The currently in-build 109-metre Oceanco superyacht Project has become the first Oceanco to enter the builder’s new construction facilities. The superyacht has been moved to undergo all remaining construction activities; inside painting, installing of large equipment and placement of its superstructure.
Acquired by Oceanco in May 2019, the facilities are located 10 kilometres down the river from the Oceanco Headquarters and outfit facilities in Alblasserdam.
The new Oceanco premises encompass 28 acres of construction facilities. The main area, which is 570m X 200 (nearly 114,000 square meters) includes offices and conference rooms, construction facilities, outfit facilities, a piping shop, paint facilities, and sandblasting facilities.
Oceanco acquired the premises of Zwijndrecht as part of the company’s long-term initiative for growth, expansion and consolidation of its construction activities. Intrinsic to Oceanco’s vision for increased efficiency, these new facilities will be a hub that will allow numerous co-makers to physically set up offices alongside the construction works, encouraging maximum synergy and co-maker alignment among all parties.
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These facilities will be utilised for steel hull manufacturing for new builds; maintenance, refit & lifetime extension activities; a superyacht brain park and an educational campus.
Oceanco is taking a leadership role in creating a platform intended to lead to cost savings, innovation, job creation and a more sensible use of energy and raw materials.
The 109-metre superyacht is set to become the third largest by Oceanco, next to the 110-metre Jubilee and the 109-metre Bravo Eugenia recently delivered to Dallas Cowboys owner. She will debut her build here in the new facilities until transferred in due course to Oceanco’s outfiiting facilities in Alblasserdam.
Other recent news on Oceanco’s largest vessels encompass legendary sailing superyacht Black Pearl docked in Saint-Petersburg and the delivery of the 90-metre superyacht DreAMBoat.
The X95 Princess Yachts project was launched in Plymouth. This yacht is a project of the British naval architectural bureau Olesinski and the Italian design house Pininfarina.The new X95 chassis, developed in collaboration with Olesinski, is developing the Deep-V concept to increase efficiency by 15% with added stability in any marine environment. In total, the ship extends for almost 22 meters.All guest rooms are located on the lower deck, with the main cabin occupying the full moon on medium ships, and two double and one double VIP suites are located in front.The maximum speed range is 24-26 knots. The ship was created for longer voyages and is equipped with a distant 13,400-liter fuel tank.
February 17, 2020
Baglietto announced the sale of a new 38-meter V-Line during a yacht show in Miami.The new design differs in the external design from Francesco Paszkowski Design with an aluminum body, a superstructure and a straight nose.Inside, the layout offers accommodation for up to ten guests in four guest cabins on the lower deck and a complete set for the owner on the main deck with an office and dressing room. Further crew housing is located in front on the lower deck, and the captain's cabin is located on the upper deck behind the wheelhouse. The second pilot station is located on the sun deck, along with an outdoor dining area, a bar and a jacuzzi.Instead, there is a 5.5-meter tender in the bow, leaving a place for the beach where guests can visit the gym and lounge.Power comes from the improved Caterpillar ACERT C32 engine for a top speed of 18 knots.Delivery is scheduled for the spring of 2022.
February 17, 2020
Italian shipyard CRN launches a 62-meter super-yacht. The CRN 137 was designed by Nuvolari Lenard inside and out, working closely with CRN's internal technical equipment.According to he bow is vertical, not to follow the current trend, but to ensure maximum length in the water, thereby increasing speed and maximising the forward volumesThe layout includes accommodation for 12 guests, divided into six cabins. The raised deck of the owner has direct access to the outdoor dining area in the aft and the panoramic viewing room.Power comes from a pair of MTU 12V 4000 engines with a capacity of 2 011 hp. at a maximum speed of 16 knots.
February 17, 2020
Lurssen, Oceanco, Feadship, Nobiskrug and Benetti- pioneers in the stable supply of large yachts.The growing fleet of mega yachts also led to the fact that there were more for the charter. The largest of them was the 136-meter Flying Fox, delivered by Lurssen in 2019 and presented at a yacht show in Monaco.The massive 136-meter superyacht Lürssen Flying Fox has become one of the largest 20 superyachts in the world.Of particular note are the capabilities of the Flying Fox helicopter: it has a pair of helipads for superyachts, one on the sun deck, and the second on the bridge deck, with D-values of 18 meters and 14 meters, which can take the largest helicopters to the store.Its stylish exterior was designed by Espen Oino. Key features include cutouts on the bridge deck and upper deck, which allow a lot of natural light to pass through floor-to-ceiling windows.The elegant and graceful interiors of Flying Fox are owned by Mark Berriman.The designer created a calm and spacious interior, emphasized by neutral tones, complemented by tactile surfaces and decoration. The interior of the Flying Fox includes 11 guest cabins; one master and 10 VIPs, all of which have sea terraces. Accommodation for crew 54.Another significant object was Amadea.Amadea has surprisingly detailed finishes built to the standards of a yacht of this size. Since the first cutting of steel, delivery took only 31 months.Made of steel and aluminum, Amadea was delivered in 2017.The technical capabilities of the yacht were based on an existing project - Quantum Blue, launched in 2014.Interior designer Francois Zuretti combines grandeur with intimacy: hand-painted Michelangelo's clouds on the ceiling above the dining table; or dozens of warm organic tones delivered through whiskey with highlight, brandy and rum in clear bottles.Art Deco interiors were created in collaboration with the Dutch artist Willem Lenssink.According to Francois Zuretti, the owner requested an authentic classic presentation with the integration of 18th century classic furniture.
February 17, 2020
Motorboat Soaring, Abeking & Rasmussen's new 68.2-meter superyacht.In the coming weeks, shipyard and client teams will test Soaring navigation and safety systems in the North Sea, and then transfer the ship to their owner in April.<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/EnFOQb2zKRE" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>The elegant exterior and modern interiors of the project are the design work of the German studio Focus Yacht Design. They can accommodate up to 12 guests in six cabins, including a master suite on the aft upper deck and an additional five cabins on the main deck. On the owner’s deck there is also a library and a private aft deck with seating areas.<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Z5uy_p9GJZY" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>The upper deck of Soaring has a master suite with a private owner's aft deck and library. The remaining 5 guest yacht cabins will be located on the main deck and served by a team of 17 people.
February 14, 2020