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New 3,300-tonne Syncro Lift nearing completion at Palumbo Superyachts Ancona

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Charl van Rooy

Set to go into service in January next year, Palumbo Superyachts are busy assembling the final pieces of their new Syncro Lift puzzle at its facility in Ancona. The project is the latest in a series of investments into the shipyard formerly owned by ISA Yachts. Palumbo Superyachts Ancona Syncro LiftPhoto: Palumbo Superyachts

The lift will be able to welcome superyachts weighing up to 3,300 tonnes once completed and operates using 14 large winches to raise vessels with drafts of up to 6 metres below the waterline. With this development, Palumbo Superyachts Ancona is working towards becoming the leading large yacht repair facility in the Adriatic Sea as works continue to develop the facility that will soon be able to facilitate vessels up to 110 metres in length.Palumbo Superyachts Ancona Syncro LiftPhoto: Palumbo SuperyachtsPalumbo Superyachts Ancona Syncro LiftPhoto: Palumbo Superyachts

The Palumbo Group was granted a 30-year lease after acquiring the ISA Yachts plant in 2016 which was followed by in intensive investment scheme to raise the profile of the facility to further improve its new build and refit capabilities.

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