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SY CAVU – WRAPS COME OFF SUPERYACHT REFIT

Finally the protective covers on SY Cavu can be removed as her refit swings into full gear. After a protracted sales process, new owners have taken possession of this classic Sparkman and Stevens, 100 foot sail yacht. Oceania Marine has been commissioned to undertake her refit and sea-trialling in readiness for her departure to Australia. […]

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The Commercial arm of Oceania Marine is diversifying into the offshore energy industry through a joint venture with Diverse Projects called Energy Vessels Offshore Limited (EVO). Initially EVO is offering a range of wind farm service vessels but will be developing vessels up to 60 metres LOA for the offshore energy market. The EVO range […]

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The second motor yacht of the Watson design range to be launched from the yard in recent years was launched last week. The Watson 60 was built by Pacific Motoryachts Limited in Whangarei New Zealand adjacent to Oceania Marine Shipyard. Pre-dawn on Monday she arrived by transporter at the yard and slipped quietly into the […]

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Oceania Marine kicked off its Superyacht refit season a little late due to congestion in the shipyard but it is now in full swing with the arrival of Black Pearl for her first annual maintenance stop. Black Pearl was launched at the yard just under a year ago and according to Captain Paul Sewell she […]

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Oceania Marine is very pleased to announce that they have been joined by Jim Loynes who will be taking up the position of Yacht Liaison. Jim will be mainly based in an office in the Viaduct Basin in Auckland New Zealand and will be promoting the services of Oceania Marine to visiting superyachts as well […]

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  It’s a situation that for most of us who drive boats we hope to avoid but for the captain of a tug with a 58 metre container, transport, barge in tow that is what happened. The tug went up first and the barge soon followed. It occurred on the barrier reef of one of […]

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OCEANIA MARINE VISITS SAN FRANCISCO

Authored by Martin Gleeson, managing director of Oceania Marine, whilst heading for the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. We decided to stay a few nights in San Francisco on our way to the FLIBS boat show to give us an opportunity to explore the city. I also had an interest in looking up Eric Haberli […]

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Oceania Marine Limited was incorporated in October 2009 and has now been offering refit, repair and construction services, through its shipyard located in Port Whangarei, New Zealand, for two years. Inevitably management of the company reflect on what has been achieved over the period and what that reveals engenders a strong sense of achievement. From […]

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Oceania Marine at Monaco Yacht Show 2011

Authored by Martin Gleeson, Managing Director of Oceania Marine on a visit to Europe September 2011.   This year I arrived in the South of France in time to catch the end of the Cannes Yacht Show then stayed on for all of the Monaco Yacht Show. My aim was to get an overview of […]

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La Ciotat Shipyard – A Visit

Authored by MARTIN GLEESON managing director of Oceania Marine whilst on a business trip to Cannes and Monaco Boat Shows – 19th September 2011   As the operator of one of the top shipyards in New Zealand it is hard for me to admit this but if I had a dream and in it I […]

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