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Sirena Marine to boost size of its luxury vessels

Sirena Marine to boost size of its luxury vessels

Turkish shipbuilder Sirena Marine is to boost the size of its flagship vessels by up to 20m, reflecting the health of the domestic superyacht industry, says CEO Çağın Genç. After building yachts up to 30m (98ft), Sirena Marine now announced

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Sunreef Yachts expands to Turkey

Sunreef Yachts expands to Turkey

Sunreef Yachts has continued further expansion this year with the opening of a new sales office in Istanbul, Turkey. This follows the beginning of construction of a new office and shipyard in the United Arab Emirates last month. The Polish

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Bering Yachts opens second shipyard in Bulgaria

Bering Yachts opens second shipyard in Bulgaria

SYI Summary: Turkish shipyard Bering Yachts has opened a second shipyard in the city of Burgas, Bulgaria. Based on the shores of the Black Sea, the new yard will focus on building smaller yachts before graduating to superyacht hulls. Pictured:

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Flagship: Silent-Yachts to boost global production with restructure and partnership

Flagship: Silent-Yachts to boost global production with restructure and partnership

The electric catamaran builder Silent-Yachts has rebranded as Silent-Group and is boosting global production capacity to meet soaring demand, after forging a new partnership with VisionF Yachts. Last year the company sold a record 21 yachts, with 17 more in

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Dunya Yachts support vessel My Bro in-build

Dunya Yachts support vessel My Bro in-build

Dunya Yachts have released further details of their new support vessel, My Bro. The 40m yacht will act as support to the 72.5m Dunya superyacht, Axioma, the vessel is currently in-build at the Istanbul-based shipyard, due to be delivered in

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Denison: 2021, record-breaker turned challenge

Denison: 2021, record-breaker turned challenge

Demand for new build yachts and the shipyard slots to build them has created a “spillover effect” driving activity away from traditional hotspots, but the industry must brace for a challenging fourth quarter as inventory becomes scarcer, Bob Denison, president,

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Alia Yachts launches 60-metre superyacht Project ‘Samurai’

Alia Yachts launches 60-metre superyacht Project ‘Samurai’

Turkey-based Alia Yachts has launched the 60-metre superyacht Project ‘Samurai’. The vessel has an exterior designed by Omega Architects while the interior was created by UK-based company Redman Whiteley Dixon with Naval Architecture by Van Oosanen. The four deck yacht

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Barbie superyacht owner receives $20m in blaze pay out

Barbie superyacht owner receives $20m in blaze pay out

The owner of a superyacht destroyed in a fire off the coast of Turkey in January has received a $20 million insurance pay out from a consortium of 14 Lloyds insurers. The 170-foot vessel was gutted and left beyond repair

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Turquoise Yachts’ new strategy

Turquoise Yachts’ new strategy

In December 2014 Mohammed Al Barwani acquired the majority stake in Turkish shipyard, Proteksan Turquoise. Today, with three new builds already underway, the yard, renamed Turquoise, announces a bold new strategy. “We face the future with confidence,” says Al Barwani,

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Client signs third project with Bilgin

Client signs third project with Bilgin

On 15th October a repeat client signed the contracts for his third yacht from Bilgin, the Bilgin 263.  The 80 metre superyacht will be Bilgin’s largest project to date. They designed it six months ago and the construction order was signed

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