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Charter boom in Croatia

Following a spike in charter activity in Croatia, spoke to Dorijan Dujmic, managing partner at BWA Yachting about the catalyst for this upturn.

07 Aug 2015

A work in progress spoke to Udo Kleinitz, newly appointed Secretary General at ICOMIA, two months into his new role to identify his personal goals and the changes ICOMIA is looking to implement moving forward.

06 Aug 2015

Restructuring at Princess Yachts spoke to Kiran Jay Haslam, marketing director at Princess Yachts about the restructuring at the yard, announced at the beginning of July, and what is in the pipeline for the Plymouth based yacht builder.

28 Jul 2015

The land of opportunity speaks to consultant Bob Saxon about the potential for Cuba as a US yachting destination, and where the situation stands on progress being made with US-Cuban relations.

24 Jul 2015

Onto something new

Joe Foggia has taken on a new role at Northrop & Johnson following his departure from Christensen Shipyard. spoke to Foggia about the move.

22 Jul 2015

Capitalising on your large asset

A problem within the charter market, which is growing in prominence is the lack of quality 50m+ yachts to meet the demand. spoke to Nick Burleigh to find out exactly what the issue is and what needs to be done to solve it.

15 Jul 2015

PYP acquires Hydrasud

PYP has acquired Hydrasud in La Ciotat, France, a move that will help the company expand further into the new build and large yacht sector.

13 Jul 2015

Becoming more 'Abell'

Redevelopments abound in Australia, with Abell Point Marina completing the development of its facilities on the central Queensland Coast. spoke to Luke McCaul, marketing and business development manager at the marina about what the chan

09 Jul 2015

Transaction complete, please remove your card

Local news reports have indicated that Henry Luken, 50 per cent shareholder in Christensen Shipyards, has successfully purchased all assets from receiver, Miles Stover, which includes the completion and construction of three hulls.

08 Jul 2015

Waiting at the foot of the Acropolis

In light of the current economic strife in Greece, commonly known as the 'bed of civilisation', spoke to yacht owner Harry Vafias and partner at Cape4 Yachting, Michel Chryssicopoulos to find out how this economic peril will affect the

07 Jul 2015

Trinity Yachts acquired by Harvey Gulf International Marine

On 25 June, Harvey Gulf International Marine, a company specialising in marine transportation, acquired Trinity Yachts and Gulf Coast Shipyard, with the creation of affiliate company Harvey Shipyard Group, managing all shipbuilding assets.

30 Jun 2015

'The Heesen cathedral'

Construction on Heesen's new 85m dry dock has begun, with completion scheduled for October 2016.

23 Jun 2015

You shall not pass

The proposed French mooring tax that has previously caused uproar among the marine community in France has been halted in its passage to government. spoke to Freddy Desplanques to find out more.

19 Jun 2015

Permission granted

Ocean Village's Marina Bay in Gibraltar has taken another step forward in development, with Gibraltar's Development and Planning Commission granting planning permission for the new superyacht berths and short stay rental apartments.

12 Jun 2015

Paris MoU agrees on inspection campaign for MLC

The Paris MoU conglomeration of port states has established a Concentration Inspection Campaign (CIC), which has been agreed on in order to verify compliance with MLC 2006, for 2016.

11 Jun 2015

New Colombian addition to ICOMIA

ICOMIA has announced the addition of a Colombian association, ASONAUTICA, which will focus on supporting the marine industry and promoting nautical tourism along the coast of Colombia.

08 Jun 2015

Hope for Christensen

Local news reports and court documents indicate that in a bid to keep Christensen Shipyards afloat Miles Stover, receiver, of Turnaround Inc is looking to sell all assets to Henry Luken, who currently owns 50 per cent of the company.

05 Jun 2015

Royal Huisman appoints new managing director

Dutch shipyard, Royal Huisman has announced the appointment of Roemer Boogaard as managing director.

01 Jun 2015

Russian oligarchs disappear over the horizon

With private jet company, Bombardier Inc paring output of its Global 5000 and Global 6000 business jets due to lowered demand from Russia and China, spoke to charter broker Valeria Alekhina at Fraser Yachts about whether similar effects

01 Jun 2015

Marina Port Vell opens business hub speaks to Marina Port Vell's commercial director, Anella Alcott about the opening of a business hub at the marina and where this positions Barcelona in Europe's superyacht industry.

29 May 2015

Fincantieri acquires share in Camper & Nicholsons International

Fincantieri has invested a minority share in luxury yachting experts, Camper & Nicholsons International.

27 May 2015

Small but mighty Malta

Beautiful scenery and clear-blue waters, famous heritage, notoriously welcoming people and a well-placed superyacht marina makes Malta an attractive superyacht destination in the Mediterranean. The Superyacht Owner talks to Captain Bob Corcoran of M/Y Sam

27 May 2015

Khan's vision for Jacksonville Shipyards to go forwards

The proposal by Shad Khan and Iguana Investments for the development of the Jacksonville Shipyards, has received the highest score of three proposals put forward earlier in the year.

19 May 2015

Mooring in the cradle of civilisation

Athens Marina, located in Faliro Bay just a stones throw away from the heart of Europe's historical capital, is perfectly located for the intrepid explorer and adventurous yachtie. The Superyacht Owner seeks out the attraction of this ideally located mari

18 May 2015

Planning ahead speaks to Francois Van Well, vice president business development at Rybovich about the company's plans for development in Riviera Beach.

18 May 2015

Mondomarine acquires Cantieri di Pisa

Mondomarine has acquired Cantieri di Pisa in an agreement that includes the six boats that the yard has under construction.

11 May 2015

EMC to acquire MTN

Emerging Markets Communications (EMC) has announced it has signed an agreement, to acquire MTN Communications in a move that is hoped will strengthen both companies in the communications sector.

29 Apr 2015

Making the buyer 'confident' in Benetti is key, says Luigi Adamo

Speaking to Maarten Janssen, Luigi Adamo, general manager, Benetti highlighted improving customer assistance in increasing its fleet presence in Asia at the Singapore Yacht Show 2015.

28 Apr 2015

Kymeta partners with e3 Sytems for flat panel antenna solution

Kymeta appoints e3 Systems as its partner for customised flat panel antenna solutions for superyachts.

28 Apr 2015

Benetti takes on Asia

Benetti has announced its plans to open two offices in Hong Kong, appointing Luigi Adamo as the general director, in an expansion that is hoped to continue into Japan and Indonesia.

23 Apr 2015

ICON Yachts signs its largest contract yet

ICON Yachts has signed an 80m+ project, which has a scheduled completion for summer 2017, the largest for the yard so far.

23 Apr 2015

IMS 700 site open for business

Naval repair and maintenance shipyard, IMS Shipyard has opened its new IMS 700 site, complementing the existing IMS 300 site.

21 Apr 2015

Taking on Turkey

The Superyacht Owner puts a spotlight on Palmarina, the fourth addition to C&N Marina's 1782 Club, and what Turkey as a destination in itself has to offer to the superyacht industry.

21 Apr 2015

Fraser Yachts goes full-service

Fraser Yachts and V.Delta of V. Group have partnered to provide project management services to superyachts.

17 Apr 2015

OCEA opens new facility

French company OCEA has announced the opening of a new site in Les Sables d'Olonne, catering to yachts up to 85m

16 Apr 2015

A duty to the Maldives

The Maldives has implemented zero per cent import duty on luxury vessels visiting the island.

10 Apr 2015

Proposal for refit facility in Jacksonville

Jacksonville Florida's Downtown Investment Authority are currently reviewing proposals for the investment in the Shipyards, with the latest proposal from Shitaki Marine Enterprises following a proposal from the Jaguars' Shad Khan.

06 Apr 2015

Scotland the brave

The Superyacht Owner spoke to Captain Malcolm Banks, assistant project manager of the build on S/Y Elena and founder of Scottish Yacht Services about his experience and knowledge of chartering and cruising the area that he also calls home.

27 Mar 2015

Berth right, 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.

26 Mar 2015

Sale of R&Q Marine Services to Hiscox Ltd confirmed

Insurance group, Hiscox Ltd has bought Randall & Quilter Marine Services, a sale that the insurance firm believes complements its existing services.

23 Mar 2015

Meeting pollution head-on

Lloyd’s has published its analysis from the IMO’s Pollution Prevention and Response committee meeting, with some superyacht specifics to address.

19 Mar 2015

Benetti completes a successful first quarter

Benetti continues a busy first quarter with the launch of three yachts at its shipyard in Livorno.

18 Mar 2015

Furuno launches new NavNet TZtouch2

Electronics company, Furuno, has launched its new NavNet TZtouch2, with a presentation at its site in Portsmouth.

16 Mar 2015

Middle Eastern promise

The Middle East stands as a relatively under-subscribed superyacht arena despite it being home to a large portion of superyacht owners. Extremely seasonal, the charter yacht availability in the region is limited and local yachts tend to be designe

12 Mar 2015

Gibraltar gears up for a superyacht marina

Captain E.S Geary has been appointed as technical consultant for Ocean Village's proposed superyacht marina project in Gibraltar, which aims to have planning permission confirmed by the end of March.

11 Mar 2015

Rossinavi returns to the golden age with M/Y 'Tansaray'

Rossinavi's reproduction of the classic FR209, is set to be launched in April, following a technically challenging build whilst maintaining the yacht's classic form.

09 Mar 2015

IMPA ACT maps out trends for the supply chain

IMPA ACT has identified three key trends that the maritime supply chain should be aware of for 2015, which could prove constructive for superyacht industry suppliers.

05 Mar 2015

Heesen delivers M/Y 'Asya'

Heesen has announced the delivery of M/Y Asya to her owners.

04 Mar 2015

'Umbra' refit completed

Auckland’s Diverse Projects have completed the extensive refit on 'Umbra', with a specialist management company.

03 Mar 2015

Final call...

The discounted offer on The Superyacht Intelligence Annual Report has now ended...

27 Feb 2015

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