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Oceanco Acquires Heerema Facility

Oceanco acquires the Heerema Zwijndrecht construction facilities. PRNewsfoto/Oceanco

Dutch superyacht builder Oceanco has acquired the premises of Heerema Zwijndrecht as part of the company's long-term initiative for growth, expansion, and consolidation of its construction activities.These new facilities of Heerema Fabrication Group, which builds massive offshore oil platforms,

New Mega-Yacht Repair Center Coming in Florida

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St. Lucie County Commissioners approved a 30-year contract with Derecktor Shipyards of Dania Beach to lease land from the county and operate a mega-yacht repair center and refit facility at the Port of Fort Pierce.After a nearly year-long process, the County and Derecktor Shipyards signed a long-term

CdM Sells Newbuild DEEP BLUE 43

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The Italian luxury yacht builder Cantiere delle Marche (CdM) announced the sale of DEEP BLUE 43 a new, fully custom 43-metre explorer yacht designed by Horacio Bozzo Design.DEEP BLUE 43 is the latest addition to the yard’s significantly active Order Book. The contract has been signed last December

Overmarine Delivers Third MO43

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Family-run shipyard Overmarine has delivered Mangusta Oceano 43, the third 43-meter yacht in the Mangusta Oceano series of displacement vessels, previously known as “Project Firenze” to its owner.The official ceremony was held on Overmarine Group’s private quay following the successful completion of the tests and sea trials,

Baglietto Hull Construction on Schedule

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Italian custom superyacht builder Baglietto said that its construction of the hull no. 10225 is right on schedule, according to the program that will be launched next spring.The new 55-meter hull is part of Baglietto’s traditional platform (the T-Line) designed by Francesco Paszkowski Design, said a press release.

Riva Launches 50m Superyacht

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The new flagship, named “Race” by its owner, took to the seas in a ceremony at the Riva Superyachts Division shipyard in Ancona."Riva 50 mt realises the dream of Carlo Riva who, in the 1960s and ‘70s, driven by his brilliantly ambitious desire to exceed every limit, created the

Columbus Launches 80m Yacht Dragon

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Italian yacht builder Columbus Yachts (part of Palumbo Superyachts) launched its current flagship Dragon - the new 80-meter Columbus Classic - in Ancona.Dragon is set to become the largest vessel ever built by Columbus Yachts, featuring impressive interior volume of over 2,100 GT spread over six decks.

Lürssen Launches 95m Superyacht Madsummer

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The German shipyard Lürssen launched the 95-metre yacht Madsummer, previously known as project Fiji, from its yard in Rendsburg.The 311-footer superyacht hit the waters of the Kiel Canal and showed off her exterior lines designed by Harrison Eidsgaard."The Owner’s captain and Moran Yacht

Numarine Delivers Third 32XP Superyacht

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Numarine, the European high performance motor yacht shipyard headquartered in Istanbul, has delivered third superyacht in Numarine’s 32XP series.The 32XP unit no. 3 is a sister ship to the first hull of the series, M/Y Marla (delivered in summer 2017), and has a similar look and layout, the Turkish shipyard said in a press release.

CRN Launched New Megayacht

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Part of the Ferretti Group of luxury yacht brands, superyacht builder CRN has launched the M/Y 135, the new fully custom steel and aluminium megayacht.Over a thousand people were there to witness the occasion at an elegant private ceremony, where the majestic personality of this magnificent ship took centre stage,

Johnson 80 Yacht Launched in Taiwan

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The designer and builder of sportyachts and super yachts, Johnson Yachts has announced the launch of its ninth 24.1-metre Johnson 80 motor yacht in Taiwan.The  luxury yachts builder describes the new 80-footer as an entry-level superyacht, chiefly because the Taiwan yard offers this model with

Gulf Craft Unveils Majesty 175

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UAE builder Gulf Craft announced that the 54-metre concept Majesty 175 is currently being constructed by UAE builder Gulf Craft at the company’s Umm Al Quwain facility, with her delivery scheduled to the end of 2019.The completion process of the largest yacht “Made in UAE”, is going at a fast pace,

Amels Launches New 180 Yacht

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Dutch yard Amels has launched the 23rd model in its Amels 180 Limited Editions range, which has been named Papa.The 55-metre Amels 180 superyacht was the first of many new Amels superyachts nearing completion for their owners before the summer season begins.For the yacht’s crew, the launch is

Pershing Splashes Flagship Superyacht

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Pershing has announced the launch of its first aluminium superyacht, the flagship Pershing 140.The 42.53m yacht hit the water in the Ferretti Group's Super Yacht Yard in Ancona, a facility specializing in building steel and aluminium superyachts above 40 metres, said a press release from Pershing Yacht, a Ferretti Group unit.

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