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Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Dockwise Yacht Transport, LLC, has expanded its European operations with a new office in Genoa, Italy. The company is a leading provider of yacht transportation with regularly scheduled float on/float off liner service utilizing its fleet of semi-submersible yacht carriers. The new office will help to better service the company’s European clients and will be run by Dutch national Bert Nieuwenhuizen, who will also serve as the company’s European sales manager.
In March on the other side of the globe, Dockwise launched the newest of it transport fleet, the 687.5-foot Yacht Express at the Yantai Raffles Shipyard, Yantai Province of Shandong, in China. The newest ship is the largest vessel of its kind in the world. Dockwise has also partnered with the International Seakeepers Society to provide ocean and metrological monitoring services during voyages. Yacht Express will be equipped with the organization’s innovative SeaKeeper 1000 ocean and meteorological monitoring system. The SeaKeeper 1000 is a fully automated unit that samples, measures, records and then transmits its data to various scientific and public communities across the globe. It is deployed in some 50 locations, plotting a broad and continuous picture of the critical measures of ocean health, such as salinity, temperature, oxygen and pollution.

Yacht Express joins the company’s three semi-submersible yacht carriers in providing a transport for sail and power vessels all around the world. Dockwise Yacht Transport is a group company of Dockwise Transport B.V. based in Breda, The Netherlands, and is a global leader in the marine transport of heavy and awkward cargo loads.

By Ocean Navigator