It already had the ability to welcome megayachts up to 361 feet (110 meters) to its docks. It also can do works in a sheltered graving dock for projects to 335 feet (102 meters). Now, a newly christened shiplift at Amico & Co. in Genoa, Italy, will let it haul out even more megayachts, specifically
Several people suffered injuries late yesterday due to an accident in the port of Genoa, Italy. Amico & Co. was about to begin a refit of the classic-replica megayacht Nero, when she suddenly shifted to one side in her drydock. While investigators are looking into the exact cause, they believe a support panel collapsed. According
Within the next year, the Italian refit yard Amico & Co. will complete a significant expansion. One phase, a new megayacht marina, opens in just a few weeks. On a bigger scale, Amico & Co. has ambitious plans to turn its home city of Genoa into a megayacht hub. The illustration above highlights the areas
Unless you’re in the business of transporting goods that require customs clearance, you’ve probably never heard of AEO. It stands for Authorized Economic Operator, a voluntary certification available throughout the European Union. In brief, it means the operator has strong shipment security procedures, thereby promising simpler clearance procedures. This, in turn, saves time and money
Built in 2011 by Proteksan Turquoise, Turquoise is fresh from an exterior and interior redesign. Work took place at Amico & Co. in Genoa, with H2 Yacht Design tapped by the owners to imprint their style in the various spaces. The big change outside for the 181’8” (55.4-meter) Turquoise was the reconfiguration of the sundeck.
An industry organization has launched an online tool to help megayacht captains, owners, and fleet managers better select refit yards. The ICOMIA Superyacht Refit Group website does more than just list facilities around the world. It requires members to adhere to basic good-business principles and ethics. It also sets forth a standard contract outlining all