Since 2006 Imtech has seen a staggering growth in the luxury mega yacht segment in a number of European countries. Especially Germany and The Netherlands have undergone a positive market development. Also in the USA, Russia, Taiwan and Turkey, Imtech has strengthened its position.
The synergy and close cooperation of the companies who are part of the Imtech Marine Group, being Imtech Marine & Offshore, HDW-Hagenuk Schiffstechnik and Radio Holland, further stimulates the ambition of Imtech in this flourishing market. Moreover, our service stations in France, Caribbean and the United States match the on-the-spot requirements for repair and maintenance support by yacht operators.
After a succesful 2006, also 2007 order intake looks very promising. Six contracts have been signed by Imtech Marine & Offshore, including two extensional deliveries and four new buildings projects. These ships are mostly built at Feadship – De Vries, The Netherlands and one at Lloyd Werft in Germany, size ranging from 39m, 52m, 73m, 75m, 115m and 160m.
Imtech, as a Yacht System Integrator, is proud of its tailor-made solutions as well as dedicated management capability in the entire project phase. The Imtech scope of supply covers:
- Integrated Bridge System incorporating Radar, ECDIS and Conning
- Dynamic Positioning & Tracking System
- Navigation and Communication equipment packages
- Alarm and Monitoring System
- Electrical system with Power Management System
- Complete electrical installations
- Maritime IT and Infotainment systems
- Flexible Maintenance contracts
Imtech Marine & Offshore works closely with Radio Holland, maritime electronics specialist and also part of Imtech N.V.. Radio Holland (Netherlands) has booked many orders in the yachting industry lately, amongst others for supplying and installing various electronic equipment on board the latest yachts at Heesen Shipyards, BN 12373 and BN 13750 (50m), but also Van Lent/Feadship BN 798, 68 meter yacht, De Vries BN 674 73 m yacht, and two Russian built yachts – 45m and 38m - by Timmerman Yachts (De Vries and Timmerman orders were received via Imtech Marine & Offshore). Radio Holland Hong Kong booked a megayacht order at Kingships (Hong Kong/Guangzhou). Prospects in the yachting segment are extremely good for Radio Holland.
Many luxury yacht owners prefer the Mediterranean Sea near the French south coast during the summer and move to the warmth of the Caribbean during the winter. These yachts are increasingly equipped with Imtech technology, which makes it important to have local service points. Organized from the Rotterdam head office, service stations in Côté d’azur (Imtech Marine & Offshore) and, various offices in The Caribbean and Florida area, operated by Imtech subsidiary Tess Electrical Marine and sister company Radio Holland, are in close cooperation in order to provide quick and efficient services whenever the owner needs it.
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