Mega yacht belonging to Saudi Prince capsized in repair yard, no injures

Mega yacht NOURAH OF RYAD capsized during lifting operation at repair yard in Perama, Greece, at around noon Mar 8. Yacht was to be lifted out of water for carrying out underwater hull anti-fouling works, something went wrong and she capsized starboard, remaining partially above waterline. Crew and dock workers are safe, nobody was injured.
Mega yacht NOURAH OF RYAD, IMO 9534822, GT 1531, built 2008, flag Cayman Islands, owner Prince Turki al Saud, capacity 14 guests; crew 18.

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Hi! My name is Stepan Kotcherga, I’m Merchant Marine Navigation Officer, now a Second Officer working on dry cargo ships. My home is in Ukraine. I’m contributing maritime news and inside info.