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Smoke on the water

Smoke on the water

In 1971, one of rock’s greatest ever guitar riffs was conceived after a fire incinerated a venue on the Lake Geneva shoreline. Today, however, smoke on the water is less Deep Purple and more different shades of blue, as reports

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$3.4m yacht sunk in UK harbour inferno

$3.4m yacht sunk in UK harbour inferno

Officials are probing the cause of a blaze that resulted in the 85ft (26m) Rendezvous sinking  to the bottom of Torquay harbour, UK on Saturday May 28th. The vessel, built by Princess Yachts, was uncrewed at the time and the

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Two superyachts destroyed by fire in Rhode Island

Two superyachts destroyed by fire in Rhode Island

Two superyachts have been destroyed by fire at Hinckley Yacht Services Marina, Rhode Island, US on Friday (December 10). Reportedly 70 firefighters were fighting the blaze at its peak. Fire safety crews were battling for over 8 hours and continued

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The risks of over insurance: M/Y GALATEA

The risks of over insurance: M/Y GALATEA

Andrew Spyrou, Holman Fenwick Willan, considers the recent case of Riva’s M/Y GALATEA, which was destroyed by fire in an Athens Marina.  The owners sought €13 million from the insurers of the vessel as she was a constructive total loss, but

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