Navis Installs DP on Netherlands’ Largest Superyacht

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Madame Gu (Photo: Navis)

Navis Engineering has concluded a contract 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 aluminum 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.

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