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Lift Emotion BV & Proteksan Turquoise


Lift Emotion BV the Dutch manufacturer for special marine elevators for Yachts and Super Yachts, has successfully commissioned the marine elevator for the NB47.
The trawler yacht with steel hull and aluminum superstructure, capable of undertaking voyages of discovery across the world’s oceans, has been styled and designed by Paolo Caliari with the contribution of the shipyard’s own naval architects.
Jean Guy Verges has designed the interior; which will feature accommodation for 12 guests and as many crew. Built to ABS class and fully MCA compliant, the yacht will achieve 16 knots powered by twin Caterpillar 3512B engines, each producing 1,750hp

After a short engineering time and the flexible help of the yard Lift Emotion BV succeeded to deliver the elevator within 3.5 months after contract date.
This elevator is engineered to work within the limited space of the steel and aluminum trunk of the Yacht. With the use of glass car and trunk doors the elevator trunk is also visible from the outside and will be used also for displaying painted art.
Because of the class requirements a Solas A0 classed door was needed at the lower deck. This A0 classed doors is not mend to be used for elevators, for this purpose Lift Emotion BV engineered a special solution using the needed certificated elevator door locks.
The 4 person elevator  with a capacity of 300 kg has a stainless steel finish.
Lift emotion BV included a 25 mm recess in the floor for the special finished floor.

Lift Emotion will also deliver the lift for the NB48.
Elevator specs:
Load  : 300 kg
Cabin  : Stainless steel satin finish
Size  : 900 x 930 x 2100 (wxdxh)
Doors  : 800 x 2000 mm (Non solas)
Speed   : 0.6 m/sec
Stops   : 4
Travel  : 5.2 meters
Drive   : Hydraulic 1:1

Yacht specs:
Length / overall : 53,2 m / 174,5 feet
Length / waterline : 48,6 m / 159,4 feet
Beam   : 9,4 m / 30,8 feet
Draft   : 2,9 m / 9,5 feet
Displacement  : 620 t
Max speed  : 16 knots
Range   : 4400 Nm
Basic engine  : 2x CAT 3512B B-rating  


About Proteksan Turquise:

Proteksan-Turquoise Yachts Inc. is a joint venture between the two leaders of Turkish Boatbuilding Industry; Proteksan Yachts Inc. and Turquoise Yacht Construction. This union constituted the pioneer of luxury yacht builders in Turkey with worldwide recognition and impressive fleet at sea.

Proteksan - Turquoise Yachts Inc. was established in 1997 to start building the 50 meter M/Y Mosaique. Following the success of Mosaique, 10 other mega yachts, ranging from 40 to 58 meters have been delivered to their owners.


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