To highlight the increasing role that Qatar is playing in the international maritime industry, representatives of the world's media were taken on a tour of the Nakilat Damen Shipyards (NDSQ) at Ras Laffan, as one of the many special events organised as part of the Qatar International Boat Show 2014.
With just hours to go before the launch of the second edition of the Qatar International Boat Show (QIBS) that is being held from 11-15 November 2014 at Mourjan Marinas in Lusail City.
The fourth day of the Show has been livened up by the presence of the Secretary of the Home Office Angelino Alfano, a huge maritime enthusiast.
Tuscany region hosts the review dedicated to refit and aftersales. Participating captains, yacht managers and first-class Italian and foreign companies of the nautical industry.
"Government representatives are firmly sustaining the sector with statements of support: "The sea is one of the foundations of our history. The boat industry needs to reassert its leading position".
This year, the extension of the Monaco Yacht Show, displaying a record exhibition of 115 superyachts afloat and 510 companies, met the strong demand of the industry and presented its best "yachting" offer to the visitors of the show.
The 36th edition of the Régates Royales – Trophée Panerai drew on a close on Saturday. The five day long regatta ended in grand style and in typical Cote d'Azur conditions, with blue skies, warm weather and light airs.
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