Press Release Archive - Electrics

Thu, 22 Feb 2024

Aeolus collaboration offers a compelling path to future-proof yachting

In late summer 2022, custom yacht builder Oceanco hosted a roundtable to discuss a revolutionary vessel concept – Aeolus – that would set new standards in superyacht design. Bringing together some of the sharpest creative and technical minds from the yacht industry and beyond, the meeting aligned with the goals of Oceanco ‘NXT’, an initiative that seeks to respond to evolving attitudes by harnessing perspectives and skillsets from different sectors. In attendance were Giles Taylor, a re... More

Tue, 02 Mar 2021

Savannah Yacht Center – First Choice on the US East Coast

Savannah Yacht Center has gained an international reputation as the refit, repair and maintenance shipyard of choice on the US east coast More

Mon, 21 Jan 2019

A fresh approach to superyacht provisioning from We Supply Yachts

With headquarters in the Netherlands and serving clients throughout the world, understands the unique requirements involved in meeting the provisioning needs of superyachts. The company is led by the Van Gorsel brothers Joost and Maarten, who, based on their years of experience in the yacht supply market offer a fresh approach to ensure that clients always get the best service - with a smile to match. This week, we caught up with Joost van Gorsel to find out more about this... More

Wed, 14 Jun 2017

Savannah Yacht Center signs first client

Savannah Yacht Center ( ) has completed the maintenance and upgrades to their 140m graving dock and we are pleased to report that our first client, a 68m Abeking Rasmussen, is just completing a successful four-week service period. They will launch in mid-June. With two additional vessels schedule for quick turnaround in June and early July, the dock is available beginning in August. The construction of the new rail transfer system is proceeding quickly; foundat... More

Mon, 31 Oct 2016

Meet the team at FLIBS to discuss future projects

Savannah Yacht Center is a deep water maintenance, repair and refit facility on the Savannah River in coastal Georgia dedicated to servicing the mega-yacht fleet. Less than two miles upriver from downtown Savannah and 20 minutes from Savannah/Hilton Head International airport SYC offers a wide range of services in close cooperation with qualified sub-contractors. The facility includes a 140 meter graving dock, a syncrolift with 3240 long ton gross capacity, a rail transfer system with ca... More

Thu, 01 Sep 2016

Smart Technical Management Name Change

The last 3 years have been hugely successful for SMART with the current financial barometer registering a massive $10m+ worth of savings for owners of new build and refit yachts. Despite these successes, we felt the time is now right to fine tune what makes us the leading independent technology adviser in the superyacht industry. After speaking with our customers we decided that the term ‘Technical Management’ could be misleading and confusing, especially compared to services provided by ya... More

Thu, 10 Dec 2015

Why more luxury yachts are installing ASEA Frequency Converters than ever before

The movement of luxury yachts vessels around the world is increasing thanks to services such as Dock Express which allows changing between different cruising venues to be cost effective and fast. The challenge for boat builders and owners is to ensure that their boats are equipped with power facilities that meet the variations in supply across all international destinations; and satisfy the universal power demands of owners.Installing an ASEA Frequency Converter is an effective solution to th... More

Wed, 14 Oct 2015

Hybrid Power Test Facility Now Available for Boat Builders

Opportunity for Boat Builders to view the benefits of effective Hybrid Power Energy Solutions now offer a unique testing facility for boat builders where they can take data logged from boats in the field and then replicate the loads through a programmable loadbank. More

Thu, 13 Aug 2015

Palladium hires Business Development Head

Palladium Technologies is proud to announce the addition of Bob Ozer as its head of their Business Development Team. Bob brings to Palladium over 30 years in the consumer electronics channels and as a member of CEDIA, the Custom Electronics Design and Installation Association; he has helped to launch innovative products with such companies as Kaleidescape and Sony in the Satellite and AV Entertainment markets. A University of Miami graduate, Bob has lived in the Miami area for most of his lif... More

Mon, 29 Jun 2015

Energy Solutions Launch ES Lithium Ion Li3PO4- perfect for the marine market

Energy Solutions have launched their first 24 volt Lithium Ion Battery for the marine market this month. The demand for intelligent batteries which allow greater capacity and optimise power use is on the increase across the marine market. Energy Solutions are addressing that demand with a brand new battery which is designed to be a simple swap out for lead acid batteries. With all the protection and control built in - it is as close to a like for like swap as you can get. Energy Solutions&#... More

Wed, 15 Apr 2015

ES Loadbank Established as a Superyacht Essential

Energy Solutions has worked on Superyachts for over 15 yearsdeveloping products that increase efficiency and comfort onboard. One of these products is the ES LoadBank - designed to help control the large variations in onboard power requirements often experienced by superyachts. For example in peak season, with hot weather, a full contingent of guests and daily cruising the generators will be working at near to full capacity but out of season, with no guests, power requirements are low. So, ... More