RINA MAXIMA: embark on a new superyachting experience

A new package of services, a highly specialized team and digital tool suite for custom mega yachts

Leveraging our expertise, software tools, cross market competences, operational network and technical capabilities, we aim to be the best partner in the construction and management of custom superyachts, both on regulatory and engineering aspects.

RINA Maxima's pillars are:

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Why RINA?  

RINA Superyachts

RINA is the market leader in the superyacht sector with more than 1300 Classed yachts and …. new projects over 30m.  

Technical competence, attention to quality and focus on innovation are the pillars that allow us to support shipping on the path to digital transformation and to achieve the CO2 emissions reduction objectives established by the IMO. 

Moreover, we have set up a dedicated and qualified network of experts in the world of custom superyachts, with the reinforcement of our dedicated yachting Plan Approval centers around the world. 

Dedicated technical exchange program with the major Flag Administrations will allow to streamline the new building process whichever code is applicable: REG A / REG B, Marshall Islands or Malta Yacht codes.  

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Our people

 

Angelo Tonelli

Angelo Tonelli

Marine Managing Engineer

Angelo brings more than 25 years of career experience to RINA with 20 years in the field of NVH applied to the marine industry.  After his graduation in Aerospace engineering from the University of Pisa he has always been involved in solving problems of structural dynamics, vibration and noise in the ship and yacht market.

Elisa Fassola

Elisa Fassola

Marine Engineer

Elisa is a Naval Architect and Marine Engineer expert in noise and vibration. She oversees development of new regulations, measurements and previsions at design stage. In addition, Elisa is the RINA reference person for underwater noise regulations and projects.

 

Lorenzo Kustermann

Lorenzo Kustermann

Marine Environmental & Safety Innovation

Lorenzo works in the Marine Noise & Vibration team of Genoa. Coming from a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and 6 years in the Automotive field in Italy and UK, he developed an extensive knowledge of both simulation and testing of noise and vibration.

 

Lisa Gragnani

Lisa Gragnani

Marine Environmental & Safety Innovation

Lisa, with 7 years’ experience in simulation, performs Noise and Vibration numerical calculations to assess the dynamic and acoustic performance of yachts. Moreover, she carries out onboard measurement at sea trial to check the compliance with rules.

Luca CarrĂ 

Luca CarrĂ 

Marine North America Senior Engineer

Luca Carrà is an Electronic Engineer with 21 years of experience in RINA's Automation and Electrics department; he worked in electrical and automation system approval and validation activities in addition to the approval of components of electrical and electronic systems. Today Luca is part of the Passenger Center of Excellence (United States).

Michael Vrettos

Michael Vrettos

Marine Greece Technical Senior Technician

Michael Vrettos works as Marine Cyber Security Expert for RINA Classification Society in Piraeus. He is responsible for Marine Cyber Security Services and represents RINA in IACS and EMSA cyber-related activities. His work experience includes working for the EU, NATO & the Defense sector.