The Italian Sea Group has staged a traditional ‘keel laying ceremony’ for two new superyachts, the Admiral E Motion 52 and the Admiral E Motion 55. The ceremony took place at the group's yard in Marina di Carrara, marking the official start of the construction of these new yachts.

The yachts in build are part of the Admiral E Motion Series, - full displacement yachts, all built in aluminum and designed by Dobroserdov Design, in tandem with Admiral's in-house Centro Stile.

The delivery time for both yachts, which are the largest ever built in the county of Massa Carrara, has been scheduled for summer 2016.

Both the superyachts will feature a hybrid propulsion system, which will deliver a transatlantic range, as well as a ‘touch & go’ helipad located forward on the main deck.

The Admiral E Motion 55 is 850GT and she will deliver a maximum speed of 17 knots.

The Admiral E Motion 52 features a gross tonnage of 499GT, and thanks to the 4 MAN engine configuration and hybrid system, is able to deliver a maximum speed of 25 knots.

For both yachts, the propulsion system ensures a substantial decrease of fuel consumption (only 70l/h when under electrical mode at a speed of 12 knots). 

As tradition demands, a golden pound, which has been given to each owner by the yard during the ceremony as a good omen sign, has been welded into the keel of both superyachts.

The event was attended by the two owners, together with their families and friends, as well as several political and administrative authorities from the local territory. 

Group chairman Giovanni Costantino welcomed the guests, followed by greetings from the Mayor of Carrara Angelo Zubbani. 

The ceremony came to an end with a greeting toast, at the presence of the owners and the management, workers and subcontractors of the group.

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