ICON Yachts announces contract to build an 80 metre plus superyacht

Dutch superyacht builder, ICON Yachts, has said it has won a contract to build an 80 plus metre vessel, the largest in the company's history
Dutch superyacht builder, ICON Yachts, has said it has won a contract to build an 80 plus metre vessel, the largest in the company’s history

Dutch superyacht builder, ICON Yachts, has recently announced the order by an experienced yachtsmen for the biggest new construction project in the shipyard’s history. Tim Heywood is responsible for the sleek and timeless lines of the project, which is due to be completed by Summer 2017.

Jen Wartena, CEO of ICON Yachts, said: “This project will be the largest yacht to date that ICON Yachts has built. We are excited to have been rewarded with the construction of this project with such fantastic pedigree.”

The powering for the 17kn top speed and long range efficiency will be realized with a state of the art diesel electric hybrid propulsion setup.

ICON Yachts is located along the North sea cost of Holland with unrestricted access for large yachts builds and refits super yachts up to 150 meter. With a strong reputation for fast and trendsetting new construction projects as well as efficient and striking refits the shipyard currently has two large projects inside the vast dry dock.

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