Navis Engineering to Supply DP System for Largest Superyacht in The Netherlands
Navis Engineering has successfully concluded a contract from Alpahtron Marine to supply a dynamic positioning (DP) system to the largest superyacht to be constructed in The Netherlands, the 99m Madame Gu.
Built at Feadship in steel and aluminium over the course of a four-year period, the superyacht is powered by four MTU 20v diesel engines and can reach a maximum speed of 24 knots. It has a beam of 13.6m, a maximum draught of 4.6m, is classed by Lloyd’s Register and is MCA compliant.
Madame Gu‘s particular features include accommodation for up to 12 guests in six state rooms including a master state room and five guest cabins. The vessel also carries a crew of 36, sleeping in 18 crew cabins. Special amenities include a fully enclosed helicopter hangar, two 11m yacht tenders and scuba gear.
Madame Gu has a beam of 13.6m and a maximum draught of 4.6m. Classed by Lloyd’s Register, the vessel is MCA compliant.
Navis Engineering, October 9, 2013