Who is Sergey Vasiliev? He is majority shareholder in the company Petersburg Oil Terminal. One of the biggest terminals for oil handling in Russia.
Petersburg Oil Terminal is a privately held logistics company. And one of the biggest Russian terminals for oil products in the Baltic region.
Petersburg Oil is also the biggest stevedoring company of the St. Petersburg Port. The company handles more than 12 million tons of oil per year.
President Vladimir Putin awarded Petersburg Oil the city's lucrative gasoline concession in 1994. When he was a Petersburg deputy mayor.
In 2006 organized crime in St Petersburg tried to murder Vasiliev. His bodyguard was killed. The murderer was sentenced 23 years in prison
His net worth is estimated at US$200 million.
He owns a large palace near St. Petersburg. The palace is a copy of the Catherine Palace. It is a St Petersburg summer residence built for Russian Tsars in 1717.
The palace is richly decorated with gold and marble. Similar to the interior of his yacht.
Vasiliev owns a rare Antonov An-
Vasiliev als own a Agusta Westland AW139 helicopter with registration RA-
His yacht Shtandart was build at Tecnomar in Italy. And was delivered in 2007. If we understand correctly the yacht accommodates just 4 guests and a crew of 5.
The yacht is powered by two MTU engines. And can reach a top speed of 35 knots. Her interior is designed by Igor Ivashkevich. The interior is based on the opulent interior of Russian palaces.
The name Shtandart was historically reserved to the royal yachts of the tsars.
The boat is not available for yacht charter. And she is not listed for sale.
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