Sevmash Shipyard Starts Second Oceanic Megayacht

Wednesday, May 31, 2006
The construction of the second oceanic megayacht of the A1331 class started at the Sevmash shipyard in Severodvinsk on Tuesday, according to sources. The construction of the first yacht began last year to order of the Baltika Shipbuilding Company.

Sevmash has technologically prepared for batch production of large cruise vessels. The yacht was designed by the Agat Design Bureau based in St. Petersburg. The shipyard has enlarged the yacht length by four meters and the traveling range by 2,000 miles. A helicopter pad was built on the yacht deck. The mega-yacht is 71 meters long, eleven meters wide, has the maximum speed of 18 knots (about 33 kilometers per hour), the traveling range of 8,000 miles, and the crew of 14. It can carry up to 12 passengers. source: Itar-Tass

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