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Oct 01, 2014, 08:58 ET
On the 13th September, Oceanco's stunning new 91.5m superyacht Equanimity won the prestigious award for "Best Yacht of the Year over 82m" at the 2014 World Yacht Trophies

Oceanco's 91.5m Equanimity Honoured

Two Award Distinctions in Two Weeks "Best Yacht of the Year" and "Best Yacht in Show" On the 13th September, Oceanco's stunning new 91.5m...

Aug 04, 2014, 06:45 ET
Oceanco's new 88.5 meter Y710 was successfully launched last week in Alblasserdam. Her powerful exterior design is by Espen Oeino. The yacht is fitted with two 4,828hp / 3,600kW MTU engines and capable of reaching speeds of 18,5 knots.  (PRNewsFoto/Oceanco)

Oceanco Launches Y710

Oceanco's new 88.5 meter Y710 was successfully launched last week in Alblasserdam.      Her powerful exterior design is...

Jun 10, 2014, 06:37 ET
Equanimity (Y709) has the distinction of being the industry’s first superyacht designed and built to be fully Passenger Yacht Code (PYC) compliant.

Oceanco Delivers the Industry's First Luxury Superyacht Designed and Built to be PYC Compliant

Achieving Equanimity The etymology of the word equanimity derives from the Latin aequus meaning balanced and animus meaning spirit or internal...

May 16, 2014, 08:49 ET
Oceanco, the sponsor of the annual "Young Designer of the Year" Award, a ShowBoats Design Awards competition, hosted the six finalists who had competed for the coveted trophy.The international group of young designers: Lujac Desautel, Dennis Dreier, Graham Kukla, Raphaël Laloux, Jiantao Zhu, and Daniel Zoghby

Oceanco Hosts the Six Finalists in the Young Designer of the Year Award

Oceanco, the sponsor of the annual "Young Designer of the Year" Award, a ShowBoats Design Awards competition, hosted the six finalists who had...

Feb 20, 2014, 09:15 ET
Oceanco is pleased to once again exhibit at the Dubai International Boat Show, taking place March 4 to 8, 2014. You can find us at the Marina, in the heart of the show at the Superyacht Builders Pavilion, stand SYB-01.

Oceanco at the 2014 Dubai International Boat Show

Oceanco is pleased to once again exhibit at the Dubai International Boat Show, taking place March 4 to 8, 2014. You can find us at the Marina, in...

Jan 17, 2014, 09:20 ET
Oceanco was honoured to sponsor the Showboats Design Awards "Young Designer of the Year Award" which was presented to Stefano Inglese during a lavish ceremony hosted in the prestigious Monaco Opera House the 21st June 2013. Oceanco places great importance in supporting the yachting industry by cultivating and encouraging new talent, and therefore, on 3rd December Oceanco gave all the award finalists an exclusive tour of Oceanco's facilities in Alblasserdam, the Netherlands.

Young Designer of the Year Oceanco Yard Tour

Oceanco was honoured to sponsor the Showboats Design Awards "Young Designer of the Year Award" which was presented to Stefano Inglese during a...

Oct 14, 2013, 09:00 ET
Oceanco's recent launch, M/Y NIRVANA, has won the 2013 prestigious Robb Report Award for the "Best of the Best" in the Megayachts category. On September 25th, the first day of the Monaco Yacht Show, Robb Report’s Worldwide Marine Director, Jody Dunowitz, and Associate Editor, Bailey Barnard, presented the award to Oceanco Chairman, Dr Mohammed Al Barwani, and CEO Marcel Onkenhout.

NIRVANA Wins 2013 Robb Report Best of the Best Award

Oceanco's recent launch, M/Y NIRVANA, has won the 2013 prestigious Robb Report Award for the "Best of the Best" in the Megayachts category. On...

Oct 14, 2013, 09:00 ET
Oceanco's most recent launch, the stunning 85.60m megayacht Y708, won the award for "Best Yacht Design over 50 metres" at the 2013 World Yacht Trophies.

Oceanco's Y708 Awarded in Cannes

Oceanco's most recent launch, the stunning 85.60m megayacht Y708, won the award for "Best Yacht Design over 50 metres" at the 2013 World Yacht...

Jul 01, 2013, 08:24 ET
Oceanco has teamed up with the ShowBoats Design Awards by sponsoring the highly distinguished “Young Designer of the Year Award.  Held on 21st of June 2013 at the Monaco Opera House, the award ceremony was a lavish affair presented by Boat International Media.  The judges, an illustrious group of industry professionals and yacht owners, voted Stefano Inglese to be the winner— among five other finalists—for his Project “Granturismo.

Oceanco Sponsors the Young Designer of the Year Award in Monaco

Oceanco has teamed up with the ShowBoats Design Awards by sponsoring the highly distinguished "Young Designer of the Year Award."  Held on...

Jun 25, 2013, 11:38 ET
Oceanco’s acclaimed 88.5m MY Nirvana designed by Sam Sorgiovanni Designs (on this photo), received the prestigious ShowBoats Design Award in the "Exterior Design and Styling Award – Displacement Motor Yachts 60m+" category.

Nirvana Wins ShowBoats Design Award

 Oceanco's acclaimed 88.5m MY Nirvana designed by Sam Sorgiovanni Designs, received the prestigious ShowBoats Design Award in the...

Nov 16, 2012, 05:42 ET

Marcel Onkenhout of Oceanco is Singled out by the International Superyacht Society for Excellence in Innovation

Marcel Onkenhout, CEO of Oceanco, was awarded the 'International Superyacht Society's Excellence in Innovation Award' at their annual Gala held on...

Aug 13, 2012, 07:33 ET

Nirvana's Summer in the Med

Delivered in April 2012, NIRVANA is spending her first summer season in the Med and will debut at this year's Monaco Yacht Show. At 88.50m...

May 14, 2012, 11:44 ET

Dutch Nirvana - Farewell Treat for Oceanco's Latest Megayacht

For the Dutch, nirvana is to savour a raw herring followed by a swig of good Dutch beer. Oceanco's latest launch, the 88.50m (290.36ft) yacht...

Mar 15, 2012, 04:15 ET

Dr Mohammed Al Barwani, Chairman, Oceanco Wins the "Innovation and Excellence" Award at World of Yachts Recognition Awards 2012

Dr Mohammed Al Barwani, of the Sultanate of Oman and Chairman - Oceanco, Received the World of Yachts Recognition Award During the Prestigious...

Mar 05, 2012, 11:30 ET

Oceanco at the 2012 Dubai International Boat Show

Oceanco is pleased to once again support the Dubai International Boat Show, taking place March 13 to 17. You can find us at the same location as...

Feb 06, 2012, 09:41 ET

Oceanco's Newly Launched 88.5m Joins the Ranks of the World's Largest Yachts

The latest superyacht to make the World's Top 100 list was launched on January 29th by Oceanco in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Australian-based...

Jan 02, 2012, 10:33 ET

Oceanco Launches New Website on 1st January 2012

To mark the start of its 25th Anniversary year, Oceanco is pleased to announce the launch of their new website. The next best thing to visiting...

Feb 25, 2011, 08:03 ET

Oceanco Starts Outfitting its 85.6m Superyacht, the Y708

Three months after the successful delivery of the 86 meter Seven Seas, Oceanco loaded its latest custom superyacht, the 85.6 meter Y708, into its...

Jan 12, 2011, 08:00 ET
A F OCEANCO DELIVERS THE 86M SEVEN SEAS OCEANCO DELIVERS THE 86M SEVEN SEAS

PRNewswire, London, January 12. ALBLASSERDAM, The Netherlands - OCEANCO DELIVERS THE 86M SEVEN SEAS. SEVEN SEAS was successfully delivered one month ahead of schedule, to its owner on 22 November 2010. The 86m yacht built under the project name Y706 follows in the legacy of Oceanco's thriving Y700 generation that includes award winning yachts such as Amevi, Alfa Nero, Anastasia, Vibrant Curiosity, and Sunrays. (PRNewsFoto/Oceanco)[TK]
 ALBLASSERDAM, NETHERLANDS
 01/11/2011

Oceanco Delivers the 86M SEVEN SEAS

SEVEN SEAS was successfully delivered one month ahead of schedule, to its owner on 22 November 2010. The 86m yacht built under the project name...

Nov 05, 2010, 06:59 ET

Correction press release: SUNRAYS Wins 2010 International Superyacht Society (ISS) Award

"Erratum: Our press release dated yesterday has been amended (see below). Please check the last paragraph where instead of Christopher Johansson it...