All You Need to Know About Igor Sechin and his Yacht Amore Vero
Yacht Name: Amore Vero -
The yacht Amore Vero was built as St. Princess Olga by Oceanco and delivered to her owner in 2013.
The yacht Amore Vero is designed by Igor Lobanov. He was named Best Designer of the Year for his work at the 2013 World Yacht Trophies
The yacht has not one but two decks dedicated for private use by the owner. Both the upper deck and the sun deck are intended for owner’s exclusive use. In addition to the master stateroom, there are six luxury cabins: two VIP suites with private balconies and four spacious doubles
The late Alberto Pinto (he died in 2012) was responsible for the yachts interior. We are not aware of any interior photos available.
Amore Vero is powered by two MTU engines from the 20V 4000 M73L series. Producing 3,600 kW each, they give the yacht a top speed of 20 knots.
Amore Vero was built as St. Princess Olga. Sechin named her after his wife Olga. They divorced in 2017, after which Sechin named the yacht Amore Vero. Amore Vero means true love in Italian.
SuperYachtFan became aware of an article on the Russian website NovaGazeta which mentioned Igor Sechin as the owner of the yacht Amore Vero (at that moment still named St Princess Olga)
Igor Sechin is the Chairman and CEO of Rosneft. Forbes mentions him as one of the World’s Most Powerful People, not only for the fact that he heads one of the largest oil companies, but also because he is closely related to President Putin.
Rosneft is the leader of Russia’s petroleum industry and the world’s largest publicly traded petroleum company. Company’s largest shareholder (69.50% of the equity) is ROSNEFTEGAZ OJSC, fully owned by the Russian Government, while BP holds 19.75% of shares. Rosneft is a leader in oil refining in Russia. The Company owns 11 major refineries (including 50% share in Slavneft-
Igor Sechin holds 13,489,350 shares in Rosneft, which are worth approx US$ 5.00 each. This would make his net worth less than US$ 100 million. He reportedly earns US$ 25 million per year. Some Russian sources call him a billionaire, which is probably true, given the size of his yacht.
In 2017 Sechin divorced from his wife Olga Rozhkova, after which he changed the name of his yacht into Amore Vero.
In recent years Sechin built a large house near Moscow, reportedly for a value of US$ 60 million.
We believe Igor Sechin does not own a private jet, but he has access to the Rosneft business aircraft fleet, which includes a Dassault Falcon 7X (RA-
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