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Investors bidding to build new Malaga marina (November 27, 2020)

A 50-year licence is available to the winning bidder Bids are reportedly coming in from specialist investors in maritime construction projects to develop the new 500-berth San Andrés marina in Huelin, Malaga, around 50km northeast of Marbella on Spain’s Costa more »

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MB92 La Ciotat launches ‘300t Origins’ (October 28, 2020)

Philippe Escousse has been appointed the site manager for 300t Origins… MB92 La Ciotat has today announced the creation of a dedicated refit facility serviced by a 300-tonne travel lift within the MB92 La Ciotat shipyard called ‘300t Origins’. The more »

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Peaks and troughs (October 20, 2020)

As the financial markets have recovered, so too has the brokerage market, proving that client desire remains strong… A series of recent wealth reports have shed light on the rapid recovery of UHNW wealth globally. However, many of the pervading more »

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Strong exhibitor interest for 1st Balearic Yacht Show (October 16, 2020)

More than 35 companies have confirmed their attendance at the first virtual boat show in the Balearic Islands. With just over a month to go, the Balearic Yacht Show (November 18-20) will be a fully online event with exhibitors representing more »

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Monaco and Palma Superyacht Show organisers look ahead to 2021 events (September 24, 2020)

On the day that the 30th Monaco Yacht Show (MYS) was due to open, the event’s organising team have issued a statement which highlights research undertaken which, it is hoped, will result in an even more appealing show than usual more »

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Astilleros de Mallorca completes refit of 74m Cocoa Bean (September 24, 2020)

The ambitious three-phased project was achieved in collaboration with Langan Design… While marking its 75th anniversary in 2017, Astilleros de Mallorca was selected as the shipyard of choice for the ambitious refit of 74m Cocoa Bean alongside Langan Design Partners, more »

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Application of new Italian VAT system delayed (July 31, 2020)

Italian authorities have delayed the application of a new VAT system on charters until November 2020… In 2019, the European Commission announced that the application of VAT on charters as practised in Italy, France, Malta, Cyprus and Greece would no more »

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La Ciotat Shipyards announces sharp price cuts (July 31, 2020)

New government measures represent a significant financial contribution La Ciotat Shipyards in the South of France has unveiled a range of price cuts in order to boost the start of the 2020/21 refit season. The move comes after the local more »

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Fraser Yachts signs national pact for energy transition with Monaco government (July 17, 2020)

The Monegasque firm is the first yachting company to sign the pact Fraser Yachts has signed the official National Pact for Energy Transition (Pacte National pour la Transition Énergétique) with the Monaco government, making it the first yachting company to more »

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METSTRADE 2020 on track; new cancellation policy and virtual event to run alongside (July 16, 2020)

New hybrid event planned for November METSTRADE 2020, which will run from 17-19 November in Amsterdam, is still on track, according to organisers the RAI, who today unveiled new initiatives to ensure a safe and successful show. A statement released more »

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BWA Yachting expands to Scandinavia (July 9, 2020)

In response to increasing demand, BWA Yachting is expanding operations in Northern Europe… BWA Yachting is expanding its operations into northern Europe by opening offices in Norway and Denmark, to assist yacht captains looking to explore new and exciting cruising more »

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Former Ibiza Magna changes hands (July 2, 2020)

Now known as Marina Port Ibiza, the marina joins the IPM-IMG Group portfolio… With a change of concession and management, the former Ibiza Magna is now to be known as Marina Port Ibiza. The marina has become part of the more »

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Monaco show cancelled (June 30, 2020)

Organiser issues statement Organisers of the Monaco Yacht Show, Informa Markets, has announced this morning that the 2020 Monaco Yacht Show is to be cancelled. The organiser has released the following statement: ”Over recent weeks, Informa Markets has been in more »

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Malta allows superyacht crew changes (June 30, 2020)

New ruling applies to yachts with crew only onboard The Maltese government has introduced a new ruling that lifts the travel ban relating to yachts calling in Malta with crews only onboard. This will allow yachts to use Malta for more »

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BWA Yachting launches Berkeley Rand (June 25, 2020)

The company was launched after BWA received a growing number of requests for remote yachting experiences… With a growing number of yacht owners looking to venture to more remote destinations, BWA Yachting has launched Berkeley Rand to design and engineer more »

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France and Spain loosen boating regulations (June 4, 2020)

In a positive sign, the French and Spanish maritime sectors have this week relaxed their Covid-19 restrictions on boating activities In a positive sign, the French and Spanish maritime sectors have this week relaxed their Covid-19 restrictions as the respective more »

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Burgess: the charter perspective (May 22, 2020)

Burgess’ head of charter mangement considers the current state of the charter market and the outlook for chartering in the near future… “We had a very good start to the year in terms of new business and charter yachts coming more »

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Italian government publishes new boating guidelines (May 19, 2020)

The Italian Ministry for Transport published its guidelines for marinas, recreational sailing, charters and diving on Sunday – the same day that leaders from the Italian boating industry association, Confindustria Nautica, took part in a virtual press conference focusing on more »

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Greece introduces new rules for yachts (May 19, 2020)

New measures came into effect today The Greek Maritime Ministry has announced new regulations for the operation of yachts and pleasure craft which come into force today and will last through to June 15, 2020. The Ministry statement about the more »

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MB92 Barcelona and La Ciotat sites reopen (April 23, 2020)

An exclusive interview with Group President and CEO Pepe García-Aubert… The MB92 Group has reopened its Barcelona and La Ciotat sites. Works recommenced on 14th April, under strict protective parameters, and in line with both Spanish and French government regulations. more »

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GYG reschedules loan repayments (April 17, 2020)

Global Yachting Group has also restarted operations in Spain Global Yachting Group (GYG), a listed superyacht painting, supply and maintenance company, has given details of changes to its repayments schedule for a €4m loan which was due to be paid more »

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There will be positives we can draw from this (April 16, 2020)

Fraser Yachts CEO Raphael Sauleau discusses the short-term and long-term impacts of COVID-19 on the industry… It is undeniable that the COVID-19 pandemic is having a major impact on how yachts are being used in the short term, with many more »

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SuperyachtNews COVID-19 Advisory – HFW Briefing (April 2, 2020)

HFW, the superyacht legal specialist, shares its advice on force majeure and various impacts on industry sectors… The yachting industry, like most, has been hit hard by the rapid spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) across Europe and America. more »

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Controlling underwater noise (March 18, 2020)

SILENT class notations from DNV GL are designed to address growing levels of noise from operations at sea… Fish and marine mammals rely on sound to communicate with each other, locate prey and navigate over long distances. These and other more »

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Greece introduces new VAT rules for charter vessels (March 11, 2020)

Confusion remains over how Greece will implement the system and whether it will be operational by summer 2020… Greece’s new VAT rules are in accordance with the European Union’s directive and are the same rules that have been applied in more »

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Balearic nautical sector starts dialogue with government officials (March 4, 2020)

An institutional visit to STP Shipyard Palma communicated the value of the industry for the local economy… The Balearic nautical industry was the focal point of a recent institutional visit by the Vice President of the Government and Minister of more »

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Spanish refit yard joins IGY Superyacht Vessel Support Network (March 2, 2020)

Astilleros de Mallorca will serve IGY customers cruising in the Mediterranean Palma-based Astilleros de Mallorca, one of Spain’s leading superyacht refit and repair firms, has become a member of the IGY Superyacht Vessel Support Network, meaning it will now service more »

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Shaping the future of the Balearics (February 22, 2020)

Following a market research project about the region, The Superyacht Agency shares some of its findings… The Balearic region is a well-established superyacht hub that has a reputation for varied cruising and quality refit and berthing infrastructure. In order to more »

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OCIBAR acquires Spanish superyacht marina (February 12, 2020)

*Tarragona’s Port Tarraco Marina offers berths of up to 160mç OCIBAR, the Spanish marina management company, has significantly expanded its operation with the acquisition for an undisclosed sum of the Port Tarraco superyacht marina in Tarragona. The purchase was made more »

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The Development of the Charter Market in the Balearic Islands (February 11, 2020)

The Spanish Large Yacht Association (AEGY) has produced its sixth annual report on the state of the charter market in the Balearics, and reports are generally promising. The AEGY was instrumental in convincing the Spanish government to make changes in more »

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AEGY Economic Impact Report (February 11, 2020)

AEGY has published its Economic Impact of Large Yacht Charter in the Balearics report for 2019. AEGY, the Asociación Española de Grandes Yates, was established in 2013 to represent the needs of companies in the superyacht sector in Spain. It more »

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Spain sees increase in boat registrations in 2019 (February 5, 2020)

*Small and medium-sized power sector remains engine room for growth, while charter sector sees rebound too Spain’s recreational boat market saw a 9.65% increase in boat registrations in 2019 (6,080) compared to 2018 (5,545). Of the total registrations, 4,518 were more »

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Investing in the future of the Balearics (December 30, 2019)

An on-going research project will inform a long-term investment strategy for the superyacht hub… With increasingly accessible cruising and growing refit and berthing infrastructure, the Balearics Islands have been firmly established as a year-round superyacht destination. In order to develop more »

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Camper & Nicholsons Marinas completes expansion at Port Louis Marina in Grenada (December 26, 2019)

Facility now offers 227 berths up to 90m A major expansion of Port Louis marina has recently been completed by Camper & Nicholson Marinas (CNM). The expansion, to meet growing demand and completed at an undisclosed price, includes an additional more »

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Appointments at Pinmar (December 10, 2019)

*Four new appointments position US yacht refinisher for further growth US yacht refinisher Pinmar has announced a number of personnel appointments in the wake of its new facilities at Savannah Yacht Center (SYC) on the US east coast coming fully more »

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The future of management (November 5, 2019)

How must the business of management evolve to better suit the requirements of superyacht owners? As the superyacht market continues to professionalise and drive towards a level of maturity that is sufficient to ensure that owners and charter guests enjoy more »

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What will the future of superyacht ownership look like? (November 5, 2019)

Day two of The Superyacht Forum 2019 will explore how we must adjust to attract the next generation of owners… Day two of The Superyacht Forum will this year focus on the future of superyacht ownership. Findings from The Superyacht more »

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The future of Planet Superyacht (October 21, 2019)

*The spectre of ocean ecosystem collapse is pushing the agenda at the industry’s two key autumn events…The rate at which the ocean sustainability movement has accelerated within the superyacht industry is profound. I often find myself revisiting an old anecdote more »

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C&N Asia expands sales team (October 19, 2019)

*Sebastien Bernard joins the Phuket office as sales bróker Camper & Nicholsons Asia has announced Sebastien Bernard has joined the Phuket office as a sales broker. https://www.ibinews.com/people/candn-asia-expands-sales-team/34971.article?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Weekly%20IBI%20Daily%20News%20Email&utm_content=Weekly%20IBI%20Daily%20News%20Email+CID_d704a1cf40f2366cfe3326a2140ac214&utm_source=Campaign%20Monitor%20emails&utm_term=CN%20Asia%20expands%20sales%20team C&N Asia expands sales team _ News _ International Boat Industry

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MB92 sold to European investment firm (September 30, 2019)

Squircle Capital has acquired a 77.5% share of the Spanish superyacht refit yard Marina Barcelona 92 (MB92) today announced that Squircle Capital, a European alternative investment firm focused on private equity and value-add real estate investments, has acquired 77.5% of more »

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MB92 releases statement on shipyard fire (September 13, 2019)

The renowned refit shipyard in Barcelona has released a statement providing clarity on the fire at its facility… MB92 Barcelona has issued a statement relating to a reported fire at the yard. According to a spokesperson for the yard, “The more »

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Spanish municipality eyes €20m marina project (September 13, 2019)

New marina to be constructed in Spain’s Andalusia region The City Council of Málaga and the Port of Málaga are developing plans to build a marina in San Andrés on the Spanish Mediterranean coast. The entire project would cost around more »

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Pendennis acquires Vilanova Grand Marina (September 6, 2018)

Falmouth, UK-based superyacht builder and refit specialist Pendennis Shipyard is expanding its Mediterranean presence further with the purchase of a majority stake in Vilanova Grand Marina in Barcelona, Spain. The company was already associated with Vilanova, as it is developing more »

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MB92 Barcelona opens new 4,800-ton shiplift (September 3, 2019)

The completed infrastructure represents a significant development for the larger sector of the superyacht refit market… Today, MB92 Barcelona has announced that its new 4,800-ton shiplift is fully operational. With the capacity to haul out up to nine superyachts of more »

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Monaco Yacht Show 2019: Fleet (September 3, 2019)

The Superyacht Agency’s Intelligence team analyses the key metrics of this year’s event… This year marks the 29th edition of the Monaco Yacht Show, and the event looks on course to maintain its status as the superyacht industry’s premier gathering, more »

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New marina to be constructed in southern Spain (September 2, 2019)

Project to build a new facility in Andalusia discussed by officials The local government of Andalusia has proposed to re-launch an initiative to build a new marina in Axarquía, on the Spanish Mediterranean Sea shore. The newly-formed coalition government, which more »

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Camper & Nicholson Asia expands network to Australia and New Zealand (September 2, 2019)

*Ray White Marine appointed exclusive representative for region Camper & Nicholsons Asia (C&NA), part of the global yacht services C&N group, has expanded its Asia Pacific office network with the appointment of Ray White Marine, headquartered at Marina Mirage on more »

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Monaco Yacht Show 2019: Business (August 30, 2019)

With a proliferation of boat shows globally, MYS remains the primary shop window for the 30m-plus market… It is no secret that the superyacht market is now littered with boat shows. While many individuals throughout the market complain about the more »

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The end of an era for The Pinmar Golf (August 30, 2019)

After an incredibly successful 31 years, Pinmar announces the desire to explore new experiences… After much deliberation, it is with a heavy heart that Pinmar has decided that this year’s Pinmar Golf will be the last. After 31 years, the more »

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C&N announces technology merger with Nowboat (June 14, 2019)

The new platform from Camper & Nicholsons International aims to redefine the digital customer journey… Camper and Nicholsons International (C&N) has announced a technology merger with Hong Kong-based seafaring company Nowboat. The collaboration will see the launch of a unique more »

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Fraser COO wins MIASF award (June 4, 2019)

*Mike Busacca has received the Marine Industry Association of South Florida’s Award of Excellence Mike Busacca, chief operating officer at Fraser Yachts, picked up the Marine Industry Assocaition of South Florida (MIASF) Award of Excellence last month for his contributions more »

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Fraser sells nine yachts in three weeks (May 29, 2019)

*The crowning sale was the 85m Lürssen-built M/Y Areti Monaco-based Fraser Yachts, part of Italy’s Azimut-Benetti Group, has announced the sale of nine yachts in just three weeks. The crowning sale was the 85m Lürssen-built M/Y Areti by Stuart Larsen more »

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Greece implements new yacht cruising tax (May 24, 2019)

The launch was delayed from early April The Greek government has implemented its new cruising tax, also called the TEPAI, which was initially set to be introduced in early April. The news was issued by the UK-based Cruising Association (CA), more »

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Balearic Islands to review leisure marine industry (May 10, 2019)

*Future challenges on the agenda In the wake of the recent successful Palma International Boat Show and the Palma Superyacht Show, a meeting of all relevant organisations has been arranged for May 20 to review the current state and future more »

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MB92 La Ciotat awarded concession for 200m dry dock (April 2, 2019)

The agreement confirms the extended occupation of the dock at La Ciotat Shipyards… MB92 La Ciotat announced today the signing of a contract with La Ciotat Shipyards extending its occupation of the 200m dry dock for another three years. The more »

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Turkey overturns ban on foreign-flagged charter yachts (April 2, 2019)

*Charter firms with foreign-flagged vessels will be allowed to operate in Turkey this season after all – but at a cost The ban on foreign-flagged yachts operating as charter vessels in Turkey this season has been overturned, thanks to the more »

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BWA Yachting opens Gibraltar office (March 22, 2019)

Yacht services provider has been operating on The Rock for 10 years through sub-agents Yacht services provider BWA Yachting has added Gibraltar to its global network with the opening of a new dedicated office. The move expands its Mediterranean spread more »

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Economic Impact of Superyacht Charter in the Balearics, 2018 (March 19, 2018)

For the fifth consecutive year the Asociación Española de Grandes Yates (AEGY, Spanish Large Yacht Association) has prepared a report to track the development of the large yacht charter market in Spain. The Spanish charter market has seen impressive growth more »

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Spanish refit yard gets ISO 50001 certification (March 8, 2019)

*MB92 Barcelona’s energy management systems approved by Lloyd’s Register MB92 Barcelona, the Spanish superyacht refit and repair yard, has received its ISO 50001 certificate for energy management from Lloyd’s Register. The certification is in addition to the ISO 9001 and more »

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MB92 Group restructures (February 28, 2019)

*Commercial director Henk Dreijer appointed chief business development officer Superyacht refit and repair firm the MB92 Group has announced a series of structural changes in anticipation of its next phase of growth. The company says it is expecting increased activity more »

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Ban on new marinas in the Balearic Islands for the next 15 years (December 5, 2018)

Balearic government seeks to maximise capacity of existing facilities As part of a review of the maritime sector of the Balearic Islands for the next 15 years a decision not to permit any new marina projects has been taken. The more »

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MB92 joins Feadship Services Network (November 24, 2018)

The MB92 Group has become an exclusive provider of maintenance, repair and warranty work in Barcelona for new and existing Feadship customers The MB92 Group has been chosen to form part of Feadship’s new Services Network. Alongside Amico & Co, more »

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Boating e-registry system launches in Greece (November 21, 2018)

New scheme applies to both domestic and foreign-flagged vessels As part of Greece’s strategy to expand and better manage its marine tourist sector, the country this week launched a new electronic registration scheme. This scheme has been launched by the more »

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Spanish Customs clarifies interpretation of Union Customs Code (November 5, 2018)

An information note sets out the position of the Spanish tax authorities under the UCC relating to yachting… On 10 October, 2018, the Department of Customs and Duties of the Spanish Tax Agency (AEAT) published an information note in which more »

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Pendennis announces investment in Vilanova Grand Marina (October 22, 2018)

Pendennis has announced a major investment in the Barcelona-based marina… Pendennis, the British superyacht new build and refit specialist, has announced a major investment in Vilanova Grand Marina, Barcelona. Vilanova Grand Marina has 49 superyacht berths available for vessels between more »

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MB92 wins La Ciotat shiplift concession (October 4, 2018)

La Ciotat Shipyards awards 35-year concession for 4,000-tonne shiplift to MB92 An €84m investment in expanding its facilities was announced by La Ciotat Shipyards at the recent Monaco Yacht Show. The €84m included €64m for a new 4,000-tonne capacity shiplift more »

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Compositeworks to become MB92 La Ciotat (September 11, 2018)

Following its acquisition last year by the MB92 Group, Compositeworks will undergo a rebrand… MB92 Group has announced that, following its acquisition of Compositeworks, the La Ciotat-based shipyard, of which it claimed a majority stake on 31 October 2017, a more »

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Insight into the 2018 charter market (July 31, 2018)

Brokers offer their opinions on the summer 2018 charter season… As the Mediterranean charter season is in full swing, there have been murmurings amongst industry stakeholders that the charter market has been slightly depressed this year. This anecdotal evidence is more »

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Fraser CEO elected LYBRA president (July 26, 2018)

*Raphael Sauleau will head the Large Yacht Brokers Association for a three-year term Raphael Sauleau, CEO of Monaco-based Fraser Yachts, has been elected president of the Large Yacht Brokers Association (LYBRA). Sauleau replaces outgoing president Jonathan Beckett and will lead more »

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MB92 acquires Blohm+Voss La Ciotat (July 19, 2018)

*Marina Barcelona 92 will merge its activities in La Ciotat with Compositeworks SAS Marina Barcelona 92 (MB92) has signed an agreement with Blohm+Voss, part of the Lürssen Group, to acquire their remaining 51% stake in Blohm+Voss La Ciotat, the exclusive more »

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Reflections on the Palma Superyacht Show 2018 (May 16, 2018)

*Industry professionals discuss the success of the sixth edition of the show… With the Palma Superyacht Show 2018 having come to a close last week, the sixth edition was proof of just how far the event has developed in its more »

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Fraser Yachts expands Spanish presence (May 3, 2018)

*Yacht services provider opens new office in Barcelona’s OneOcean Port Vell marina Fraser Yachts, part of Italy’s Azimut-Benetti Group, has opened a new office in Barcelona. Located in OneOcean Port Vell marina, the new Spanish office will provide the full more »

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Greek government considers new mooring tax for visiting yachts (May 3, 2018)

*The move follows a ban on non-EU yachts visiting Greece for charter purposes With Greece gradually improving its economy and state finances, there is still need to generate more income to maintain the recovery that has started. Currently under consideration more »

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The role of paint standards (April 17, 2018)

Following the launch of the Pinmar Standard 2.0, industry experts discuss the function of paint standards… ‘Beauty is in the eye of the beholder’, as the saying goes, and this mantra can easily be applied to superyacht finishing. Therefore, measuring more »

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Bart Kimman joins Camper & Nicholsons Asia (April 17, 2018)

The brokerage firm announces new commercial director and expansion plans in Asia… At a press conference at the Singapore Yacht Show, Camper & Nicholsons Asia announced its new commercial director, Bart Kimman. Previously at Northrop & Johnson, Kimman has been more »

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A bigger Palma Superyacht Show 2018 (April 17, 2018)

The sixth edition of the Palma Superyacht Show will be held from 27 April to 1 May, 2018… Since its conception, the Palma Superyacht Show has brought a superyacht brokerage and charter focus alongside Boat Show Palma. With both shows more »

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Camper & Nicholsons Marinas privatised (April 16, 2018)

Company to work more closely with C&N Asia In a move that brings the two separately-owned Camper & Nicholson brand companies close together, it was announced today that the two businesses will be cooperating more closely. It was also made more »

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AEGY Report Reveals Astronomical Rise of Chartering (April 9, 2018)

In October 2013 the Spanish government made an amendment to the infamous “matriculation tax” which had prevented many superyachts from registering to charter in Spain. This change in legislation came about as a direct result of many years of lobbying more »

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New cookery school for yacht chefs in Palma (April 3, 2018)

SuperyachtNews catches up with Justine Murphy following the launch of mymuybueno Cookery School… Palma-based food and lifestyle brand mymuybueno recently opened the newest division of its brand; the mymuybueno Cookery School. As well as offering introductory cooking courses for yacht more »

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Camper & Nicholsons Marinas in expansion mode (April 3, 2018)

An additional 70 berths planned for Port Louis Marina in Grenada, along with new Scottish marina London, UK-based Camper & Nicholsons Marinas has announced an expansion of their Port Louis Marina in Grenada in the West Indies and have agreed more »

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Malta to strongly resist tax challenge from EU (April 3, 2018)

A clear message that Malta will defend its position was delivered at last week’s ‘Opportunities in Superyachts’ conference A very clear message that Malta will defend its position in the face of the EU challenge over tax and VAT related more »

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Malta yachting industry questions European Commission VAT ruling (March 22, 2018)

Maltese industry claims France and Italy apply same principles in VAT collection A combined group of yachting associations and interest inside Malta have questioned the European Commission’s ruling last week that it was not levying the correct amount of VAT more »

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Camper & Nicholsons Marinas to design and manage new Edinburgh marina (March 14, 2018)

*New Scottish marina the centrepiece of a £500 million waterside quarter development Camper & Nicholsons Marinas confirmed today that it had agreed terms with Edinburgh Marina Granton Harbour Limited to design, commission, manage and operate the new Edinburgh Marina, the more »

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Melita Marine Group acquires Spanish shipyard (March 13, 2018)

*Melita Marine Group, the Malta-based refit specialist, has expanded into Spain with a strategic acquisition.… Melita Marine Group, the Malta-based refit and engineering specialist, has expanded its facilities with the majority acquisition of ptw Shipyard Tarragona (PST) in Spain. PST more »

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EU opens infringement procedures on Cyprus, Greece and Malta over VAT on yachts (March 12, 2018)

The three Member States have two months to respond to tax evasion allegations The European Commission has opened infringement procedures against Cyprus, Greece and Malta for not levying the correct amount of Value Added Tax (VAT) on the provision of more »

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Fraser Yachts launches major expansion of Asian network (March 1, 2018)

*New offices opened in five countries Fraser Yachts has significantly expanded its Asian office network, reflecting the growing importance of the Asia-Pacific market. New offices have been opened in Hong Kong, the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam. ……… https://plus.ibinews.com/article/8mcALy4Y2Mw/2018/02/28/fraser_yachts_launches_major_expansion_of_asian_network/ Fraser more »

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New superyacht brokerage show to be held in May (January 9, 2018)

This year’s event will be held at Barcelona’s OneOcean Port Vell A new superyacht brokerage show to be held this year at Barcelona’s OneOcean Port Vell has been announced by LYBRA, the Large Yacht Brokers Association. The new event, which more »

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New COO at Camper & Nicholsons Marinas (November 10, 2017)

* Dan Hughes joins company as chief operating officer Camper & Nicholsons Marinas has announced a new role within the company with the appointment of Dan Hughes as chief operating officer (COO). Hughes will be directly responsible for the day-to-day more »

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Kymeta and e3 Systems win ISS innovation award (November 10, 2017)

Kymeta’s flat panel antenna takes award during FLIBS – see it in action during the show on an exclusive VIP yacht tour… It’s not a bad way to kick off your Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show – scooping the Excellence more »

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MB92 acquires majority stake in Compositeworks (November 8, 2017)

*The company plans to establish La Ciotat as a major hub for superyacht refits Marina Barcelona 92 (MB92) today announced that it has formally taken a 75% stake in Compositeworks. The refit yard has facilities in La Ciotat and La more »

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How to obtain the Ship’s Cook Certificate (October 18, 2017)

SuperyachtNews.com – Crew – How to obtain the Ship’s Cook CertificateThe next issue of The Crew Report takes a closer look at the Ship’s Cook Certificate… The Ship’s Cook Certificate (SCC) is a mandatory requirement for chefs working on commercially more »

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Monaco Yacht Show 2017: Review (October 18, 2017)

Does last week’s show retain its status as the king of all the yacht shows? Throughout this year’s show, there were many signs of the industry waking up to our market’s negative environmental impact. Many events, such as Y.CO’s breakfast more »

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Azimut-Benetti assumes full ownership of Fraser (October 18, 2017)

The acquisition is a key step in Azimut-Benetti’s development and expansion strategy The Azimut-Benetti Group has assumed full ownership of Fraser. The company previously owned 83% of Fraser, but acquired the remaining 17% from minority shareholder V.Ships. Exact financial terms more »

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MB92 to acquire 75% stake in Compositeworks (October 18, 2017)

Plans for superyacht refit firms to join forces revealed at Monaco Yacht Show In a joint statement at the Monaco Yacht Show today, French refit and repair firm Compositeworks (CW) and Barcelona-based MB92 revealed detailed plans for the two organisations more »

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Qatari bank and investor partner acquire OneOcean Port Vell (September 18, 2017)

Salamanca Bank decided it was time to sell A leading Qatari bank and a regulated investment fund have acquired Barcelona’s OneOcean Port Vell (OOPV) marina from the Salamanca Group for an undisclosed sum. The bank is QInvest LLC, a leading more »

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Camper & Nicholsons forms Asian holding company (September 6, 2017)

*Expansion throughout region planned A new company, Camper & Nicholsons Asia Holdings, has been launched in Hong Kong by its 50% shareholder Lai Sun Development Co Ltd. Lai Sun bought its 50% stake in Camper & Nicholsons International (CNI) in more »

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ECPY calls for moratorium to resolve French yachting sector crisis (August 31, 2017)

Immediate action required to save shipyards from losing much needed work In a bid to resolve the crisis facing the French yachting sector over Article 31 of the Social Security Act, the European Committee for Professional Yachting (ECPY) has called more »

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BWA expands representation in Greece and Italy (August 31, 2017)

Alliances formed with Luise Group and A1 Yachting Global yacht services provider BWA Yachting has extended its Mediterranean representation with two new alliances covering Greece and Italy. The company is now working with the Luise Group in Italy and with more »

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High taxes force yacht owners to flee French Riviera (August 30, 2017)

Local government leaders said yacht owners are leaving for nearby Italy or Spain Yacht owners are fleeing the French Riviera for nearby Italy and Spain due to high taxes and tight regulations, local government officials told President Macron in an more »

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New intiatives planned for Monaco show (July 18, 2017)

The organisers of the 2017 Monaco Yacht Show are looking to attract more UHNWIs The organisers of the 27th Monaco Yacht Show (MYS), which runs from September 27-30 in Port Hercules, have planned a number of initiatives to enhance the more »

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