Abramovich bought a yacht in the spirit of James bond
Russian billionaire and Governor of Chukotka Roman Abramovich, seemingly, got a new yacht. Mysterious ship Sigma for a week's worth in Kiel Bay (Schleswig-Holstein ) and moorings shipyard HDW.Sigma is like a top secret military ship or boat from the Arsenal of James bond. Official information about the owner of the yacht no, but there is little doubt that this new toy of Roman Abramovich, according to the newspaper "Russian Germany". According to the publication, the project name Sigma has the ship, the construction of which in 2004 began at the Hamburg shipbuilding company Blohm Voss.On the company's website about the project traditionally reported only in the most General terms: in the construction of megayachts privacy cleaner than in the defence industry, and the orders usually goes in enclosed docks. Its extravagant appearance Sigma obliged renowned French designer Philippe Starck. First the boat had to have a 118 m long, but then it decided to extend up to 130 meters and, according to rumors, brought it already in the shipyards of Kiel HDW, which together with the Blohm Voss belongs to the same group of companies of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems.Now Sigma is on sea trials and should be delivered to the customer in April of this year. On the cost of the project is full of rumors, but in the construction of megayachts every metre of the vessel's length is approximately a million dollars.Abramovich first "got sick" yachts in 1999 when he bought two vessels - Stream and Sophie's Choice - Boris Berezovsky. These yachts were toddlers. The largest and most expensive yacht in the current collection Abramovich - Pelorus - takes the ninth place among the largest floating palaces. The length of her body - 114,8 meter, and the cost is approximately $ 100 million. It was built in 2003 and was intended, according to rumors, for Saudi Sheikh Madhusala. The yacht is equipped with bulletproof glass, a detection system of missiles, there are two landing pads for two helicopters, indoor pool, sauna, floors made of expensive wood and room for 22 guests and 42 members of staff.The yacht was purchased within a few weeks after it was built. It is considered one of the most stylish luxury yachts. At Pelorus has its own special lighting against the paparazzi. Among her crew includes former employees of the SAS - British special forces.Abramovich often takes on Board their Russian colleagues in the business, British financiers and his players of football club "Chelsea". Its vessels are often spotted in Monaco, Portofino and Cannes, as well as in some parts of South America and the Caribbean. But not with all its passengers are treated like VIP guests: in 2005, when the yacht businessman docked in New Zealand, your pet parrot Abramovich was left in a cage in the hold because of the risk of Contracting avian influenza.In addition to Russian yachts, among the fans of this kind of transport is listed as one of the founders of Microsoft, Paul Allen, owns the yacht Octopus value of 126 million pounds, and businessman, the owner of the store Harrods, Mohamed al-Fayed, who owns cheap by today's standards, the yacht Sokar the value of 17 million pounds. Source: Abramovich bought the yacht in the spirit of James bond.