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MB92’s Ben Mennem – An alternative view

MB92’s Ben Mennem – An alternative view

After a career spanning almost half a century, MB92 La Ciotat’s founder and vice-chairman of MB92 Group Ben Mennem (pictured) has seen it all. From sleeping under the stars on a beach in the south of France to starting a

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Shipyard MB92 changes management structure

Shipyard MB92 changes management structure

MB92 Group has appointed Jordi Ariet (left) and Rob Papworth (right) as MD of MB92 Barcelona and MB92 La Ciotat superyacht refit shipyards respectively. The group has also restructured other senior roles within the organisation. With over two decades of

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Squircle Capital increases majority stake in MB92

Squircle Capital increases majority stake in MB92

Squircle Capital has increased its controlling stake in MB92 Group, now making it a 93% superyacht refit specialist. The stake increase as resulting investment, planned as part of Squircle’s initial acquisition in October 2019, will support MB92’s expansion plans Pepe García-Aubert,

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Shipyard MB92 La Ciotat inaugurates 4,300t shiplift

Shipyard MB92 La Ciotat inaugurates 4,300t shiplift

Superyacht refit shipyard MB92 La Ciotat has inaugurated its new 4,300t Atlas shiplift at its facility in the south of France. The new platform, representing a total investment of €47.5m, is expected to boost business for the shipyard with knock-on

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MB92 Group to build refit yard for the Gulf of Arabia

MB92 Group to build refit yard for the Gulf of Arabia

Superyacht refit company MB92 Group has announced a joint venture with Al Seer Marine and P&O Marinas to bring the first superyacht refit and repair facility to Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) The operation plans to open its superyacht repair

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Old is gold

Old is gold

While many are enjoying the superyacht industry’s new Roaring Twenties of the 21st Century, 100 years ago, revellers were donning pin-stripe suits or flapper dresses, dancing the Charleston and cruising aboard wooden superyachts. Today, the restoration of those classic superyachts

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MB92 La Ciotat wins dry dock lease

MB92 La Ciotat wins dry dock lease

The French refit shipyard MB92 La Ciotat has secured a 20-year lease for the 656ft (200m) dry dock in the south of France. The dry dock lease will enable MB92 to invest about €20m ($20.9m) in modernising the site and

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MB92 Group names Jean-Marc Boligner as new CEO

MB92 Group names Jean-Marc Boligner as new CEO

The superyacht refit and maintenance company MB92 has appointed Jean-Marc Bolingeras its new group CEO. Pepe García-Aubert will continue as president and chairman of the MB92 Group. Bolinger (pictured)  has worked in a range of industries from business services and consumer

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MB92 shipyard reveals new lifting platform in final position

MB92 shipyard reveals new lifting platform in final position

The new superyacht lifting platform, capable of handling six vessels up to 337ft (115m) in length, at MB92 La Ciotat’s yard in the south of France is now in place, ahead of the facility’s opening this September, according to the

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