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Abeking & Rasmussen’s new 70m superyacht ready for next stage of construction

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Charl van Rooy

The latest new build project of Abeking & Rasmussen has completed its first stage where the hull of a 70-metre motor yacht was launched in Poland last week at the Szczecin shipyard. Codenamed Project 6506, the steel hull is now to undertake the journey to Lemwerder, Germany where it will be married with its aluminium superstructure.Abeking & Rasmussen Project 6508Photo: Szczecin Shipyard via

Abeking has released no official statement about the project but it is estimated that the vessel could be ready for launch as early as 2020. Abeking & Rasmussen Project 6508Photo: Szczecin Shipyard via

The German builder is currently working on two additional new build projects, both larger in size. One of these is an 80-metre motor yacht, Project 6505, that was first revealed in February this year and will be completed next year. Abeking & Rasmussen Project 6505

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