Operation was completed with new 700-tonne PDN travel lift recently acquired by the Turkish facility.

West Istanbul Marina (WIM) in Turkey has completed the haul out operation of motoryacht Sequel P. Built in 2009 by Proteksan Turquoise, the 58m vessel arrived at the Turkish facility to undergo maintenance.

The Turkish facility, which also comprises a boatyard, recently invested in a 700-tonne PDN travel lift. The marina operator told Superyacht Business that this is the first time that the unit was put in operation.

The new equipment expands WIM’s boatyard capacity to serve yachts ranging from 30m to 70m. In addition, West Istanbul Marina currently operates with a 75-tonne Ascom Travel lift, a 300-tonne mobile boat mover, a 40-tonne mobile boat mover, a 5-tonne marina forklift and a 3.5-tonne forklift.

The company provides a wide range of yacht services with experienced refit and maintenance suppliers based in Istanbul.

Located 17km from the International Atatürk airport, West Istanbul Marina also comprises high-end villas, shopping facilities, yacht sales offices, restaurants, cafes, bars, supermarket, yacht market, yacht club, sailing club, swimming pool and a private beach.