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Team & History

20 years in the industry…

Our team is led by experienced professionals from the super yacht industry. Ozgur Cigdem (General Manager) and Erbin Yenidunya (Operations Manager) control and manage your projects in order to finish on time, under budget and in accordance with the technical specification and the corresponding quality standards.


He has a B.Sc. degree in Naval Architecture and master’s degree in business administration. He worked in Tuzla-Istanbul for a number of motor yacht projects after 1999 as a design and production engineer. He joined an international company for the world’s largest yacht project, 162m M/Y “Dubai” in 2002 to lead outfitting department. After successfully completing the project, he moved back to Turkey where he set-up a world-class shipyard that built yachts in the range of 45m-70m in Antalya between 2007-2014.

He co-founded Taurus Marine with his partner, Erbin Yenidunya to combine their project management, production management and administrative skills to offer a service where both yacht owners’ and shipyards’ demands are fulfilled. His works related to design, manufacturing and management over 25 projects in 20 years made him gain experience on all aspects of construction, project management, customer relations, marketing and finance in yacht building industry.


His background as a Machinery and Composite Construction specialist and his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration has given him an edge in yacht building industry since 2001.

He worked as Refit manager, Planning manager, Production manager and Project manager in several shipyards. Throughout his career, he worked in over 20 new build projects (24-70m luxury motor yachts) and over 25 refit projects (24-50m luxury motor yachts).

He serves as an Operations Manager in Taurus Marine. He's in-charge of planning & cost control, production management of new build and refit projects and management of the subcontractors.


160m - M/Y Dubai

70m - M/Y Victoria

63m - M/Y Estel

63m - M/Y Irimari

56m - M/Y Lionsprit

50m - M/Y Liberty

47m - M/Y BigMak

45m - S/Y Grand Magic

45m - M/Y Atomic

45m - M/Y Dynasty

42m - M/Y Golden Horn

41m - M/Y Rob Roy

41m - M/Y Cloud Nine

40m - M/Y Happy Dolphin II

37m - M/Y Ludy

32m - M/Y Emmerson

32m - M/Y Taurus

32m - M/Y My Spirit

30m - M/Y Clarity

29m - M/Y Quantum

28m - M/Y Emerald

28m - M/Y Oyster

28m - M/Y Unlimited 88

27m - M/Y Kulanu

25m - S/Y Hide n Sea

25m - M/Y Blue Pearl

20m - M/Y Twinity

20m - M/Y Sol Mate

16m- S/Y Spring


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