ptw Shipyard, Spain’s premier superyacht refit and repair specialist, is delighted to announce it has acquired the ownership stake held by Melita Marine Group, bringing the founders’ ownership to 100% of the shipyard.
According to RSM Legal Partner and M&A Specialist, Victor Schrijner, this acquisition guarantees the company a sustainable future, giving ptw Shipyard founders full operational control so they can continue to expand their superyacht and megayacht refit and repair business.
ptw Shipyard facilities, just a 50 minute drive south from Barcelona, are fully operational and located conveniently alongside the deepwater Port Tarraco in the port city of Tarragona. These facilities cover an extensive site that spans 15,000 sqm, with direct waterfront access, two workshops devoted to Yacht Painting, Carpentry & Interiors, Engineering & Mechanics, Electrics & Systems, as well as access to our Caterpillar ® Authorized Sales & Service.
Xavier Mercado, CEO, and founder of ptw Shipyard commented, “This takeover strengthens our position and allows us to be one of the few Spanish shipyards that offer its clients a fully integrated yacht refitting service, under one roof with its own highly qualified trades team and specialized departments. We continue to offer our clients all the expertise required for all aspects of a superyacht refit, delivered to the very highest quality standard in modern facilities’’