Yacht name: Indian Empress
Formerly: Al Mirqab
Length: 312 ft • 95 m
Naval architect: Richard Hein • The A Group
Owner: Vijay Mallya • Kingfisher Airlines • United Beverages
Photos: monacoeye • 6 September 2006 and May 2008 • Monaco
Photo: NT • Monaco • May 2008
May 2008: This year, Vijay Mallya has a major stake in the Grand Prix, as a partner in Force India, the team that bought out Spyker in 2007. This former Jordan stable should now have the necessary capital to recover some of its lost glory.
Indian Empress is currently in the middle of the T jetty, rubbing shoulders with Lakshmi Mittal's Amevi, which arrived today.
Sep 2006: This Oceanco giant pulled in this evening renamed as Indian Empress. The new owner is Vijay Mallya, the Indian beer billionaire and owner of Kingfisher Airlines. He is also a keen yachtsman and has racing car interests…