zondag, maart 29, 2020

Dutch superyachts cruise into new era

AMSTERDAM – HISWA Holland Yachting Group has folded its tent ending 50 years of promoting the quality of Dutch superyacht builders and their supply...

Fingers go crossed at 2020 Boot Düsseldorf

THE HAGUE - The 2020 Boot Düsseldorf will likely lure some 250,000 visitors. Petros Michelidakis, the show’s director, speaks of packed halls and 200...

Not to miss at the 2019 METSTRADE Show:

* Feadship Director Henk de Vries delivers the keynote address at the show-opening Breakfast Briefing. He speaks about how the Dutch superyacht giant targets...

Damen gives Stad Amsterdam ‘green refit’

DEN HELDER - The 76m clipper "Stad Amsterdam" has arrived in this northern Dutch naval port for a refit at Damen Shipyards before undertaking...

A €215M shot in the arm for Dutch superyacht building

AMSTERDAM – Every year, many eyes in the global superyacht sector turn to Credit Suisse’s Global Wealth Report, a bellwether of the sector’s future...

Lack of funds ends Dutch 2021 AC campaign

AMSTERDAM - Lack of funds has led a Dutch group to quit its campaign to join the 36th America’s Cup in New Zealand next...

Moonen declared bankrupt, but fights on

DEN BOSCH - A Dutch court has declared Moonen Yachts Holding BV bankrupt after its owner, Mexico’s largest steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico, was...

Feadship rewrites a pesky Hollywood cliché

HAARLEM - Entourage. Taken. Werewolf of Wall Street. The Bourne Identity and plenty of Bond movies. In the hands of Hollywood, luxury yachts are...

Increasingly, Van Oossanen delivers ‘best of both worlds’

WAGENINGEN _ Van Oossanen Naval Architects’ patented Fast Displacement Hull Form is enjoying growing popularity among builders of yachts, small and large. “We see growing...

Another palmy year: Dutch superyacht builders’ 2018 sales exceed  €1.5 billion

Dutch superyacht makers posted record sales in 2018 exceeding €1.5 billion as demand for ever larger, smarter and highly customized yachts continues unabated. Data compiled...