Installed at The Marina at Christophe Harbour, the onsite tank capacity is 48,000 US gallons, enabling the marina to offer 40,000 US gallons per day in-slip fuelling for vessels up to and in excess of 125 gallons per minute of Sol-supplied ultra-low Sulphur diesel.
The Marina at Christophe Harbour in St Kitts has announced that a new state-of-the-art fuel farm is up-and-running onsite.
The modern facility is ready to serve superyachts up to 85m.
The Marina reports that both tax and duty exempt, Christophe Harbour’s fuel will cost about 10 cents less per US gallon than the local average.
The onsite tank capacity is 48,000 US gallons, enabling the marina to offer 40,000 US gallons per day in-slip fuelling for vessels up to and in excess of 125 gallons per minute of Sol-supplied ultra-low Sulphur diesel.
“Fuel is one of the primary outgoings for any yacht owner and finding a reliable, convenient, high-quality and economical place to refuel is something at the top of every captain’s list,” says Aeneas Hollins, a former superyacht captain and director of yachting at Christophe Harbour.
“Our new fuel farm will deliver top grade fuel, quickly, for significantly less than other traditional Caribbean hubs,” he adds.
The marina operator has also announced that all major credit cards accepted, including AMEX.
The fuel farm is designed, built and operated to US environmental and construction standards.
The unit features hydrant connection and nozzle dispensing options, automatic in-tank water intrusion detection system, an online dual-filtration system at the pump manifold for diesel vessel deliveries, and a state-of-the-art leak detection system with remote monitoring capabilities.
Christophe Harbour’s infrastructure not only caters to superyachts, but also incorporates all of the other transport fueling services owners and guests could require, such as jet and helicopter fuelling via partners, YU Lounge private jet terminal.