December 6, 2021


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Scenic Group’s MKM Yachts Officially Welcomed as Shipbuilder

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On July 2, Scenic Group’s freshly formed shipbuilding company, 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 Transportation, Infrastructure and Sea, Oleg Butkovic.

The a short while ago formed enterprise, MKM Yachts, wholly owned by the Scenic Group, will be the primary contractor for all of the group’s new-make ship projects in Croatia, with building of Scenic Eclipse II already underway. Scenic Group also confirmed building of 4 more custom-constructed vessels in excess of the following 6 decades.

The ceremony marks a milestone for the Australian-started enterprise and demonstrates its self esteem in the luxurious yacht current market. The enterprise carries on to safe its situation as a big player in the international market and authorities in small-ship cruising. 

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Scenic Eclipse are 228-passenger ultra-luxurious mega yachts designed particularly for polar expedition cruising disorders. The first of these ships, Scenic Eclipse I, released in August 2019, with a christening held in New York City on September ten, 2019 with Helen Mirren serving as the ship’s Godmother. In the starting of Could, building on Scenic Eclipse II started. Scenic Eclipse I has and Scenic Eclipse II will have all verandah suites from 345 square toes to approximately 2,600 square toes, ten eating options, butler service, two 6-guest helicopters and a 6-guest submarine able of diving approximately 1,000 toes, additionally a spa and a fitness center.

Because 2008, Scenic has provided river cruises in Europe, Southeast Asia, Russia and Egypt on its 15 “Space-Ships.” In 2019, Scenic introduced its first luxurious Discovery Yacht, the 228-guest Scenic Eclipse. Sister brand Emerald Waterways has eight (shortly to be 9 with the 2021 launch of Emerald Luna) Star-Ships supplying sailings on European rivers and Southeast Asia’s Mekong River. In 2021, the Emerald Azzurra will be the first ship to launch underneath the new Emerald Yacht Cruises brand—a 100-guest tremendous yacht that will ply the Mediterranean, Adriatic and Pink Seas.

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