Majestic opening ceremony of giant new Feadship facility in Amsterdam

Eco-friendly superyacht yard opened by Queen Máxima Feadship officially opened its brand-new, purpose-built superyacht facility in the port of Amsterdam on 16 May in the presence of Her Majesty Queen Máxima and some 2500 members of the workforce. The spectacular ceremony saw the culmination of five years of meticulous planning, design and construction on the second Royal Van […]

HEESEN – Happy Sailing, Vida!

Heesen is delighted to announce that YN 18455 Vida (formerly known as Project Antares) left Dutch waters for her maiden voyage to the Mediterranean where she will meet her new owners. Vida underwent rigorous sea trials earlier in March. During four days of tests she exceeded her contracted top speed, reaching 16.4 knots with noise […]

ECPY : New Rules for Secondary Vessels

Tenders with their own independent registration Before now, tender boats under the Temporary Admission regime could not be used by European residents. This posed a problem when the charterer of a primary vessel was an European resident. ECPY has now been able to get further clarifications from the French Customs regarding the use of secondary […]