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14/09/2018 08:50:00 PM
Fire Breaks Out at Lürssen Shipyard
By Lauren Beck 
A fire broke out at the floating dock at Lürssen’s shipyard at Bremen-Aumund, Germany, at 2 a.m. September 14, and a new-build vessel was involved in the blaze. more...
11/09/2018 07:15:00 PM
M/Y K Runs Aground
By Aileen Mack 
Forty-meter M/Y K ended up on the rocks on September 9 near Punta Bianca in Ponza, Italy. more...
07/09/2018 04:15:00 PM
M/Y Kanga Catches Fire in Croatia
By Aileen Mack 
On the morning of September 7, 40-meter M/Y Kanga caught fire while anchored on the southeastern side of Pelješac peninsula, Croatia.  more...
04/09/2018 05:30:00 PM
Crewmember Sinead McNamara Dies on M/Y Mayan Queen IV
By Aileen Mack 
Twenty-year-old Sinead McNamara was found unconscious on M/Y Mayan Queen IV in the early morning of August 31 while the vessel was docked in Kefalonia, Greece, and later died. more...
27/08/2018 09:25:00 PM
M/Y Equanimity Sale Permitted, Owner Charged
By Aileen Mack 
The sale of M/Y Equanimity, which was seized in as an asset in an investigation in February 2018, has been granted by a Malaysian court and her owner has been charged with eight counts of laundering money. more...
23/08/2018 05:40:00 PM
Five crew arrested, 300 kilos of cocaine found
By Aileen Mack 
Spanish authorities arrested five crewmembers, four Dutch and one German, after they were caught with 300 kilograms of cocaine on M/Y HCH-X near Mallorca on August 19 more...
22/08/2018 09:20:00 PM
Yacht Stolen, Rams Other Boats in Seattle
By Aileen Mack 
Seattle police arrested a man after he stole a 92-foot yacht and damaged several other vessels in South Lake Union, Washington. more...
20/08/2018 07:30:00 PM
Coast Guard Halts Illegal Charter in Miami
By Aileen Mack 
The U.S. Coast Guard halted the voyage of M/Y Golden Touch II in Miami, Florida, on August 19 after discovering several safety issues aboard the yacht.  more...
16/08/2018 03:40:00 PM
U.S. Flag Registry Rules Updated to Include Larger Yachts
By Aileen Mack 
An amendment has been signed redefining a yacht, and now yacht owners with vessels over 300 GT can fly an American flag and register their yachts in the U.S. more...
08/08/2018 03:10:00 PM
Electrician Injured on the Job Receives Settlement
By Lauren Beck 
A local Broward electrician who fell eight feet off a ladder while working on a yacht in the yard has received a settlement. more...