The Triton

Marinas and Shipyards

‘The Beast’ mega-lift hauls first yacht at Lauderdale Marine Center

ADVERTISEMENT

Lauderdale Marine Center’s new 400 ton travel lift for megayachts, aptly named “The Beast,” is now in operation, reports the Fort Lauderdale yacht repair facility. The bright green lift built by Italian manufacturer, Cimolai, is 47 feet wide and more than five stories high. It’s capable of hoisting yachts up to 180 feet long with a maximum beam of 34.5 feet. The first boat hoisted by the new travel lift was the 143-foot M/Y Star Ship.

“Increasing LMC’s haul-out capabilities enables us to maintain our position at the top of the list of yacht repair facilities in South Florida and to accommodate the ever-growing worldwide fleet of large yachts that come annually to this area for service,” Doug West, president of LMC, said.

Other recent enhancements to LMC include the capacity to accommodate 14 additional yachts up to 120 feet, with multi-phase, multi-voltage power capabilities up to 480 volts and the opening of a marine Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) at its facility.

For more information, visit www.lauderdalemarinecenter.com.

Lauderdale Marine Center’s new lift.

 

Related Articles

Yacht Path seeks bankruptcy protection

The freezing of Yacht Path’s corporate accounts on Feb. 12 started a series of events that ended March 20 when Yacht Path filed for protection from bankruptcy under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy …

Australia creates 21 anchorages along Great Barrier Reef for megayachts

Australia creates 21 anchorages along Great Barrier Reef for megayachts

New amendments by the Australian government will create 21 anchorages for yachts up to 230 feet (70m) throughout the Whitsunday Planning Area, according to a news release from Superyacht Australia, …

Miami18: M/Y Cheers 46 ‘showing’ in Fort Lauderdale

Miami18: M/Y Cheers 46 ‘showing’ in Fort Lauderdale

While two boat shows and hundreds of yachts are on display in and around Miami Beach this weekend, one charter yacht that has been a staple at recent shows is docked in Fort Lauderdale, still …

Marina d’Arechi opens in the Med

A 16-year project to create a marina off the Amalfi Coast in Salerno, Italy, is open. Marina d’Arechi is situated within a UNESCO World Heritage site and provides access by yacht to Positano, …

Shurhold wins manufacturing award

Shurhold Industries has received the South Florida Manufacturing Association's Manufacturer of the Year award. Shurhold is a global manufacturer of boat care maintenance tools, specialty care items …

ISS working to become ISO liaison

ISS working to become ISO liaison

The International Superyacht Society is seeking a voice within the International Standards Organization by becoming a liaison. Industry experts and liaison organizations drive all aspects of the …

Comments