Construction of AMELS 272 underway

Construction of AMELS 272 underway

AMELS are currently constructing the largest ever yacht built at their shipyard in Vlissingen; the first AMELS 272. This week, its 120 tonne aluminium superstructure was lifted over the 83 metre steel hull, requiring three cranes. The Dutch manufacturer’s craftsmen are currently joining the

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Logica Yachts’ new facility

Logica Yachts’ new facility

Logica Yachts have taken over a new facility in Viareggio. The Italian shipyard, which is owned by a big international holding, delivered 45 metre Logica in 2014. Logica Yachts have said “the shipyard’s shareholders intention of investing in the business,

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Jeremy Roche appointed Sales & Marketing Director of WIDER

Jeremy Roche appointed Sales & Marketing Director of WIDER

Jeremy Roche has been appointed as Sales and Marketing Director of WIDER. Roche has had many years’ experience in the yachting sector. He spent six years working as crew on board various yachts and has spent over thirteen years as

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5 Burgess superyachts in the running for World Superyacht Awards

5 Burgess superyachts in the running for World Superyacht Awards

Five Burgess charter yachts have been announced as finalists for the World Superyacht Awards 2015. The 10th anniversary award ceremony, which will take place in Amsterdam on 9 May, celebrates excellence in superyacht design and build across the industry. Grace

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Holman Fenwick Willan appoints new Managing Partner

Holman Fenwick Willan appoints new Managing Partner

Holman Fenwick Willan have appointed Marcus Bowman as their new Managing Partner. For the last year, Bowman has been the President of the UK Chamber of Shipping and has also helped develop the firm’s international offices. He replaces George Eddings

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Oceanco delivers first superyacht of 2015

Oceanco delivers first superyacht of 2015

Oceanco’s Infinity is the shipyard’s first superyacht to be delivered in 2015. 89 metre Infinity, built under project name Y710, will be leave the shipyard and be delivered on 3rd February. Oceanco have said that her her Captain and crew will join the Oceanco

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Heesen Yachts launch YN 16750, Sibelle

Heesen Yachts launch YN 16750, Sibelle

Heesen Yachts have announced that project YN 16750 was launched and christened Sibelle at their shipyard in Oss. Sibelle is a 50 metre fully custom motor yacht, below 500 Gross Tonnage with an aluminum hull and superstructure. The owner requested

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Equiom announces new Senior Manager – Yachting and Aviation

Equiom announces new Senior Manager – Yachting and Aviation

Equiom Group has appointed Edward Leigh as Senior Manager of its Yachting and Aviation team. Working with the senior management team, Leigh will be responsible for the Group’s yachting and aviation business growth and ensuring that the regulatory and internal administration

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Equiom expands Yachting team

Equiom expands Yachting team

Equiom has recruited Ayuk Ntuiabane and Grant Atchison to its Yachting and Aviation team. Ntuiabane and Atchison have joined Equiom following its appointment as manager of the Moore Stephens Trust Company in the Isle of Man. Equiom’s Yachting division works

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Tankoa sells its first S501

Tankoa sells its first S501

Italian shipyard Tankoa has announced the sale of its first 50 metre S501 after its introduction at the Monaco Yacht Show in 2014. The construction on this 49.9 metre yacht will commence early in April 2015 and is scheduled for delivery

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