Lurssen launch 156M Mega Yacht DILBAR (Project OMAR) for Alisher Usmanov – Russia’s richest man

Saturday, November 14, 2015 saw the German builder LURSSEN launch the imposing 156m mega yacht DILBAR, previously known as Project OMAR, reportedly destined for Alisher Usmanov – Russia’s richest man. The just-launched superyacht DILBAR was captured by DrDuu.

156m mega yacht DILBAR by Lurssen - Photo by DrDuu

156m mega yacht DILBAR by Lurssen – Photo by DrDuu

The fourth largest yacht in the world by length, DILBAR yacht is supposed to be the largest yacht in the world measured by volume. She was built for Usmanov as a replacement for his 110m Lurssen carrying the same name.

Alisher Usmanov - Photo credit to telegraph.co.uk

Alisher Usmanov – Photo credit to telegraph.co.uk

Alisher Burkhanovich Usmanov is an Uzbek-born Russian business magnate, born on September 9, 1953. According to January 2015 Forbes website data, the oligarch Usmanov is Russia’s richest man, with a fortune estimated at $14.7 billion, and the world’s 58th richest person.