Blohm+Voss: Dock 10 to be converted into covered dock
A new hall-like construction designed by German architect Werner Sobek, will reinvent Blohm+Voss’ Dock 10 as Europe’s largest covered floating dock,  integrating it into the Hamburg harbor panorama. Lürssen continues to invest in the modernization of its Hamburg shipyard. The new structure will offer improved occupational health and safety... Read more
Africa Eco Race, a desert rally partnered by Sunreef Yachts
Partnered by Sunreef Yachts, the 2020 edition of the Africa Eco Race has ended. This exciting rally took its participants from Monaco to the deserts of Morocco, Mauritania, and Senegal for an epic off-road adventure. The Africa Eco Race has managed to combine the thrill of racing with sustainability.... Read more
Sealine S430, even the third is good
The Hanse Group has revealed the first images of the Sealine S430, the new flagship of its Sport Line. The official debut will be at the Palma Boat Show, early this May, but at the Boot in Düsseldorf, which will open next Saturday, Sealine will show the new details... Read more
Nobiskrug’s 77 m Black Shark ready for the outfitting
Another step has been taken in the construction of Nobiskrug’s 77-metre Project Black Shark, with the arrival of the custom hull at the shipyard’s Rendsburg facility, marking a significant milestone in a new project. Imperial, who acted as Broker and is now acting as Owner’s Representative and Construction Supervisor,... Read more
Brunswick establishes Advanced Systems Group and appoints Brett Dibkey as president
Brunswick Corporation announced the formation of its Advanced Systems Group and appointed Brett Dibkey President – Advanced Systems Group reporting to Brunswick CEO David Foulkes.  The new structure will take effect on January 1, 2020.   The Advanced Systems Group consists of the 11 leading Power Products brands from the... Read more
Volvo Penta, customers lead the development of new electric driver interface
Volvo Penta is developing an electric driver interface within its Glass Cockpit System to aid the shift into electric boating. The aim is to make the electric boating experience as easy as possible. A prototype of a new electric driver interface has been developed by Volvo Penta with new... Read more
Marco Kern joins the board of Ocean Indipendence
 After 14 years with Credit Suisse, leading their Yacht and Aviation Finance team, Marco Kern has recently joined the board of Ocean Independence. Coming from a family of entrepreneurs, Marco Kern started his career as an engineer and sales manager, subsequently advancing within the business environment of Credit Suisse.... Read more
Furuno presented new INS Voyager Bridge
Furuno Italia presented the new generation of INS Voyager Bridge, an integrated dashboard for mega yachts developed with the German company Böning. In the opening picture, Massimo Bugli, Furuno’s General Manager.   The longstanding partnership between Furuno and Böning has enabled the development and implementation of a state-of-the-art integrated system that... Read more
FLIBS celebrates its 60th anniversary, here is what we will see
Originally founded in 1959 by local manufacturers, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show celebrates its 60th anniversary in a town that has become world-renowned as the “Yachting Capital of the World”. Property of the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF), produced by Informa Markets, it is recognized as... Read more
Accidents at sea, the point of view of the lawyer
What are the main rules to follow in the event of accidents at sea? Here are some practical suggestions by Federico Santini* ALTHOUGH THIS SUMMER SEASON IS COMING TO AN END THE NUMBER OF YACHTS ENJOYING OUR SEAS IS STILL HIGH. Owners are or should be aware that accidents... Read more