News

Latest news from the HISWA Holland Yachting Group, members and partners.

  • 03 dec 2018
    It’s not easy to impress the crew of Archimedes, a Feadship that’s seen some imposing sights as she has criss-crossed the globe over the past decade, covering 200,000 nautical miles in the process. But the elegant 68-metre Feadship noticeably slowed as she passed the brand-new Feadship facility in Amsterdam on her way out to sea this week, giving all on board the chance to get a good look at the giant construction hall that will open its doors next May. It also made for a great...
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  • 03 dec 2018
    Heesen is proud to announce the sale of YN 18750, 5000 Aluminium class, in collaboration with Arcon Yachts who introduced the client. YN 18750 – also known as Project Aster – started on speculation and is currently seven months away from delivery. This is the third contract signed in 2018 for a total of 190 linear meters and, even more impressively, 3,259 Gross Tons!The short delivery time, the impressive top speed of 23 knots and the renowned Dutch quality attracted Project...
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  • 26 nov 2018
    Dutch luxury yacht builder AMELS has sold a new 180-ft AMELS 180 (55 meters) from the AMELS Limited Editions range. The sale highlights the ongoing success of the AMELS Limited Editions approach, combining individual design choices with fast delivery. The new AMELS 180 superyacht will be delivered in summer 2019. “The owner was looking for proven ocean-going performance so he and his family can enjoy destinations around the world,” comments Rutger Dolk from the AMELS commercial team....
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  • 26 nov 2018
    Contest Yachts delighted to announce delivery of first new 26-metre Contest 85CS – Polina Star IV With the November handover complete, Polina Star IV, the first judel/vrolijk designed 26-metre Contest 85CS, immediately took off to begin distance cruising, first sailing directly from Holland to Elba to over-winter before the real adventure begins. Commissioned by an owner resuming an interrupted world voyage, Polina Star IV shines as an example of just how far semi-customisation can be...
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  • 20 nov 2018
    During The Superyacht Forum(TSF) in Amsterdam, six prominent industry figures took to the stage to officially launch Water Revolution Foundation, a new initiative that sets out plans for a more sustainable future. The organisation has been devised to encourage the market to think differently about its approach to sustainability and uncover what the industry could be doing to not only improve the impact of the yachting market on the environment, but also how the market is perceived. The...
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  • 19 nov 2018
    De omzet van de maritieme sector groeide met zo’n 3% en de werkgelegenheid bleef vrijwel gelijk. Dat blijkt uit de Maritieme Monitor 2017 die minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen (Infrastructuur en Waterstaat) vandaag presenteert in Zaandam tijdens het Maritime Awards Gala. Dit is een licht herstel vergeleken met 2016 toen de sector geen groei liet zien. Van Nieuwenhuizen: ‘De cijfers laten zien dat er door de jaren heen groei zit in maritiem Nederland. Een opleving die helaas nog niet...
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  • 19 nov 2018
    Oceanco's 109m/357ft 'Project Bravo' was launched on 17 November 2018. Bravo is a prime example of Oceanco's new wave of forward-thinking yachts. With her naval architecture by Lateral Naval Architects, exterior design and layout by Nuvolari Lenard and interior by Reymond Langton Design, Bravo is unlike any preceding Oceanco. She is the first Oceanco to utilize its innovative LIFE (Lengthened, Innovative, Fuel-efficient, Eco-friendly) design. LIFE revolves around intelligent naval...
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  • 15 nov 2018
    Feadship has announced the formation of a globally operating company called Feadship Refit & Services, which will be responsible for implementing Feadship’s new customer support strategy referred to as: “My Feadship”. Combining all the services previously offered by the individual Feadship yards, the My Feadship programme is arranged around three pillars: Feadship Rebuild (major refits in the Netherlands), the Feadship Services Network (a partnership with four leading yards...
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  • 12 nov 2018
    As the HISWA Holland Yachting Group gears up to celebrate its Golden Jubilee, the association and ten of its leading members will be taking part in the METSTRADE Show from 13 to 15 November. The largest B2B event on the leisure marine calendar is held in the RAI Amsterdam convention centre and includes a dedicated SuperYacht Pavilion spanning three halls. Members of the HISWA Holland Yachting Group have played their part in all 30 editions to date of the METSTRADE Show, with the role of the...
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  • 08 nov 2018
    The magnificent Delta One, launched by Mulder last year and winner of this year’s World Superyacht Awards, has been welcomed back to the yard in Zoeterwoude (NL) for various service activities. The 36-metre superyacht sailed from the Mediterranean to Rotterdam where she was met by a team from Mulder and guided through the narrow Dutch canals and rivers to the yard. The first of Mulder’s new ThirtySix semi-custom range to see the light of day, Delta One has just completed her maiden...
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