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Heesen launches largest all-aluminium yacht to date

Heesen launches largest all-aluminium yacht to date

Heesen Yachts has launched the largest all-aluminium yacht ever built from its Oss-based shipyard. Project Cosmos is 80 metres long, with a gross tonnage of 1,700GT and a top speed of almost 30 knots. Due for delivery to her owners

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The Italian Sea Group: Keel laid on 100m Hull 597

The Italian Sea Group: Keel laid on 100m Hull 597

Admiral, The Italian Sea Group’s flagship brand, has laid the keel of Hull 597, its new 100m diesel-electric superyacht. The yacht, which is due for delivery in 2025, is a design collaboration between Admiral, Imperial Yachts and Winch Design. Features

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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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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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Windy seeing returns on investments

Windy seeing returns on investments

Norwegian boat builder, Windy Scandinavia is about to open its new lacquer hall and launch a new flagship, the SLR60, its biggest vessel to date, the result of the firm’s recent infrastructure investments. Windy’s main production facility in Västervik, Sweden

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VARD to build 222m superyacht Somnio

VARD to build 222m superyacht Somnio

Norwegian shipbuilder, VARD has secured a contract to build the world’s largest superyacht, measuring 222m with a 27m beam. At 33,500gt, the $600m superyacht Somnio has been unveiled as the first ever residential “yacht liner”, featuring 39 apartments. Captain Erik

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Raymarine DockSense docking system now available

Raymarine DockSense docking system now available

Raymarine has created what it says is the recreational marine industry’s first object-recognition and motion-sensing assisted-docking solution. The solution, Raymarine DockSense has been worked on by the firm’s engineers over a period of four years and is now available for

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Rosetti building a second explorer yacht

Rosetti building a second explorer yacht

Rosetti Superyachts is beginning to build second superyacht, following delivery of its first ever superyacht to new owners ahead of a Cannes Yachting Festival debut next month. The first superyacht in the history of Rosetti Marino Group has been named

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A new ‘hydrogeneration’ of yacht

A new ‘hydrogeneration’ of yacht

“We do not just want to use the latest technology on the yachts we build – we want to advance the status quo. And, in order to change things, you have to be active. That is why we have teamed

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