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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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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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