UYT loads in Everglades

UYT loads in Everglades

May 18 - United Yacht Transport (UYT) has loaded 19 yachts on board Intermarine's heavy lift vessel Industrial Guide in Port Everglades, USA.

heavyliftpfi.com - News Desk

Thursday 18 May 2017

The 174 ft (53 m) Expedition yacht, named Ulucitcan, was the heaviest vessel to be loaded, weighing 650 tonnes.

The 19 yachts, which included a 151 ft (46 m) Leopard and a 130 ft (39.6 m) Mangusta, were loaded above and below deck, filling the entire ship with over USD200 million worth of yachts, says UYT.

Paul Haber, UYT president, explained:  "The most challenging part was the extensive logistics and pre-planning that needed to be done well in advance of the ship arriving in Port Everglades.

UYT loads in Everglades

Our operations team designed a customised lifting plan to not only load the 174 ft (53 m) Expedition, but to also load it in such a way to allow for the other boats to be loaded on deck and in the hold."

The yachts were loaded utilising the ship's 700-tonne capacity cranes and will be transported to Genoa in Italy.   SOURCE: HLPFI

www.united-yacht.com


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