25 May 2016

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In April the IMO gathered for the 69th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee. During the committee the status of the BWM Convention was confirmed, further regulations for large vessels were announced and, in principle, the creation of a Particularly Sensitive Sea Area was agreed upon.

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Rogue frequency disrupts Barcelona's infrastructure

Spanish Police have inspected Barcelona's superyachts in order to determine which vessel's radio communications were disrupting the local rail network.

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Performance redefined

Following a 15-month re-engineering project at Vitters, the 67m carbon ketch 'Hetairos' has been causing a stir on the regatta circuit. Bryony McCabe was invited to sail on board in Palma de Mallorca to speak to the key personnel involved.

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Portonovi enters second phase of construction

Azmont Investment and One&Only Resorts have begun the second stage of the One&Only Portonovi development in Montenegro

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'No more favourable treatment'

We look into the meaning behind one of the Paris MoU's favourite phrases - 'no more favourable treatment' - and explain how it applies to superyachts.

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Project Vertigo, the 96.6m Feadship new build, listed for saleProject Vertigo, the 96.6m Feadship new build, listed for sale

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Mayra 50m out of the shedMayra 50m out of the shed

Mayra Yachts has moved its new 50m superyacht out of the construction shed in preparation for her launch. More

Heesen delivers its largest yacht to dateHeesen delivers its largest yacht to date

Heesen has announced the new 70m superyacht Galactica Super Nova has been delivered following an intensive period of sea trials in the North Sea. More

Five major refits at FeadshipFive major refits at Feadship

In continuation of its busy start to the year, Feadship has announced that there are currently five significant refit projects underway and in preparation at the yard More

Four sales in six days for YachtzooFour sales in six days for Yachtzoo

Yachtzoo, the Monaco-based brokerage firm, has completed its fourth sale in six days. More

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Video interviewing saves superyacht captains hours of time

Multiple superyacht captains, crew agencies and management are now using video interviewing to find the most suitable crew quickly and easily, irrelevant of where in the world they are. As the only superyacht specific supplier of video interviewing, TUV C More

The Ist APDs Sailing Regatta arrives to Marina Ibiza

This weekend was held APD’s Ist Sailing Regatta, and Marina Ibiza played hostess welcoming the 7 sailing yachts coming from Mallorca. The Association for Progress in Management, non-profit entity headed by Sebastián Escarrer, organized one of More

Spain take the title in Universitys annual model yacht race

Alvaro Guell from Spain has won this year's model yacht race - an annual event that began more than 40 years ago as a bit of end of term fun - for Southampton Solent University yacht engineering students. This was the first-year BEng (Hons) Yacht and Powe More


As one superyacht season draws to a close and the next appears on the horizon, it’s the time of year when many owners and captains consider their future cruising plans. At this transitional time, there’s no better base for yachts to consider f More

Marina Port de Mallorca awarded due to lack of workplace accidents

Marina Port de Mallorca received a special recognition for its effective and verifiable contribution in reducing workplace accidents and prevention of occupational accidents and diseases. Patrick Reynés, manager of the marina, received the badge gi More

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