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


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.


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


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


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


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.


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


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


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


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.


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,”


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.


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


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


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


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


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.


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.