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

  • 18 okt 2017
    Moonen has opened a new corporate office in Florida as part of their strategy to take top-quality motoryachts to the Americas. “The new office is designed to supplement our already excellent relations with brokers in the United States, Explains Moonen MD Emile Bilterijst. “It will enhance our ability to offer a first-class service to Moonen owners, Moonen captains and all those with a heart for our unique brand in this part of the world.” The new Moonen representative office is...
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  • 17 okt 2017
    Over the years, the Netherlands has cultivated a whole host of pioneering maritime inventors. Innovation on and around the water has been thriving for centuries, from Cornelis Drebbel's first working submarine in 1620 to the Ortega Submersible, winner of the Piet de Jong Innovation Award in 2016. And from the fastest freighter in the Dutch Golden Age to the 3D printer, which may well make freighters a thing of the past very soon.    At the exhibition 'Game Changers | maritime...
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  • 10 okt 2017
    Dutch luxury yacht builder AMELS is pleased to announce a new order for a 78-metre AMELS Full Custom yacht (256 ft) by Espen Øino with the contract signed during the Monaco Yacht Show 2017. When the yacht is delivered in 2021, it will be the largest AMELS by Gross Tonnage built to date. “This is a particularly significant contract for AMELS and a great compliment for our Full Custom team,” comments Rose Damen, AMELS Commercial Director. “All of us at AMELS are looking...
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  • 04 okt 2017
    Royal Huisman is extremely proud to support Team Brunel in the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 with their expertise and know-how. In Lisbon, a team from Royal Huisman assisted the shore-crew in and around the Volvo Ocean Race Boatyard with the last major pre-race maintenance jobs. Royal Huisman and the Race – not a new combinationSkipper Bouwe Bekking is very excited about the support from the Dutch yacht builder. Bekking: “The expertise and know-how from Royal Huisman are undisputed. On...
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  • 03 okt 2017
    In addition to building iconic sailing yachts such as the current world J-class champion Lionheart, Claasen Shipyards in the Netherlands also has a dedicated refit team. Two yachts have recently arrived at the Dutch yard for work over the coming months, the 30.40-metre schooner Reesle and the lovely 22-metre performance yacht Louise. Fans of no-nonsense expedition superyachts will need little introduction to the 100-foot Hoek designed Reesle, which has been criss-crossing the oceans since 1995....
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  • 03 okt 2017
    Vitters Shipyard in the Netherlands has signed a new order for a 50-metre classic performance ketch. Commissioned by an experienced owner primarily for cruising, the yacht will be built to Lloyd's special service craft rules. Construction will start by the end of October and delivery is scheduled for late 2019. The naval architecture for this exciting custom superyacht is done by Hoek Design and Rhoades Young Design is responsible for the interior styling. MCM, represented by Nigel Ingram, is...
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  • 27 sep 2017
    Heesen has presented two brand new designs, the 66-meter Project Avanti and the 83-meter Project Maximus. The 66m Project Avanti, FDHF with hybrid propulsion, is a pocket mega-yacht by Winch Design. The sculptural surfaces of the concept reflect the sky and ocean, creating a muscular contemporary appearance. By incorporating a raised pilothouse, a sporty profile is achieved as well as an Owner’s cabin with panoramic views, overlooking the relaxation area on the foredeck. Dynamic...
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  • 27 sep 2017
    RH Marine Netherlands has recently acquired three orders from various shipyards for electrical & automation solutions on board luxury mega yachts. These orders represent a total value of 13 million euro.   The luxury mega yachts are in the range from 55 meters to almost 90 meters and will all be built in the Netherlands. All orders consist of a combination of integrated systems: integrated bridges, alarm, monitoring & control systems, propulsion, platform automation and electrical...
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  • 27 sep 2017
    Bolidt and Esthec, brands of the Dutch Bolidt Group, leader in the superyacht and cruise ship decking system, have started cooperating with the superyacht refit specialists Marina Barcelona 92 (MB92) to increase their presence in the yacht refit sector. Now with an office in Barcelona inside the shipyard, Bolidt/Esthec can offer an even more prompt and efficient service having a specialized team on site always available for any decking problem. Being the best means being always up with the...
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  • 27 sep 2017
    The Dutch yachting industry always plays a key role at the annual Monaco Yacht Show and this year’s event will be no exception. The 33 members of the HISWA Holland Yachting Group – an association of the leading Dutch yards and equipment suppliers with roots dating back to 1932 – will be showcasing their latest yachts, innovations and products throughout the show and in the dedicated Holland Pavilion. The central hub of the HISWA Holland Yachting Group's activities at this...
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