Waypoints

Brazilian shipyard INACE creates superyacht division

Brazilian yacht and ship builder INACE (Indústria Naval do Ceará S.A.) has launched a new division: INACE Superyachts. A partnership between the 52-year-old shipyard, its Brazilian dealer Yacht Collection, and…

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IPM-IMG Group takes over Ibiza marina

Spain-based IPM-IMG Group has taken over concession and management of the former Ibiza Magna marina on Ibiza, southwest of Mallorca in the Balearic Islands. Now called Marina Port Ibiza, it…

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Ferretti expands HQ at LMC

The Ferretti Group has designated its offices at Fort Lauderdale’s Lauderdale Marine Center (LMC) as its North American headquarters for its American service department.  The Ferretti Group’s service center for…

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Yacht yard gets busy as COVID quiet wears off

Story by Lucy Chabot ReedPhotos by Tom Serio A recent walk around Universal Marine Center in Fort Lauderdale gave the impression of a busy spring season. Sanders were out, contractor…

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Sanlorenzo to acquire Perini Navi

An Italian newspaper has reported that Italy-based Sanlorenzo is acquiring large sailing yacht builder Perini Navi. According to a report of that Italian story in the Robb Report, Sanlorenzo will…

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Sunrise Harbor digs deep, remodels office

Sunrise Harbor, a marina and residential development in Fort Lauderdale, has completed several enhancements to the basin and upland areas.  The marina basin now has a depth of 11 feet…

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Derecktor promotes DeFreitas to GM

South Florida shipyard veteran Cliff DeFreitas as been named general manager of Derecktor Dania. He takes the duties of the position off the plate of company Chief Operating Officer Ken…

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Spanish yard reopens

Varadero Valencia in Spain, directly west of Palma, has resumed activity and implemented “special sanitary measures.” “A rigorous protocol of safety and hygiene has been prepared, having applied a disinfectant…

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Monaco Marine yards reopen

Tanguy Ducros, chief commercial officer of Monaco Marine Group, emailed customers and clients yesterday to say that the remainder of its shipyards and marina have reopened. “To date, there have…

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LMC tenants pull together to help first responders

A handful of businesses inside Lauderdale Marine Center in Fort Lauderdale have teamed together to donate money, donate meals, and make face masks and gowns for hospital employees around Broward…

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