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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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Fincantieri and Comau to develop steel-welding robots

Fincantieri and Comau to develop steel-welding robots

Italian companies, Fincantieri and Comau are to begin developing prototypes for robotised steel welding machines to be implemented in Fincantieri shipyards. The first joint project between Fincantieri and Comau will see the prototypes undergo tests scheduled at the shipyard for

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Mirage: The World’s first invisible superyacht

Mirage: The World’s first invisible superyacht

Mirage will be the world’s first superyacht that has been designed to “disappear” — ensuring owners have total privacy when sailing. The 160m superyacht is the innovative concept of Dutch agency Vangeest Design. The secret of Mirage’s invisibility is mirrors

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Laurent Giles celebrate 90 years of yacht design

Laurent Giles celebrate 90 years of yacht design

Laurent Giles, recognised for being the most independent yacht designers and naval architects in the world, is celebrating its 90th anniversary and 1400th yacht project in 2017. Founded by Jack Laurent Giles in 1972, he established himself as a pioneer

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Fincantieri introduces 85m ‘Ottantacinque’

Fincantieri introduces 85m ‘Ottantacinque’

Fincantieri and the Pininfarina Group presented the concept designs for Ottantacinque at the Monaco Yacht Show today. Five deck Ottantacinque is the latest result of the Italian designers’ partnership since the launch of Destriero in 1991. Car design firm Pininfarina have been involved in

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Fincantieri invests in Camper & Nicholsons

Fincantieri invests in Camper & Nicholsons

Fincantieri has signed an agreement for the acquisition of a minority stake via capital injection in Camper & Nicholsons. The agreement includes the possibility for Fincantieri to increase subsequently its share capital in Camper & Nicholsons. This builds on a

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