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All You Need to Know About Vagit Alekperov and his

Yacht Galactica Super Nova


Galactica Super Nova - Length: 70 m (230 ft) - Guests: 12 in 6 cabins - Crew: 16 in 8 cabins - IMO 9798234 - Displacement: 1,130t - Heesen - 2016 - Value: US$ 80 million -


Vagit Alekperov Net Worth: US$ 18 billion - Company: Lukoil - Country: USA -


Alekperov owns 25% of Lukoil and owns Heesen Yachts, who also built the yachts Galactica and Galactica Plus for him.

Galactica Super Nova Yacht - Vagit Alekperov

Who is Vagit Yusufovich Alekperov?

He is the president of Lukoil and owns 25% of the company’s shares. For a few years he was deputy minister of the Oil and Gas Industry of the Soviet Union. He was the youngest deputy energy minister in Russian history.


He used to work at an oil rig in the Caspian Sea. He graduated from the Azerbaijan Oil and Chemistry Institute. He survived a wellhead explosion on a drilling platform that killed two other workers.



Vagit AlekperovLukoil

Alekperov is the President of Lukoil, active in fuel and energy sector. Which is Russia’s largest independent oil company. LUKOIL is one of the largest publicly traded, vertically integrated oil and gas companies in the world.


The company is responsible for 2% of the world’s oil production. And has more than 100,000 employees. In 2017 Lukoil realized more than US$ 96 billion in sales. With a net profit of US$ 6.7 billion. It owns more than 2,000 gas stations in the USA.


The company started in 1991 as Langepas-Uray-Kogalymneft. It was a subsidiary of the Ministry of Fuel and Energy. In 1993 it became LUKoil Oil Company. Alekperov has been president since that time.



IFD Kapital Group

He is also co-owner of the IFD Kapital Group, together with Leonid Fedun. Which was formed out of all non-oil assets of Lukoil.


The company is active in asset management, banking and media. And in information technology and real estate. It has more than US$ 15 billion in assets.


The company’s investments include the Russian Media Group. Which owns many radio stations in Russia. It also owns the Bank Petrocommerce Group.



Heesen Yachts

Vagit Alekperov and Leonid Fedun are the owners of Heesen Yachts. Which they purchased from founder Frans Heesen for EUR 170 million (US$ 200 million) in 2008. Heesen realizes annual sales of more than US$ 125 million per year.


In 2016 a dividend of EUR 26 million (US$ 30 million) was paid to her shareholders. Heesen has built several yachts for Alekperov. The 50 meter Galactica (2007), the 35 meter Galactica Plus (2012) and the 70 meter Galactica Super Nova (2016).


A lot of projects of Heesen Shipyards start at speculation. But at sold before delivery.



Vagit Alekperov Net Worth

His net worth is estimated at US$ 18 billion. This makes him one of Russia’s richest men.


Alekperov Private jet

He is the owner of a Dassault Falcon 7X private jet. The aircraft has registration VP-CLS. The jet was built in 2014. A Dassault Falcon 7X has a list price of US$ 60 million.



House

He lives with his wife Larisa in a large house near Moscow. They also own a summer residence in the Ukraine.



Yacht Galactica Super Nova

The luxury yacht is one of the largest yachts built by Heesen. She is designed by Espen Oeino. And has an interior by Sinot Exclusive Yacht Design.


Galactica Super Nova can accommodate 12 guests and a crew of 16. She is powered by 3 MTU engines. Which bring her a top speed of 30 knots. Her features include a 6 meter glass bottom swimming pool with waterfall. And a touch and go helipad, an elevator and a large beach club.



Yacht Galactica Plus

Galactica Plus is the second yacht of Alekperov. She is primarily located at the owner’s seaside holiday home in the Ukraine.


The 35 meter yacht is a replacement for an older 28 meter yacht. We think it is the yacht now named After 8, buil tin 1999 by PR Marine. Galactica Plus can accommodate 8 guests and has a crew of 6. She can reach a top speed of 28 knots.



Yacht Charter

The boat is not available for yacht charter.




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Resources

https://www.forbes.com/profile/vagitalekperov/

http://www.lukoil.com/Company/BoardofDirectors/VagitAlekperov

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VagitAlekperov

https://www.referenceforbusiness.com/Alekperov-Vagit1950.html

https://www.heesenyachts.com/yacht/galactica-super-nova/

https://www.superyachttimes.com/superyacht-galactica-super-nova

https://www.heesenyachts.com/yacht/galactica-plus/




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Vagit Alekperov President of Lukoil September 1, 1950 US$ 21 billion
Moscow, Russia
yacht Galactica Super Nova https://www.superyachtfan.com/wpimages/wpe2479e37_0a_06.jpg Value US$ 80 million