Feadship Kiss Tests GTL, a Synthetic Fuel With Strong Promise

The costs—both financial and environmental—of crude oil have made people more aware of alternate fuel options. While some owners and builders have explored electric propulsion, Feadship and the owner of Kiss recently tested GTL (natural gas to liquid), a synthetic fuel that has been proven to be cleaner and less expensive. While the process of Continue reading

Trinity Yachts Under New Ownership

Harvey Gulf International Marine, a New Orleans-based marine-transportation firm specializing in offshore supply and support vessels, has acquired Trinity Yachts . Harvey Gulf has also acquired Trinity Yachts’ sister company, TY Offshore, which focuses on designing and building vessels for the offshore energy sector and patrol craft. Harvey Gulf made the announcement yesterday. While Trinity Yachts Continue reading

Blohm+Voss Uniting Superyacht Division, Offering Lifetime Warranties

Even with divisions focused on cruise ships and the oil and gas industry, the megayacht market is of increasing importance to Blohm+Voss. Over the next year, the company is restructuring some independent divisions under the same roof. It’s further offering lifetime warranties and monitoring equipment on all new builds. In terms of the restructuring, yacht Continue reading