Confusion surrounding the correct bunkering procedures of superyachts operating in Italian waters has reached its peak. SuperyachtNews.com speaks to Ezio Vannucci, partner at Italian law firm Moores Rowland Associati, who reveals that clarification on the situation is in the process of being made.
Seafarers have secured a minimum wage increase following talks at the ILO last week. The new standard is a far cry from the salaries of superyacht crew, but should the announcement be used as food for thought for the industry to consider bringing crew salaries down? Or is this a reality of an industry that requires outstanding qualities from their employees?
The Isle of Man has released its latest figures on Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC) deficiency report. However, findings - or rather, lack of findings applicable to the superyacht sector - suggest that the Convention will impact the yachting sector far less than predicted.
M/Y ‘The Highlander’ owner and CEO of Spyker cars, Victor Muller, unveils his new corporate financing initiative available for his new Spyker B6 Venator model. Could a similar option prove viable in the superyacht industry?
The MYBA Charter Agreement - the most comprehensive doducment of its kind - has undergone a number of revisions for 2014. This comes following some criticism at a recent industry event that it had failed to respond to evolve at an appropriate rate with changes to the European fiscal landscape.
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Regs4ships has launched its 18th Digital Maritime Regulations product, which provides all of the documentation required to register under the Australian flag. More
Inmarsat has launched its IsatPhone 2, the latest incarnation of its global-coverage satellite mobile device. The phone is being marketed to its clients by Atlantic Radio Telephone. More
STP-based RSB Rigging Solutions has entered into a formal agreement to act as the Spanish service centre for Equiplite products. More
While the industry is turning more attention to the Asian market, the surrounding cruising grounds are gearing up for increased superyacht visitations. As Malaysia is investing in facilities for the future, SuperyachtNews.com speaks to those that are based in the region to find out its potential for growth. More
Strong rumours are circulating that McMullen & Wing has sold the partially complete 50m 'Big Star'. The company is advertising for new staff, and it would appear that the Kiwi yard is to imminently resume work on the yacht... More
Gyrostabilisation expert Seakeeper has taken steps to boost its European presence with the appointment of Giorgio Avigdor and Phil Borque. More
Superyacht expedition specialist EYOS Expeditions has partnered with air charter specialist Chapman Freeborn to improve the full expedition experience for its clients. More
ValvTect Petroleum has presented Alabama's Dog River Marina with its Marina of the Year award at the International Marina and Boatyard Conference. More
Oman's Almouj Marina has launched a new website that makes scheduling berthing more straightforward. More
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- Sunseeker's 155 yacht proves it's a dominant force
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