Kleven Cooperating With Lürssen on Explorer Yacht

A 328-footer will be the first mega-size megayacht stemming from an unusual collaboration. Kleven, the commercial shipbuilder based in Norway, struck a deal with Lürssen for an explorer yacht of this size. Unfortunately, facts are scarce at this point, other than the LOA. Neither Kleven nor Lürssen has commented on the naval architect, stylist, or Continue reading

Rosetti Superyachts: New to Yachting, Experienced Team

After more than 90 years of constructing commercial ships, an Italian conglomerate is turning its attention to megayachts. Rosetti Marino, dating to 1925, has formed the Rosetti Superyachts division. What’s more, a yachting veteran is leading the way. Rosetti Marino, a publicly traded company, comprises 18 different companies and employs 1,200 people across multiple locations. Continue reading

Moonen Makes Management Switch, to Johan Dubbelman

After 20 years of overseeing the shipyard, Moonen Shipyards’ managing director Emile Bilterijst has stepped down. Johan Dubbelman (below), who has been with the shipyard for 16 years, is the interim CEO. Bilterijst has a long career in the marine industry. After studying naval architecture at Delft University in The Netherlands, he went on to Continue reading