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Management buy-out of Dominion Marine completed

Ambitious plans to 'diversify services'

The superyacht management firm Dominion Marine has announced a full management buy-out from its previous owner.

It's been led by Managing Director Simon Roberts, along with Client Relationship Director Catherine Connolly, Crew Services Director Paul Fleming and Finance Director Tim Cox. 

Mr Roberts says “we are thrilled to have completed this deal to usher in a new era for Dominion Marine and we look forward to taking our long operational history and success forward under a new leadership team, which includes Manx Advocate Tess Bates who has recently joined in the position of non-executive director.

This strong, new board is diverse, dynamic and forward-thinking. Between us we have over 70 years of maritime experience which puts the business on a firm course to future and continued success.”

Dominion Marine is based in Douglas and has been providing professional services to superyacht owners since 1984.

It currently works with over 100 of the worlds’ superyachts, employing over 1,500 crew members worldwide.

Dominion Marine has offices in the Isle of Man, Jersey and Malta, and its services include crew management, superyacht importation into the EU and VAT planning.

Simon Roberts joined Dominion Marine in 2010 as Head of Crew Solutions, Catherine Connolly has been with the business since 2000 and Tim Cox and Paul Fleming both joined in 2017.

Mr Roberts says they have made some strong appointments in each of their offices in the past six months adding they have ambitious plans to diversify their services.

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