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Ecological Yachts Luxury Yacht & Superyacht News

Plastiki bottle boat nearing end of ocean environmental mission

July 22, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

To celebrate the Plastiki expedition eco boat's arrival in Sydney at the end of its 7,500-nautical mile voyage through some of the Pacific's most polluted areas, the New South Wales State Government has declared a state event. ... read full story

Luxury Motor Vessel ARIA and AQUA in the mighty Amazon.

July 22, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Due to an ever growing client base and number of travellers interested in exploring the vast wilderness of the Amazon, Aqua Expeditions have commissioned a second luxury expedition vessel called MV ARIA, a 45.00m (147' 7") Custom built motor vessel due to be launched in 2011. ... read full story

Azimut Magellano 74 Motor Yacht: Eco-Yachting

July 20, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

My Voyage is a 4,000 nautical mile adventure idealised to test in depth the first model of the Aziimut Magellano yacht line and at the same time to define through the protagonists that which is a new way of “living the sea”. ... read full story

P.B. Behage and Diana Yacht Design unveil Motor Yacht NOSTALGIC II design

July 14, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Project Nostalgic II yacht design rendering

Project Nostalgic II yacht design is the latest project developed by the Naval Architects at Diana Yacht Design with the exterior and interior styling by PB Behage Yacht Design. She is a 44 metre motor yacht designed with the ecology in mind. ... read full story

Vripack Solar Team’s great success at the Frisian Solar Challenge 2010

July 13, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Vripack Solar Boat - Sunny Side Up II

Vripack Solar Teams 'Sunny Side Up II' solar boat wins the well deserved 2nd place at the Frisian Solar Challenge 2010. ... read full story

Superyacht Columbus 199 by Palumbo

July 05, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Motor yacht Columbus 199 is a 60 meter (197 feet), steel-hulled superyacht, currently being built by Cantieri Navale Palumbo slated for launch in 2012. ... read full story

Imtech Green Ship Energy Solutions event for the maritime industry

June 30, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

On 24th June, Imtech Marine & Offshore organised an event for the maritime industry at its premises in Rotterdam, dedicated to the theme Green Ship Energy Solutions. A number of expert speakers from the maritime industry elaborated on the regulations, trends and technological developments concerning Efficient and Green energy management, for example new means and ways to store energy, use new energy sources and in the end achieve efficient electrical networks on board. Payoff of the event being ‘Powered by Imtech – Green Energy Solutions’, Imtech Marine & Offshore presented its vision: zero-emission ships. ... read full story

The International SeaKeepers Society respond to the Gulf oil spill

June 30, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

In response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill crisis in the Gulf of Mexico, the not-for-profit International SeaKeepers Society, in cooperation with their commercial partner YSI, Inc. and the University of South Florida, a member institution of the Florida Institute of Oceanography, has adapted a C3 Hydrocarbon sensor from Turner Designs to integrate into its proprietary SeaKeeper 1000 oceanographic and atmospheric data acquisition system. ... read full story

The Green Voyager Superyacht by Kingship – the first RINA’s Green Plus Class Motor Yacht over 50m

June 29, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The Chinese shipyard called Kingship Yachts is soon to begin construction of the superyacht Green Voyager. The Kingship motor yacht Green Voyager will be the first yacht in the world under 50m which has been constructed to the rigid full RINA’s Green Plus Class certification standards. This low energy consumption, clean and compact, the construction of yacht Green Voyager is to begin next August 2010. ... read full story

Arcadia Yachts – an update on the yachting company

June 16, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

With the semi planning hull and a careful sound insulation system, Arcadia Yachts can sail also at night with maximum comfort and safety, allowing the owner and his guests to enjoy the whole day bathing peacefully anchored in their favourite harbours. ... read full story

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