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SYI Interview: Cameron Mitchell, director, Isle of Man Ship Registry

SYI Interview: Cameron Mitchell, director, Isle of Man Ship Registry

The Isle of Man Department for Enterprise has appointed current deputy director Cameron Mitchell as the next director of the Isle of Man Ship Registry, effective 1 April. He replaces Dick Welsh who is retiring as director. Prior to this

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Malaysian Government sells Equanimity

Malaysian Government sells Equanimity

The Malaysian government has agreed to sell the Equanimity superyacht for $126 million. The government has agreed to sell the superyacht – previously attached from its former owner government official Jho Low – after it was arrested in Indonesian waters

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OPINION: London Calling

OPINION: London Calling

Our team is flat out getting ready for our Superyacht Investor London Conference 2019 next week. So I am shirking work by sending this. It is always hard to pick out the best sessions, but I am particularly looking forward to the

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EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Sitpah Selvaratnam the principal lawyer in legal battle of superyacht ‘Equanimity’

EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Sitpah Selvaratnam the principal lawyer in legal battle of superyacht ‘Equanimity’

Photo courtesy of The Straits Times At Superyacht Investor London 2019 we shall be welcoming leading Malaysian lawyer Sitpah Selvaratnam. Selvaratnam is the principal lawyer representing the Malaysian government in its legal battle over the ownership and sale of superyacht

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Malaysian government hits back at claims by former official over superyacht ‘Equanimity’

Malaysian government hits back at claims by former official over superyacht ‘Equanimity’

The Malaysian government has wasted little time in rebutting criticism to a statement released on an untraceable private blog by fugitive and former official Jho Low. In his New Year’s blog Low claimed that a US court had granted the

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Former 1MDB official criticises Malaysian government over superyacht ‘Equanimity’ sale

Former 1MDB official criticises Malaysian government over superyacht ‘Equanimity’ sale

Former official Jho Low, who is wanted by Malaysian authorities for alleged fraud has released a statement attacking the government’s sale of superyacht Equanimity. The communication issued by Wells Haslem Mayhew Strategic Public Affairs (Australia) was published on Low’s private

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Auction for superyacht ‘Equanimity’ now closed

Auction for superyacht ‘Equanimity’ now closed

The auction for the seized superyacht Equanimity has now formally closed after a month of highly secretive bidding. It is expected that the sealed envelopes containing the bids will be opened tomorrow (29th October) by the Judicial Commissioner in Malaysia.

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Malaysian Admiralty Court requires $1 Million deposit to bid for superyacht ‘Equanimity’

Malaysian Admiralty Court requires $1 Million deposit to bid for superyacht ‘Equanimity’

Photo Courtesy of Burgess Yachts The bidding process for the impounded yacht Equanimity will begin on Monday 29th October in Malaysia and require a deposit of 1 million-dollars. Lawyers representing the government fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) met with Judicial

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The life and times of ‘Equanimity’

The life and times of ‘Equanimity’

Each superyacht’s story should be full of romance and adventure on the High Seas but for Equanimity her journey so far feels something more akin to a Greek tragedy. Built in 2014 by OceanCo, the 91 metre, 2,998 GT, Equanimity can take up to

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UPDATE: 1MDB lawyer on legal issues with sale of Equanimity

UPDATE: 1MDB lawyer on legal issues with sale of Equanimity

It is not every day that superyachts are sold in execution, but that of the confiscated yacht  Equanimity set to be completed in Malaysia in November or December is expected to be completed smoothly through a sealed-bid auction. The only

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