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The new-look team comprises marine specialists John Taylor—MEC Manager, Russell Vallis—MEC Projects Manager,  Simon Turner—Marine Engineer  Mechanic and Lee Ho Ong—Marine Engineer L-R: Simon Turner, John Taylor, Russell Vallis and Lee Ho OngElectrical/Controls.

Says John Taylor: “It is a great pleasure to head up this new division and extend Says John Taylor: “It is a great pleasure to head up this new division and extend our service to the industry in a more focused manner.

“We are already delivering on a number of projects including the world’s biggest trimaran superyacht, and are hard at work on developing others, which
we look forward to reporting on in  Engine Room in future editions.”





Capitalising on its reputation for innovative, high-quality construction, Australian  superyacht builder Echo Yachts is constructing an 84 metre Trimaran superyacht. The EPSA MEC team is excited to be  working with Echo Yachts and its team at its Henderson site in Western Australia, says MEC Manager John Taylor.

“The contract to supply  electrical power generation equipment used to propel  the vessel and power  accommodation was  secured in January.

“We are supplying four  Cat® C32 (940 ekW) and two  C18 (550 ekW) custom marine package gensets to DNV class. The delivery of equipment will  be in the coming months  with commissioning expected  in 2017.”

The Trimaran superyacht will be the latest in a long line of superyachts built for her owner and will not only be the biggest superyacht ever built in  Australia, but also the largest  tri-hulled superyacht ever built.


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