This Italian port metropolis has simply banned superyachts over 75 metres. Billionaires aren’t completely satisfied.
Naples has banned superyachts, triggering a refrain of disappointment from multibillionaires.
The port of Naples has restricted entry to sure ships this summer season, prohibiting vessels that exceed 75 metres in size.
Some port directors have expressed frustration with the rule, which has been launched for safety causes.
“There are guidelines and we respect them, however on this case it have to be famous that the repercussions of this provision are appreciable,” Massimo Luise, one of many directors of the Mergellina pier, advised Italy24.
“It’s a pity for Naples, which is a particular metropolis filled with tradition and custom … that it may possibly now not welcome visitors of the calibre of Leonardo DiCaprio, Johnny Depp, Jeff Bezos and Jennifer Lopez.”
Bernard Arnault – the second richest man on this planet, with a web value of €140 billion – was one of many first to fall foul of the brand new rules.
Symphony, the 101-metre-long, six-deck vessel, was left stranded within the Tyrrhenian Sea final week after the crew had been advised it will not be allowed to dock within the southern Italian metropolis.
The style tycoon – who’s the CEO of luxurious items firm LVMH and co-founder of Louis Vuitton – should occupy himself onboard. Fortunately, there’s no scarcity of choices, together with an out of doors cinema and a glass-bottomed swimming pool.
Corriere della Sera – an Italian information organisation – reported that the media tycoon Barry Diller has additionally renounced Naples as a vacation vacation spot.
The brand new restriction will apply for the primary time this summer season season.
Arnault has additionally bought his non-public jet
This isn’t the primary time that Arnault has confronted journey impediments by the hands of the less-affluent.
Final 12 months, the French businessman bought his non-public jet after being tracked by Twitter local weather activists.
“63 French billionaires emit as a lot CO2 as 50 per cent of the inhabitants,” the ‘I Fly Bernard’ account accountable for the monitoring wrote.