The Dutch coast guard is keeping an eye out for a sailing yacht that asked for help on the North Sea on Thursday night. After searching for the ship for hours and finding nothing on Thursday, the coast guard is no longer actively searching for the yacht, though they will keep a close eye out during the daily flight along the coast, NOS reports.
Four Dutch and a German were caught with 300 kilograms of cocaine on a yacht near Mallorca on Sunday. They were arrested by the Spanish authorities, NOS reports.
A yacht carrying 1,400 kilograms of cocaine was intercepted at the Azores, a group of islands that's an autonomous region of Portugal. The three people on board, a Dutch man, a Brit and a Croatian, were arrested, NOS reports.
The ship, sailing under the banner of the British Virgin Islands, was on its way fro the Caribbean to Europe. It was intercepted south of the island of Faial.
The arrests were a joint action by the British and Portuguese authorities.
A sailing yacht called Nenna with one person aboard went missing off the coast between Katwijk and Scheveningen on Wednesday. The Royal Dutch Rescue Company KNRM launched a search and managed to find the yacht with the captain on board and rushed him to the Erasmus hospital. He passed away in hospital, the KNRM announced on Thursday.
Two Dutchmen were arrested on suspicion of human trafficking after 25 undocumented migrants were found hiding in a yacht in the port of IJmuiden on Saturday
Two pleasure yachts in a marina in Zaandam caught fire after an explosion on one of the vessels. Three people were injured.
World famous Dutch DJ Tiësto crashed a yacht into David Guetta's South Beach dock, TMZ reports. The rockstar DJ accompanied by Martin Garrix and LIV owner Dave Grutman were supposed to pick Guetta up in Grutman's 55' VanDutch yacht but the engine stalled and the boat crashed into the dock.
A large fire broke out at the Comfortparc marina in Wessem, Limburg at 4:30 a.m. Thursday destroying a few dozen luxury yachts and houseboats. The burnt down ships are beyond repair and considered lost, reports 1limburg on their webpage.
Dutch King Willem-Alexander has dipped deep into the royal purse to purchase a luxury speedboat costing around €700,000, De Telegraaf reports. The pleasure-yacht was bought from Dutch dockyard Wajer & Wajer Yachts, Quote writes.
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.
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.
On July 11, the Feadship Sea Owl superyacht docked at the National Maritime Museum, in the heart of Amsterdam.