Admiral launches ‘Planet Nine’

Admiral launches ‘Planet Nine’

Italian shipyard Admiral has launched its largest ever superyacht, the 75-metre Planet Nine. The explorer yacht (originally named Project 575) is the 575th ship built by the group and left from the Italian cruise port Marina di Carrara yesterday. The

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Greece closes its doors to non-EU flagged charter yachts

Greece closes its doors to non-EU flagged charter yachts

In this article, retail charter broker Gabriella Richardson (pictured) looks at a recent legal development affecting yacht charters in Greece. Generally offering greater value for money in terms of both overall charter rates and running costs, the Greek archipelagos of

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Burgess moves into Shanghai

Burgess moves into Shanghai

Burgess has opened up a new office in Shanghai in partnership with Beijing yacht servicing company IYAT. Two years after the launch of its Asian business arm in 2015, Burgess is establishing a new base in Shanghai, headed up by

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Rosemont on Cayman’s new YET programme

Rosemont on Cayman’s new YET programme

Last week, the Cayman Islands announced that it has started offering Yacht Engaged in Trade (YET) registration for yachts. Cayman is the second major yacht registry to start offering the YET registration, with the Marshall Islands launching a programme back

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Benetti sells seventh Fast 125

Benetti sells seventh Fast 125

Benetti has sold the seventh of its Fast 125′ superyacht range, BF107. The 38.1-metre Fast 125 is designed by Stefano Righini and was bought by a Turkish owner.¬†She is powered by a Rolls-Royce Azipull Carbon 65 Propulsion system. BF107 can

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Horizon trials 27-metre Skyline

Horizon trials 27-metre Skyline

Horizon Yachts USA is trialling the 27-metre FD87 motoryacht Skyline, ready for its debut in March. The vessel is currently being trialled in the Taiwan sea with her owner, in the lead-up to the Palm Beach International Boat Show, which

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Numarine hires new sales and marketing director

Numarine hires new sales and marketing director

Turkish shipyard Numarine has hired Orhun Senturk as its new sales and marketing director. Senturk (pictured) replaces Antonio Caviglia in the role. He has more than 17 years of experience in the marine industry and 20 in sales. He was

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Fraser appoints new charter broker

Fraser appoints new charter broker

Pictured: The Fraser-managed Bennetti Ulysses Fraser has hired Nicola Breymaier as a new charter broker at its Monaco office. Breymaier joined Camper & Nicolson as a charter broker in 2000 and has worked in the marine industry ever since. As

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Cayman Island offers YET certification

Cayman Island offers YET certification

The Cayman Islands Ship Registry is now offering Yet Engaged Trade (YET) certification, allowing owners to register their yachts as both private and commercial vessels. Monaco-based yacht management firm Rosemont collaborated with the registry over seven months to launch the

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DAMEN/AMELS sells Game Changer

DAMEN/AMELS sells Game Changer

Netherlands shipyard DAMEN has sold its fourth support vessel, the 70-metre Game Changer. It is not being shipped straight to its owner, however. It is heading back to DAMEN’s shipyard in Gorinchem, Holland, for unspecified modifications. DAMEN’s subsidiary AMELS handled

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