Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) November 14, 2012
Fort Lauderdale based Yacht Path Marine Group has been proudly awarded the contract to transport the 270-ton, 140-foot custom-build pirate ship from Barbers Point, Hawaii to St. Thomas, USVI. The replica pirate ship "Black Pearl" was most famously known for her role in Disney's blockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.
This replica tall ship set is constructed over the hull of another vessel, the "Sunset", which was once used to service the oil fields in the Gulf of Mexico.
“We are honored to have been awarded this contract”, said Mr. Dennis Cummings, principal and managing director of Yacht Path. “We are one of the only companies in the world with the experience and knowledge to safely perform such a complex transport project.”
“We performed the loading of "Black Pearl" utilizing both ships cranes in a lift most commonly known as a "tandem lift", said Oliver Edwards, head Loadmaster for this project. The entire operational process – loading, blocking, cradling, welding and sea-fastening took approximately six hours from start to finish. The vessel had departed Barbers Point, Hawaii on November 12, 2012 for a three week voyage to St Thomas.
Since 2001, Yacht Path Marine Group has become the world’s largest direct provider of lift-on/lift-off yacht transportation services carrying over 8000 yachts since 2001. With five offices around the world including Fort Lauderdale, Seattle, Palma de Mallorca, Ensenada, and Kaohsiung, Yacht Path is a direct provider of transportation services for sport fish, motor and sailing yachts of all sizes by ocean-going vessel. Yacht Path offers frequent, year-round service to North America, Central America, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Middle East, Asia and South Pacific YACHT MARINE GROUP, 2860 West State Road 84, Suite 118, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312, Phone (954) 302-8580 http://www.yachtpath.com Email:sales(at)yachtpath(dot)com