30 March 2015
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Industry wary of pending ‘petroleum tax’ in France

SuperyachtNews.com has been alerted to a pending tax on fuel, which holds the potential to see commercial yachts fueling up in France pay 47 cents extra per litre. Those with knowledge of the situation are anxious about the impact it will have on charter activity.

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Berth right

Ultimateberths.com, a website offering berths, slips and moorings for sale or rent, will be launching their latest version of the website in the next few weeks, in the throes of the ever demanding berthing sector.

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UCINA in disarray

Italian nautical association, UCINA has been dealt a body blow with news that 10 members have staged a mass exodus. As a result, CRN's Lamberto Tacoli has withdrawn his candidacy for the presidency.

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Clarity for captains at SMM: Fiscal

The ever-changing tax landscape for superyachts directly affects the everyday lives of captains. This year’s event aims to elucidate complex fiscal regulations and work towards the uniform fiscal governance of superyachts operating in the EU.

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Heesen re-recruits director of operations

Heesen Yachts has announced the appointment of Rick van de Wetering as its new director of operations. He first began his career at the Dutch shipyard, where he worked for 10 of his 25 years in the industry to date.

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Caterpillar and Struik are back for more!Caterpillar and Struik are back for more!

Excitement grows for the Global Superyacht Forum as prestigious industry brands Caterpillar and Struik & Hamerslag sponsor again in 2015! More

20:20 Vision20:20 Vision

As support for the Global Superyacht Forum 2015 grows, the release of the event review prompts us to reflect on the successes of 2014's event. More

Custom to build new 'Navetta 37'Custom to build new 'Navetta 37'

Custom Line has revealed that it is to build the first in a new line of ‘Navetta 37’ superyachts. The first vessel will be delivered in 2016. More

Burgess and IMS Shipyard joined at the hullBurgess and IMS Shipyard joined at the hull

Burgess Marine and IMS Shipyard have announced a new partnership in light of previous collaborative success. More

'Sibelle' sets sail'Sibelle' sets sail

Heesen Yachts has delivered 50m 'Sibelle ' More

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Vispring - Nautical Design

Vispring has a rich history within the maritime industry. In the golden age of the ocean liner, Vispring beds were found in the first class cabins of legendary vessels including as RMS Mauretania, RMS Titanic and RMS Queen Mary, as well as the Royal Mail More

Anastasia set to make waves in Singapore

The Singapore Yacht Show is pleased to announce that 75.5m (248ft) M/Y Anastasia will be on display, presented for sale and charter at this year’s four-day event, taking place 23–26 April at ONE°15 Marina Club in Sentosa Cove. Built by wo More

Yachtzoo announces M/Y Saluzi's presence at Singapore Yacht Show 2015

The Singapore Yacht Show will return this April, with an incredible line-up of the most luxurious superyachts, boats, international lifestyle brands and superyacht industry leaders. Organisers have just announced that the 69-metre Australian-built M/Y Sal More

Vispring's Bespoke Service

British luxury bed maker, Vispring’s mattresses and divans are traditionally handmade to order, using the finest natural fibres at its factory in Devon. More

Best exchange rates for Captain & Crew

  Don’t walk the plank of foreign exchange without checking your options first. There’s no need to be tied to your bank, when Currencies Direct you can save up to 5% on your exchange As a proud member of Horizons, Currencies Direct work More

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