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Keel Laying Ceremony

A major milestone in the construction of DYT’s new Yacht Servant

July 30, 2020 – Yantai, China. DYT Yacht Transport (member of the Spliethoff Group), together with CIMC Raffles Offshore, hosted the Keel laying ceremony for the H485, a Y-Type semi-submersible vessel. ‘We are not only celebrating the laying of the keel, it also marks the start of a new era in yacht transportation’ says Laura Tempest, DYT’s General Manager. “This will be the largest semi-submersible vessel dedicated to transporting yachts built to date.”

The keel laying ceremony is an old maritime tradition to symbolize good luck wishes for the construction of the ship and throughout her life. During the coin ceremony, a commemorative coin, a Dollar coin and a Euro coin were placed under the keel to wish the vessel and her highly valued crewmembers good fortune and safe passage.

We are looking forward to the next milestone which will be the launch. Keep following our voyage in the realization of the next level in yacht transport.

DYT begins construction on new semi-submersible vessel ‘Yacht Servant’

The first piece of steel is cut.

March 30, 2020 – With humble pride we would like to share with you that the construction phase of our ‘Yacht Servant’ (H485 Y-Type semi-submersible) at the CIMC Raffles yard in China has started. In light of the current developments around Covid-19, we decided not to organize a large celebration but we also didn’t want this happening to go by unnoticed.

Despite the current situation, we are very dedicated to keeping our focus. Serving you as our client is our main priority, now and in the future. In order to able to meet and exceed your future needs we will present to you our new semi-submersible vessel in May 2021. We are delighted that the building process has started after a lot of planning and designing. The new vessel is a combination of our spirit, heritage and mission to offer efficient, hassle-free and on-time services to super yachts.

The ‘Yacht Servant’ will be the third and largest semi-submersible vessel in the DYT fleet. It will fly under Dutch flag and is set to join the fleet in May 2021.
Once completed her specifications will be as follows: LOA 213.7 metres, beam 46 metres, draught 4.6 metres enabling us to transport even larger yachts and access more remote destinations. In addition, the innovative design and enhanced stability will result in reduced carbon footprint.

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Wireframe 2

Our future is approaching fast...

Wireframe

This speaks for itself.

Final artist impression

We are beyond excited to share this final artist impression with you. Our new purpose build, semi-submersible yacht carrier!
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A new episode in Super Yacht Transport

We signed the contract to build a new groundbreaking vessel to transport your yacht on time and with premium service.

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Signing new build vessel
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