyachts to Japan over the last three years” Japan is the world’s third largest country in terms of GDP with a very high level of disposable income. Although not well a known fact, it’s also Asia’s ...

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    Feadship unveils next generation of eco-conscious superyachts with latest project, Escape


    Green innovations include huge areas of solar panelling, hybrid propulsion, and boat’s very own greenhouse

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    Damen Shipyards Group completes restructuring to regain profitability

    2020-09-29T15:04:00Z IBI , by Robert Wielaard

    Damen Yachting’s main facility in Flushing, the Netherlands Damen Shipyards Group has completed a corporate overhaul ending its fragmented structure, making the Dutch company that runs 36 shipbuilding and repair yards worldwide profitable again. In January, Arnout Damen, son of founder Kommer Damen, became CEO, succeeding founder ...