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Couach comes to the Mediterranean!

French shipyard Couach now has its own technical facilities in the Mediterranean after its buyout of IMS (International Marine Service) in Saint Mandrier in the bay of Toulon. With a team of some thirty employees specialised in yacht maintenance, refits and engine replacement, this shipyard is the ideal technical solution for Couach, whose headquarters are […]

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  • Volvo Penta IPS system: the swedish revolution

    Revealed at the last London Boat Show (January 2005), the IPS (Inboard Performance System) shows enthusiastic features: higher top speed, faster acceleration, reduced fuel consumption (improved cruising range), better handling, more room onboard… What is the IPS ? It is a combined engine and propulsion system, developped by Volvo Penta since 1998. It consists in […]

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  • Acquisition of Itama by Ferretti group

    On december the 1st, the Ferretti Group has finalized the acquisition of the Itama shipyard announced last October during the signature of an agreement between Ferretti, and Opera together with the other shareholders of Itama S.p.A. As announced, 100% of Itama S.p.A. capital has been transferred to Pershing S.p.A., subsidiary of Ferretti group, specialized in […]

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  • Ferretti Yachts in Asia

    The Far East market is increasing importance in the yachting world. The Italian shipyard specialized in luxury fiberglass flying bridge motor yachts ranging between 46 and 88  feet has just announced two important distribution agreements. The first one with ANTEK Co, which will be responsible for the Shaghai market and the  provinces of Zhejiang and […]

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  • Sud Composites

    Alain Adès is a happy man! One can understand it, at 43 years, he carries out a dream: living of his passion. “Fallen very small” in the large pot of the shipyards, he creates SUD COMPOSITES in 1990. The production of the shipyard concentrates then, during approximately 8 years, on the building of “Grand Sud” […]

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