By: Beatrice Chiardi
2nd August, 2022

Today, innovation and production work hand in hand among all yards, to deliver bigger, better and enhancing innovative features to be in line with the world continuous technological advancements.

Here below you will find a selection of the newest 10 superyacht deliveries, each valuable for specific elements on board. 

PROJECT BLUE | 160m | Lurssen

The 160-meter superyacht BLUE left the Lurssen facilities and started cruising to Malta. Her curvy exteriors have been penned by the famous Terence Disdale. With great on board voluminosity and a rich selection of amenities, she marks the fifth-longest superyacht in the world, with a gross tonnage of 15,320 GT superyacht and a beam of 22.5 meters. She is also equipped with an innovative after-treatment system and a wastewater treatment plan which allows wastewater to be safely disposed of in “drinking water quality”.

INFINITY | 117m | Oceanco

117-meter INFINITY departed from the OCeanco facilities in May and, since then, she has been spotted along the fabulous French Riviera. From the amazing bays of Antibes to the iconic anchorages in Eze, she has spent time showcasing her sharp and geometric shape. The exteriors have been created by Espen Oeino with the collaboration of Lateral Naval Architects from a naval engineering standpoint.

Credit: Ruben Griffioen

AHPO | 115m | Lurrsen

The stunning 115-meter AHPO has been delivered to her Owner in November 2021, hitting the waters in June of that years. She embraces great volume on board (5,000GT) and is described as a family oriented superyachts. Penned by Nuvolari Lenard, she hosts numerous outstanding features on board, to guarantee a full selection of sport and leisure activities. Among the main features we can find a gym and a wellness area on the lower deck. Accommodation on board the yacht is for 14 guests in seven impressive staterooms.

Credit: Tom van Oossanen

AVANTI | 74m | Amels

AVANTI is the sixth hull the the Amels 242 Limited Editions range, now joining on water her sisterships PLVS VLTRA and SYNTHESIS.  Built under the name of Project Shadow, this steel and aluminium yacht showcases on of the most iconic exteriors penned by Tim Heywood. Stand out features include a dedicated owner’s deck with a foredeck Jacuzzi and an increased capacity helicopter deck.

JUICE | 71m | Feadship

In April 2022, Feadship delivered the 71-meter superyacht JUICE. After not long, she has been captured off the coast of Monaco and along the French Riviera. The yacht’s swooping exterior has been penned by RWD, while her interiors have been created by Peter Marino. JUICE has been built for a keen collector of modern art, and her name nods to the auctioneer’s expression “juice on top”, a bit like “icing on the cake”. On board, some of the main features highlight an 8m pool on the main deck, a sundeck gym and a cinema on the lower deck.

Credit: Michael St. Pierre

RIO | 62m | CRN

Previously known under the name of Project C28, RIO has been built by the Italian shipyard CRN and delivered to her Owner in May. She immediately cruised along the Mediterranean coast, where she spent some time in famous hot destinations such as Saint Tropez and other Cote d’Azur. The standout interior on this yacht is the “palatial” main saloon, which the yard described as a “single eye-catching space encapsulating all the elements of style that define the yacht’s design.”

LUISINE | 60m | Heesen Yachts

Th 60-meter LUISINE was  recently spotted in London after crossing over from Heesen’s shipyard in Oss. She is the largest steel-hulled yacht to leave the Dutch yard to date (although she will soon be eclipsed by the in-build Project Sparta). Launched in August 2021, she sports an exterior design of Omega Architects, while her interior embraces the works of Sinot Exclusive Yacht Design. Stand out design features include a touch-and-go helipad served by an enclosed air-conditioned reception area for guests to come and go in complete privacy.

Credit: Dick Holthius

SHINKAI | 55m | Feadship

55-meter SHIKAI, built by Feadship, was delivered after completing her gruelling sea trials in the North Sea. She has been designed by Phillippe Briand of Vitruvius Yachts, who referred to her as the “perfect protective and comfortable cocoon from which to explore all the world’s oceans.” Sporting a matte grey hull, she features a “massive” eight-metre crane on the aft deck which is used to deploy the dedicated 7,400kg submarine. Alongside SHIKAI also hosts an impressive limousine tenders well as the owner’s car.

Credit: Feadship


Custom built by Van Der Valk, LADY LENE was delivered to her owners after hitting the water for the first time in November 2021. Entirely built in aluminium, she was commissioned by a repeat client and penned by Guido de Groot Yacht, Diana Yacht Design and Ginton Naval Architects. The interior design remarks the early periods of 1920s and 1930s, with Art-Deco inspired features including curved walls, fluted wood and metal touches.

SHIMALI | 30m | Sunreef Yachts

The 100 Sunreef Power catamaran SHIMALI has been launched by Sunreef Yachts in August 2021 and is considered, up to now, the yard’s largest power catamaran to hit the water. Constructed in GRP, she sports an in-house design and features a forward gym alongside a custom-designed bar with the galley found forward of the saloon. Accommodation is for ten guests in five large en suite cabins, with crew quarters for a team of six in three cabins.

*Article taken from Boat International. Click here for full article: https://www.boatinternational.com/yachts/editorial-features/standout-new-superyacht-deliveries 


Beatrice CHIARDI