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Suleiman Kerimov - Yacht - Yacht Name: Ice - Yacht Length: 90 m (296 ft) - Guests: 14 in 7 cabins - Crew: 27 in 14 cabins - Yacht Value: US$ 150 million - Owners Name: Suleiman Kerimov - Kerimov Net Worth: US$ 7.5 billion - Owners Company: Fedprombank - Owners Country: Russia - Ice was built for Augusto Perfetti, owner of the Mentos brand. Ice was reportedly sold to Teodoro Obiang Mangue in 2015.

Luxury Yacht Ice

The yacht Ice was built by the famous Lurssen yard in 2005. The yacht was originally named Air, and was ordered by the Italian candy producer Augusto Perfetti.

Built for Perfetti

Perfetti is known for the famous Mentos brand. During the construction of the yacht, Perfetti received an offer from Kerimov he could not refuse. Augusto Perfetti ordered a new yacht, again named Air, at the Dutch yacht builder De Vries.

Azipod propulsion system

Luxury yacht Ice has a diesel - electric Azipod propulsion system. In the Azipod, the propulsion power is delivered by an electric motor directly connected to the propeller. The diesel engines, connected to a generator, produces electricity for the Azipod motor. This system achieves a 10% better fuel economy than conventional systems. Ice has a modern Terence Disdale interior.

Superyacht of the Year

Ice was acclaimed Superyacht of the Year at the World Superyacht Awards in 2006. The photo’s of Ice at this page are used with the permission of Tom Gulbrandsen. See more of luxury yacht Ice here. The yacht Ice is not available for charter, but enquire for your ultimate charter experience on other yachts.

Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue

In December 2016 is was reported by a French newspaper that Suleiman Kerimov has sold his yacht Ice in 2015 to Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, the Vice President of Equatorial Guinea. They also reported that the yacht was confiscated in Gibraltar following a request by a Swiss public prosecutor, related to a fraud investigation.

Suleiman Kerimov

Suleiman Kerimov is one of the richest Russians,

Net Worth

Kerimov is a Russian billionaire with a net worth estimated at USD 7.5 billion. He started by investing in troubled companies through his Fedprombank.

Russian investments

His investments included Polymetal, Gazprom, Sberbank and Nafta Moskva. In 2008 he sold all his Russian investments. He then invested in Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and lost billions in the financial crisis. In 2009 – with help from Russian investors – he bought 37% of Polyus Gold a Russian gold producer. In 2011 he acquired a controlling stake in Uralkali.

Ferrari Enzo car crash

In 2006 Suleiman Kerimov had a heavy car accident with his Ferrari Enzo in Nice. He suffered severe burns. Later he donated EUR 1 million to Pinocchio — a charity for children suffering from burns.  

Kerimov Foundation

In 2007 Kerimov founded the Suleyman Kerimov Foundation. The Kerimov Foundation works closely with the government, meaning their projects have much better long-term prospects. The Kerimov Foundation is one of the most active and effective charity foundations in the country. Kerimov is a member of the Federation Council of Russia representing the Republic of Dagestan.

Two Boeing 737 Business Jets

Kerimov owns two Boeing 737 BBJ private jets: one from 2008 with registration VP-BBW and one from 2012 with registration VP-BBZ. Each has a value of around US$ 100 million.

Suleiman Kerimov House

Kerimov owns many properties around the world en on the Cote D’Azur. He is said to own the famous Villa Hier (which was the movie set for the comedy Dirty Rotten Scoundrels starring Michael Caine and Steven Martin). He main residence is supposedly Villa Medy Roc in Cap D’Antibes.

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Motor yacht Ice, owned by Russian billionaire Suleiman Kerimov

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Suleiman Kerinov’s yacht Ice

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Ice, pictured in Norway

Lurssen IceVP-BBZ Kerimov jet

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Kerimov’s Boeing 737 BBJ jet VP-BBZ (photo by Olivier Mouhot)

Perfetti yacht

She was built for Italian candy tycoon Augusto Perfetti

Suleiman Kerinov Private Jet

Suleiman Kerimov house
Kerimov Cap-D'antibes residenceVilla Medy Roc

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Kerimov’s house in Antibes: Villa Medy Roc