On July two, Scenic Group’s recently formed shipbuilding organization, MKM Yachts, was granted a sub concession at the Maj three Shipyard in Rijeka, Croatia, in an official signing ceremony attended by the Croatian Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Sea, Oleg Butkovic.

The recently formed small business, MKM Yachts, wholly owned by the Scenic Group, will be the prime contractor for all of the group’s new-develop ship projects in Croatia, with construction of Scenic Eclipse II already underway. Scenic Group also confirmed construction of 4 further custom made-developed vessels about the following six a long time.

The ceremony marks a milestone for the Australian-established small business and demonstrates its confidence in the luxury yacht current market. The small business proceeds to protected its situation as a big participant in the world-wide sector and gurus in small-ship cruising. 

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Scenic Eclipse are 228-passenger ultra-luxury mega yachts designed primarily for polar expedition cruising situations. The initial of these ships, Scenic Eclipse I, released in August 2019, with a christening held in New York Town on September 10, 2019 with Helen Mirren serving as the ship’s Godmother. In the beginning of May well, construction on Scenic Eclipse II commenced. Scenic Eclipse I has and Scenic Eclipse II will have all verandah suites from 345 sq. toes to nearly two,600 sq. toes, 10 eating solutions, butler support, two six-guest helicopters and a six-guest submarine capable of diving nearly 1,000 toes, additionally a spa and a gymnasium.

Given that 2008, Scenic has offered river cruises in Europe, Southeast Asia, Russia and Egypt on its 15 “Space-Ships.” In 2019, Scenic introduced its initial luxury Discovery Yacht, the 228-guest Scenic Eclipse. Sister manufacturer Emerald Waterways has 8 (soon to be 9 with the 2021 start of Emerald Luna) Star-Ships presenting sailings on European rivers and Southeast Asia’s Mekong River. In 2021, the Emerald Azzurra will be the initial ship to start under the new Emerald Yacht Cruises brand—a one hundred-guest tremendous yacht that will ply the Mediterranean, Adriatic and Purple Seas.

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