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Russian yachts are having a Rotter-dam

Russian yachts are having a Rotter-dam

Imagine spending €1.654bn ($1.682bn) on superyachts. What would your investment buy? One answer is 26 luxury vessels. That is the combined value of 24 yachts under investigation by the Dutch customs authorities in connection with Russian ownership plus a further

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UK government sanctions owner of Heesen Yachts

UK government sanctions owner of Heesen Yachts

The UK government has sanctioned Vagit Alekperov, who owns Heesen Yachts. Alekperov is subject to a UK travel ban and asset freeze. Alekperov bought the yard in 2008 from its founder. He owns the yard through a series of holding

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Heesen: Order book full to 2025

Heesen: Order book full to 2025

An “exceptional” last year for Heesen looks set to continue into 2022 and beyond, according to the Dutch builder. Despite challenges presented by a global pandemic, Heesen delivered four yachts and sold a further five in 2021. The yard’s workforce

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Heesen begins building hybrid Project Oslo24

Heesen begins building hybrid Project Oslo24

Heesen has officially begun the construction of the Dutch builder’s hybrid, Project Oslo24. A keel-laying ceremony on October 4, saw the owners weld their “good luck coins” to the structure. The occasion was also witnessed by a Lloyd’s Register surveyor

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OPINION: Chinese interest in superyachts awakens despite ‘tigers’ and ‘flies’

OPINION: Chinese interest in superyachts awakens despite ‘tigers’ and ‘flies’

China’s interest in superyachts has long been predicted but never realised. Perhaps, that is, until now. Could those optimistic, some might say wildly optimistic, forecasts solidify into reality – despite the Beijing government’s public hostility towards ostentatious wealth? Recent signs

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Chinese interest in superyachts ‘is starting to grow’: Heesen Yachts CEO

Chinese interest in superyachts ‘is starting to grow’: Heesen Yachts CEO

Heesen reports growing interest in its superyachts, such as the 70-metre Espen Øino International,  from China’s wealthiest citizens. China’s wealthiest citizens are starting to develop an interest in superyachts, according to the CEO of Heesen Yachts Arthur Brouwer. “The Chinese

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Heesen’s Project Cosmos, packed with the power of 35 Ferraris, nears half completion

Heesen’s Project Cosmos, packed with the power of 35 Ferraris, nears half completion

Heesen Yachts’s stellar new construction: the 80-metre Project Cosmos is due for delivery in April 2022. The construction of Heesen Yachts’s biggest ever superyacht – the 80-metre all-aluminium Project Cosmos, which packs the horsepower of 35 Ferraris – is nearing

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Heesen sets out superyacht strategy and issues Project Cosmos update

Heesen sets out superyacht strategy and issues Project Cosmos update

Heesen’s all-aluminium 65-metre Saturnus preceeded the 80-metre Project Cosmos, which is nearing the half-way point in its construction. Superyacht builder Heesen Yachts has set out its strategy for building luxury yachts and delivered a progress report on its biggest ever

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Superyacht Erica completes her North Sea trials

Superyacht Erica completes her North Sea trials

Luxury yacht Erica has a top speed of nearly 20 knots and, when cruising at 12 knots, has a range of 3,750 nautical miles. The 50-metre superyacht Erica, formerly known as Project Boreas, competed her North Sea trials and is

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Shopping for a superyacht? Answer these six key questions first: Heesen Yachts

Shopping for a superyacht? Answer these six key questions first: Heesen Yachts

Consider these six questions before shopping for a superyacht, advises Arthur Brouwer, CEO of Heesen Yachts. So, you’re thinking of buying a superyacht? Then, it will pay to consider the six points on this check list before talking to your

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