Oceanco is considered to be one of the most exclusive superyacht builders in the world. They have built some masterpieces as Jubilee, Black Pearl and Barbara.
Oceanco delivers top Dutch quality products with efficient production facilities. Oceanco works together with designers such as Terence Disdale, Nuvolari-
Oceanco was founded in 1987 by Richard Hein and some private investors based in South Africa. The company started building hulls and superstructures in Durban, South Africa. The hulls were transported to the Netherlands, where the yachts were finished.
One of the first large yachts built by Oceanco is Al Mirqab, until recently known as Indian Empress and now named NEOM. Other large yachta from the first years are the sister-
Constellation was built for Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, the former Emir of Qatar, while Stargate was built for his half-
In 2002 Oceanco was bought by Greek shipping tycoon Theodore Angelopoulos (he was also the original owner of the yacht Alfa Nero).
Under guidance of Angelopoulos, Oceanco started focusing on 80 meter + yachts, built in a semi-
In 2010 Mohammed al Barwani, a billionaire based in Oman and active in the oil and gas industy, bought Oceanco.
Al Barwani als owns the Turkish yacht builder Turquoise. Under management of Al Barwani the focues went more to custom build projects, with examples as Barbara, Infinity and recently Jubilee and Bravo Eugenia.
Oceanco has around 200 employees.
Mohamed bin Ali bin Mohamed Al Barwani is an Omani billionaire businessman, and founder of MB Holding, active in oil and gas exploration and production, oilfield services, engineering and mining.
His net worth was once estimated at US$ 1.2 billion.
Notable yachts built by Oceanco are Jubilee (one of the biggest yachts built in the Netherlands), Indian Empress, Dar and the sailing yacht Black Pearl.
We think Oceanco has seven projects under construction (including Bravo Eugenia). Most projects start on speculation as ‘investment projects’.
Oceanco recently sold two new projects: one in the 2nd half of 2017 and one early 2018. Not much is known about these projects.
We are aware of the following projects:
Marineweg 1 & 5
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