As the superyacht industry slowly recuperates from the Monaco Yacht Show 2014, the next big event in the yachting calendar, the Global Superyacht Forum (GSF), is fast approaching. Each year, the diversity of GSF attendees grows, and as registrations now fly in thick and fast, here is a sneak peek at who will be present at the event this November.
Leading independent company BMT Nigel Gee will join Di Lollo design, Palma Refit and Studio Delta in the increasing the presence of marine design companies at the event this year. Based in Southampton, BMT Nigel Gee consult on a range of designs, from yachts to passenger and car ferries.
Representatives from German shipyard Abeking and Rasmussen will now join delegates from other big name yards such as MB 92 and Feadship. Since 1907, Abeking and Rasmussen has developed as a major industry player, focussing on yachts up to 80m as well as commercial and naval ships.
This year will see an increased presence from the brokerage community, with the registration of North Star Yachting, a brokerage house with offices across Europe, North and South America, and the renowned Burgess Yachts. Brokers attending GSF bring key players to network with the wider market and discuss the industry’s developments since the global financial crisis.
Finally, representatives from Porto Montenegro, together with the Salamanca group and Westrec will attend to bring insight from the world of marinas. Recently announced as partner and host venue of the Superyacht Owners’ Summit 2015, Porto Montenegro are sure discuss their recent experiences entering the market.
The Global Superyacht Forum will be held from 17 – 19 November 2014 in Amsterdam.
Awlgrip, Caterpillar, Cathelco, Cayman Islands Shipping Registry, Clyde & Co, MTN Communications, MTU Friedrichshafen, Palladium Technologies, R & Q Marine Services and Struik & Hamerslag proudly sponsor this year’s Global Superyacht Forum.