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Piracy and IMO recommendations for pleasure crafts
Piracy at sea today is one of the pressing problems for all shipping. And this applies not only to the commercial fleet involved in the transportation of goods and passengers: today everything that is of value comes into the sphere of "interests" of pirates. For this reason, pleasure craft and other small-scale fleet that makes international transfers in the zone of increased danger of piracy are also at risk. read more
Yachting in the Crimea today: to be or not to be?
The maritime areas of the Crimean peninsula are an excellent place for yacht tourism and various water sports. However, after the occupation of Crimea in 2014 by Russia, the legal status of the Crimea has been changed not for the better for such events: Crimea officially became an occupied territory with all the ensuing consequences in the form of a special entry / exit regime and new measures of responsibility for the violation of such a regime. read more
Legal regulation of yacht operation
Article is divoted to regulations, applicable to the yacht, namely legal rules of flag and port state control, as well as the legal rules, prescribed by international conventions and requirements of classification socities. read more