Despite initial interest from several superyacht builders, the auction to find new ownership for Perini Navi has failed. The Perini Navi bankruptcy therefore continues, keeping workers and partially constructed yachts in limbo. In January, a court in Lucca declared the builder insolvent. This followed a judge rejecting a restructuring plan, plus a request from Perini
The well-known Leopard Yachts brand is under new ownership in Italy, with new projects from one of its original designers.
Following approval from creditors, Nobiskrug has new owners. Late Friday, Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft, more commonly known as the shipbuilder FSG, signed a deal to acquire Nobiskrug. While it should take a few more weeks for final undisclosed conditions to be met, FSG should take over operations in August. Nobiskrug will still operate under its own name
Sometimes service yards need some service of their own. Right in time for the summer Med cruising season, the Monaco Marine Golfe de St. Tropez shipyard has completed major upgrades and overhauls. Work began in December 2019. Although interruptions occurred due to Covid-19, including government-ordered shutdowns for five weeks early last year, the tasks reportedly
The Italian yacht builder Cantieri di Pisa has new ownership once again. It follows a few years of potential promise alternating with uncertainty. A fellow Italian company formally took it over on May 3. In an interview with the Italian newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore, Enrico Gennasio, a businessman with holdings in manufacturing and real
If all testing goes according to plan this summer, fuel cell technology will provide the propulsion for a client of Lürssen. The shipyard is constructing not just its first-ever fuel cell powered superyacht, but also the first private vessel globally to incorporate such a system. With all the talk about sustainability and propulsion, it was