1. 150m yacht concept Shaddai



The 150m Shaddai comes from the mind of Gabriele Teruzzi, an Italian yacht designer who previously worked on the Oceano 42 Mangusta at AM Yacht Design. The owner's cabin is located at a height of 38m and comes complete with a large terrace and an infinity pool located on the edge of the top deck. According to Teruzzi, the concept takes its inspiration from modern architecture and skyscrapers.




UK-based designer Andy Waugh presented his latest superyacht concept Epiphany. Measuring 130m, the vessel features a unique silhouette and a bold exterior. The concept uses the minimum of styling lines and structures creating an elegant effect belying its practicality and large volumes of accommodation. 




The Investment Corporation of Dubai, main investment arm of the Government of Dubai, has announced it will purchase Porto Montenegro Marina and Resort, located in the bay of Kotor from Montport Capital. A former historic naval base, the site has been transformed into a marina by Peter Munk, founder of Barrick Gold, together with pool of investors which included Lord Jacob Rothschild and LVMH founder, Bernard Arnault. Focused on the luxury yacht segment of the market, the site also includes a village and hotel.




Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has arrived in the French Riviera aboard his 126 metre yacht Octopus, which currently occupies 14th place in the list of the largest private boats in the world. The exterior was designed by Espen Oino Naval Architects and built by the German shipbuilders Lurssen, whilst Jonathan Quinn Barnett of Seattle was responsible for the interior. Megayacht's alluring features include two helicopters, a submarine, swimming pool, music studio and basketball court. She can accommodate up to 26 guests in 41 suites and a crew of 60. 




Baglietto has launched the first 46 meter yacht part of its new FAST line. Christened M/Y Fast, the yacht was designed by Francesco Paszkowski Design in an effort to maintain the brand's tradition and to continue to move the company forward.




With construction started in December 2015, the 80m Eidsgaard-designed superyacht was unveiled at the Monaco Yacht Show in 2014. Now the first three hull sections nearing completion. The BV80 luxury amenities include a glass encased atrium at her centre, a beach club with a bar and lounge area, fire pits, nightclub area, indoor garden, outdoor cinema and a sliding roof in the master cabin.




Delivered by Benetti last year, the 63m superyacht 11-11 has been spotted at OneOcean Port Vell in Barcelona. The vessel is able to accommodate 12 guests as well as a crew of 16. The main salon features custom-made U-shape sofa, 12-seater formal dining table and a grey colour palette, while the sky lounge on the upper deck offers a more informal lounge environment complete with bespoke cocktail bar and generous seating. 




Recently delivered Feadship's vessel has been turning heads in London in early May. Styled by Eidsgaard Design, 66.25m Vanish is another superyacht which the Dutch yard has made in collaboration with the London-based studio following such projects as Tango and Halo. One of her highlights includes the large free-standing staircase that is flanked by a glass wall in the full-height atrium. Vanish also boasts two touch and go helipads and an outdoor cinema.




Cantiere delle Marche has launched the second hull in its Darwin Class 102 line. Named Babbo, the vessel measures 31.9m and will be officially presented at the upcoming Cannes Yachting Festival. The yacht, launched on schedule, was built for a South American client. Hydro Tec was responsible for the naval architecture and exterior design, whilst her interiors were made in collaboration between Simon Hamui and PFA Design.

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Ulstein has delivered two Ulstein px121 for COSL
On 8 May 2020 Ulstein has delivered the first two platform supply vessels of the Ulstein px121 design built at SWS, China, the 'Guo Hai Min Xing' and the 'Guo Hai Min Sheng'. They are operating for COSL – China Oilfield Services Limited, for whom they have a long-term charter.Two more vessels of the same design at SWS (Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.), have completed their sea trial and will also be delivered to COSL shortly, according to schedule. Owner of all four vessels is Sinoocean.Guo Hai Min Xing (originally Crest Andromeda 2), a Ulstein px121 design. A FireFighting Offshore Support Vessel.Guo Hai Min Sheng (originally Crest Andromeda 1), Ulstein px121 designed offshore supply ship. Meets clients’ operational expectations in terms of deck space, capacities, speed, position holding capabilities and fuel efficiency.The Ulstein px121 is a flexible platform supply vessel design featuring the X-BOW hull line design for smoother motions in head seas. A platform supply vessel of this design has a competitive combination of fuel-efficiency and cargo capacities/deadweight. This translates to a performance level that is usually expected from larger PSVs, but at a medium-sized PSV cost - delivering excellent value-for-money for the owner and operator.
Echo Yachts reveals 50m Project Echo catamaran design
Echo Yachts reveals 50m Project Echo catamaran design. This is the latest design collaboration between Bannenberg & Rowell Design in London, their Australian custom superyacht build team at Echo Yachts in Perth and Incat Crowther in Sydney.The aluminium catamaran is described as “similar” in design to the FRP composite catamaran Charley, delivered by the yard in 2017.New Yacht Support Vessel can accommodate up to 20 guests and 17 crew, also it has entertainment areas and a selection of tenders and toys including specialist scuba diving facilities and dive store, onboard hyperbaric chamber and a helicopter pad.According to company's sales and marketing manager, Chris Blackwell, “Added to the excitement of this new vessel we are really pleased it fits in nicely with Echo’s ongoing commitment to creating world-class ‘eco-efficient’ vessels here in Western Australia. No matter where in the world our clients may be, they are able to easily see and engage in the design and build of their new vessel using the same online video meetings, CCTV video feeds, plus photo and video reports we have been providing our clients with since 2015."
Ferretti Yachts 500 showcases new design solutions and two interior moods
Ferretti Yachts 500 is the result of the collaboration between the Product Strategy Committee headed by Ing. Piero Ferrari, the Ferretti Group Engineering Department, architect Filippo Salvetti for the exteriors and design studio Ideaeitalia for the new interior design concept.The exteriors have the aerodynamic design and the sleek, streamlined shapes. The stern features a soft and sporty design, with new solutions and generous spaces, while the profile of the hull proposes an enhancement of the windows, characterised by wide, modern shapes.According to Filippo Salvetti, the exterior design architect, “The design of the new Ferretti Yachts 500 highlights an overall dynamism thanks to new and innovative stylistic features of the superstructure. A natural heir to the Ferretti Yachts 720, it reinterprets the new styles of the range in a very personal way. It proposes a layout based on a design centred on people and their life on board, a typical approach of the Ferretti DNA. The two different moods of decor by Ideaeitalia studio perfectly reflect the Just Like Home philosophy and are able to satisfy the tastes of every customer”.Ferretti Yachts 500 reveals two types of the interior: Classic, with its warm tones and Contemporary, inspired by Mediterranean colours.The Classic mood is dominated by dark oak, combined with glossy and matte lacquers in shades of black and white. The main deck features a spacious lounge area, with two large sofas and a coffee table that can be transformed into a dining table.Key features of the yacht is the stern swimming platform. When the platform is submerged, steps are revealed for totally safe access to the sea, and the convenience of the latest-generation optional lift system makes it suitable for the whole family. Ferretti Yachts 500 installs twin Cummins QSB 6.7 engines delivering 550 mhp, for a top speed of 30 knots and a cruising speed of 25 knots (preliminary data). The new yacht will also be equipped with optional gyroscopic stabilisation to guarantee the maximum stability at anchor and during navigation.
New collaboration of Damen Shipyards and Korean yard HHIC
Damen Shipyards Group has signed an agreement with Korean yard Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction (HHIC) to deliver a complete components package for the vessel for oil recovery and working as a hopper dredger. The package includes all equipment for oil recovery operations as well as a complete dredging installation. The 5,000 tons, 4,100 m3 vessel will be built by HHIC. Damen brings to the table a complete equipment package, combined with its wide experience in assisting non-Damen yards in the construction of complex vessels.The multi-purpose vessel is being built for KOEM, the Korea Marine Environment Management Corporation. This Korean Governmental body has a mission to clean and protect the marine environment. According to Damen’s sales manager Michiel Hendrikx: “We are very pleased with this project. We have been in contact with KOEM about this for some years and are very excited to have successfully signed a contract with HHIC for the delivery of the oil recovery and dredging equipment for this unique vessel. We have previous experience in South Korea, though this will be our first time delivering a components package to Korean shipyard. I am sure that with the combined experience of both Hanjin and Damen we can make this project a success.”KOEM official adds, "With this Multi-purpose oil spill response vessel project, we will be able to build a foundation for strengthening the ability to respond to large-scale marine pollution incidents as well as establish a rapid control system in Korea." He also added, "We hope for the successful deployment of this vessel to the target site so that we may continue to protect our oceans effectively."The vessel is due to be delivered in 2022.
Heesen shipyard showcases new 50m project Triton
Heesen Yachts showcases its brand new 50-metre superyacht project Triton. Triton consolidates the Heesen’s shipyard yacht concept – “to make the journey be as enjoyable as the destination”.Working closely with Heesen, Clifford Denn has imagined a sophisticated exterior design, taking elements of inspiration from classic automotive design. A 68-square-metre sun deck with Jacuzzi, alfresco dining area and sun loungers promise the best of the yachting lifestyle. For entertaining, guests are welcomed to the 78-square-metre aft deck, an area complemented by the part-enclosed sky lounge. Relocating two tenders to the bow cleverly creates space for a generous beach club, featuring the stunning bar, a sauna, comfortable seating area and a vast swim platform.The interior of the studio selected a warm, neutral palette which is tastefully punctuated with bespoke works of art and furnishings. Fendi tables sit alongside unique resin wall panels crafted by Officina Coppola, whilst acrylic glass panels with metallic accents draw the eye.The sky lounge on the 105-square-metre deck aft has large panoramic windows, the custom-made illuminated bar, soft lighting, contrasted dark door frames and leather wall panelling.The Owner’s stateroom on the main deck has a private study that leads to the full-beam bedroom, while expansive windows flood the area with natural light.The four lower deck guest suites have taupe and dark Carvalho furniture complement the warm colour scheme of the yacht.This 50-metre steel-hulled, displacement yacht is built upon Heesen’s proven technical platform, she delivers the largest possible volume while still remaining under the 500GT threshold. Two MTU 8V4000 M63 engines provide a top speed of 15 knots. The yacht boasts a range of 3,800 nautical miles at a cruising speed of 13 knots.