All You Need to Know About Kjell Inge Rokke and his Yacht Aquijo
Yacht Name: Aquijo -
Kjell Inge Rokke is the owner of the yacht Aquijo. Who is Kjell Inge Rokke? He is a Norwegian billionaire and owner of Aker Solutions.
Aquijo was built in close collaboration between Vitters and Oceanco. Aquijo is the world's largest high-
Kjell Inge Rokke was the owner of the yacht Aglaia. The yacht Aglaia was built at Vitters Shipyard, on a design of Dubois Naval Architects. One of her features was a Code 1 sail painted by Norwegian artist Magne Furuholmen. He sold her in 2014 and she is now named Ahimsa. Rokke is also the original owner of the Benetti motor yacht Reverie. Reverie is one of the largest yachts built by Benetti and can accommodate 26 guests with a crew of 29. Reverie was sold in 2013, with an asking price of US$ 50 million.
Kjell Inge Røkke is director and majority shareholder of Aker Solutions. Rokke launched his business career with the purchase of a trawler in the U.S. in 1982 and gradually built a leading worldwide fisheries business. The Norwegian became Aker’s largest shareholder in 1996. At the end of 2014, Røkke held 67.8 percent in Aker ASA through his investment company TRG AS and its subsidiaries, which he co-
The net worth of Kjell Inge Rokke is estimated at US$ 2.6 billion, which makes him the 4th richest man in Norway. He owns a Gulfstream G650 private jet. Do you know its registration code? Please do send us a message.
In May 2017 it was reported that Kjell Inge Rokke ordered the World’s Biggest Yacht: a 182 meter and 16,000t Research Expedition Vessel (REV) to be build at Vard in Norway. With its length of 182 meters, the vessel will be the longest one ever engineered and built by VARD. The exterior design of REV is done by Espen Oeino.
The research and expedition area features modern laboratories, an auditorium, a hangar for a Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV) and an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) with direct access to the vessel’s moonpool, and a multifunctional cargo deck.The vessel will have a high standard to make it suitable for charter to private individuals, companies and institutions.
The total accommodation capacity is for 90 persons, including a maximum of 36 guests on board. Kjell Inge Røkke commented, “My very first large factory trawler was built by VARD 30 years ago, and I have enjoyed a great relationship with the team at VARD since then. I know what VARD stands for, and it is a pleasure to come back and build this Research Expedition Vessel together with them.”
Kjell Inge Rokke lives with his wife Anne Eidsvig in a large house on the Oslofjord near Oslo. The estate features several buildings, an inside and outside pool, a tennis court and magnificent views on Oslofjord.
Rokke owns a Dassault Falcon 900EX private jet, with registration LN-
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