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The $325M Elusive Superyacht Amadea Slips Through the Fingers of U.S. Authorities
The $325M Elusive Superyacht Amadea Slips Through the Fingers of U.S. Authorities

3 Jun 2022, 00:54 UTC / It's hard to believe, but this massive superyacht turns out to be impossible to move, metaphorically of course. Authorities still can't whisk it away

 
Russian Construction King’s $120M Superyacht Quietly Made Its Way to a Safe Haven
Russian Construction King’s $120M Superyacht Quietly Made Its Way to a Safe Haven

2 Jun 2022, 02:20 UTC / Another jaw-dropping superyacht owned by a Russian oligarch managed to escape discretely and cleverly, and is now reportedly safe from being seized

 
The U.S. Will Sail the Seized $325 Million Amadea Superyacht Within Days
The U.S. Will Sail the Seized $325 Million Amadea Superyacht Within Days

28 May 2022, 04:09 UTC / The Fiji Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal to halt the seizure, which means Amadea is now U.S. property and will have to leave the island

 
Gas Billionaire’s $150 Million Superyacht Pacific Is Visible Again, Moving Out of Reach
Gas Billionaire’s $150 Million Superyacht Pacific Is Visible Again, Moving Out of Reach

27 May 2022, 03:51 UTC / Pacific went dark on May 8 but is back to broadcasting its location now: the point of destination is now Port Said in Egypt, where it would be safe from seizing

 
$500 Million Custom Superyacht Nord Is on the Move Again After Escaping Sanctions
$500 Million Custom Superyacht Nord Is on the Move Again After Escaping Sanctions

25 May 2022, 05:27 UTC / Owned by Russian oligarch Alexey Mordashov, the Nord megayacht made it to Russia in time and avoided authorities, but is moving in the Sea of Japan

 
Entire Crew of Arrested $700 Million Scheherazade Megayacht Were Not Trained Professionals
Entire Crew of Arrested $700 Million Scheherazade Megayacht Were Not Trained Professionals

25 May 2022, 04:03 UTC / Insider reveals that the Russian crew would come onboard all at once without a proper handover, using video tutorials for the most basic running and maintenance

 
Azovstal Steel Plant Billionaire May Be Selling Unfinished Lurssen Megayacht Luminance
Azovstal Steel Plant Billionaire May Be Selling Unfinished Lurssen Megayacht Luminance

21 May 2022, 05:43 UTC / Rinat Akhmetov is the richest man in Ukraine and the owner of the Azovstal steel plant that is now under Russian control. Rep says Luminance might go

 
Mysterious, Record-Breaking $600 Million Megayacht Azzam Changes Owners
Mysterious, Record-Breaking $600 Million Megayacht Azzam Changes Owners

18 May 2022, 05:06 UTC / Azzam is the longest privately-owned superyachts in the world, shrouded in secrecy and allegedly dripping in excess. Its original owner has passed away

 
Poof! $150 Million Color-Changing Superyacht Pacific Has Gone Dark
Poof! $150 Million Color-Changing Superyacht Pacific Has Gone Dark

16 May 2022, 03:07 UTC / Owned by Russian oligarch Leonid Mikhelson, who is on several sanctions list, Pacific was last located in the Caribbean Sea. It then turned its trackers off

 
Superyacht Amadea Is Too Expensive for Fiji, at $1 Million a Week in Maintenance Costs
Superyacht Amadea Is Too Expensive for Fiji, at $1 Million a Week in Maintenance Costs

14 May 2022, 04:03 UTC / Fiji authorities want the controversial megayacht gone because it costs too much to maintain it. Amadea has been stuck there since it was arrested in April

 
$400 Million Flying Fox Megayacht Is Rushing to Turkey After Secretive Departure
$400 Million Flying Fox Megayacht Is Rushing to Turkey After Secretive Departure

11 May 2022, 06:33 UTC / Flying Fox was detained in the Dominican Republic for one month while under investigation, left there in secret, and is now heading to Turkey

 
Russian Billionaire’s Mysterious Megayacht That Can Change Color Hides in the Panama Haven
Russian Billionaire’s Mysterious Megayacht That Can Change Color Hides in the Panama Haven

9 May 2022, 01:18 UTC / He is one richest men in Russia and in the world, and now he is also sanctioned by the UK. His stunning toy, the Pacific, made it to Panama. But for long?

 
Billionaire Owner of $325M Amadea Spent Over $500K on Fuel Trying to Flee Sanctions
Billionaire Owner of $325M Amadea Spent Over $500K on Fuel Trying to Flee Sanctions

8 May 2022, 09:00 UTC / Megayacht Amadea has been detained in Fiji for weeks, and holds the record for longest and most expensive trip trying to avoid sanctions

 
$700 Million Scheherazade Megayacht Has Refueled and Is Getting Ready to Flee Sanctions
$700 Million Scheherazade Megayacht Has Refueled and Is Getting Ready to Flee Sanctions

6 May 2022, 04:18 UTC / Scheherazade has been docked and temporarily restrained in Italy over supposed ties to Putin, but signs point that it’s getting ready to get away

 
After a Month of Controversy, Russian Gold Magnate’s Superyacht Snatched by the U.S.
After a Month of Controversy, Russian Gold Magnate’s Superyacht Snatched by the U.S.

4 May 2022, 01:02 UTC / After Tango, another stunning superyacht is captured by the U.S. after it had crossed the Pacific thinking it would be safe and after a controversial lawsuit

 
Russian Tycoon’s New Superyacht With a Custom Helicopter “Went Dark,” Can’t Get Caught
Russian Tycoon’s New Superyacht With a Custom Helicopter “Went Dark,” Can’t Get Caught

2 May 2022, 01:12 UTC / This stunning superyacht that was inspired by warships pulled a ninja on the authorities, as the only one that made it to safety and then dissapeared

 
The U.S. Can’t Figure Out Who Really Owns the $325M Amadea, Police Forces Still on Board
The U.S. Can’t Figure Out Who Really Owns the $325M Amadea, Police Forces Still on Board

29 Apr 2022, 01:50 UTC / The U.S. can't get its paws on the megayacht of a sanctioned Russian billionaire because of a mind-boggling ownership dispute

 
Paul Allen’s Spectacular Octopus Superyacht Explorer Is Heading to Antarctica
Paul Allen’s Spectacular Octopus Superyacht Explorer Is Heading to Antarctica

25 Apr 2022, 06:49 UTC / Offered for the first time ever for charter, Octopus will also go to Antarctica on the final leg of the tour – but it will cost you, if you’re interested

 
Oman’s Sultan Parting With His Secretive Floating Palace, One of the Largest in the World
Oman’s Sultan Parting With His Secretive Floating Palace, One of the Largest in the World

21 Apr 2022, 01:12 UTC / Oman's billionaire sultan is parting with this giant, incredibly luxurious yacht that had remained secret for almost 15 years

 
Russian Gold King’s Megayacht Trapped in Fiji as the U.S. Is Trying to Seize It
Russian Gold King’s Megayacht Trapped in Fiji as the U.S. Is Trying to Seize It

20 Apr 2022, 07:53 UTC / Amadea, the Lurssen megayacht that tried to flee to safety, is now in limbo in Fiji, where local and U.S. authorities are trying to impound it