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

  • 22 feb 2018
    Oceanco’s new 90-meter superyacht Y717 (Project Shark) was successfully launched on 21 February. Y717 is another standout among today’s superyachts. Her exterior styling by Luiz DeBasto is sporty with organic shapes and harmonious flowing lines. She bears a unique profile but at the same time, her Oceanco DNA shines through via her architecture and elegant proportions. The yacht features a superstructure finished in large glass panels. This detail provides panoramic full- height...
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  • 21 feb 2018
    Even M2MBlue can not be absent at the most exciting and important winter competition, the Olympics 2018 in Pyeongchang. Everyone, everywhere wants to be able to enjoy and experience the diverse competitions on live television or on a live-streaming device. Therefore, it is of essence that the various broadcasters have a constant, secured and always ‘’on air’’ connection. Considering the fact, that M2MBlue is a global connectivity specialist and KPN is one of the...
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  • 19 feb 2018
    The creative juices were well and truly flowing at the latest Feadship Academy event as around a hundred of Feadship’s top talents gathered for the Feadship Future Lab Innovation Symposium on 8 February. Experts in construction, design, naval architecture and engineering from across the Feadship group came together to brainstorm on ways to make Feadship and Feadships even better in the future. Innovation has always been at the heart of the Feadship success story. The saying that...
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  • 19 feb 2018
    Heesen is proud to announce that on February 8, 2018, YN 18250 – formerly known as Project Ayla – was launched at the shipyard in Oss. Her Owners christened their new yacht White. At 50 metres, with a Gross Tonnage below the 500GT threshold, White is a gorgeous addition to the successful 5000 Aluminium class whose exterior lines are by Frank Laupman at Omega Architects. 18250 originally began on speculation, but was bought one year into construction. Thanks to the flexible interior...
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  • 15 feb 2018
    Heesen is proud to announce the delivery of VanTom, the sixth yacht in the popular 50 metre semi-displacement class designed by Frank Laupman at Omega Architects. The delivery took place in international waters on February 14, 2018 after intensive tests in the rough winter waves of the North Sea. The sea trials took place on January 12 and 29 in Beaufort 4 and 6, with North westerly winds and waves up to one metre. Captain David Burge comments: “During sea trials, the yacht handled...
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  • 14 feb 2018
    World-class superyacht builder Oceanco has awarded RH Marine with the contract for the electrical & automation system integration and overall electrical system responsibility of Oceanco’s new 100+ meter yacht. Both parties consider this collaboration to be the start of a productive long-term partnership. RH Marine’s scope RH Marine is responsible for the delivery of the complete electrical & automation system. The system includes the newest version of RH Marine’s next...
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  • 12 feb 2018
    Heesen is proud to announce the sale of the first contract in 2018, a full custom 60-metre Fast Displacement steel hulled motoryacht for delivery in 2021. At 60 metres, YN 19360 – Project Falcon – is the largest steel yacht built by Heesen to date. Her clean and chiselled exterior lines are by Omega Architects, who have introduced an innovative design feature to embellish the profile: the bird’s wing. This eye-catching multi-faceted shape visually integrates three decks (main,...
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  • 06 feb 2018
    Hydromar proudly announce a new order for a Seascape Mini for a 23m new build project in The Netherlands. From the METSTRADE 2017 and Boat Dusseldorf 2018, Hydromar received many enquiries from yacht builders up to 30m for the smallest sized Seascape. Specific for this range of yachts (20-30m) we developed this Seascape. Due to the many enquiries of the last half year the development of the Seascape Mini came in a rapid. For this specific target group Hydromar decided to put the Mini Seascape in...
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  • 06 feb 2018
    Dick van Lent, one of the driving forces of Feadship for decades until his retirement as CEO of the Royal van Lent yard in 2016, has been awarded one of the highest distinctions in the Netherlands. He received the medal at a surprise ceremony at the yard just before Christmas for his tireless work not only for Feadship but also on behalf of the local community and a range of international charities.  The chivalric Order of Oranje-Nassau is awarded to a very select group of people who...
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  • 05 feb 2018
    The AMELS-built Limited Editions superyacht GENE MACHINE will appear at the Miami Yacht Show from 15 to 19 February. The 55-metre AMELS 180 (180 ft) from the Dutch luxury yacht builder’s Limited Editions range will occupy the show’s prime Island Gardens location Berth A1. Sharing unforgettable moments and relishing the free spirit of yachting has made GENE MACHINE one of the world’s best known superyachts, but she has never actually attended a yacht show anywhere in the...
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