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Super yacht Force Blue, 18-month jail sentence for Briatore
Mega yachts: Italian shipyards handle 31%

Mega yachts: Italian shipyards handle 31%

Genova - The world fleet of mega yachts continues to grow:in 2017 it reached 5,186 vessels compared to 5,051 in the previous year. The building of this type of boats - leisure boats measuring over 30 meters in length - is increasingly in the hands of Italian shipyards which have turned out 31% of the mega yachts in use

Amico&Co achieves Authorized Economic Operator certification
Perini Navi announces sale of 56m motor yacht
Mega yachts, 8000 port-calls by the of 2017

Mega yachts, 8000 port-calls by the of 2017

Genova - Italy’s coastline has seen a boom in mega-yachts. Since the beginning of the year - according to preliminary data released to Secolo XIX/The MediTeleghraph by Federagenti - visits by large pleasure crafts calling at Italian marinas has increased considerably; this is a very sought after segment

The boss and the faked yacht shipwreck

The boss and the faked yacht shipwreck

Genova - The case of a strange shipwreck is debated before a judge:a yacht from Genoa, was sailed off shore and made to sink, staged by its owners for insurance money. The judge calls those present to the stand, but the principal defendant, a businessman who lives in the Milan area, is absent

Long queues at Genoa Boat Show

Long queues at Genoa Boat Show

Genova - Queues for tickets had not been seen for some years.They’re confirmation that after years in crisis, the edition of the Genoa International Boat Show that opened yesterday in the exhibition spaces of the Genova Fair, could turn out to be the one marking a recovery for the event

Revenue in the yachting sector up 18%

Revenue in the yachting sector up 18%

Genova - Revenue in the Italian yachting sector will grow by 18.6% this year, with a 24.1% increase in production for the internal market. UCINA Confindustria Nautica President Carla Demaria announced the figures at the “Yachting: the return, the future” event which opened the Genoa Boat Show.

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