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Antiguan law enforcement search sanctioned superyacht

Antiguan law enforcement search sanctioned superyacht

Antiguan and Barbudan authorities have searched sanctioned Russian-owned superyacht, Alfa Nero as part of an ongoing FBI investigation. The findings of the operation will be published later this week, according to the Antiguan prime minister’s chief of staff, Lionel Hurst.

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Oligarch’s seized superyacht to be sold to highest bidder

Oligarch’s seized superyacht to be sold to highest bidder

The superyacht belonging to sanctioned Russian oligarch Dmitry Pumpyansky will be sold to the highest bidder at a judicial auction in Gibraltar. Axioma will be the first seized yacht belonging to a sanctioned individual to be publicly sold since sanctions

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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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US sanctioned superyachts: The list so far

US sanctioned superyachts: The list so far

Superyacht Investor has identified 14 superyachts that have been sanctioned by the US Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC). Nine of those were sanctioned after the invasion of Ukraine on February 24th, 2022. The 14 vessels are mainly linked to

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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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Superyacht Investor London 2022: Sanctions lead to choppy waters

Superyacht Investor London 2022: Sanctions lead to choppy waters

There were no Russian yacht owners at Superyacht Investor London 2022 for obvious reasons. But the effects of the Russian invasion of Ukraine dominated much of the conference. It started with an excellent session looking at the impact from the

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Seized yachts: What we know so far

Seized yachts: What we know so far

More than 50 yachts, valued in billions of dollars, have been detained worldwide in connection with sanctions imposed after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, according to a Superyacht Investor investigation. Governments have formally and publicly seized 15 superyachts, with a

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As sanctions bite, what happens to Russian-owned superyachts?

As sanctions bite, what happens to Russian-owned superyachts?

In the past eight weeks at least 25 Russian superyachts have been seized, arrested or detained by governments, banks and law enforcement agencies. This includes 12 under construction in the Netherlands. It also includes Dilbar (pictured above) (linked to sanctioned Russian

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