Salvatore Palumbo starts the company in Naples as a fairly small carpentry and metal work yard to support the local shiprepair industry.Read More
Giuseppe and Raffaele join their father Antonio Palumbo and significantly contribute to the growth of the company.Read More
M/V Monte Stello. Partially sunk after a collision, the vessel has been recuperated and tugged to Palumbo’s Shipyard in Naples in 1993.
Repair intervention were performed during two years of activities and approx 350.000 man power hours were involved.Read More
Acquisition of the first floating dock “Ercolino" (75x14,75mt per 1500 tons) in Naples shipyard.Read More
Acquisition of the second floating dock "Palumbo" (120x25mt per 6000 tons) in Naples shipyard.Read More
The 160m RO-RO vessel Regal Star project was carried out in Palumbo Shipyard Naples between 1997 and 1999.
336.000 working hours in less than two years. Regal Star obtained RINA CLASSIFICATION for carrying passengers, carrying hazardous cargo, international navigation and ice class. All works were carried out in compliance with SOLAS.Read More
The 212m passenger vessel Eurostar Barcelona visited Palumbo Shipyard Messina. Passenger capacity was implemented of 150 new cabins on two decks and new public areas were refurbished with a new casino and new reception hall.Read More
Acquisition of a new shipyard: Messina Shipyard 74.500 mq and dry dock 268x38 mtRead More
New build construction of two full-aluminum catamarans took place between 2007-2009 in Naples Shipyard. A “record time” launch for the 52m catamarans commissioned by Rodriguez shipyard in Messina. With a passenger capacity of 220 units and 22 crew member accommodation, the catamarans were equipped with elipad landing platform.Read More
Palumbo Shipyard Napoli carried out significant reconstruction works on the entire bow section, as well as the reconstruction of the bulb and a new bow thruster.Read More
Awarded as “excellence in innovation and territory” by the President of the Italian Republic, Giorgio Napolitano.Read More
Malta has been of strategic importance in the Mediterranean since seafarers began trading. This tiny nation continues to punch well above its weight within the superyacht industry.
In 2008 Palumbo made a pitch to buy all 6 of the docks, running 4 of the largest for ship repair, and the remaining 2 purely for yachts. Palumbo acquired the massive facilities in 2011.
Columbus 54m, M/Y Prima was the first Yacht launched by Palumbo under Columbus Yachts brand.Read More
Columbus Yachts M/Y Prima, rewarded by RINA with a Green Star Plus Platinum and an ABS Classification, became more prestigious being also awarded by H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco in the presence of His Majesty the King of Spain. Columbus M/Y Prima turns out to be not only elegant but certified as environmentally friendly as well.Read More
Launch of the first Columbus Sport Hybrid 40m.
Columbus Yachts’ hybrid system, was the first in the yachting industry (worldwide) to obtain the “Hybrid Propulsion" (Electric Motor & Shaft Generator) Class Certificate in 2014.
South of France is home of the Mediterranean leading shipyards specialized in refit and repair. The coastline between Toulon and Marseille has developed into a major HUB. This scenario is where the acquisition of Palumbo ITM Marseille perfectly fits.Read More
Monaco’s branch office represents the first step towards a more international network.Read More
Simultaneous launch of Columbus Classic Taiba and the pluri-awarded Columbus SH 40m Divine.Read More
The new shipyard in Tenerife reinforces the presence of Palumbo outside the Mediterranean, complementing the infrastructure network in Naples, Marseille and Ancona.Read More
In august 2016 one of the most celebrated international brands in the Superyachts industry, ISA Yachts, becomes part of the Palumbo family.Read More