The world's biggest super-yacht, the Caymans Islands-flagged Dilbar, estimated to be worth between US$500-US$800 million, measuring over 500ft long with 60 cabins and two helipads, spent a short time in UK recently after a week-long voyage from Barcelona.
Owned by a Russian oligarch, Dilbar arrived in Southampton on 6 June on its way to Hamburg.
Supposedly the fourth largest yacht in the world by length but biggest in gross tonnage (15,917) and interior volume, the yacht can accommodate 36 guests and 84 crew.
Superyachts nearly take a dip in heavylift ballast blip
A heavy lift cargo ship owned by DYT Yacht Transport moving seven luxury yachts, began to sink in Palma de Mallorca on 8 June, due to a ballast problem which resulted in it listing to starboard.
Global shortage of ships officers to grow
A worldwide shortage of ships' officers is set to increase despite the damaging impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the industry, a new report has warned.
Yacht in Greenland grounding was poorly prepared for polar navigation, finds flag state
Isle of Man marine authorities are calling for vessels in remote areas to take more care, following a case in which a 1,076gt superyacht ran aground at a speed of 14.5 knots in sensitive polar waters.
Yacht crew should be paid during quarantine, says Cayman register
New guidance from the Cayman Islands shipping registry (CISR) says that seafarers should be paid while in mandatory Covid-19 quarantine on joining or leaving a vessel.