Posted: 12th May 2014 | Written by: Maritime Reporter & Engineering News
While it’s widely recognized that HTC smartphones, Garmin GPS devices and a sweeping array of big-brand laptops are staples of the Made in Taiwan effort, it’s a lesser-known fact that luxury yachts (those measuring 80 - 120 ft.) are a booming business in Taiwan.
Posted: 28th January 2014 | Written by: Jacob Sterling
Like most other things, ships don’t last forever. After 25-30 years they are no longer commercially usable and therefore taken out of service to be dismantled. Sometimes, on beaches.
Posted: 19th November 2013 | Written by: OnboardOnline
The golden era of 2008 feels like a long time ago. The tide is turning but, even in difficult times, the global economic impact of superyachts remains immense, providing hundreds of thousands of jobs around the globe. Aside from charitable giving, superyachts are the most effective way to extract money from offshore funds and put it into the wages of regular people.
Posted: 19th August 2013 | Written by: Daniel Shea
On the hour-long train ride from Antibes to Monaco, four of the stops along the way have shipyards managed by Monaco Marine. This is no accident. The company has expanded along the French coastline since its founding in 1995, slowly building up yard space and, more importantly, a trusted reputation within the super-saturated Mediterranean market.