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Hybrid Motor Yacht NOVA developed by Huisman Etech Experts and Heesen Yachts

December 08, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Huisman Etech Experts has announced a new partnership with Heesen Yachts and Visedo Marine. This will see the company deliver all e-drives and inverters for luxury yacht NOVA (project name), representing the first Heesen hybrid. ... read full story

Inaugural Boat Builders Awards 2015 Winners

November 20, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The second day of the METSTRADE show was marked by the presentation of the inaugural Boat Builders Awards 2015. The Lifetime Achievement Award went to Paolo Vitelli, founder and chairman of Azimut Benetti. ... read full story

Sanlorenzo 106 Hybrid Yacht with hybrid power and propulsion solution by WhisperPower

November 17, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The striking 32m Sanlorenzo 106 Hybrid superyacht has been fitted with an intelligent, hybrid technology-based power and propulsion system developed by WhisperPower. The vessel can thus cover large distances quietly and above all economically, and is able to enter bays. ... read full story

Glasshape to feature DuraShield Marine superyacht glass chosen by The World’s Finest Private and Charter Yachts at METS 2015

November 17, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Starting today, on November 17, 2015, METSTRADE will be attended by Glasshape, presenting its DuraShield superyacht glass, chosen by the world’s finest private and charter yachts. This revolutionary product overcomes issues of delamination within the superyacht industry. ... read full story

Inaugural Boat Builders Awards 2015 Finalists

November 12, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The first Boat Builders Awards 2015 finalists have been announced, including such outstanding luxury yacht builders as Baltic Yachts, Monte Carlo Yachts, Sunreef, as well as Azimut. The winners will be unveiled on the second day of METS, running next week. ... read full story

The Future of Yacht Recycling Conference to take place at METS 2015

April 08, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Quaynote Communications in partnership with YachtMedia have announced a conference entitled 'The Future of Yacht Recycling.' This will take place during METS 2015 on November 17. ... read full story

METS 2014 a Huge Success

December 17, 2014

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

This year's Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS) exceeded all the expectations and set the tone for the marine equipment sector. The event welcomed 1,358 exhibitors from 48 countries, along with 21,086 visitors. ... read full story

New motor yacht M60 Motion Pulse concept by CentroStile unveiled at METS 2014

December 05, 2014

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The latest M60 Motion Pulse superyacht concept by CentroStile was presented with a 1:100 scale model during the 2014 METS. The vessel is a 60-metre maxi yacht, with extreme lines that mainly resembles a military boat. ... read full story

84m Echo mega yacht to feature luxury guest elevator by Lift Emotion

December 04, 2014

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

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Currently under construction in Western Australia, the impressive 84m Echo mega yacht will feature a luxurious guest elevator by Lift Emotion. This is scheduled for completed by September 2015. ... read full story

Amphibious technology kit for superyacht tender builders launched by Sealegs

December 03, 2014

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Sealegs has launched an amphibious kit for superyacht tender builders, turning their own craft into land and sea vehicles. The system is expected to prove particularly popular with explorer yachts as it presents an answer to landing in remote and challenging places. ... read full story

Palumbo Superyachts Debut at METS 2014

November 25, 2014

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

It has been a very successful METS 2014 for Palumbo Superyachts, attending the event for the very first time. The company welcomed more than 110 people to its stand during the Show. ... read full story

Host of new records set by highly successful METS 2014

November 21, 2014

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The recently concluded 2014 Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS) was a resounding success. During the event, a record number of 21,086 visitors were welcomed by a record number of 1,358 exhibitors. METS 2015 will run from November 17 to 19. ... read full story

President of Monte Carlo Yachts presents key to success at opening of METS 2014

November 19, 2014

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The opening ceremony of the 2014 Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS) was marked by a fascinating keynote speech of Carla Demaria, President of Monte Carlo Yachts, presenting a key to success. ... read full story

METS 2014 to start today

November 18, 2014

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The highly anticipated Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS) will start today, on Tuesday, November 18, 2014, welcoming a record number of exhibitors. ... read full story

Ten reasons to visit this week’s Global Superyacht Forum (GSF)

November 17, 2014

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

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Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the Global Superyacht Forum 2014 is set to kick off today, on Monday, November 17. One of the reasons to attend this prestigious event is the 'BV80 Case Study' - the final sesson of the GSF 2014, which will see Blohm & Voss and Eidsgaard Design discuss the research, creative design, marketing and presentation of mega yacht BV80. ... read full story

Superyacht Pavillion at upcoming METS 2014

November 14, 2014

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

It will be all going on in the Superyacht Pavillion at the upcoming 2014 Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS). This prestigious venue will play a host to the International Superyacht Society Membership Mixer, set to be held on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. ... read full story

Live streaming of the Seminar Speakers at the 13th International Sailing Summit

November 13, 2014

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

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Annually hosted by British Sailing, this year’s 13th edition of the International Sailing Summit (ISS) will be streamed live online for the first time in the event’s history. The event will run on November 17, 2014. ... read full story

METS to once again feature New Zealand Pavilion

October 13, 2014

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The New Zealand Pavilion will return to METS this year. NZ marine industry companies to attend the event will include Glasshape. Their products provided the impressive glass areas seen on the vessels like McMullen & Wing charter yacht Big Fish and Delta mega yacht Invictus. ... read full story

METS 2014 to feature record numbers of exhibitors

October 08, 2014

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Set to kick off on Tuesday, November 18, this year's METS is gearing up to be the biggest and best to date. A record number of 1331 companies have registered to attend as exhibitors. ... read full story

METS 2014: Launch of ‘Innovation LAB’

August 20, 2014

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

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Innovation will once again take the centre stage at the upcoming METS 2014. The organizers have proudly announced the launch of 'Innovation LAB' - an onsite activity platform that pays even greater attention to the exhibition’s innovations, products, as well as technologies. ... read full story

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