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Oct 15 '18 08:34

Four children were injured after in an explosion on a boat in Amstelveen on Saturday. One child ended up in the water. The explosion occurred when the boat's engine was started, a spokesperson for the fire brigade said to RTL Nieuws.

All four children sustained minor burns and were taken to hospital. According to the fire brigade spokesperson, they're all primary school age.

The boat did not sustain significant damage. "It was probably a big flame", the spokesperson said to the broadcaster. 

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May 21 '18 15:20

The police in Spain arrested three Dutch people. They were caught with drugs on a boat sailing under the Dutch flag off the coast of Alicante, ANP reports.

A fourth person was also arrested on the boat. This person does not have Dutch nationality. All four suspects are in custody in Alicante. 

The police in the Netherlands searched the suspects' homes in Tholen and Harlingen. Whether anything was found, is not clear. 

Amsterdam boat rescue
Apr 4 '15 16:08

A team of rescuers from several agencies is searching for a person missing in the water after a pusher boat crashed into a yacht. The accident happened in the Westelijk Merwedekanaaldijk in Amsterdam Zeeburg at 11:45 a.m. on Saturday.

The yacht was stalled in the water after having mechanical problems, when it was rammed by the pusher. Another person aboard the yacht was rescued.

Police and Waternet closed the waterway and bike paths to give rescuers space to maneuver. A helicopter was also involved in the search.

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Aug 18 '14 07:53

A tourist ferry boat sank off the waters by Sumbawa, on its way from Lombok to Komodo on Friday. After floating in the water for 40 hours, another thirteen tourists were saved. In total, 23 people have been saved, including five Dutch tourists. Two unidentified persons are still missing, De Volkskrant reports.

Hoendiep
Apr 17 '14 16:22

The man who committed a double-homicide in Hoendiep last year was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison. The Public Prosecution Authority (OM) earlier demanded 30 years.

Hoendiep
Mar 25 '14 08:21

The Public Prosecution Authority (OM) has demanded a prison sentence of 30 years against the man who murdered a couple on their yacht last year in Hoendiep.

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Jul 24 '13 09:52

800 guests were present at the Sea Owl’s delivery party in Amsterdam. The gathering featured the 62-meter Feadship Sea Owl being delivered to its owners held at the Maritime Museum.

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