The first yachts from Amico & Co are on their way

Darsena active even after the Genoa Boat Show event

Genova - Redevelopment has been completed of the area, left empty nearly all year long for 13 years. The shipyard managed facility will host a total of 25 superyachts up to 110m long He had said it would be October, and October it is. Just five and a half months after the final green light for the development works and four months since the agreement that finally mothballed the former disputes regarding the Darsena Nautica

The Covid 19 effect

Alang, 70% of the workforce at home

Dubai - There has been a slow and cautious easing of restrictions in ship recycling sectors across the Indian subcontinent markets as certain yards get back to work in Alang and a few vessels waiting for special permissions in Bangladesh have finally been allowed to beach this week.

L'interrogatorio al comandante

Traffico sospetto di armi, quattro nuovi indagati

Nuovi sviluppi nell'inchiesta sulla nave Bana, il cargo libanese sospettato di avere trasportato armi e cingolati dalla Turchia alla Libia per rifornire l'esercito del governo nazionale libico

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Amico’s “largest ship lift”

Genoa -The off-ramp for the largest “yacht elevator” in the Mediterranean has been completed, works should be finished by October.

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Genoa Boat Show opens: 951 world exhibitors

Genova - Following the tragedy of the collapse of the Morandi Bridge, Genoa bounces back with its Boat Show. The 58th edition of the international fair dedicated to the boating sector opened yesterday, and, compared to the 2017 edition, this year has more boats being exhibited, both on land and in the water

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Superyacht linked to mega-probe arrives at port

Kuala Lumpur - A $250 million superyacht,impounded as part of a hunt for assets linked to the multi-billion dollar investigation into 1Malaysia Development Bhd, arrived at a port in Malaysia on Tuesday about six months after it was seized

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Mega yachts: Italian shipyards handle 31%

Genova - The world fleet of mega yachts continues to grow:in 2017 it reached 5,186 vessels compared to 5,051 in the previous year. The building of this type of boats - leisure boats measuring over 30 meters in length - is increasingly in the hands of Italian shipyards which have turned out 31% of the mega yachts in use

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Perini Navi announces sale of 56m motor yacht

Genoa - Perini Navi, world leader in the design and build of superyachts, is pleased to announce the sale of a 56m motor yacht. With this new contract, Perini Navi’s order book is currently at €100 million.

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Mega yachts, 8000 port-calls by the of 2017

Genova - Italy’s coastline has seen a boom in mega-yachts. Since the beginning of the year - according to preliminary data released to Secolo XIX/The MediTeleghraph by Federagenti - visits by large pleasure crafts calling at Italian marinas has increased considerably; this is a very sought after segment

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The boss and the faked yacht shipwreck

Genova - The case of a strange shipwreck is debated before a judge:a yacht from Genoa, was sailed off shore and made to sink, staged by its owners for insurance money. The judge calls those present to the stand, but the principal defendant, a businessman who lives in the Milan area, is absent

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Long queues at Genoa Boat Show

Genova - Queues for tickets had not been seen for some years.They’re confirmation that after years in crisis, the edition of the Genoa International Boat Show that opened yesterday in the exhibition spaces of the Genova Fair, could turn out to be the one marking a recovery for the event

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Revenue in the yachting sector up 18%

Genova - Revenue in the Italian yachting sector will grow by 18.6% this year, with a 24.1% increase in production for the internal market. UCINA Confindustria Nautica President Carla Demaria announced the figures at the “Yachting: the return, the future” event which opened the Genoa Boat Show.

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Marinas show growth once more

Genova - Despite being a far cry from the situation prior to the economic downturn, business in Italy’s marinas is growing. Revenues were up by 4.5% this year (January-August 2017). “It’s been another relatively good year for our marinas, they have seen some slight improvement in the past three years,”

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European boat show season begins

Genoa - Exhibitor numbers increase in Genoa, but no government support for the event: “No funding expected”. Monte Carlo leads with mega yachts, Cannes in difficulty.

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Leisure yachting: Milan’s “copying” Düsseldorf

Milan - The model for such event would be Düsseldorf’s Boot, the completely indoor German boat show focusing on small crafts, as well as on companies operating in the boat equipment sector

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Boating sector celebrates a return to 2011

Genova - It’s more than a recovery, it’s a comeback. After six whole years. Italian boating for the second consecutive year is growing in revenue, doing even better than expected. Yet, to date, the increase has only served to counter the enormous depression that the crisis had produced in the sector

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Brodosplit launches world’s largest sailing ship / GALLERY

Split - Hull 483, the largest square-rigged ship contracted for a Monaco buyer, the company Star Clippers Ltd. was launched today in Shipbuilding Industry Split Inc. There were many representatives of the buyer present at the launching ceremony, while Mrs. Ann Krafft, the wife of the owner of the company Mr. Mikael Krafft

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Ferretti, more investment and 80 new hires

Genova - Ferretti,the second largest yacht shipbuilder in the world, has returned to profit a year ahead of schedule, and announced investments for €46.4 million, of which 25 million is for R&D, and 21.4 million for manufacturing (details to be released by September), along with a recruitment plan for 80 workers

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Baglietto sells the Baglietto 46m fast

La Spezia - Baglietto, the Italian-based shipyard with headquarters in La Spezia, announces the sale of the Baglietto 46m Fast to a Mediterranean owner.

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Last chance to save Genoa Boat Show

Genoa - For the umpteenth time, prospects for an agreement between UCINA and Nautica Italiana, the two organizations which currently represent Italy’s leisure boating sector, went up in smoke.

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“Italian tourist ports are at risk of bankruptcy”

Genoa - “The most important Italian tourist ports are in danger of failing.” UCINA, Assomarinas and Assonat are now raising the alarm regarding the Constitutional Court’s decision that will be pronounced on 10 January on the retroactive increase in State fees at tourist port facilities

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Ferretti Group touts increase in 2016 production

Forlì - By the end of this year the Ferretti Group will have built 148 yachts under its seven brands, up 25 percent from the 117 built in 2015 - which the group said was a record increase of more than 20 percent from 2014.

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Luxury becomes opportunity / ANALYSIS

Genoa - Lorenzo Pollicardo, the General Secretary of Nautica Italiana, calls Deloitte’s experts calculation of the global order portfolio for 2016 “an act of courage”, with an expectation of 295 boats in the segment over 30 metres in length.

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Shipyards looking to the Far East

Genoa - China is the trump card for the Italian leisure boat industry.Genoese entrepreneur Alessandro Giglio, founder and president of Giglio Group SpA, a television and multimedia network, well established also in Asia, spoke aboard the Lux, his private yacht, a thirty-metre Admiral which is currently moored in Genoa.

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UCINA pins all hopes on Genoa

Genoa - One event is better than two, or three, at least for the moment. The Genoa Boat Show, the traditional one, is to be the only one on which UCINA will invest its resources. The possibility of also holding a boat show in Venice is no longer there, and the same applies to the idea of holding the used yacht show in Genoa

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The Genoa Boat Show kicks off

Genoa - Optimism, which these days is in scarce supply; as well as good visitor attendance (+6.2%), exhibitors and representatives from the public and private sectors.

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“Ferretti is ready to grow in Liguria” / INTERVIEW

Cannes - “We are looking for a new shipyard, possibly in Liguria.” This is what Ferretti’s chief, Alberto Galassi said on board one of the mega-yachts that was exhibited at the Cannes Boat Show.

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Mega-yachts: luxury knows no crisis

Cannes - Alongside the waterfront, they are moored in rows, one after another, yachts so large that they’re almost like cruise ships. The sector knows no crisis, and one needs only to count the mega-yachts floating at the Yachting Cannes Festival this year to have proof

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Genoa Boat Show, figures are improving

Genoa - Supported by a market that is in recovery(the prediction for 2016 was +7.5%), the Genoa International Boat Show will launch its 56th year from 20 to 25 September. The review in Genoa was attended by UCINA President Carla Demaria in the presence of the president of the Region of Liguria, Giovanni Toti

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Gavio, new headquarters in Florida for Bertram

Tortona - Bertram,the American brand of the Gavio group specializing in the construction of sport fishing boats, announced the acquisition of a new facility on the waterfront on the Gulf Coast in Florida. The facility will house the international headquarters of Bertram

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Genoa Boat Show’s spring event is in danger

Genoa - Nautica Italiana could change its plans, and hold the event in the coming weeks. At issue is the spring boat show, which the association of brands that left UCINA planned to hold at Genoa’s Old Port from 2017, but which now, by the choice of the organisers themselves, may be shifted to Viareggio

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Barcelona to Host MYBA Charter Show 2017

Barcelona - One of the deciding factors in the choice of new location was that OneOcean Port Vell is capable of berthing 68 yachts ranging from 22m to 190m.

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Yachting: The Chinese are heading for Italy

Genoa - Not only Ferretti: Asian Groups are interested in other yacht builders. Announcements are expected by the end of the year. Beijing is using the availability of capital as leverage. The first case in Veneto in 2009.

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First Mangusta Oceano 42 launched

Viareggio - The very first steel and aluminium 42 metre yacht from the Long Range line, Mangusta Oceano 42 was launched on Saturday 4th June. The launch ceremony took place at the new shipyard in Pisa.

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Ferretti turns profitable in the first quarter of 2016

Milan - The consolidated production value has been 410 million euros (+23% compared to 334 million euros of 2014 and also higher than the Forecast at the beginning of 2015 that was established at 403 million euros).

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Boating, Ucina: positive trend in 2016

Genoa - The results of the semi-annual market survey that reports provisional datafor 2015 and the 2015/2016 nautical trend data, prepared by the association, were released to UCINA, the leisure boat industry business association’s members

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Ferretti, Tacoli’s contract not to be renewed

Forlì - Lamberto Tacoli, the President and C.E.O. of CRN, the Ferretti brand specialising in mega-yachts, will leave the Romagna-based group led by Alberto Galassi in the coming weeks.

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A New Major Yachting Event in Liguria

Genoa - Organized by Nautica Italiana, it will be a race against time to be ready by Spring 2016. Boats will be shown in three areas in Genoa and the Tigullio.

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Inaugural Salerno Boat Show comes to an end

Salerno - The first Salerno Boat Show,the yachting show organised by Marina d’Arechi, has come to an end. The balance is largely positive. There were 24,650 estimated visitors during the two weekends that the event was open to the public, 70% from Campania and 30% from outside of the region

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“Boats displayed all year at the Fiera Genova”

Genoa - The future of the Fiera and of the port of Genoa.Much is at stake during this year’s Yacht Show, and many things are coming across the desk of Edoardo Rixi, who has only been Liguria’s Councilman for Economic Development and Ports for a few months

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Genoa prepares for the Boat Show

Genoa - Five days of intense activity,including traffic. Genoa is betting a lot on the upcoming Boat Show, which kicks off next Wednesday, 30 September. The ultimate objective is to return to growth in the number of visitors, even though the organisation of this year’s boat show was more focused on the dates

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Italy can now launch yachting reform

Rome - Parliament’s final green light for the government to write the yachting reform came just a few days before the Salone Nautico di Genova [The Genoa International Boat Show], which is the most important event for the sector

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Fincantieri + Pininfarina = “Ottantacinque”

Monaco - Yesterday during the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show Fincantieri, leading western shipbuilding group, and Pininfarina, standard-bearer of the Italian design for 85 years, introduced the “Ottantacinque” concept of a latest-generation luxury mega yacht

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Ferretti shows up at Cannes announcing strong growth in orders

Cannes - At the opening press conference, CEO Alberto Galassi presented a review of the key consolidated figures for the first eight months of the financial year 2015: positive EBIT and cash flow and a 105% increase in orders intake, amounting to € 253 million.

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Nautica Italiana association established

Milan - Nautica Italiana has been established to group together top Italian nautical companies. Priorities on Nautica Italiana’s agenda include laying the groundwork for an international strategic development project.

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Marina d’Arechi: new maxi yacht spaces

Salerno - The € 25,000,000 share capital increase of Marina d’Arechi,a company owned by the Gallozzi Group with a participation of Invitalia, ensures the addition of 1,000 berths this year. Over the coming year,the company plans an additional capital increase of €5,000,000 to launch the works on the ground

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Italian gov’t says yes to mega yachts

Rome - Mega yachts will no longer be obliged to maintain a distanceof more than two miles from protected maritime areas, and will be able to enjoy the beauty of Italy’s coasts, while still complying with regulations and being constantly monitored

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Government will support Genoa Boat Show

Milan - The Genoa Boat Show will receive financing from the Ministry of Economic Development, the same funds that Deputy Minister Carlo Calenda considered taking away from UCINA (the nautical association held its general assembly in Milan yesterday) after its divorce from the major players in the sector

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Regulatory and market trends in China’s yachting sector

Shanghai - The 20th edition of the China International Boat Show, which is taking place now in Shanghai has opened with significant participation from Italian companies in the yachting sector both in qualitative and quantitative terms

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Ferretti Group to invest 50 million Euros in R&D

Milan - Ferretti Group, leader in the design, construction, sale and service of luxury motor yachts, with a unique portfolio of prestigious brands that rank among the most exclusive in the global yachting industry, inaugurated its new Milan HQ today, right in the heart of the city