Payment Dispute With Designer Philippe Starck Halts The Launch Of Steve Job’s “Venus” Yacht

By - December 21st, 2012

Payment Dispute With Designer Philippe Starck Halts The Launch Of Steve Jobs Venus Yacht

Apparently the Atlantic crossing was a no-go for “Venus,” the megayacht commissioned by the late http://apple.com” target=”_blank”>Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. News surfaced earlier today that the 80-meter long “Apple Store of the Sea” was in the midst of a payment dispute between its designer, http://starck.com” target=”_blank”>Philippe Starck, and Steve Jobs’ family. Starck, one of today’s most prolific product and architectural designer, claimed his total compensation on the project was to be around €9 million euros ($11.8 million dollars), but at the yacht’s completion he only received €6 million euros ($7.9 million dollars). With the debt collection agency he hired, Starck filed a legal order with the Dutch courts for the yacht’s impoundment till Job’s heir paid the remainder. Built Dutch custom yacht builder http://feadship.com” target=”_blank”>Feadship at a cost of €105 million euros, or $138.4 million dollars, http://freshnessmag.com/2012/10/28/steve-jobss-yacht-venus-by-philippe-starck/” target=”_blank”>Steve Jobs’ “Venus” mega-yacht is currently docking in Port of Amsterdam till further notice.

Payment Dispute With Designer Philippe Starck Halts The Launch Of Steve Jobs Venus Yacht

via: http://theverge.com/2012/12/21/3793532/steve-jobs-yacht-impounded-after-designer-philippe-starck-payment-dispute” target=”_blank”>The Verge//http://bigstory.ap.org” target=”_blank”>AP

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