19 September 2014
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Wealth-X report shows number of billionaires hits record high

Following the release of the ‘Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2014’ report, which showed record numbers of billionaires, SuperyachtNews.com spoke with CEO Mykolas Rambus on how luxury spending habits may benefit the superyacht industry.

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Icon Yachts wins 73m conversion project

Dutch shipyard Icon Yachts has announced its appointment to complete the conversion of 73m 'Legend' (formerly 'Giant') into an explorer charter yacht, which features a design by Diana Yacht Design.

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Montenegro continues to grow

The small Adriatic country of Montenegro continues its luxury development expansion, with SuperyachtNews.com visiting three emerging superyacht hubs in the region including Porto Montenegro, Lustica Bay and Dukley Gardens and Marina.

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A short-term solution

Following a new decree entering into force on 12 September, the Italian nautical industry body, UCINA, has announced that marina resorts in Italy are now eligible for a VAT rate of 10 per cent, reduced from 22 per cent, in line with the benefits already afforded to other hospitality sectors in the country. The ruling, however, is limited to the end of 2014.

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Empowering you to publish your own news!

The Superyacht Group is unveiling a new suite of Superyacht Index packages that will allow companies to publish the own news directly onto our portfolio of websites.

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Yachting Developments sign order for 33.5m Frers sloop More

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A 20-year outfitA 20-year outfit

Superyacht outfitter, Johnathan Fawcett will celebrate its 20th year of exhibiting at the Monaco Yacht Show when the 2014 edition begins. More

MYBA celebrates 30 years in AntibesMYBA celebrates 30 years in Antibes

MYBA will mark its 30th birthday with an invite-only celebration on 20 September in Antibes More

Raytheon's Synapsis system enhances user experienceRaytheon's Synapsis system enhances user experience

Raytheon Anschütz will exhibit its Synapsis integrated navigation system in Monaco, which the company claims is the first IMO-compliant system of its kind. More

Australia ups its presence in MonacoAustralia ups its presence in Monaco

Superyacht Australia will be present at the Monaco Yacht Show, alongside a number of Australian companies, to promote the region. More

Evac silences the competitionEvac silences the competition

Evac Oy's new Optima 5 toilet, to be exhibited in Monaco, apparently features a silent flush. More

Moran and Lürssen team up again on Project Palo AltoMoran and Lürssen team up again on Project Palo Alto

The 112m Project Palo Alto is to be built by Lürssen in time for Spring 2018. More

bluPhare announces new commercial directorbluPhare announces new commercial director

Nigel Sherlock has been appointed commercial director at bluPhare, the AV/IT company set up this year... More

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Burgess sails a 'sumptuous' fleet to Monaco

Burgess has announced a fleet of 11 superyachts will be exhibited at the Monaco Yacht Show for sale. More

Maritime Skills Academy releases renders of first phase of construction

Maritime Skills Academy, established by Viking Recruitment, has provided SuperyachtNews.com with renders of the first phase of the crew training school's construction. More

Vilanova among Captains' Dinner sponsors

Vilanova Grand Marina will sponsor the Captains' Dinner at the Yacht Club de Monaco, taking place during the show. More

Camper & Nicholsons launches 'Dream Teams' online leadership course for crew

Camper & Nicholsons, with its in-house Crew Coach Alison Rentoun, has launched the second in its series of virtual online leadership courses - the ‘Dream Teams’ training package. More

Vilanova announces date for October Crew Party

Vilanova Grand Marina-Barcelona is once again preparing an event for crewmembers with the Vilanova October Crew Party, to be held 23 October 2014 in Barcelona. Past editions of the event have seen a great attendance by captains and crewmembers of th More

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