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Henk and Tom De Vries – Next Generation at the helm of Feadship De Vries

June 24, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The De Vries Group consists of the two Koninklijke De Vries yards in Aalsmeer and Makkum plus subsidiary companies Slob, Akerboom, STI Engineering and ITS. As managing director Tom de Vries is ultimately responsible for production and quality, while CEO Henk de Vries will oversee sales and other business areas. Both gentlemen have decades of experience and a reputation for their hands-on mentality, and will serve as a first directorship contact point for all the De Vries Group concerns. ... read full story

Garcia Yachts joins Allures Yachting with Allures, Grand Large Services and Outreme

June 23, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Garcia, the French based aluminium sailing yacht builder has now joined the Grand Large Yachting Group. This group already included the French yacht builders Allures and Outremer and now together with Grand Large Services Garcia completes the quartet. ... read full story

BMF welcomes its new president Alan Morgan

June 23, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Alan Morgan newly appointed president of BMF - Image courtesy of BMF

he British Marine Federation (BMF) was pleased, yesterday to welcome Alan Morgan to Marine House as its new President. Alan Morgan is handed presidency of the BMF by outgoing President, Jon Eads CMM. During his time as President, Jon has led the BMF to a number of successes including securing amendments to the recently instated Marine and Coastal Access Act, maintaining a membership figure in the region of 1500 and strengthening both the PSP Southampton and Tullett Prebon London International Boat Shows, despite challenging circumstances. ... read full story

Superyacht Silver Zwei Singapore to ONE°15 Marina Club in Record Time

June 22, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

During Silver Zwei’s delivery voyage from Perth to Dubai last October, the vessel set an impressive record for speed, fuel efficiency and comfort. The yacht transited from Australia to the Middle East in 12 days at an average speed of 19.6 knots consuming less than 400 litres / hour, a testament to the design investment made into the vessels sleek eco-friendly hull and engineering systems. Long range crossings are achieved swiftly with fast transit speeds of up to 27 knots, and an extended 5500 nautical mile range without the need for bunkering. ... read full story

Alewijnse Marine Systems signs contract with Oceanco for electrical outfit of 85.5m superyacht

June 22, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Alewijnse Marine Systems has a long-established relationship with Oceanco, having worked together on a number of globally recognised superyachts including Alfa Nero (82m), Vibrant Curiosity (85.5m) and MS Sunrays (85.5m). As a strategic partner Alewijnse provides Oceanco with a comprehensive systems integration service based on quality, reliability and flexibility from concept to launch and beyond. ... read full story

Superyacht Auctions Partner with Sales Agents

June 22, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Superyacht Auctions gives brokers and other sellers in the superyacht industry new opportunities to generate no‐stress and especially fast sales. ... read full story

Neil Wilson appointed at Fifth Avenue Landing and Marine Group Boat Works

June 21, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Neil Wilson was recently hired for the dual role of marina manager for Fifth Avenue Landing, LLC, a boutique megayacht marina located in downtown San Diego, and director of business development for Marine Group Boat Works, LLC, a superyacht repair facility located in Chula Vista, Calif. with a new location in Los Cabos.    ... ... read full story

MTN & Partners provide VSAT services to superyacht Eclipse

June 21, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

MTN Satellite Communications (MTN) announced today after successful sea trials of yacht ECLIPSE that it is the chosen VSAT services provider for the 557-foot superyacht Eclipse, the world’s largest yacht. The global service company provides communications, connectivity, and content services to remote locations around the world, with its partners Jetstream and e3 Systems to superyachts. ... read full story

CUERVO Y SOBRINOS CONFIRM PLATINUM SPONSORSHIP OF THE SUPERYACHT CUP

June 17, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

With only one week to go until the Palma regatta, yachts are arriving and making preparations for owners and guests. The entry list currently stands at 24 yachts and includes some of the most spectacular superyachts in the world. The Superyacht Cup dock on Muelle Viejo will be full, accommodating 18 of the yachts with six others moored in adjacent marinas close to the action in the race village. ... read full story

Rodriguez Group France Superyacht Builder Appoints New Chairman – Alexandre Rodriguez Resigns

June 16, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Mr. Alexandre RODRIGUEZ handed-in his resignation to the members of the Supervisory Board of the company considering that “given the current circumstances, the protection of the Group’s interests and of its shareholders must remain an absolute priority”. RODRIGUEZ GROUP confirms that the ongoing judicial procedure is directed towards Mr. Alexandre RODRIGUEZ personally only and does not concern RODRIGUEZ GROUP’s activities. RODRIGUEZ GROUP is regularly subject to legal audits and controlled by relevant authorities. ... read full story

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