SuperYacht Times had the opportunity to talk to Mike Brandt at the METS, of Lift Emotion. The company signed a contract for a luxury guest elevator that will feature within Echo Yachts inaugural vessel, an 84 metre superyacht that upon completion in 2015. The contract was signed at the METS.
Talking about the project, Brandt says, “On the superyacht being built at the Echo Yachts shipyard, they will have a four stop elevator which will be merged in with the whole vessels interior, making it a luxurious passenger elevator.” Using all the latest technologies such as frequency control, Brandt assures that the elevator will be a very smooth ride and boasts a lower energy consumption throughout its lifetime.
The interior of the cabin will be decorated according to the interior designer chosen by the owner. “We’re expecting to have the project complete by September 2015. When we signed the deal, they told us that we were the first piece of equipment they have confirmed on board, so it’s a big part of the ship and an important project for us.”
The superyacht being built by the new shipyard will also be the largest tri-hulled superyacht ever to be built - with tri-hull configuration allowing for a 20 metre beam which in turn will accommodate a vast deck expanse and palatial interior spaces. Construction will take 3 years from start to finish.