Genoa - ABS and leading industry speakers will be presenting the latest thinking in large yacht design at a seminar in Viareggio. The event, which features presentations from leading ABS experts as well as speakers from the Cayman Islands Ship Register and Aldo Cichero from Aldo Cichero Architecture Sessions include a Large Yacht Code update from the Cayman Islands Ship Register, which will provide an overview of the new Red Ensign Group Yacht Code that came into force on 1 January 2019 and superseded the Large Yacht Code LY3. Aldo Cichero will speak on his experience in designing innovative yachts that have made history in yachting, the latest new design trends driven by environment consciousness, technologically advanced materials and the search for unexplored locations. ABS Engineering will provide an insight into how ABS responds to technological innovation and new construction solutions. ABS will also present on Limiting the Environmental Footprint of Large Yachts, looking at the technology and tools available to create greener, quieter, more efficient and more adventurous vessels. “This will be an informative event presenting some current thinking addressing the development of super yachts and designed to encourage meaningful discussion amongst all participants,” said Daniele Bottino, ABS Yacht Sector Lead. “We will also have senior members of ABS Engineering and Survey teams on hand to answer any questions guests may have.” The seminar will be held at the Grand Hotel Principe di Piemonte, Viareggio, on July 9 between 9am and 1pm, followed by lunch.