Heesen begins building hybrid Project Oslo24

Heesen begins building hybrid Project Oslo24

Heesen has officially begun the construction of the Dutch builder’s hybrid, Project Oslo24. A keel-laying ceremony on October 4, saw the owners weld their “good luck coins” to the structure. The occasion was also witnessed by a Lloyd’s Register surveyor

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Nobiskrug lands first post-takeover contract

Nobiskrug lands first post-takeover contract

Nobiskrug has landed a refit contract for a 120m+ superyacht, two months after it was taken over following financial trouble which threatened the future of the German yard. The yacht refit contract is the first contract Lars Windhorst, founder and

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Wooden-hybrid yacht Zattera in-build

Wooden-hybrid yacht Zattera in-build

An all-new wooden 24m yacht Zattera is under construction at Castagnola Yacht in Lavagna, Italy. The vessel is the idea of Renzo Piano and Olav Selvaag, with design and construction assistance from Nauta Design, Francesco Rogantin and Siemens Energy. Zattera’s

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Damen: Two weeks, two sales

Damen: Two weeks, two sales

Damen Yachting has confirmed the sale of a new Amels 60. She will be the fifth hull to be delivered from the 60m Amels Limited Editions range when delivered in early 2024. This is second Amels 60 sale in as

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Ferretti reports record-breaking September

Ferretti reports record-breaking September

Ferretti Group’s strong 2021 continues as the Italian firm posts a record-breaking September. The builder’s order intake in the first three quarters of the year now exceeds €900m, over €220m in September alone. “This year for Ferretti Group is like

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Project Pelagos sold by Arksen

Project Pelagos sold by Arksen

UK-based shipbuilder, Arksen has sold Project Pelagos, the second hull in its Arksen 85 flagship series. The firm, based out of the Wight Shipyard in East Cowes, Isle of Wight, currently has the 27.3m vessel in-build and is due for

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Perini Navi fails to secure bid for second time

Perini Navi fails to secure bid for second time

The auction for the Perini Navi shipyard has failed for the second time, with no offer having been received by any external party. The Italian shipyard has a reputation for the construction of sailing yachts and superyachts but it has

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Monaco Yacht Show – Outlook sunny (for now) 

Monaco Yacht Show – Outlook sunny (for now) 

The September sun shone as brilliantly as ever on Port Hercule, home to the Monaco Yacht Show, last week. Familiar stacks of shoes gathered around gangplanks greeted visitors to some of the industry’s finest vessels. But something was new: record

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Hurricane Hole: Moor risk than’s necessary?

Hurricane Hole: Moor risk than’s necessary?

Paradise Island, The Bahamas will soon be opening its newest marina. Hurricane Hole Superyacht Marina was formerly one of the island’s most iconic mooring spots but its size (a perimeter of 190,901sqft) did not allow ample room for passing superyachts.

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Dunya Yachts support vessel My Bro in-build

Dunya Yachts support vessel My Bro in-build

Dunya Yachts have released further details of their new support vessel, My Bro. The 40m yacht will act as support to the 72.5m Dunya superyacht, Axioma, the vessel is currently in-build at the Istanbul-based shipyard, due to be delivered in

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