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Hammer time for seized yachts

Hammer time for seized yachts

We all love a bargain. Many were looking for one this week, as brokerage Howe Robinson Partners auctioned the seized superyacht Axioma in Gibraltar. The yacht belonged to Russian oligarch Dmitry Pumpyansky, who found himself on sanctions lists earlier this year. But

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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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Lost treasure found on seized superyacht

Lost treasure found on seized superyacht

The US government has found what it believes to be a Fabergé egg on seized superyacht Amadea (pictured). The $300m vessel, owned by sanctioned Russian oligarch Suleiman Kerimov, has been a key target in the US law enforcement’s battle against

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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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Cocaine yacht MY Kahu to be sold to the highest bidder

Cocaine yacht MY Kahu to be sold to the highest bidder

Seized yacht MY Kahu will be sold to the highest bidder at an online auction in April, after being arrested carrying over 2t of cocaine. The UK National Crime Agency has instructed the sale of the 120ft (36.58m) vessel to

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