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Jatco Delivers Yacht to Mauritius for UAE Royal

AerOceaNetwork Member Jatco Group recently delivered a yacht to Mauritius for a member of the UAE royal family.The yacht was loaded in Sharjah, UAE and shipped under RORO to Mauritius.Measuring in at 20,6m x 4m x 4,5m, a total of 365m3, and weighing 17tons, the yacht was successfully delivered without any problems.

Andrew Pindar (left), partner at GAC Pindar, GAC UK MD Herman Jorgensen and Volvo Ocean Race CEO Mark Turner seal the deal in Gothenburg (Photo: GAC)

GAC Pindar Returns as Official Logistics Provider for Volvo Ocean Race

Once again, GAC Pindar and GAC companies around the world will be put to the test by the Volvo Ocean Race. The 2017-18 edition will be the second consecutive time that GAC serves as the official logistics provider for the premier offshore round-the-world race, after its successful collaboration in 2014-15. The group’s marine sport and leisure logistics specialist, GAC Pindar, will work closely with GAC offices around the world to provide a wide range of services for the Race which kicks off in Alicante, Spain, on October 22.

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Gothenburg Prepares for Volvo Ocean Race Finale

As the port of Gothenburg prepares to welcome the Volvo Ocean Race fleet of racing yachts and their entourage ending their round-the-world challenge next week, there’s one group of Swedes with especially good reason to celebrate the successful conclusion of the race - the management of the GAC Group. Through its sailing logistics specialist company GAC Pindar, the GAC Group with roots in Sweden has been charged with handling the complex logistics demands involved in getting everything delivered to the 11 stopovers at ports in Africa…

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Maverick Yachts: From South Africa to SCIBS

South African yacht builder, Maverick Yachts from Cape Town, has chosen SCIBS to launch down-under. A new exhibitor at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show in 2015, and also new to Australia, Maverick Yachts from Cape Town, South Africa will be looking to make an impact with prospective clients and dealers. On show will be the Maverick 440, on its way with its new owners following a circumnavigation of Australia. Co-founder and co-owner with husband Rudi, Deslynn Pretorius explained…

Signing ceremony

Wood Forever Pact: New Criteria for RINA Green Plus Yacht

A Monaco yacht show dedicated to the Green philosophy through numerous initiatives aimed at boosting environmental awareness in the world of pleasure craft. On Saturday 28 September, aboard the 55-meter Ocean Paradise built by Benetti shipyards, an event was held which left a notable green footprint on the decks of the super yachts: leading classification company RINA Services and the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation joined forces to promote the sustainable use of wood in the yachting industry.