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Vijay Mallya - Yacht - Yacht Name: Indian Empress - Yacht Length: 95 m (312 ft) - Guests: 32 in 16 cabins - Crew: 42 in 20 cabins - Yacht Value: US$ 150 million - Owners Name: Vijay Mallya - Vijay Mallya Net Worth: US$ 1 billion - Owners Company: United Breweries - Owners Country: India - The yacht Indian Empress was built as Al Mirqab for the prime minister of Qatar

SuperYacht Indian Empress

The yacht Indian Empress was delivered in 2000 as Al Mirqab for the prime minister of Qatar.

The Largest Yacht built by Oceanco

She was the largest yacht (95m or 311ft) to be built by Oceanco until the delivery of Jubilee. Vijay Mallya acquired the yacht in 2006 and renamed her Indian Empress. She can reach a speed of 26 knots, powered by her three MTU diesels of 10,000hp each.

Indian Empress Interior

She has a total of 16 staterooms for her owners and his guests. The yacht is rumored to hold two Mercedes cars on board and several original painting from Renoir and Chagall. She boasts an entire deck dedicated to the master suite that includes a gym, sauna and steam room.

Sahara Force India

She is often seen at Formula One events, as Mallya is the owner of the F1 team Sahara Force India. There are rumors that Mallya sold the yacht in 2011 but that he still uses her.


Mallya also owns the classic yacht Kalizma. Built in 1906, Kalizma was bought in 1967 by cinema actor Richard Burton as gift for his wife Elizabeth Taylor. The yacht was named was named 'Kalizma' after Burton's children Kate, Liza and Maria. In 1995 Kalizma was bought by Vijay Mallya, he restored her and still uses her.

Charter Indian Empress

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Vijay Mallya

Vijay Mallya is the owner of the luxury yacht Indian Empress.

United Breweries Group

Vijay Mallya is the chairman of the United Breweries Group – one of India's largest conglomerates, with wide interests including brewing, aviation, pharmaceuticals, real estate, engineering, fertilizers, biotechnology and information technology.

Kingfisher Beer

United Breweries is India's largest producer of beer with a market share of around 48%, a famous brand name is Kingfisher Beer. The companies realized sales of more than US$ 5 billion in 2013. Vijay Mallya became chairman of the company at the age of 26 when his father died. Mallya now owns approx. 5.3 million shares (8% of the total share capital) in United Breweries, representing a value of around US$ 70 million.

Kingfisher Airlines

Mallya launched Kingfisher Airlines, an airline established in 2005 that later became insolvent and was shut down in 2012

Net Worth

Forbes estimates the net worth of Mallya at USD 750 million. Mallya is the co-owner of the Formula One team Sahara Force India.

Private Jet

Vijay Mallya owns an Airbus A319 private jet, with registration VT-VJM. The jet used to be registered to Kingfisher Airlines, but ownership was changed to the United Breweries Group a few years ago. An Airbus A-319 has a list price of US$ 88 million. Mallya uses the jet to follow his F1 team around the world.

Vijay Mallya House

Mallya owns many houses around the world, including a large mansion in California, a house in London and a villa in the South of France.

yacht indian empress

Motor yacht Indian Empress, owned by United Breweries chairman Vijay Mallya

Indian Empress yacht

Indian Empress was the largest yacht built by Oceanco, until the delivery of Jubilee

Indian Empress

Indian Empress

Vijay Mallya's yacht Indian Empress

The yacht is owned by Indian business tycoon Vijay Mallya

Vijay Mallya yacht

The yacht in the Bay of Cannes

Built as Al Mirgab for the Prime Minister of Qatar

Indian Empress was built as Al Mirqab for the Prime Minister of Qatar

She is the 2nd largest yacht, ever built in the Netherlands

She was until recently the 2nd largest yacht built in the Netherlands

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VT-VJM Mallya private jet

Vijay Mallya Private Jet

Vijay Mallya House

Viyaj Mallya houseMallya mansion

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