The yacht owned by Russian oligarch Alisher Osmanu is stuck in the port of Hamburg – just like its owner. Due to EU sanctions against the entrepreneurs, he cannot pay the crew salaries. This is now sought distance.
Usually 80 people work as a crew on the ship owned by the Russian oligarch Alisher Usmanov. With a length of 156 meters, “Delbar” is one of the largest yachts in the world. Now she has to lay off the staff. Bloomberg reported that the last crew member disembarked on Monday.
Captain Delbar wrote: “We have tried every possibility to find a solution to keep the crew in place and protect our positions, but we have come to the end of the line.” Tim Armstrong According to Bloomberg in a letter to the team.
The head of the British company Sarnia Yachts, which provided the crew of the “Dilbar”, declined to comment on a number of media outlets. As Forbes reported, the crew was informed via email that the company was unable to continue paying salaries.
The impact of the sanctions has meant that many companies supporting the crew are unable to continue their normal operations.
Alisher Usmanov shakes hands with Vladimir Putin. It is directly affected by the sanctions imposed on those close to the Russian President. (Source: Sputnik / Alexei Nikolsky / Kremlin / Reuters)
Hamburg: The billionaire oligarch can no longer pay the salaries of the crew
with penalties me And the United States of America Not only the property of the Russian businessman was frozen. According to a report in Handelszeitung, citing the US Treasury, he is also no longer allowed to hire staff. The billionaire is also unable to pay in dollars.
Usmanov, owner of the $800 million yacht sailing under the Cayman Islands flag, is one of the richest men in Russia, according to Focus.
In a statement, the 68-year-old Russian described the measures as unfair. The reasons given to justify the EU sanctions are a “chain of false allegations and defamation” that harm his honor, dignity and business reputation.
The shipyard provides its own crew for “Dilbar”
Lürssen himself is not in danger of entering into conflict as a result of the sanctions imposed. The Company has a duty of care to maintain safety within the shipyard and on the yachts.