OCTOPUS - IMO 1007213
|Photographer:||Viktor [View profile]||Title:||OCTOPUS||Added:||Aug 13, 2010|
|PORT EVERGLADES, FLORIDA, U.S.A. 2010/2/10
Year Built: 2003
Length x Breadth: 126 m X 21 m
DeadWeight: 1680 t
Speed recorded (Max / Average): 13.8 / 10.8 knots
Flag: Cayman Is [KY]
Call Sign: ZCIS
IMO: 1007213, MMSI: 319223452
Octopus is currently the world's ninth largest superyacht, owned by Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft, to whom she was delivered in 2003. Octopus is the third largest superyacht that is not owned by a head of state, measuring 414 feet (126 m), and at the time it was built, was believed to be the biggest such yacht.
Octopus sports two helicopters on the top deck (one in front and one on the back), and a 63-foot (19 m) tender docked in the transom (one of seven aboard). The yacht also has a pool on board, located aft on one of her upper decks, and two submarines (one of them operated by remote control for studying the bottom of the ocean). Side hatches at the water line form a dock for jet skis.
The exterior was designed by Espen Ĝino Naval Architects and built by the German shipbuilders Lürssen in Bremen and HDW in Kiel. Her hull is made of steel. The interior was designed by American designer Jonathan Quinn Barnett of Seattle.
Allen also owns Tatoosh, another of the world's 100 largest yachts
|Gross tonnage:||9,932 tons|
|Summer DWT:||1,680 tons|
|Last known position:|
|1°12’5.77” N, 103°53’54.44” E|
|Speed, course (heading):|
|12.9kts, 71° (68°)|
|Arrival:||8th Dec 2018|
|4 months 15 days ago|
|Source:||AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)|
|2018 December 8th, 07:07:52 UTC||Guards Onboard|
|2017 December 28th, 07:07:30 UTC||Cape Town|
|2017 October 28th, 07:07:01 UTC||Singapore Anchorage|
|2017 October 13th, 07:07:34 UTC||Singapore|
|2017 September 21st, 07:02:09 UTC||Singapore Shifting|
|2017 September 15th, 02:02:18 UTC||Singapore|
|2017 July 12th, 05:05:41 UTC||Guards Onboard|
|2017 April 11th, 22:22:49 UTC||Durban_sa|
|2017 March 4th, 17:17:44 UTC||Walvis Bay|
|2017 March 4th, 17:01:23 UTC||Cape Town||
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