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17 Mar2017

Two AMELS superyachts at Palm Beach show

27 Feb2017

New AMELS 242 nears completion

24 Feb2017

AMELS and DAMEN at premiere Middle East event

17 Feb2017

New DAMEN Yacht Support GAME CHANGER launched

20 Jan2017

HERE COMES THE SUN is on her way!

20 Dec2016

DAMEN Yacht Support vessel FAST & FURIOUS sold

13 Dec2016

Crew completes charity cycle challenge

02 Nov2016

AMELS announces sale of new 67-metre yacht

18 Oct2016

AMELS shows its colours in Florida

07 Oct2016

FAST & FURIOUS to star at FLIBS in Florida

03 Oct2016

High interest in AMELS Full Custom at the Monaco Yacht Show

27 Sep2016

HERE COMES THE SUN on sea trials

26 Sep2016

GENE MACHINE and LA FAMILIA return to AMELS

19 Sep2016

New AMELS yacht ELIXIR on show in Monaco

14 Sep2016

Newly updated DAMEN Yacht Support range at the Monaco Yacht Show

02 Sep2016

VAVA II returns to AMELS

29 Aug2016

EVENT: At home in Hong Kong

02 Aug2016

First DAMEN SeaXplorer sold

07 Jul2016

Video: 83-metre AMELS 272 nears completion

05 Jul2016

First updated Yacht Support 5009 launched. Next stop Monaco!

30 Jun2016

HERE COMES THE SUN launched

22 Jun2016

New DAMEN Yacht Support 5009 to debut in Monaco

21 Jun2016

Superyacht ELIXIR on her way to the Med following successful delivery

13 Jun2016

Beautiful yachts that are built to travel the oceans

19 May2016

Fast delivery to follow sale of new AMELS 180

13 Apr2016

AMELS is top of the list for Asia-Pacific’s high-end yachting clients

08 Apr2016

MADAME KATE wins at prestigious Asia Boating Awards in Singapore

05 Apr2016

AMELS in Singapore: Top Dutch pedigree, faster delivery

01 Apr2016

Dive into Komodo – High-end yachting in Southeast Asia

30 Mar2016

Fly through the AMELS yard with unique drone footage

23 Mar2016

First AMELS 242 in sea trials

18 Mar2016

AMELS superyacht LA FAMILIA at Singapore Yacht Show

15 Mar2016

AMELS launch 55-metre superyacht on schedule with great teamwork

26 Feb2016

Yacht Support for ultimate security and privacy

23 Feb2016

Landmark year kicks off at premiere Middle Eastern yacht event

28 Jan2016

AMELS first to reach new environmental milestone

20 Jan2016

Second AMELS 242 build progressing perfectly to schedule

31 Dec2015

AMELS 242 emerges in Vlissingen

11 Dec2015

AMELS ahead of the game following successful Tier III emissions test

07 Dec2015

Tim Heywood: Shaping an Industry

27 Nov2015

AMELS congratulates Tim Heywood on ISS Leadership Award 2015

16 Nov2015

Transatlantic interest grows for AMELS & DAMEN innovations

26 Sep2015

Royal visit on MADAME KATE in Monaco

23 Sep2015

AMELS redefines beauty with smart hybrid 57.70-metre design

22 Sep2015

New AMELS 180 sale tops remarkable decade for Limited Editions

21 Sep2015

Sale confirms AMELS as over 70-metre superyacht builder

09 Sep2015

New 43-metre Yacht Support design for helicopter operations

05 Jun2015

AMELS delivers stunning 60-metre head turner MADAME KATE

05 Jun2015

First 69-metre Yacht Support vessel with Heli Hangar sold

18 May2015

Busy AMELS yard completes 30th precision RoFlo operation

08 May2015

How did LA FAMILIA’s Chef experience his stay at AMELS?

01 May2015

Departure 55-metre LA FAMILIA

20 Feb2015

Beautiful dark blue paintwork on new 55m AMELS 180

13 Feb2015

AMELS 272: The ‘marriage’ of aluminium and steel

09 Feb2015

MADAME KATE’s innovative, elegant exterior effect revealed

04 Feb2015

83m hull of largest yacht ever built at AMELS

09 Jan2015

AMELS introduces Full Custom yacht building

19 Sep2014

Exciting new Heli Hangar option revealed

02 Sep2014

World Premiere of AMELS-built ‘Z’ at Monaco Yacht Show

18 Jul2014

VOLPINI reborn at AMELS

09 May2014

ENGELBERG wins Asia Boating Award

06 May2014

AMELS 199 EVENT wins World Superyacht Award!

25 Apr2014

AMELS superyacht activity reaches new heights

07 Apr2014

Sale of AMELS 180 thanks to superior delivery time

12 Feb2014

Great looks and performance for DAMEN 67M SEA AXE Yacht Support

18 Nov2013

Innovation award for Garçon

14 Nov2013

Sale of first Limited Edition Amels 242

05 Aug2013

Amels 199 EVENT at the Monaco Yacht Show

30 May2013

Sale of second AMELS 199

29 May2013

Limited Editions AMELS 180 ENGELBERG, christened

01 May2013

EVENT is christened – the AMELS 199 is born

05 Dec2012

A second 67M SEA AXE sold by AMELS

23 Jul2012

STEP ONE TO BE UNVEILED AT MONACO

23 Jul2012

67M SEA AXE SUPPORT VESSEL AT MONACO

20 Jun2012

A musical christening for SEA RHAPSODY

14 Jun2012

ILONA comes home for major refit

10 Apr2012

Successful sea trial for STEP ONE

30 Mar2012

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26 Jan2012

DENIKI cruises Antarctica

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A second 67M SEA AXE sold by AMELS

With some interesting custom features

Following closely in the wake of Fast Yacht Support (FYS) vessel Garçon's successful appearance at the Monaco Yacht Show, Amels announces the sale of another 67-metre SEA AXE, with some interesting custom features...

Dutch superyacht builder Amels has sold a Damen-built SEA AXE 6711, a 67-metre Fast Yacht Support vessel, which is due for delivery in spring 2014. It will bear many similarities to Garçon, the SEA AXE 6711 which made an impressive appearance in Monaco earlier in the year, although there are some striking differences too.

In co-operation with Imperial, a yacht management company which is known by its portfolio of prestigious superyachts build under its supervision, this latest SEA AXE is being constructed with an extensive dive area, designed specifically for scuba diving expeditions. The platform is also being equipped with a LY2 certified helipad, with a maximum take-off load of 5,000kg and a D value (diameter) of 14. This makes the helipad sufficient to accommodate a Eurocopter Dauphin or Agusta Grand, for example.

The working deck will be equipped with a crane with a maximum working load of 6.6 tons at a reach of 16.6 metres. Put simply, the crane is strong enough to safely manoeuvre a large tender such as a 12 metre J Craft Torpedo weighing 11 tons.

Managing director Rob Luijendijk commented: "One of the things that owners and captains noted about Garçon at the Monaco Yacht Show was the potential dual-purpose of a vessel like the SEA AXE. They can see the potential as a support ship to a superyacht, particularly the opportunity to win back valuable luxury space on the mothership, because much larger tenders and a greater selection of watertoys can be stowed with ease on the SEA AXE. But some are also excited by the concept of owning a high-performance expedition vessel, and the decision to fit a customised scuba diving centre on this latest SEA AXE 6711 project is an example of how versatile this kind of vessel can be.

"We are pleased to be working on delivering this project with our partners at Imperial, with whom we have built up an excellent relationship after many shared superyacht projects. With her superyacht paint finish, Bolidt teak and several luxury areas including the bridge and the Beach Club, the SEA AXE is very much at home in the world of superyachting - even if her primary function is as a high-performance support vessel."

Aside from her striking and purposeful appearance, the AXE BOW is what really sets the SEA AXE apart from others in the world of support vessels. The unique bow and underwater body shape enable the SEA AXE to reach speeds between 18-25 knots in all sea states, making this a fast and dependable support ship - whatever the weather.

Amels manages the sales and marketing for the Damen-built SEA AXE range, which includes the 37m, 50m, and 67m models.

Specifications - SEA AXE 6711 FYS:

Builder & designer: Damen
Length overall: 67.15m
Beam overall: 11.5m
Gross Tonnage: 1128 tonnes
Accommodation: 20 crew/staff
Range: 4500 nautical miles at 16 knots
Deck space: 275 m² (excluding heli platform)
Dive area: 70 m²
Garage / workshop: 74 m²
LY2 helipad, 5000 kg take-off weight, D-value 14 m, day and night operations, fuelling and de-fuelling 9.6 m3,
Engines: 4x MTU 16V4000 (8960 kW total)
Speed: 21 knots

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07 Apr2014

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Limited Editions AMELS 180 ENGELBERG, christened

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