Palumbo undertakes major refit of M/Y 'Commitment'
The project, which includes an 8m extension, is a reflection of Palumbo’s increasing capabilities…
The Italian superyacht new build and refit group Palumbo Superyachts has recently welcomed 37m motoryacht Commitment to its Naples shipyard for major refit works. The project will see the yacht’s length modified and stern extended by an additional 8m, bringing the new LOA to 45m.
As well as the installation of a new beach club and Jacuzzi in the extended stern area, the engine room will be completely refurbished, with a full re-installation of the main engines, new generator sets, electrical system and air-conditioning system. The job list also involves the complete renewal of pipework, propeller shaft line and rudder repositioning, new navigation systems and acoustic insulation.
Having commenced works in July 2019, the project is due to be finished in May 2020 when the vessel will be delivered with a modern adaptation of its original design.
Palumbo Superyachts has shipyards based in Ancona, Malta, Marseille, Naples and Savona. Its facilities include a 3,300-tonne syncrolift and 560-tonne travel lift in Ancona, a 410-tonne travel lift in Malta, a climate-controlled paint shed in Marseille, a 520-tonne travel lift in Naples and 820-tonne travel lift in Savona. Palumbo mostly specialises in the refit of large superyachts, with the average LOA of projects consistently over 80m for the last five years.
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