Monday, November 16, 2009

Indian Empress - Oceanco - 95,0 meter - 2000











Still named Al Mirqab when pictures were taken.
She is rumoured to be built for the emir of Qatar and is now said to be owned by Indian business man Vijay Mallya.
On Wikipedia you will find the following information:

Indian Empress is one of the largest private yachts in the world at 311 feet 8 inches (95 metres) in length and is owned by Indian business baron Vijay Mallya. Launched in 2000 as Al Mirqab, she was finished at the Oceanco yard in Holland to the design of the A Group after having had her hull assembled in Durban, South Africa. The yacht was previously owned by a Qatari Royal Family member.
Indian Empress is powered by three 10,000-hp MTU 20-cylinder engines, and has three propellers enabling her to reach speeds of up to 24 knots. Her cruising grounds include the Mediterranean sea and the Indian Ocean.
Mallya also owns Indian Princess, a 181 foot (55 meter) motor yacht built by Sterling Yacht & Shipbuilders in Japan in 1986.
Moored next to the Monaco street circuit on the 2007 Formula 1 race weekend guests included Bernie Ecclestone, Jay-Z, Gideon Marshall, Tadashi Yamashina, Flavio Briatore and Rob Muntz. The 2009 Race weekend opening party guests comprised of Renault’s Flavio Briatore, Red Bull's Christian Horner, BMW's Mario Theissen, Williams’ Adam Parr, Formula One Management CEO Bernie Ecclestone, CVC's Donald McKenzie, Sir Richard Branson and Sir Philipp Green plus the three Force India drivers for 2009, Adrian Sutil, Giancarlo Fisichella and Vitantonio Liuzzi.

Technical information:


Project Name: Trick One
Yacht type: Motor Yacht
SYT#: Y00378

Length Overall (m): 95.00 Length Overall (ft): 311.68
Length On Deck (m): Length On Deck (ft):
Length Waterline (m): Length Waterline (ft):
Beam (m): 15.00 Beam (ft): 49.21
Draught Max (m): 4.50 Draught Max (ft): 14.76
Draught Min (m): Draught Min (ft):

Shipyard: oceAnco
Year: 2000

Naval Architect: oceAnco
Exterior Designer: The A Group
Interior Designer: The A Group

Hull Material: Steel Superstructure: Aluminium
Gross Tonnage: Displacement: 2500
Class Comments: Lloyd's Register MCA: No

Guest Cabins:
Guests: 32 Max Charter Guests:
Crew Cabins: Crew: 42

Engines: 3 x 10000 HP MTU 20V 1163TB93 L diesels
Max Speed: 23.5 Cruise Speed:
Range: Propulsion: Triple screw

Fuel Capacity (Liters): 470,000 Fuel Capacity (Gallons): 124,174

Source of technical information: http://www.superyachttimes.com/

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