Pendennis has announced the opening of a new technical refit office and workshop in the busy Mediterranean port of Palma, Spain. Opening this Summer the new Pendennis facility will be based in STP in central Palma and will provide an extension to the UK based company’s facilities and services.
Targeting the ports large superyacht community, Pendennis will focus on providing support to yachts looking for short works and running repairs. The company already has a strong presence in Palma, with a large number of clients calling the port home, as well as links with several respected sub-contractors.
Speaking at this year’s Superyacht Cup in Palma, Sales and Marketing Director Toby Allies commented “Pendennis has always been committed to providing our clients with comprehensive 24/7 global support, the opening of our new technical refit office and workshop in Palma is an extension of this commitment.”
“We’ll be bringing the Pendennis philosophy with us to this new venture, maintaining in house control through a dedicated project management team based in Palma and drawing on both our extensive UK knowledge and resource base, as well as key trusted sub-contractors. The interest so far has been very positive and we are looking forward to our first winter season in Palma.”
Pendennis has one of the world’s leading custom superyacht build and refit facilities. Building on hundreds of years of local maritime heritage, Pendennis has become one of Cornwall’s most important 29th June 2011 employers – with 350 highly skilled trades people based at their 6.5 acre prime water front location in Falmouth, UK. Recent infrastructure developments at the yard have seen their outer 75m dry dock completely enclosed and the addition of a 55m (L) x 17m (H) x 16m (W) covered tented space on hard standing in the centre of the yard. Both bring additional flexible undercover space for Pendennis to develop both new build and refit contracts.
Recent projects at Pendennis have included: