|Legal Name:||Fr. Lürssen Werft GmbH & Co.KG|
|Parent Company:||Lurssen Maritime Beteiligungen GmbH & Co|
|Turnover:||> $ 8 billion|
|Subsidiaries:||Lurssen Werft, Blohm+Voss, Norderwerft GmbH & Co KG, Detlef Hegemann Rolandwerft Gmbh & Co. KG|
Lurssen Yachts Under Construction:
- Project Gaja – 125 meter – 2023 – the new Kismet
- Project Sassi – 146 meter (479 ft) – (the new Coral Island, destroyed in a fire).
- Project Icecap – 107 meter (351 ft) – 2021 (the new Northern Star)
- Project Kali – 110 meter (360 ft) – 2021
- Project 1601 – 90 meter (295 ft) – the new Skat.
- Project Blue – 158 meter – replacement for Topaz / A+
- Project Luminance – 145 meter – owner Rinat Akhmetov
- Project Opera – 147 meter (481 ft) for Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Lurssen is considered to be the most exclusive superyacht builder in the world. Lurssen has built the world’s largest yachts (Dilbar and Azzam). And many other yachts in the top 10 of the largest yachts in the world.
Later the company diversified in to defense and coast guard vessels. Nowadays the fifth generation is active in the company.
In 2016 Lurssen acquired the Blohm+Voss yard. Lurssen now operates operate seven separate locations in North Germany. Each specializing in a specific size of yacht – from around 60 meters to well over 200 meters in length. The company has more than 2,800 employees and is managed by Peter Lurssen.
Peter Lurssen is the CEO of the Lurssen group. Peter Lurssen has a net worth of several hundred million dollars. He is rumored to own a large yacht himself: the 72 meter Coral Ocean, built in 1994 as Coral Island.
Lurssen has built most of the world’s largest yachts including Azzam (the world’s longest yacht) and Dilbar (the world’s biggest yacht in gross tonnage). Other yachts are Al Salamah (Prince for Prince Sultan of Saudi Arabia), Al Said (for Sultan Qaboos of Oman) and Katara for the Emir of Qatar.
Current Order Portfolio
Project Gaja –
Project Sassi –
Project Opera – 147 meters (482ft) – the new ‘Sassi’ / Coral Island.
Project Icecap –
Project Kali –
Project 1601 – 90 meters – the new SKAT.
Project Luminance – 145 meters – Arab owner.
Recently Delivered yachts
NORD (Project Redwood / Opus) –
Project Thunder –
Flying Fox –
Project Fiji –
Avantage – 87 meter
Crescent – 135 meter (443 ft)
Scheherazade – 140 meter (456 ft)
Project Sassi was severely damaged in a fire in September 2018. Project Sassi was still in her drydock when a fire started due to construction works. It took the fire crew half a day to get the fire under control.
We received several messages claiming that Project Sassi was the new Topaz, for Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Sheikh Mansour is the deputy prime minister of the United Arab Emirates. And he is the minister of presidential affairs.
Project Opera (147 meters) will be the new Sassi / Coral Island.
We think Project Testarossa is the replacement of the Quatroelle, built for Jamaican/ Canadian billionaire Michael Lee Chin. One of the projects above is the new Coral Island, built for Sheikh Abdul Mohsen al-Sheik. Sheikh Abdul Mohsen is the original owner of the yacht Pelorus. Before he sold the project under construction to Roman Abramovich.
Project Fiji is the new Madsummer, built for Jeffrey Soffer.
Project Gaja is the new Kismet. And Project Redwood / Opus is the now Nord and built for Alexei Mordashov.
Lurssen Logistics supports ship owners with maintenance, documentation of spare parts, management of yachts, and crew training and support.
The company creates system and equipment manuals, technical drawings, operating plans, instructions, test reports, maintenance information, and certificates
Lurssen Naval builds fast patrol boats, offshore patrol vessels, corvettes, frigates, minehunters, and fleet support vessels. Lürssen is involved in the development and construction of the new frigate type F 125 for the German navy. Clients include the government of Germany, Australia, Turkey, and Bahrain.
Lurssen has won many yacht building awards, such as the Motor Yacht of the Year 2017 award for Dilbar. The World’s Best Superyacht Design for power yachts over 43-meter Pelorus. And the World Superyacht Award for Kismet in 2015.
Fr. Lürssen Werft GmbH & Co. KG
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Tel: +49 (0)421 6604 166
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Other top yacht brands
|Azzam||180||13,136||2013||Emir of Abu Dhabi|
|Al Said||155||15.850||2008||Sultan of Oman|
|A+ (Topaz)||147||12.532||2012||Mansour bin Zayed al Nahyan|
|Sassi||146||12.000||2020||Mansour bin Zayed al Nahyan|
|Opus (NORD)||142||10.000||2020||Alexei Mordashov|
|Scheherazade||142||10.000||2019||Middle East billionaire|
|Al Salamah||139||12.134||1999||Prince Sultan bin Abdul Azziz|
|Rising Sun||138||7.841||2004||David Geffen|
|Flying Fox||136||9.100||2019||Unknown billionaire|
|Octopus||126||9.932||2003||Estate of Paul Allen|