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Baltic 146 Path delivered

Baltic 146 Path delivered

Baltic Yacht’s third largest construction, the Baltic 146 Path has completed sailing trials off Jakobstad, Finland and is now with her owner. “The build benefitted from excellent teamwork between Baltic and the owner’s representative which contributed to this complex yacht

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AR glasses give virtual vessel access

AR glasses give virtual vessel access

Augmented reality (AR) glasses have been giving Yara Marine Technologies virtual vessel access throughout the pandemic. The AR glasses provide interactive access to vessel environments, like a ship’s engine room. Aleksander Askeland, chief scientific officer (CSO) at Yara Marine Technologies,

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Conserving oceans: Investment not philanthropy

Conserving oceans: Investment not philanthropy

The superyacht industry’s role in conserving and protecting the oceans should be viewed as an investment in the future and not an act of philanthropy, Robert van Tol, co-founder, Water Revolution Foundation told Superyacht Investor. He points out the industry

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LJ Fiduciary recruits James Porter as Director of Business Development

LJ Fiduciary recruits James Porter as Director of Business Development

Trust, corporate and fiduciary specialist, LJ Fiduciary has recruited James Porter as Director of Business Development. Porter has over two decades experience in the financial services sector to bring to his new role. Robert Burton, partner, head of Trust &

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IYC opens new California office

IYC opens new California office

Superyacht firm, IYC is expanding its presence on the US west coast with a new office in California. The office will become IYC’s 13th. The company said it tries to open offices in yachting hubs globally and the US west

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Florida maritime attorney suspended

Florida maritime attorney suspended

The Florida yachting community has been shaken by the news that Danielle Butler, Luxury Law Group former managing partner, has been suspended by the Florida Supreme Court (effective Friday, June 18th). The Fort Lauderdale-based maritime attorney pleaded no contest in

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Record-breaking first quarter for Denison

Record-breaking first quarter for Denison

In the first quarter of 2021 (Q1), Denison sold over 40 superyachts, surpassing 2018, 2019 and 2020, respectively. The Florida-based firm is building on what was one of its best years for yacht sales in 2020, selling 83 superyachts, with

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Simpson Marine reports ‘more pressure on inventory’

Simpson Marine reports ‘more pressure on inventory’

Full order books and busy shipyards are putting pressure on inventory in the Asian yachting market, according to Simpson Marine group marketing manager, Ewa Stachurska. “It is getting progressively more challenging, but there are still some good yachts for sale

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Market boom leaving inventory bare

Market boom leaving inventory bare

There is just not enough product to meet the demand for purchase. Now that’s a line you don’t hear very often – in any industry – but this is the reality facing the yachting world in 2021. Lack of inventory

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Y.CO launch new sustainability initiatives

Y.CO launch new sustainability initiatives

Superyacht company Y.CO has announced new initiatives focused on environmental protection and social equity across its business in time for World Ocean Day (8th June). The initiatives have seen the company partner with YachtAid Global, launch a carbon compensation programme,

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