Italian Fipa Group to produce yacht in Antalya

Today's Zaman - The Antalya Free Zone, fast becoming a popular spot for high-end yacht producers, is to welcome yet another yacht firm, Italy's Fipa Group, which is to produce its Maiora motor yachts in Antalya in cooperation with Tacar Yachting. Tacar Yachting Chairman Tugrul Acar said during the Antalya Boat Show (April 3-6) that his company would begin production in Antalya next year for their line of fiberglass, high-speed Maiora yachts, which range from 20 to 43 meters in length. Tacar said the total investment for yacht production in Antalya would be 18 million euros and the yachts would be marketed in Europe, Russia, the Turkic republics and the Middle East.