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Three Megayachts By CRN To Display At Monaco Yacht Show

Three Megayachts By CRN Slated for Monaco Yacht Show: This year’s Monaco Yacht Show will host three of CRN’s most recent builds, including the 55m Atlante, the 61m Saramour and the 73m Yalla, a superyacht designed by Omega Architects. Launched this past May, Atlante, the newest of the three yachts, features bold and aggressive styling…

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Lürssen to Present Megayacht Ester III at Monaco Yacht Show

Lürssen to Present Megayacht Ester III at Monaco Yacht Show: The 66m Ester III, built by Lürssen, will make her formal debut at the Monaco Yacht show at the end of September. Designed by Espen Øino, Ester II has a masculine outline with unique styling with a near vertical bow, sharp angled surfaces and a…

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77 Meter Superyacht Yersin Interior Revealed

77 Meter Superyacht Yersin Interior Revealed: The designer of the 77m superyacht Yersin, Pierre J. Kubis, has released photos that show the interior of this vessel that was crafted to safely sail the world in utmost comfort and practicality. Yersin, built by the French shipyard Piriou, is a displacement explorer yacht that can cruise the…

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Yacht Builder Moonen Shipyards Experiencing Financial Difficulties

Moonen Shipyards, based in Den Bosch in the Netherlands, is the latest manufacturer to experience financial problems. A recent statement from the Dutch company indicted that the shipyard has been forced to file for suspension of payment following the inability of its major shareholder, Altos Hornos de Mexico (AHMSA) to fund its operations. The source…

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New Megayacht Horizon E84 Launched for Australian Client

Taiwanese shipbuilder Horizon Yachts recently launched the latest edition of its E84 series with the new yacht specifically designed for the Australian market. With four spacious staterooms and a comfortable skylounge, the new E84 also features a large galley that sits aft on the interior main deck and may be accessed from the main aft…

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Megayacht Shipyard Jongert Remains Open Despite Rumors

Recent reports that Dutch sail and motor yacht manufacturer, Jongert, based in the Netherlands, has ceased operations, are false. The shipyard has indicated that while its facility remains for sale, it has not closed. Having delivered more than 300 vessels since the early 1950s, Jongert has specialized in sailing yachts, but also constructs motor yachts,…

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Superyacht Kiss and Feadship Tests Synthetic Diesel During Sea Trials

Feadship has completed what could be the industry’s first sea trial using gas-to-liquid (GTL) synthetic diesel on board the recently launched superyacht Kiss. Developed by Shell, GTL has been around since the 1980s, but the first commercial plant to produce it wasn’t developed until 1993. Even then it wasn’t commercial viable. The Fischer-Tropsch process that…

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CRN Unveils Megayacht Oceanport Series: 52, 61 and 75 Meters

CRN Unveils Megayacht Oceanport Series: 52, 61 and 75 Meters. Italian shipyard CRN has unveiled the Oceanport Series, a new line of yachts created by Omega Architects. The three superyachts in the series, with lengths of 52 meters, 61 meters and 75 meters, will feature sleep and sporty profiles and low gross tonnage, will appeal…

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Superyacht Transit Time Reduced By Suez Canal Expansion

Superyacht Transit Time Reduced By Suez Canal Expansion. The expansion of the Suez Canal by the country of Egypt, an $8.6 billion project that will allow two-way traffic through the creation of a new 72km channel, is slated for completion in early August. The new channel is expected to reduce the waiting time for transiting…