The yacht Paloma was built in 1965 by the Japanese shipyard Ishikawajima-
In 2003 Vincent Bollore acquired the superyacht from the Greek shipping family Goulandris, for an estimated USD 3.5 million. Bollore had the yacht refitted in Malta, spending another USD 5 million.
The refit included a new interior design, new engines and several other modifications. The yacht has a length of 60 meters (198ft) and can reach a speed of 16 knots with her 2 Caterpillar diesel engines.
Several famous people visited the superyacht, including former French president Nicolas Sarkozy and former French minister of finance Valéry Giscard d'Estaing.
The yacht Paloma is available for charter, enquire for your ultimate charter experience.
Vincent Bolloré is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the investment group Bolloré.
The Bolloré Group started as a paper production plant in 1822 and is now an international conglomerate that is active in the transportation & logistics sectors, and also in industry, media, telecoms and plantations markets. The group is listed on the Paris Stock Exchange but 90 percent of the shares are owned by Vincent Bollore and his family.
The activities of Bollore Logistics include air, sea and land freight forwarding, warehousing, distribution, industrial logistics, port operations and rail network management.
Bolloré Thin Papers is the world leader in the thin paper segment, producing specialty thin papers for the publishing, advertising, pharmaceutical, beauty care, and other industries. Bollore Energie is one of the largest independent fuel distributors in Europe.
Vincent Bolloré is known as one of France's most successful corporate raiders, his net worth is estimated at USD 5.2 billion.