Making the news this week: the aftermath of the crash between a Japanese warship and a container ship, plus the mysterious Arctic Sea is towed back to harbour in Malta

In this week’s roundup of the world’s best boating photos, we have images of the aftermath of the collision between the Japanese warship, JS Kurama and a container ship, F1 fans relax aboard a motoryacht inside Yas Marina ahead of Sunday’s Grand Prix, plus the mysterious Arctic Sea finally makes it home.

To see all these images go to our gallery or view previous weeks’ best boating photos from around the world.