- Fleet - Lürssen deliver 160m M/Y Blue

By SuperyachtNews

Lürssen deliver 160m M/Y Blue

The 160m superyacht has left the shipyard in Bremen and is on its way to the Mediterranean…

After the vessels successful second sea trial at the end of June, the 160-metre Lürssen left the shipyard in Bremen on 2nd July and embarked on its maiden voyage, heading to the Mediterranean where it will now enjoy her very first season with her new Owners.

According to a press release, efficiency and the desire to be as environmentally friendly as possible were key drivers for the technology on board. The superyacht is equipped with Diesel-Electric Hybrid Propulsion Concept which was developed in-house by Lürssen’s own engineering specialists. The concept combines diesel propulsion technology with efficient modern electric propulsion systems. 

The system consists of two diesel engines that drive two controllable pitch propellers through individual gearboxes. These gearboxes are equipped with PTI/PTO units that can be used for either electric propulsion (slow speeds) or for generating electrical energy to operate the vessel at higher speeds. Blue is also equipped with an electric azimuth pod drive, which in electric mode can be used separately, or when the PTI units are engaged, with the two propeller shafts.

In order to generate less noise and vibration as well as reduce nitrogen oxide levels, the vessel is also equipped with a state-of-the-art exhaust after-treatment system. Furthermore, the wastewater treatment plant is equipped with new membrane technology that allows the treated wastewater to be safely disposed of in ‘drinking water quality’.

Peter Lürssen, Managing Partner of Lürssen Yachts, said, “To execute such a comprehensive project, an excellent team is necessary. In this case, the team consisted of the Owner's technical project management team, the design team from Terence Disdale who are responsible for the contemporary exterior and the traditional fresh interior design and of course, Lürssen’s own project team. “We are very proud of BLUE as yet another statement of Lürssen’s ability and desire to build yachts that meet all of our exacting Owners’ requirements, guided by our core focus of expert engineering, beautiful design and being a proud market leader in developing sustainable technologies.” 


Profile links


LÜRSSEN 2022 2022 Delivered
160.00m 22.50m 5.50m 14785
Terence Disdale Design Limited
Terence Disdale Design Limited

Join the discussion

Lürssen deliver 160m M/Y Blue


To post comments please Sign in or Register

When commenting please follow our house rules

Click here to become part of The Superyacht Group community, and join us in our mission to make this industry accessible to all, and prosperous for the long-term. We are offering access to the superyacht industry’s most comprehensive and longstanding archive of business-critical information, as well as a comprehensive, real-time superyacht fleet database, for just £10 per month, because we are One Industry with One Mission. Sign up here.

Related news

Image for CRN Delivers 62m Rio

CRN Delivers 62m Rio

The superyacht has left the Ancona yard for its debut Mediterranean cruise 


Image for Horizon Yachts launches FD102

Horizon Yachts launches FD102

The latest FD102 features a custom designed interior, built for an Australian owner


Image for Bi-weekly brokerage analysis

Bi-weekly brokerage analysis

A slower couple of weeks for brokerage, but a behemoth enters the fray


Image for New Codecasa 43 under construction in Viareggio

New Codecasa 43 under construction in Viareggio

The project is due for completion in 2024...


Image for How Oceanco transports superyachts through Rotterdam

How Oceanco transports superyachts through Rotterdam

We talk to Oceanco about how they collaborate with local authorities to move superyachts through Rotterdam


Sign up to the SuperyachtNews Bulletin

Receive unrivalled market intelligence, weekly headlines and the most relevant and insightful journalism directly to your inbox.

The SuperyachtNews App

Follow us on