ARES Shipyard Announces New Superyacht Range with Lateral Naval Architects
ARES Shipyard of Antalya, Turkey, has announced its landmark entry into the superyacht industry.
ARES Shipyard offers a diverse and impressive portfolio of Naval Craft, Patrol Boats, Utility/Support Vessels and now, superyachts, after officially entering the industry this month in collaboration on a new range with Lateral Naval Architects.
With a heritage founded in the construction and delivery of a wide range of high-speed passenger and military vessels, ARES has grown rapidly since it was first formed in 2006, acting as the largest ship exporter and fastest growing company of Turkey in recent years, with over 100 vessels built to date.
The shipyard's facilities are located in the Antalya Free Zone on Turkey’s Mediterranean shore, are comprised of 5 air-conditioned factories with a combined enclosed production area of 40,000 square meters capable of steel, aluminum and advanced composites shipbuilding and state-of-the-art furniture manufacturing.
After a long-standing relationship, ARES is now working in collaboration with Lateral Naval Architects to bring to life a brand new range of yachts to be built in Antalya as the 'ARES Superyacht Range'.
James Roy, Managing Director of Lateral stated: “We have an enduring relationship with ARES, with over 100 hulls in the water, all designed to meet very demanding specifications. The development of a new yacht range that carries the ARES brand is an exciting prospect, with strong foundations already in place.”
Utku Alanc, CEO of ARES commented: “With our well-established multi-disciplinary experience in demanding naval platforms, and a relationship spanning over 15 years, it is time to apply these skills in our new superyacht range with Lateral."
"ARES have accomplished significant investments in infrastructure, innovation and technology in Antalya Free Zone, with our state-of-the-art facilities now extending to a dedicated management suite for owners representatives and project teams. Aligned to our vision for the range, and attention to detail, we have created a luxury experience for those who are addicted to the big blue.”
The ARES Superyacht Range with naval architecture and engineering by Lateral will be founded upon holistic technical choices and crafted highly efficient, state-of-the-art green energy architecture, for Owners who are looking to reduce negative environmental impact.
ARES is dedicated to supporting the entire life-cycle of the vessel, from development to delivery.
"Aligned to our vision for the range, and attention to detail, we have created a luxury experience for those who are addicted to the big blue."