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Lürssen & MB92 to Jointly Operate La Ciotat Refit Site

Following its acquisition of Blohm+Voss last fall, Lürssen will now use the “Great Dry Dock” at refit specialist La Ciotat Shipyards with a partner. That partner is MB92. This, according to the management company for the French refit site. The roots of this story go back to last spring. That’s when SEMIDEP, which manages La Continue reading

Lürssen Acquires Blohm+Voss

UPDATE, OCTOBER 31, 2016: Lürssen has received formal approval for the acquisition of Blohm+Voss, from the German Fair Trade Commission. The next step is analyzing the internal operations of Blohm+Voss. Lürssen could not do this while awaiting the government agency’s decision. “We now have the opportunity to gain a comprehensive insight into the existing shipyard Continue reading

Step Aboard Enigma, the 35-Knot Superyacht: VIDEO

Quite private, and therefore with an air of mystery, Enigma is nonetheless one of the more fascinating megayachts afloat. Her 244-foot (74.5-meter) length is as impressive today as it was at delivery in 1991, an era when yachts half her size were eyebrow-raising. Her styling and engineering put her in a category by herself, too. Continue reading