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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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Superyacht maintenance firm plans IPO (June 26, 2017)

* Barcelona-based GYG hopes to raise about £7m Gobal Yachting Group (GYG), which has refitted some of the world’s largest superyachts, says it plans to sell shares in London as it forecasts an increase in business. The Barcelona-based company said more »

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2017 Barcelona show nears sell-out (June 14, 2017)

With four months still to go before the start of the 56th Barcelona International Boat Show, around 75% of exhibitor space is already booked More than 260 exhibitors are expected to attend the 56th Barcelona International Boat Show this year, more »

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La Rochelle for superyacht refits (June 6, 2017)

Compositeworks has completed an extensive refit of the Ulysses, a 107-metre exploration motor yacht that has been in the main La Rochelle drydock since March. This summer, the drydock will be transformed into a covered superyacht refit facility as part more »

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Superyacht drydock open for business (June 6, 2017)

Following its complete refurbishment and transformation to accommodate superyachts, the large drydock at La Ciotat was formally declared open for business on Monday 3 April. Originally 335 metres in length by 60 in width, the facility was commissioned in 1969 more »

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BWA Yachting announces new CEO (May 23, 2017)

Following a senior management restructure, BWA Yachting appoints Paschalis Patsiokas as CEO… As the result of a leadership re-organisation, BWA’s board of directors has appointed Paschalis Patsiokas as interim chief executive officer, starting immediately. Patsiokas replaces Stefano Tositti as an more »

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New Decree on charter activity in the Balearics (May 14, 2017)

*The Balearic government has implemented new legislation to regulate yacht charter activity in the Balearics… Having come into effect this week, Decree 21/2017, which was drafted last year, serves as a welcome indication of the Balearic Government’s commitment to growth more »

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MYBA plans to expand education services and East Med involvement (May 12, 2017)

*New superyacht broker training courses planned MYBA, the worldwide yachting organisation, is planning to expand its education activities and also strengthen its involvement in the East Mediterranean market. On the training front, MYBA is going to expand the number of more »

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METSTRADE 2017, close to sell out (May 9, 2017)

*First time exhibitors swell numbers as 30th edition already close to capacity As a key barometer of the current state of the sector, the marine industry should take heart that METSTRADE 2017 is already looking set to build on the more »

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Palma boat shows review (May 4, 2017)

* Positive outcome reported from both Palma shows There was a positive response from most of the exhibitors in both the Palma International Boat Show and the Palma Superyacht Show that IBI spoke to. In particular, the brokerage houses in more »

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Palma International Boat and Superyacht shows both grow as demand rises (April 27, 2017)

New Repair & Refit section a first for 2017 Growth is the underlying theme at both the 34th Palma Boat Show and 5th Palma Superyacht Shows which start tomorrow and run until Tuesday, May 2. The Palma events are following more »

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Camper & Nicholsons names US commercial director (April 27, 2017)

* Cromwell Littlejohn will spearhead the company’s strategic growth in the US market Camper & Nicholsons International has named Cromwell Littlejohn as its USA commercial director. The company said the appointment is part of its restructuring plans, which has included more »

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MYBA Charter Show to provide market overview (April 22, 2017)

First time at new venue in Barcelona The MYBA Charter Show is to open on Monday at its new venue in Barcelona at Marina Port Vell after several years having been based in Genoa . This important annual event focusing more »

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Mediterranean superyacht market update for MYBA Charter Show (April 13, 2017)

A half day seminar entitled ‘What is happening in the Med’ is being held at the MYBA Charter Show on April 24 A half day seminar entitled ‘What is happening in the Med’ is being held at the MYBA Charter more »

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Fraser Yachts CEO looks to develop a fresh impetus and focus (April 11, 2017)

*Targeting younger audiences will be a key focus going forward Fraser Yacht’s CEO, Raphael Sauleau, has indicated in an interview that he is looking to develop a fresh impetus and focus for the company. This is perhaps timely as Fraser more »

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Lurssen inaugurates La Ciotat project (April 4, 2017)

2017 to be record year of deliveries for German builder Following the takeover of Blohm + Voss (B+V) by the Lurssen group last year the latter inherited a new superyacht refit venture at La Ciotat in the south of France more »

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MB92 gains AEO certification (March 30, 2017)

* Certificate allows the marina in Barcelona to be an authorized operator for customs operations in the EU Marina Barcelona 92 (MB92) has received certification as an Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) for a more simplified customs procedure, thereby becoming one more »

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OneOcean Port Vell makes key appointment (March 13, 2017)

Nizar Tagi takes on the role of sales director Barcelona-based marina OneOcean Port Vell has announced the appointment of Nizar Tagi to the role of sales director. His appointment follows on from the sale of a 160m berth. Commenting on more »

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MB92 and Lürssen confirm strategic partnership (March 3, 2017)

*MB92, the Spanish refit yard, and Lürssen, the German shipbuilding behemoth, have confirmed that they have entered into a strategic partnership for the operation of Blohm+Voss La Ciotat… Following the reports on 8 February that claimed MB92, the Spanish refit more »

Posted in Press | Comentarios desactivados en MB92 and Lürssen confirm strategic partnership (March 3, 2017)

Palma Superyacht Show adds B2B area (March 1, 2017)

New Refit & Repair area comprises 21 stands Organizers of the Palma Superyacht Show have announced the addition of a Refit & Repair area to this year’s event. The new B2B space aims to mirror the island’s thriving big-boat maintenance more »

Posted in Press | Comentarios desactivados en Palma Superyacht Show adds B2B area (March 1, 2017)

Blohm+Voss teams up with MB92 (March 1, 2017)

*German superyacht builder Blohm+Voss, part of German shipyard Lürssen, and Spanish refit specialist MB92 form a joint venture to operate the 200x60m dry dock at La Ciotat shipyard in France. Blohm+Voss, part of German shipyard Lürssen, and MB92 have reached more »

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Lürssen in talks with MB’92 (Febraury 15, 2017)

*Blohm+Voss, now owned by Lürssen, was awarded the public tender for the operation of La Ciotat’s 200x60m dry dock for the refitting and maintenance of superyachts in June 2016 Oliver Grün, media relations manager at Lürssen, has confirmed to Superyacht more »

Posted in Press | Comentarios desactivados en Lürssen in talks with MB’92 (Febraury 15, 2017)

New marina development for Ibiza (February 3, 2017)

*Sovren House Group has announced plans for a marina with berths up to 185m in Ibiza Town… The Balearic Islands Port Authority (APB) has awarded the marina specialist division of Sovren House Group, YSM, the concession to create a new more »

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Maltese Flag launches new guidelines for Private Yachts (January 31, 2017)

Transport Malta has introduced new guidelines that allow superyachts over 500gt to carry more than 12 guests, without needing to adhere to SOLAS or the PYC… At the end of December 2016, Transport Malta, the authority charged with the administration more »

Posted in Press | Comentarios desactivados en Maltese Flag launches new guidelines for Private Yachts (January 31, 2017)

British superyacht industry reports £3bn in sales (January 11, 2017)

* Trade association British Marine has reported that it is the first time that sales figures exceed £3bn since the economic crash of 2008-2009. British Marine has reported that the superyacht industry in the UK hit £3.01 billion in revenues more »

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Edmiston relocates Caribbean operations (December 9, 2016)

* Edmiston is set to base its Caribbean operations in St Barths, effective December 2016. Edmiston has announced that is basing its Caribbean operations in St Barths effective December 2016. This island has become a true superyacht hub, with the more »

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«Innovation & technology – future for boating» conference (November29, 2016)

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 from 15:00 to 16:45 in Paris European Boating Industry, the French Federation of Nautical Industries (FIN) and Reed Expo are delighted to invite you for the second consecutive year to the next edition of our joint more »

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New technique reduces superyacht elevator installation time (November 9, 2016)

Lift Emotion uses a pre-assembly process to complete installation in three days Lift Emotion, a Dutch manufacturer of lifts for yachts, has developed a new procedure to save time installing glass-finished elevators onboard yachts. The company has recently completed a more »

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NMMA rebrands Miami show event (November 9, 2016)

NMMA has rebranded the event All-Industry Breakfast at the Miami International Boat Show The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) has rebranded its “All-Industry Breakfast” at the Miami International Boat Show. The event has been renamed as the “Innovation Breakfast.” “The more »

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Ulstein Verft enters superyacht sector (November 9, 2016)

Norwegian shipyard Ulstein Verft has signed a contract with a private client to build an 88.5m explorer yacht. Ulstein has been designing, building and repairing work and commercial vessels for nearly a century, however this is its first superyacht project. more »

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All set for ICOMIA World Marinas Conference (November 7, 2016)

The 9th edition of the conference takes place from 17-19 November alongside METSRADE show in Amsterdam The 9th edition of the ICOMIA World Marinas Conference, organised by RAI Amsterdam in partnership with the ICOMIA Marinas Group and HISWA Holland Marine more »

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Lürssen gets green light for B+V acquisition (November 3, 2016)

With the acquisition, the Lürssen Group will now combine six highly specialised shipyards with around 2,800 employees in Northern Germany. German shipyards The German Fair Trade Commission has approved the acquisition of Blohm+Voss GmbH by Lürssen Maritime Beteiligungen GmbH & more »

Posted in Press | Comentarios desactivados en Lürssen gets green light for B+V acquisition (November 3, 2016)

Fraser Yachts sells new Amels 212 (November 3, 2016)

* This is the second project sold by the Monaco firm from the Dutch shipyard and the third Amels yacht signed for project management by Fraser Yachts in the last 13 months. Fraser Yachts has announced the sale of a more »

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EU actions on nautical tourism (October 31, 2016)

Coastal and maritime tourism is an important subsector of tourism and the largest maritime activity in Europe. Employing over 3.2 million people, this sector generates a total of € 183 billion in gross value added and represents over one third more »

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Working together is key for future of chartering (October 13, 2016)

Message arises from the conference The Future of Yacht Chartering conference held in Barcelona The Future of Yacht Chartering, a sector focus conference held in Barcelona and organised by Quaynote, drew to a close on Tuesday calling to players in more »

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