Pacific High & Alur Biru Maritim sign the construction of 33-Meter ‘Semesta’Phinisi Yacht in Indonesia

Apr 12, 2024

Jakarta, Indonesia – April 11, 2024 –

Alur Biru Maritim (ABM), a joint venture between the Korean conglomerate ST International and the Indonesian shipping company Sinarmas LDA Maritime, is pleased to announce the signing of a new yacht construction project. This project will be undertaken in collaboration with Pacific High, an emerging leader in traditional Phinisi boatbuilding. Together, they will build ‘Semesta’, a 33-meter private charter yacht. This marks a significant milestone in the beginning of a promising partnership between these respected entities.

The signing ceremony took place on March 18, 2024, at the new ABM office in Jakarta in Sinarmas Land Tower II, setting the stage for a groundbreaking collaboration.

Wayag viewpoint in Raja Ampat on a cruise aboard Pacific High private yachts

From left to right: Jeffri Nur Halim, Chng Han Peng, Mindy Janitra Jose, Hun Sung Kim, Matthieu Lavoine, Yann Martinie de Maisonneuve, Clarice Jamain, Azis Muttaqien

Semesta Phinisi Yacht Indonesia

The ‘Semesta’ yacht, a 33-meter masterpiece crafted from ironwood and teak, embodies exclusivity and luxury. It features an ocean view master cabin with direct access to a private outdoor lounge and swim platform, as well as a guest cabin capable of accommodating two additional passengers. Her design includes a spacious sundeck and a foredeck adorned with comfortable sunbeds and a private dining area. ‘Semesta’ marks ABM’s entry into the leisure and tourism industry, underscoring a notable milestone for all parties involved.

Padar island famous viewpoint in Komodo National Park in Indonesia
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Matthieu Lavoine, Chief Executive Officer of Sinarmas LDA Maritime and of Alur Biru Maritim, has played a pivotal role in bringing the ‘Semesta’ project to fruition by recognizing the significant opportunity to enter a promising and rapidly growing industry market in the Asia Pacific Region.

Whale shark in Triton Bay in Raja Ampat on a cruise with Pacific High luxury yachts

“We embark with great excitement on the construction journey of the ‘Semesta’ Phinisi yacht. This marks ABM’s inaugural venture into the hospitality industry, offering a luxury yachting experience in the Indonesian Archipelago.” says Matthieu Lavoine

Wayag viewpoint in Raja Ampat on a cruise aboard Pacific High private yachts

Seong Min Yang, Board of Commissioners of ABM, shares the enthusiasm of Matthieu.

“With the successful construction of ‘Semesta’, we will provide the most exclusive cruising offer in Indonesia, leveraging the incredible marine tourism resources of the country and the unique expertise of Pacific High”.

Yann Martinie de Maisonneuve, the visionary co-founder and director of Pacific High, has already spearheaded the construction and successful launch of five schooners in Indonesia. With 17 years of expertise in marine carpentry and extensive sailing experience spanning over 100,000 nautical miles in Indonesian waters, ‘Semesta’ marks the sixth addition to this impressive fleet of Phinisi yachts, an Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO.

“Starting with ‘Semesta’, we share a commitment to preserving the heritage of Indonesian traditional boatbuilding, and we are proud to have the opportunity to collaborate with Alur Biru Maritim to deliver a masterpiece of craftsmanship”. – Yann Martinie de Maisonneuve, Co-Founder & Director, Pacific High.

The Next Steps of Semesta

The keel laying ceremony for ‘Semesta’, signifying the official commencement of construction, is scheduled for April 24, 2024, at the Pacific High shipyard located in Bira, Sulawesi.

Pacific High Shipyard in Bira Sulawesi for boat building

‘Semesta’ is scheduled to embark on its inaugural journey in August 2025, offering exclusive cruises around the Indonesian Archipelago.

For those eager to experience the epitome of luxury and adventure aboard the ‘Semesta’ yacht, bookings are now open.

Secure your spot for an unforgettable cruise by contacting our team

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