Russian billionaire Viktor Rashnikov is the owner of the yacht Ocean Victory.
Viktor Rashnikov is the majority share owner of Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works (MMK), one of the world’s largest steel producers. He started as a fitter in the company’s repair shop in 1967. He made career in functions as Head of Production and Chief Engineer. Later he became Managing Director and Chairman. During the years he purchased shares on the market until he had a majority share (of 87.26% in 2018).
Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works (MMK) is one of the world’s largest steel producers and a leading Russian metals company. MMK ranks among the 30 largest steel producers in the world and is the 3rd largest in Russia. The company has more than 18,000 employees. In 2016 MMK produced more than 23 million tons of steel and realized sales of more than US$ 5.6 billion.
The net worth of Victor Rashnikov is estimated at US$ 9.6 billion. Almost every year he receives a dividend from the profits of his company of more than US$ 100 million.
Rashnikov is an active philanthropist, donating more than US$ 25 million per year to good causes through his Metallurg Charity Fund. Rashnikov helped to fund the Holy Ascension Cathedral in Magnitogorsk – the main cathedral of the Magnitogorsk diocese, located in the city of Magnitogorsk.
Rashnikov owns a Gulfstream G650ER private jet with registration VP-
Rashnikov lives in a large mansion in Barvikha, a wealthy suburb of Moscow. Most Russian billionaires owns a mansion in this area,.
The yacht Ocean Victory is one of the largest yachts in the world. She was delivered by Fincantieri Yachts in 2014. She has a length of 140 meter (460ft) and a gross tonnage of 8,505 tons. Ocean Victory is designed by Espen Oeino, while the late Alberto Pinto is responsible for her interior. She is the largest yacht built in Italy. Her amazing features include a helideck with lifting platform and internal heli hangar, a floodable tender dock, an underwater observation room and six pools. Ocean Victory can accommodate 28 guests and a crew of 56. Photos on this page by Raphael Belly.
Rashnikov previously owned a 76 meter Feadship, also named Ocean Victory. The yacht is now known as Ebony Shine and is owned by Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, Vice President of Equatorial Guinea