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A recent report in Superyacht News confirms that Far North District Holdings (a local government trading entity), the owners of Opua Marina, are proceeding with plans to develop infrastructure for superyachts.  Management are quoted as stating that the overall aim is that the berth and facilities would serve as more of a provisioning or service […]

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Slipway Upgrade: A slipway upgrade has been carried out at Oceania Marine’s North Shipyard located in Port Whangarei, New Zealand. North Shipyard has a variety of slipway cradles ranging from 200 to 800 tonnes. This enables the shipyard to move vessels into its refit sheds and handle multiple vessels at the same time. To this […]

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The latest arrival at Oceania Marine is the 46 meter mini-cruise vessel Ipipiri from the famous Bay of Island, New Zealand. This award winning vessel has been hauled out for annual maintenance and 5 year survey. For more details about cruising on this vessel go to http://www.overnightcruise.co.nz

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CLICK on link below to view important announcement: OM Press Release 1st June 2013

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It’s early on a March Monday morning with the last of the dawn mist burning off as the sun gains heat. The Northern part of New Zealand is sweltering under a drought but it is perfect conditions for hauling out 34 metre sailing catamaran ‘Che’. By mid morning she is in position on the wash-down […]

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Superyacht Maverick, originally built in 2003 by top Dutch yard Kuipers, was relaunched in January 2013 after a full exterior repaint at Oceania Marine. Completed in just over 10 weeks the project covered underwater hull, topsides and superstructure. All work was carried out under cover in Paint Shed C at Oceania Marine shipyard in Port […]

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Oceania Marine at Antigua Boat Show 2012

In December 2012 Oceania Marine’s yacht liaison Jim Loynes attended the Antigua Charter Show. Although this was the first time we have been represented there it would appear to have been a great success and we will definitely attend again in the future. Having been to Antigua many times during his yachting career Jim said: […]

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To read latest article follow link –  Professional Skipper Mag Article Jan 2013  

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Within the Oceania region the majority of Superyacht refit work occurs during the Southern Hemisphere Summer. This coincides with the tropical cyclone season in this part of the world and is the off-season for charter. So, with two months before the official start of the cyclone season it is a great opening to Oceania Marine’s ‘White […]

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Alloy/Stainless Steel Fabrication and Repair – Andrew Holton has made the move north to Whangarei to join the Oceania Marine team and oversee this important process for the company. He brings with him 25 years of experience which extends from Pendennis Shipyard in the UK to managing his own business at the Orams Marine complex in New […]

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