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Andy Waugh Unveils 90m Superyacht Concept, the NOUVEAU

Andy Waugh Unveils 90m Superyacht Concept, the NOUVEAU

Yacht designer Andy Waugh recently presented a concept that pushes the boundaries of the yacht aesthetic to an extreme degree, the 90m superyacht NOUVEAU. Inspired by the works of the classical exponents of the Art Nouveau style including Alphonse Mucha and Antoni Gaudi the design encapsulates the key principles of dynamism and organic form in an innovative […]

Heesen Reaches Milestone on YN 17255

Heesen Reaches Milestone on YN 17255

The hull and superstructure of the 55m steel fast displacement motor yacht have been joined together at Heesen Yachts Oss facility. YN 17255 was sold in February 2013 thanks to a beneficial collaboration with a commercial family office “Bilderlings Wealth” which represents the client and manages the project. YN 17255, whose revolutionary fast displacement hull form […]

Turkish Shipbuilding Industry Shows Optimism

Turkish Shipbuilding Industry Shows Optimism

This year SMM Istanbul, one of two international subsidiaries of SMM, the leading international maritime trade fair in Hamburg, returned to Istanbul for the third time. As in previous years, the event, which took place on 26 and 27 February 2014, was organized by Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH jointly with its Turkish co-operation partner, […]

AMELS 180 Superyacht Scheduled for Delivery in May 2015

AMELS 180 Superyacht Scheduled for Delivery in May 2015

Dutch builder AMELS sold its newbuild AMELS 180 superyacht in February. The yacht will be delivered in May 2015. Advised by the experts at Burgess in Monaco, the owners opted for a customised design provided by Christian Liaigre. “In just 16 months, these owners will be enjoying a very personal yacht, clearly tailored to their […]

UK: Blueprint Marine Creates Dive Superyacht

UK: Blueprint Marine Creates Dive Superyacht

In collaboration with PADI, the world-renowned diving organization, Blueprint Marine have created Dive Superyacht, specifically designed to assist superyachts with PADI recognition and training. This new service has been created as an effortless way for captains and management companies to ensure that their boats are delivering the safest and highest quality certified diving for their […]

Palumbo Group Aquires Superyacht Yard ITM Marseille

Palumbo Group Aquires Superyacht Yard ITM Marseille

The 2014 started with a new acquisition for the Palumbo Group. On Monday, February 3rd the Commercial Court of Marseille declared Palumbo Group the winner of the Tender for the Acquisition of International Technic Marine (ITM) in Marseille. There were two players at the final stages of the Tender, the Maltese Company Melita Marine, that […]

The Netherlands: Feadship’s Superyacht ‘Como’ Hits the Water

The Netherlands: Feadship’s Superyacht ‘Como’ Hits the Water

Feadship has launched the 46.22-metre semi-displacement motoryacht Como. Featuring a modern bow and whaleback sheer, Como’s exterior design by Dubois Naval Architects reflects the owner’s very specific ideas. The yacht has unprecedentedly large windows in the hull and there is a great deal of glass in the superstructure: the latter is placed on top of […]

USA: Sunreef Yachts Presents New Layout Solution for Its Catamarans

USA: Sunreef Yachts Presents New Layout Solution for Its Catamarans

Sunreef Yachts’ in-house design studio is constantly working on new design ideas following client suggestions. As a result the company presented a completely new solution for the layout of its power catamarans.  Undoubtedly, both 60 Sunreef Power and 70 Sunreef Power are interesting alternatives to traditional motoryachts with much lower fuel consumption, long range, natural […]

Navis to Supply Equipment for Drettmann Yachts’ Explorer Series Vessel

Navis to Supply Equipment for Drettmann Yachts’ Explorer Series Vessel

Navis Engineering is to supply its JP4000 Joystick Control System to Drettmann Yachts for a 24m Explorer Series vessel under construction at Acico Yachts BV in Enkhuizen in the Netherlands. The yacht features unique electrical podded thrusters in both the stern azimuth and bow tunnels which dramatically reduce sound and vibration and the JP4000, adapted […]

BMT, Sigmund Present HMS Illustrious Design Concept

BMT, Sigmund Present HMS Illustrious Design Concept

BMT Nigel Gee (BMT), in partnership with Sigmund Yacht Design, has conceived an audacious design concept to redevelop the Royal Navy’s Invincible Class aircraft carrier, HMS Illustrious which will be withdrawn from naval service this year. The UK Ministry of Defence stated that the ship will be preserved after leaving service and innovative proposals from […]

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