Russia’s Oligarch’s $ 600 million superyacht crew was fired after sanctions meant they couldn’t pay their wages, the report said.

Alisher Usmanov, Dill Bar Superyacht

According to the US Treasury, the estimated value of a yacht is between $ 600 million and $ 735 million.Mikhail Svetlov / Getty Images, Sabrikesen / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

  • The crew of the superyacht in Alisher Usmanov, Russia’s oligarch, was fired on Monday, the report said.

  • Forbes reported that the company that staffed the boat meant that sanctions could not pay the crew’s wages.

  • Usmanov has an estimated value of $ 18.4 billion and his yacht is worth between $ 600 million and $ 735 million.

Crew of Alisher Usmanov, Russian oligarch 512ft superyacht Retailers reportedly were fired after Western sanctions prevented seafarers from paying wages.

Dilbar, a British yacht management company that provided crew for a $ 600 million ship, said in an email to staff on Monday that “normal yacht operations have ceased” and the crew must be fired. Had to “as a result of the sanctions imposed” Forbes report.

Western nations have imposed strict sanctions on Russia in an attempt to put pressure on President Vladimir Putin to end the invasion of Ukraine, destroying Russia’s economy and cutting off military funds. The West is not just a Russian bank Russian elite and oligarchAnd they include foreclosure of assets such as: Private jets and superyachts..

European Union, England, WeWhen Switzerland Everything sanctioned Usmanov, frozen his property and, in some cases, banned him from entering their territory. EU Said Usmanov “actively supported” the Russian government’s policy on destabilizing Ukraine.

Usmanov is worth an estimated $ 18.4 billion. British government Said. He is the founder of USM Holdings and Metals, mining, and telecommunications.. His biggest holding is the Russian steel giant Metalloinvest.European Union Said He had a “especially close relationship” with the Kremlin and called him one of Putin’s favorite oligarchs.

U.S. declared dilbar “Blocked properties” This prohibits US staff from working on ships and prohibits payment of docking fees in US dollars.

Sarnia said in an email to staff on Monday that the sanctions would mean that some of the companies supporting Dilber’s crew “cannot continue their normal operations,” Forbes reported. Sarnia cannot continue to pay the ship’s crew, instead their final wages will be paid by the ship’s owner, Forbes said.

“We tried every possible means to maintain the team and find a solution to defend our position, but we’ve reached the end of the path of potential,” said yacht captain Tim Armstrong. I wrote a message to. Bloomberg report.

US Treasury Said Dilver estimates ranged from $ 600 million to $ 735 million, and implementation cost an estimated $ 60 million annually.

That builder, Lürssen, To tell It is “the world’s largest motor yacht in total tons”. The ship is equipped with two helicopter pads and has its own 82-foot swimming pool.

Forbes reported that the ship normally had 96 crew members on board, Bloomberg Put the number at 80.

Sarnia said in an email to the crew that a small number of Lürssen staff members who own the Hamburg Shipyard, where Dilber has been docked for repairs since October, will take over the “safety and security” of the ship instead.

Forbes also has a dilbar Was confiscated On March 2nd, by German authorities, but it issued a correction the next day saying that the ship had not been confiscated. Hamburg’s Ministry of Economic Innovation told Bloomberg that Dilber could not leave the port until he received an export exemption from German federal customs.

Lürssen declined to comment. The Sarnia Yacht and Hamburg’s Ministry of Economic Innovation did not immediately respond to insider requests for comment.

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