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Feadship has reported ‘busy times’ for its refit department as successive ‘better than new’ projects have been spotted leaving the Netherlands yard. The notorious yacht builder, who has brought the ocean some of its most iconic luxury yachts, has been consolidating its reputation in high quality refit in recent months.
The Queensland government’s effort to become a superyacht hub for the Asia Pacific region have passed a huge milestone with the opening of new facilities on the Gold Coast. Sanctuary Cove Marina and The Boat Works have both completed significant expansions, which has seen an investment of $12 million and $100 million, respectively. The projects are as aesthetically pleasing as they are practical, and the creation of a new one-stop-shop for superyachts on the Gold Coast has already attracted a steady stream of yachts.
With over 200 superyachts built and roots dating back to 1849, Dutch shipbuilder Feadship has earned a prestigious reputation for building some of the finest superyachts on the water today. Last week though, Feadship flexed its prowess in the field of pedigree refits as the 57.6m superyacht W emerged from its Makkum facility after ten months of work.
Palumbo Superyachts Marseille has given the green light to significant improvements at the shipyard after being awarded a government concession for the next 21 years. The government tender was first granted to Palumbo shipyards in 2014, and the Grand Port Maritime of Marseille has renewed the concession to the entire French shipyard.