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Inside the superyacht with two helipads and its own submarine that costs millions to refill

It costs $2.2 million to refuel the $600 million superyacht.
  • Eclipse is a $600 million superyacht
  • It costs $2.2 million to refuel and roughly $60 million annually to maintain
  • The immense vessel is longer than five Boeing 737 -500 aircrafts

Published on Dec 6, 2023 at 8:12PM (UTC+4)

Last updated on Dec 19, 2023 at 2:35PM (UTC+4)

Edited by Adam Gray
Inside the superyacht with two helipads and its own submarine that costs millions to refill

This $600 million superyacht is pretty imposing with two helipads – but the amount it costs to refuel will shock you.

Aside from the initial cost of the majestic vessel, each refuel costs $2.2 million.

And built by German shipbuilder, Blohm + Voss, it’s only one vessel of the Roman Abramovich superyacht fleet.

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The superyacht, named Eclipse (presumably due to its ability to block the sun), is pretty impressive.

At 169m (553ft) in length, it’s longer than five Boeing 737 -500 aircrafts parked end to end.

The behemoth boasts anti-missile systems, a laser shield, two helipads – which seems to be a growing trend for superyachts – and its very own submarine.

That’s significantly bigger than Jeff Bezos’ Koru, however, it’s dwarfed by this gigayacht concept.

Eclipse has been moored in Göcek, Turkey since June 2022.

The floating asset can travel up to 6,000 nautical miles at 21 knots before refueling.

However, with a weight of 13,000 tonnes and requiring 1,000,000 liters of fuel to fill its immense tanks – that could be one of the reasons it’s been ground to a halt.

The 1,000 tons of fuel required would also have taken 18-24 hours to fill up.

In fact, according to eSysman SuperYachts, its owner allegedly spent $2.2 million (41 million Turkish Lira) on a single refuel.

The expenditure may mean she’ll be put through her paces soon.

Aside from the fuel, the vessel costs roughly $60 million annually to maintain.

Looking for a vessel that costs less to maintain? This boat that can run forever without refueling.

In the future, this liquid-hydrogen-powered plane would fly from the UK to the US without refueling.

Problem solved.

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