Dutch newspapers today reported the closing of Amels' Makkum facility later this year. Due to a decline in orders the 170 people strong workforce will be layed off. The Vlissingen facility will continue operations.
In the meantime I saw just last week, that the 52m (171ft) Aidre is still tied down at the docks in Vlissingen. Most likely they still haven't found a buyer for this gorgeous.
With her debut at the Monaco Yacht Show, the all-new Aston Martin AM37 is one hot new design that you won’t want to miss. Dutch builder Quintessence Yachts captures the spirit of the British automotive marque in this sleek little number.
Check her out in detail here. ▶