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MegayachtNews.com Editor Now USSA Vice Chair

MegayachtNews.com’s founder and editor, Diane M. Byrne, is the newly elected vice chair of the U.S. Superyacht Association, a.k.a. the USSA. As such, she remains a member of the 2017-2018 Board of Directors. The USSA is a non-profit trade organization that promotes and supports the American superyacht industry. It does so through advocacy, marketing, and education. Byrne 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