The ship sails under the flag of Panama, Reuters writes, citing a spokesman for the port of Loiret in Brittany. The cost of the yacht is estimated at 190 million dollars. According to some reports, the yacht was previously called "Princess Olga", allegedly in honor of Sechin's ex-wife.
Recall that earlier in Germany, the 156-meter Dilbar yacht worth $600 million, owned by Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov, was confiscated. The yacht was in Hamburg, Forbes wrote with reference to his sources. Usmanov was subject to EU sanctions after the start of the war in Ukraine.
On February 28, British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss announced her intention to arrest the property and yachts of Russian oligarchs.
Today it became known that Canada has imposed sanctions against ten key individuals of Gazprom and Rosneft in response to Russia's actions against Ukraine.