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UPDATE: 1MDB lawyer on legal issues with sale of Equanimity

UPDATE: 1MDB lawyer on legal issues with sale of Equanimity

It is not every day that superyachts are sold in execution, but that of the confiscated yacht  Equanimity set to be completed in Malaysia in November or December is expected to be completed smoothly through a sealed-bid auction. The only

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What yachts are brokers bringing to Monaco?

What yachts are brokers bringing to Monaco?

Today is the first day of the Monaco Yacht Show. All eyes are on Port Hercules, Monte Carlo as 120 superyachts from across the world are berthing at the harbour. Brokers generally have some of the biggest stands at Monaco,

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Cybercrime is one the biggest emerging risks facing superyacht owners

Cybercrime is one the biggest emerging risks facing superyacht owners

As vessels become increasingly more technologically advanced, so do the criminals who can hack in and take control of the vessel’s telephone, CCTV, Wi-Fi and navigation systems in a matter of seconds. They can also wipe out vast quantities of

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Is ‘Yacht finance’ a dirty term?

Is ‘Yacht finance’ a dirty term?

Leon Batchelor, Arc & Co Marine & Aviation talks to us about the perception of yacht finance. Where am I going with this question?…. I would imagine that for most, it’s not a question that would naturally spring to mind

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AMELS delivers first hybrid and world’s first Tier III superyacht

AMELS delivers first hybrid and world’s first Tier III superyacht

Dutch luxury superyacht builder AMELS has successfully delivered VOLPINI 2, a 57.7 metre (188ft) Limited Editions yacht. The yacht is the first delivery of the new AMELS 188 design, the world’s first Tier III compliant new build yacht and the

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M/Y Equanimity to be returned to owner

M/Y Equanimity to be returned to owner

Malaysian financier Jho Low’s 92-meter superyacht will be returned to its owner after an Indonesian court ruled that the U.S Department of Justice’s seizure in February was deemed illegal. Indonesia’s South Jakarta State Court claimed that the yacht was not

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GYG – Revenue increased, short-term debt racks up

GYG – Revenue increased, short-term debt racks up

Superyacht painting and maintenance firm GYG increased its annual revenue and cut non-current debt in 2017. But this latter figure overlooks the fact that short-term debt, particularly trade creditors, increased sharply. The company listed on London’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM)

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A Regal Recovery – Princess Yachts

A Regal Recovery – Princess Yachts

Princess Yachts is back in the black, with a record-breaking £770 million ($1 billion) orderbook – the highest in the company’s history. Even with an orderbook up 20% from 2016, Princess is not resting on its laurels. Princess also hinted

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When will the Chinese superyacht market take off?

When will the Chinese superyacht market take off?

China has been a growing market for business jets, commercial aviation and helicopters for several years. However, the world’s second-largest economy has yet to witness comparable growth in superyachts. Talk of China as an emerging superyacht market really kicked off

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The Future of yacht insurance

The Future of yacht insurance

Yacht insurers are in a tight space. At the tail end of last year, hurricane Irma made its way across the Caribbean and settled on the Florida Keys. For insurers, the category five storm was the second costliest hurricane on

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