The yacht Chopi Chopi is the biggest yacht built by CRN. She was delivered to her owners, the Mikati family, in 2013.
Chopi Chopi has a length of 80 meters and a beam of 13.5 meters. Built out of steel with an aluminum superstructure, she has a gross tonnage of 2323 tons.
Her features include a beach club, a gym, a massage room, an elevator connecting all decks, a bar, two Jacuzzis and a helicopter platform.
The yacht Chopi Chopi is not available for charter.
Taha Mikati -
Taha Mikati co founded the Lebanese telecom group Investcom together with his brother, the former Lebanese Prime minister Najib Mikati. Investcom became one the largest telecom providers in Africa and the Middle East, with 5 million customers. Using the Areeba brand name, the company was active in Benin, Cyprus, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.
Investcom’s 2005 IPO on the London stock exchange was the biggest IPO by a Middle Eastern company, raising USD 740 million. In 2006 the company was acquired by the South Africa based MTN Group, for USD 5.5 billion. The Mikati brothers became the richest people in Lebanon.
Taha and Najib Mikati are active philanthropist, through their Mikati Foundation. The foundations goals is improving the welfare and potential of people in the developing world, particularly in the Arab World and Africa.
Taha and Najib each have an estimated net worth of US$ 2.6 billion, which brings the net worth of the family at US$ 5.2 billion.