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Lürssen & MB92 to Jointly Operate La Ciotat Refit Site

Following its acquisition of Blohm+Voss last fall, Lürssen will now use the “Great Dry Dock” at refit specialist La Ciotat Shipyards with a partner. That partner is MB92. This, according to the management company for the French refit site. The roots of this story go back to last spring. That’s when SEMIDEP, which manages La Continue reading


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Ferretti Group & Fincantieri Collaborating

Though only preliminary details are available, two large Italian yacht building companies have signed a partnership. Ferretti Group and Fincantieri will now jointly develop military and civil projects, the latter including yachts. The firms announced the agreement at an international defense conference this morning. Fincantieri’s roots in the defense industry go back two centuries. It Continue reading


Baltic Motor Yachts, Coming From Renowned Sailing Brand

Baltic Yachts has a loyal following among sailing-superyacht enthusiasts. Those yachts feature carbon composite construction, in sizes to about 200 feet (60 meters). Along similar lines, the new Baltic Motor Yachts division will include megayachts, as well as day cruisers, for those who like the speed and space power projects afford. The Finnish shipyard is Continue reading