Derecktor to Build the Second Hybrid Series Vessel

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Derecktor Shipyards of Mamaroneck, New York and Harbor Harvest of East Norwalk, CT. proudly announce their next revolutionary project providing an alternative transportation platform for organic food shipping.

Derecktor Shipyards of Mamaroneck, New York and Harbor Harvest of East Norwalk, CT. proudly announce their next revolutionary project providing an alternative transportation platform for organic food shipping. Combining the quality construction that Derecktor’s reputation is built on, along with their successful application of a cutting edge BAE HybriDrive® propulsion system utilizing Cummins QSB6.7’s, the vessel is based on a 19m aluminum Catamaran platform designed for efficient operation in coastal waters. This Catamaran Organic Market delivery vessel will be Derecktor’s third Hybrid Series vessel. The future series of vessels has been reconfigured to carry 9,000 pounds of protected refrigerated cargo and 3,000 pounds of deck cargo. For approximately 3 voyage hours without recharge, the Organic Market Delivery Vessel can travel emission free on its Lithium battery component. In an attempt to reduce carbon footprint, Derecktor has teamed up with Harbor Harvest to create an eco-friendly marine coastal network that will integrate a retail space along with the support of the organic farm market in the Connecticut/Long Island Gold Coast and Long Island Sound area. The trade routes have already been tested to confirm the fuel efficiency and battery life, and the vessel will be able to be charged at shore side facilities along its route. Trade routes have been determined based on farm locations and will support a wide range of coastal area. This forward-thinking project will work to move freight back onto the water, decongesting roadways and providing one of the most environmentally sustainable farm to market systems that is in operation today.

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Derecktor Shipyards is known worldwide for producing more than two hundred and fifty high quality aluminum yachts and commercial vessels. With locations in NY, FL, and ME. Derecktor effectively services the most trafficked areas of the eastern seaboard.

With a rich history of boatbuilding since 1947, Derecktor Shipyards today offers new construction of custom luxury yachts and commercial vessels as well as full service, repair and re-fit capabilities. Derecktor is known for building technically demanding vessels, ranging from America’s Cup winning racing sailboats to large high-speed ferries. Recent projects include construction of the 39-meter off-shore terminal supply tug Independence and the high profile 85.6 meter Tim Heywood designed motor yacht Cakewalk V, the largest yacht ever built in United States when measured by volume.

The Florida yard is the pre-eminent mega-yacht repair and service facility in the southeast USA.

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