D-Marin acquires Sense4Boat

D-Marin acquires Sense4Boat

Marina operator D-Marin has acquired a majority stake in yacht security service Sense4Boat. The company will provide D-Marin with an Internet of Things (IoT) platform to monitor docked vessels and detect potential threats. The IoT service will connect physical objects

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Dominion Marine management completes buy-out

Dominion Marine management completes buy-out

The management team at Dominion Marine has completed the buy-out from its previous owner. Led by the corporate yacht management firm’s  MD, Simon Roberts, the buy-out was joined by client relationship director, Catherine Connolly, crew services director, Paul Fleming and

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Fraser Yachts opens  new office in Athens

Fraser Yachts opens new office in Athens

International brokerage Fraser Yachts has opened a new office in the Greek capital, Athens. The new base marks the company’s 17th office worldwide. The new team will provide client support for sales, charter, new-build constructions, management and crew placement in

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Ocean Independence signs partnership with Excelerate Marine

Ocean Independence signs partnership with Excelerate Marine

Superyacht brokerage Ocean Independence has formed a partnership with Excelerate Marine. The connectivity service provider will now deliver its products and services to Ocean Independence’s clients, captains, and crew at exclusive partnership pricing. The collaboration will allow Ocean Independence’s clients

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No second wind needed for new build sector

No second wind needed for new build sector

The superyacht industry looks buoyant. Despite rising inflation, sanctions, worries of an impending global recession and the looming prospect of the sales bubble bursting, yacht builders continue to report positive financial results – and there are no signs of it

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BWA Yachting opens Egyptian office

BWA Yachting opens Egyptian office

International superyacht agency BWA Yachting has announced the official opening of its new offices in Egypt. The head office is based in Alexandria, with branches in Cairo, Port Said, Damietta, Suez, Sokhna and Safaga. The expansion in Egypt enables the

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Pelorus now accepts crypto payments

Pelorus now accepts crypto payments

Pelorus is now accepting cryptocurrency from customers. It is working in partnership with crypto-focused financial company Hayvn to accept and process payments. The charter and travel experience specialist is enabling customers to charter and purchase experiences using digital blockchain currencies:

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Azimut hires new manager following new partnerships

Azimut hires new manager following new partnerships

Daniele Romiti joins Italian shipbuilder Azimut as general manager. The news follows announcements of new international partnerships from the Azimut-Benetti Group. An aeronautical engineer, Romiti has spent most of his career at Anglo-Italian helicopter design and manufacturing company, AgustaWestland. In

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Sanlorenzo and Rolls-Royce to build ‘green-methanol’ superyacht

Sanlorenzo and Rolls-Royce to build ‘green-methanol’ superyacht

Italian yacht builder Sanlorenzo and Rolls-Royce have signed an agreement to build a superyacht with a methanol engine propulsion system using “green methanol”. Powered by two methanol-fuelled engines, the San Lorenzo yacht is expected to be delivered in 2026. The

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Sembcorp Marine reports cyber attack

Sembcorp Marine reports cyber attack

Marine engineering firm Sembcorp Marine has reported a cybersecurity incident where an unauthorised party accessed part of its IT network via third-party software. According to a statement released by the company, personal information of its incoming, existing, and former employees

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