YATCO, the Official MLS and Ultimate SaaS Platform of YachtingTM, has announced that it completed the acquisition of BoatDeck and YachtAndBoat, two of the largest providers of marine websites and lead generation technology in the Asia Pacific region. Read More
Indonesia has re-opened its international borders to foreigners, with visa applications now open. Foreigners who apply for the visa must have a full vaccination against Covid-19, and will have to do seven nights/eight days quarantine. Read More
France’s leading superyacht refit shipyard has announced that the new 4,300t shiplift is on track for delivery mid September next year. Read More
The world leader in global, mobile satellite communications will showcase key capabilities of the new Inmarsat ORCHESTRA and ELERA services in meeting evolving connectivity needs on superyachts. Read More
With the Caribbean Charter Yacht Show fast approaching, IGY’s Yacht Haven Grande in St. Thomas is delving deep into the issue of visas to ensure smooth entry for non-US based brokers, crew and exhibitors. Read More
Gulf Craft, one of the world’s leading shipbuilders, recorded a robust 42% growth in the value of its global order book during the first half of the year (January to June 2021) compared to the full year of 2020. Read More
YachtAid Global has launched the YachtAid Global Youth Sailing and Swimming Program - Galapagos. The program has been created to foster a connection between local youth and the surrounding ocean and environment, as well as provide positive peer relationships. Read More
Inmarsat ORCHESTRA will enable ground-breaking new services in new places for global mobility customers in maritime, aviation, government and enterprise. Read More
Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, and VIKAND, an Inmarsat partner that specialises in the provision of medical services for the maritime sector, held an event to demonstrate company’s 24/7 telemedicine service. Read More
The PYA is actively involved with the French Prefecture Maritime (PREMAR) to try to develop alternative solutions to the Posidonia Anchoring regulation, which has considerably restricted mooring locations for yachts on the Riviera. Read More
The launch of the Phuket Sandbox programme that began July 1 signaled the beginning of Thailand’s tourism revitalisation, and following Phuket’s reopening will be the Samui Plus model, with registration for entering Thailand under the slated reopening scheme planned to open this week and start July 15. Read More
The first stage of an extensive development at Orams Marine is complete, marking the
culmination of a project years in the making.
culmination of a project years in the making.
A Paris Court of Appeal ruled that RX France (previously Reed Expositions France) continue to manage the Cannes Yachting Festival until 2041. The decision comes after some five years of legal proceedings initiated by the French Boating Industry Federation. Read More
The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) achieved a ranking in the top three on the white list of the Paris Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) as reflected in the Paris MoU’s Annual Port State Control Report, released 1 July 2021. Read More
Premier Dutch yachting agency Dockside.ai today announces the opening of a new office in Palma expanding its capabilities in the Mediterranean to provide shore support, operational yacht management, brokerage and crew resources for yachts over 30m. Read More
ISWAN, the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network, has joined forces with The Shipowners’ Club to launch a new app, ISWAN for Seafarers, providing crew with instant access to their free, confidential, international helplines. Read More
West Nautical is proud to announce that one of its charter central agencies, M/Y Lady Amanda, is now accepting Bitcoin as payment for charter fees.
Entries have now opened for the long-awaited 30th edition of the DAME Awards. Participation is open to manufacturers and authorised suppliers who are registered as exhibitors or co-exhibitors at the in-person METSTRADE 2021 show in RAI Amsterdam. Entries close on 17 September 2021. Read More
Creating a more sustainable yacht industry and helping to protect the world’s oceans are the main goals driving a new partnership between AkzoNobel’s Yacht Coatings business and the Water Revolution Foundation.
EYOS Expeditions has announced its latest per cabin charter expedition from 3rd -10th July 2021, departing from Iceland’s capital Reykjavik, then cruising through the nation’s wild northwest coast, before ending in Akureyri (additional dates available on request). Read More
Dutch luxury technology company YachtCloud has announced the launch of the GEST webshop. Revealed in tandem with a fresh new website design and unique online configurator, it allows clients to purchase the entire GEST service call system online for a smoother and more efficient purchase process. Read More
The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) is pleased to be recognised for an unparalleled 17 consecutive years on the United States Coast Guard’s (USCG’s) QUALSHIP 21 roster. Read More
This month, Queen’s Award winner Superyacht Tenders & Toys (SYTT) has announced the opening of its new premises in the heart of Monaco. The move comes in response to rising consumer demand and the expanse of their presence within the EU. Read More
Though travel restrictions and quarantine requirements have changed where and how owners have enjoyed their yachts, for most, the myriad positives of being aboard have far outweighed the negatives. For Captain Maria Grazia Franco, calling upon DYT has become a necessity. Read More