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Benetti Launches Mega Yacht Christella II

Benetti Launches Mega Yacht Christella II: Italian shipyard Benetti has launched its first Delfino 95’ mega yacht, Christened Christella II, from its Viareggio facilities. Following on the success of the Delfino 93’, with 14 hulls having been sold, Benetti has created a luxury yacht in the same size category which uses an interior layout more…

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Troubled Mega Yacht Builder Mondo Marine

Troubled Mega Yacht Builder Mondo Marine: Italian shipyard Mondomarine has been beleaguered for some time, with the situation getting worse in late December. Not long before Christmas, the Italian fiscal police, Guardia di Finanza, ordered searches of the company’s offices in Savona, Pisa and Milan, leading to the seizure of documents relating to the company’s…

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Almeida Concept Marks Inace’s Return to Superyacht Construction

Almeida Concept Marks Inace’s Return to Superyacht Construction

Almeida Concept Marks Inace’s Return to Superyacht Construction: Brazilian builder Inace will attempt to reclaim its position as one of South America’s finest superyacht builders with its new Inace concept. The shipyard last delivered a yacht in 2014, the 38.4-meter Batai. Inace in-house naval architect and engineer Flavio Barros indicated that the company had received…

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Riva 90 Flybridge Mega Yacht Project Unveiled

Riva 90 Flybridge Mega Yacht Project Unveiled: Riva has unveiled details of its third flybridge motoryacht project, the Riva 90, which will going the Riva 100 Corsaro and the 110 Dolevit, set for launch in 2018, as the third model in the new flybridge fleet. Officina Italian Design, the Ferretti Group’s Product Strategy Committee and…

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Rosetti Marino Group to Build Superyachts

Rosetti Marino Group to Build Superyachts: The Italian commercial shipyard, Rosetti Marino Group, has established a new division for building custom yachts up to 150 meters in length. Founded in 1925 in Ravenna, Rosetti Marino is a leader in constructing commercial ships for the oil and gas industry. It has delivered 119 offshore vessels that…

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Heesen’s Mega Yacht Project Alba Christened VanTom

Heesen’s Mega Yacht Project Alba Christened VanTom: Formerly known as Project Alba, the 49.8-meter all-aluminum mega yacht has been christened VanTom by her owners at Heesen’s shipyard. The owners acquired the yacht a half year after the Dutch shipyard laid her keel. VanTom is expected to achieve a maximum speed of 23 knots under MTU…

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Kleven and Luxury Yacht Builder Lürssen Partner for Construction of 100m Yacht

Kleven and Luxury Yacht Builder Lürssen Partner for Construction of 100m Yacht: Norwegian commercial yard Kleven has signed a contract with German luxury superyacht manufacturer Lürssen to deliver a 100-meter vessel to an undisclosed customer. The as-yet unnamed explorer yacht will be built, partially outfitted and technically finalized at Kleven’s Norwegian facility before being transported…

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