Construction of the first Amels 80 begins

Construction of the first Amels 80 begins

SYI Summary: On 17th May, the first Amels 80 build began with steel cutting at Damen Yachting’s yard in Galati, Romania. The limited edition new builds are available for delivery in 2025. The 80m (262ft) vessel, featuring exterior design by

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Amadea first yacht for the Lisa O. Monaco Yacht Show

Amadea first yacht for the Lisa O. Monaco Yacht Show

The long arm of US law reaches at least 7,767 miles (12,500km). Today it took control of the motor yacht Amadea, which was seized in Lautoka, Fiji just over a month ago. In court filings, the FBI said that the

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Fiji hands over $300m Amadea to US authorities

Fiji hands over $300m Amadea to US authorities

The Fijian government has handed over the seized $300m superyacht Amadea to US authorities in a move that demonstrates Washington’s 7,767-mile field of influence. Today’s decision by the Supreme Court of Fiji overturned the High Court’s earlier ruling to allow

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US sanctions Imperial Yachts and CEO Evgeniy Kochman

US sanctions Imperial Yachts and CEO Evgeniy Kochman

The US Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has added Imperial Yachts and its CEO Evgeniy Kochman to its sanctions list. It has also sanctioned Flying Fox, its largest charter yacht as well as six other yachts linked to Russians.

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