Moonen News Archive

  • Moonen Launch First High-Tensile Steel Hull Yacht June 13 2018

    Moonen Launch First High-Tensile Steel Hull Yacht

    Dutch Shipyard Moonen launched their 36-metre motoryacht,
    Brigadoon, just last week. The launch was a noteworthy occasion
    for Moonen as Brigadoon is the yard's first superyacht to feature..

  • First Moonen Martinique New Build Project Sold May 01 2018

    First Moonen Martinique New Build Project Sold

    Built for the waters of the Bahamas and beyond, the titular
    ‘Caribbean’ range by Moonen Yachts has this week gained its first
    Martinique superyacht after signing a contract just before its..

  • Emile Bilterijst Steps Down from Moonen Shipyards October 31 2017

    Emile Bilterijst Steps Down from Moonen Shipyards

    Johan Dubbelman is now primed to take the Captain’s Chair at the
    Moonen Shipyards headquarters as Managing Director Emile
    Bilterijst plans his step down and sell his minority shareholding..

  • Life On Board: An Owner's Guide to M/Y Bijoux April 24 2017

    Life On Board: An Owner's Guide to M/Y Bijoux

    Moonen Yachts have proudly reported Bijoux’s return to the water
    by bringing us an insight into life on board with her proud
    owners.

  • Moonen Martinique Yacht Taking Shape in Holland April 10 2017

    Moonen Martinique Yacht Taking Shape in Holland

    High-tensile steel hull and aluminium superstructure have met
    this week in The Netherlands after Moonen Yachts continue work on
    the 37-metre (120’ft) Martinique motor yacht.

  • Moonen Shipyard Delivers First Matika Yacht Bijoux July 13 2016

    Moonen Shipyard Delivers First Matika Yacht Bijoux

    The first motor yacht from Moonen Shipyard’s Caribbean
    series has been delivered. Christened Bijoux by her new owners,
    this 30 metre (100’) yacht was launched in May and is set..

  • Interior of Moonen’s First ‘Matica’ Project Unveiled April 14 2016

    Interior of Moonen’s First ‘Matica’..

    The interior of the first Matica project from Moonen’s
    Caribbean series, designed by the Adam Lay Studio in the UK, has
    been unveiled.

  • Moonen Yachts On Refit Creating A New Lease On Life February 24 2016

    Moonen Yachts On Refit Creating A New Lease On Life

    Emile Bilterijst is the respected CEO of Moonen Yachts, a Dutch
    yacht builder with pedigree located in the beautiful backdrop of
    Hertogenbosch. With this pedigree in mind, we spoke to Emile..

  • Moonen Report Strong Recovery After Turbulent Period November 24 2015

    Moonen Report Strong Recovery After Turbulent Period

    Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands is making a strong recovery
    from the financial turbulence it faced earlier this year due to
    problems entirely beyond the yard’s control. Construction..

  • Camper & Nicholsons Announce Sale Of Superyacht Alaska August 19 2015

    Camper & Nicholsons Announce Sale Of Superyacht Alaska

    The 30.4m (99'8) Moonen superyacht Alaska has been sold after a
    six month collaboration between the shipyard and Camper &
    Nicholsons.

  • Camper & Nicholsons Sell Superyacht Sofia II June 11 2015

    Camper & Nicholsons Sell Superyacht Sofia II

    Camper & Nicholsons has announced the sale of 30.40m (99'8)
    motor yacht Sofia II, a semi-custom production from the multiple
    award-winning Moonen 97 fleet.

  • Moran Yacht & Ship Sells Explorer Beluga February 04 2015

    Moran Yacht & Ship Sells Explorer Beluga

    Moran Yacht & Ship has announced the successful sale of the
    34.7m Moonen-built oceanic explorer yacht Beluga.

  • Moonen Reports Two New Refit Projects January 29 2015

    Moonen Reports Two New Refit Projects

    Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands has entered the new year in
    great shape, announcing two new refit projects. The company is
    also making good progress on its two new builds from the..

  • Moonen Signs New Order For Caribbean Range Yacht September 04 2014

    Moonen Signs New Order For Caribbean Range Yacht

    Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands has received a new order for
    a 200 GT luxury motoryacht. This is the second project signed
    from Moonen’s new Caribbean series in the space of only two..

  • Moonen Shipyards Sells First Yacht In New Caribbean Range June 12 2014

    Moonen Shipyards Sells First Yacht In New Caribbean Range

    Moonen Shipyards is to start construction of the first in its
    recently unveiled Caribbean series of motoryachts. After taking
    some time to speak with Moonen, we discovered more about the..

  • The HISWA 2014 Press Tour Underway June 05 2014

    The HISWA 2014 Press Tour Underway

    The 2014 HISWA Press Tour has yet again proven itself a vital
    asset to the media arm of the superyacht industry and a strong
    spokesman for the Netherlands. The week started with a trip to..

  • Moonen Unveils New Caribbean Range May 21 2014

    Moonen Unveils New Caribbean Range

    Dutch shipyard Monnen has introduced its new Caribbean series of
    motoryachts, the famous yacht builder has announced.

  • Moonen Shipyards Welcomes New Investor December 18 2013

    Moonen Shipyards Welcomes New Investor

    Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands has a new majority
    shareholder who has committed to invest in the long-term future
    of this leading superyacht builder. The takeover was completed in..

  • Moonen To Create New Line Of Custom Yachts September 19 2013

    Moonen To Create New Line Of Custom Yachts

    Moonen Shipyards has signed a Letter of Intent to build the first
    in a new custom-series of 24-metre motor yachts created in
    partnership with designer Nick Mezas. This news comes shortly..

  • Moonen Launches Sofia: Their Largest Yacht To Date August 21 2013

    Moonen Launches Sofia: Their Largest Yacht To Date

    Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands has successfully launched the
    42-metre custom superyacht Sofia for a repeat client. Not only is
    she the largest superyacht launched to date by the yard, Sofia..

  • New Launches At The 2013 Monaco Yacht Show August 06 2013

    New Launches At The 2013 Monaco Yacht Show

    After news emerged that Amels' newly launched, and stunning,
    superyacht Event will be attending the 2013 Monaco Yacht Show in
    September, we take a look at the fleet of new launches which have..

  • On Board The All New Moonen Explorer 100 June 14 2013

    On Board The All New Moonen Explorer 100

    As per the seven year old tradition of introducing journalists to
    the new launches, Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands took us on
    a tour of the all-new Moonen 100 Explorer. This long distance,..

  • Moonen Brokerage Sells 26m Motor Yacht Eleonora June 11 2013

    Moonen Brokerage Sells 26m Motor Yacht Eleonora

    Moonen Brokerage has announced the sale of the pre-owned Moonen
    84 Eleonora. This is the second occasion that this 26m motoryacht
    has been through the books of Moonen Brokerage and represents the..

  • Moonen Shipyards Launch Major Refit Project June 05 2013

    Moonen Shipyards Launch Major Refit Project

    Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands has successfully completed
    the refit of the Moonen 84 Etoile d’Azur. The five-month
    project has included some complex upgrades to the stabilisation..

  • Moonen Launch New Explorer 100 For World Cruising May 24 2013

    Moonen Launch New Explorer 100 For World Cruising

    Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands has launched the all-new
    Moonen 100 Explorer. This long distance, expedition-type yacht
    was custom-developed with Vripack Naval Architects for a repeat..