High Court Denies Injunction Request in Alfa Nero Sale Dispute


High Court Judge Rene Williams denied Yulia Gurieva-Motlokhov’s request for an injunction to halt the sale of the Alfa Nero.

The judge ruled that her legal team failed to prove the Antigua and Barbuda Port Authority’s actions were unlawful when they seized the vessel on behalf of the state.

Gurieva-Motlokhov contested the Port Authority (Amendment) Act 2023, which allowed the government to seize the yacht due to environmental concerns in Falmouth Harbour.

However, the judge refused the injunction citing ongoing environmental risks and set the claim of ownership for September 20, 2024. Another related case, ‘Flying Dutchman Overseas Ltd v The Port Authority,’ is also scheduled for that date.

This case involves challenges to the vessel’s seizure by Flying Dutchman Overseas Limited and Vita Felice Limited, both companies incorporated in the British Virgin Islands and managed by Opus Private Ltd.

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  1. With the complications of the American hegemony where we do as they demand of us stooges from prime minister to judiciary,that judge would be $hitting in their garments to ever rule against the expected ideology of war that USA is in.

  2. If the boat is an environmental risk why is Gaston trying to steal and sell the people yacht? The government surely knows how to choose their judges. Tell the owner to come and get their yacht. Does Gaston and his AG realize that the US has not sold any of the yachts they seized, including the one they chased all the way across the Pacific Ocean. They are spending millions on these yachts and the US law doesn’t allow them to be sold.
    I would suggest to Gaston and the AG, as many people have said, tell the woman to come get her boat and stop spending money on it. If you should win this case maybe you should stop travelling all over the place. I know you think you are big, but the KGB is bigger.
    I would also suggest she hires a different lawyer as this one is a government lawyer. Remember his performance at the Privy Council with the Barbudans.
    Who would want to purchase a stolen Russian boat? Aren’t they afraid when they put it out to sea the Russians sink it.
    Gaston is a bully and maybe he thinks he can take on the KGB. Hope the Russians realize that ordinary Antiguans have nothing to do with this.
    Maybe Gaston intends to keep the yacht for as party boat.
    I would also suggest the owners get a new lawyer as this one is a government lawyer. Why would anyone hire him after his performance at the privy council with the Barbuda case. Some lawyers have no scruples and will take on any case for the money.

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