Luxury Yacht & Superyacht News Brief for Lloyd’s Register

The State of the Industry Review 2011

August 11, 2011

All of the speakers for The State of the Industry Review 2011 have now been confirmed. The State of the Industry Review 2011 is co-hosted by Superyacht Business and Andrew Weir which is a free event by special invitation only that takes place on Thursday, 15th September at the Blue Fin Building, 110 Southwark Street,…

Glass Design for Superyachts by Azure Yacht Design & Naval Architecture

Glass Design for Superyachts by Azure Yacht Design & Naval Architecture

April 01, 2011

Due to an increasing demand for larger beach clubs, more natural light and a greater connection with the marine environment, Azure Yacht Design & Naval Architecture began a project last year to investigate the use of larger glass areas. Designs with large open spaces and windows from deck to ceiling are appealing and help work out the wishes listed earlier, but can cause problems for the strength of the vessel. They have contracted Lloyd’s Register and a leading yacht glazing specialist to provide their relevant input.

China and Korea Lloyd’s Register marks a significant year for new yacht construction

January 18, 2011

Lloyd’s Register’s teams in China and Korea have established a strong position in terms of ships ordered in 2010 which will be built to Lloyd’s Register class. Lloyd’s Register’s share of 2010 orders is, respectively, 29.6% in China and 28.3% in Korea.* While orders are from traditional areas of strength such as Greece, the continued expansion of ship owning in Asia is also driving demand.

Related Briefs: Andrew Weir, Blohm + Voss, London, UK, Azure Yacht Design, Azure Yacht Design & Naval Architecture, The Netherlands, asia, China, Korea