Nobiskrug insolvency ‘no complete surprise’

Nobiskrug insolvency ‘no complete surprise’

The insolvency of German shipyard, Nobiskrug, was no “complete surprise” Jay Tooker, partner, HFW told Superyacht Investor. The yard, which constructed Sailing Yacht A, filed for insolvency earlier this week. Nobiskrug (NBK) is operated under Privinvest, an international shipbuilding group.

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Does piracy remain a threat?

Does piracy remain a threat?

Gone are the days of Edward Teach’s men on the high seas, but, even if Blackbeard has left us, piracy is still a risk to be observed. Now the high-risk areas for global piracy are the Gulf of Guinea and

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SEA Index receives endorsement from Lloyd’s Register

SEA Index receives endorsement from Lloyd’s Register

The Superyacht Eco Association’s (SEA) Index has been endorsed by Lloyd’s Register. The endorsement of the free-to-use superyacht environmental ratings tool was announced by the SEA at the tenth La Belle Classe Superyacht Environmental Symposium, part of Monaco Ocean Week,

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Feadship launches 55m Somnium

Feadship launches 55m Somnium

The newest member of the Feadship fleet, Somnium emerged from the builder’s Aalsmeer yard in the Netherlands this week for final finishing and sea trials. The 55m vessel, named after the Latin word for dream, is the yard’s first pure

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Hydrogen Viking, dictating play?

Hydrogen Viking, dictating play?

A superyacht powered solely by hydrogen which should be sea ready by next summer and up for private sale – sounds a little farfetched? Well, that vessel is currently under construction in Bergen, Norway. When complete Hydrogen Viking will be world’s fastest hydrogen-powered

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Solaris has undergone trials in North Sea

Solaris has undergone trials in North Sea

The 140m superyacht Solaris, one of the largest private yachts launched in recent years, has been spotted undertaking sea trials in the North Sea. The yacht was photographed as she underwent trials last weekend. The sighting comes after the superyacht

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