Nato criticises Russian missiles near Poland, Lithuania

2016-11-23 06:46

Nato is criticising Russia's deployment of anti-ship missiles in its westernmost Baltic region as "aggressive military posturing," and is urging dialogue to cool escalating tensions.

Death toll from Indonesian boat accident climbs to 54 - official

2016-11-04 16:57

The death toll from a speedboat accident in Indonesia has climbed to 54, an official said after dozens of bodies were found floating in the ocean.

800 000 polystyrene containers burning on ship in Cape Town harbour

2016-11-02 13:06

About 800 000 polystyrene containers are on fire on a fishing ship in the Cape Town harbour, the city's fire services say.

Finland to operate world's 1st LNG-powered icebreaker

2016-11-01 15:36

Finland says it will start to operate the world's first icebreaker powered by liquefied natural gas on Tuesday as the number of LNG-powered vessels is steadily increasing in the Nordic country that is heavily reliant on maritime transport

Vermont man lost at sea was suspect in grandfather's killing

2016-09-28 20:12

According to court records, a 22-year-old Vermont man who has been rescued after being lost at sea for a week was a suspect in his wealthy grandfather's unsolved killing in 2013.

PICS: Stranded whale 'hugs' rescue boat after being freed from nets

2016-08-29 11:46

Coast guard staff have described how a humpback whale freed from netting thanked them by "hugging" the side of their boat, and then following them for twenty minutes.

Whale freed after three hour operation in Jeffreys Bay

2016-07-06 12:07

A whale entangled in fishing rope lines and floatation buoys was freed following a three-hour operation in Lower Point, Jeffreys Bay.

Samsa head resigns suddenly

2016-05-24 18:01

The executive head of the SA Maritime Safety Authority has resigned with immediate effect, reports Netwerk24.

3 Chinese fishing trawlers escorted to East London harbour

2016-05-23 09:18

Three Chinese fishing trawlers suspected of illegal activity have been docked at the East London Harbour following a joint operation by the navy and fisheries department.

Suspicious vessels at sea raise concern

2016-05-13 22:01

Nine suspicious vessels that are suspected of illegal fishing have been spotted around Durban, Port St Johns and Cape Recife this week.


Stricken Cape Town trawler likely unsalvageable

2016-11-09 13:25

The ship that caught fire in Cape Town harbour a week ago may be sold as scrap, the South African Maritime Safety Authority says.

Indonesia arrests 2 boat crew, search for missing continues

2016-11-03 15:07

Two crewmen of an overcrowded speedboat that capsized in Indonesia have been arrested as rescuers continued searching for the dozens of passengers still missing.

At least 20 dead, 39 rescued in Indonesian boat capsizing

2016-11-02 10:28

A boat carrying workers home from Malaysia has capsized in stormy weather off Indonesia, and police said at least 20 people have died and 39 have been rescued

World's deepest flooded cave found in Czech Republic

2016-10-01 14:34

A Czech-Polish team says it has discovered the world's deepest underwater cave in the eastern Czech Republic.

Green-powered boat readies for round-the-world voyage

2016-09-12 22:17

Dubbed the "Solar Impulse of the Seas," the first boat to be powered solely by renewable energies and hydrogen hopes to make its own historic trip around the world.

All fisheries dept vessels finally back at sea

2016-07-29 12:04

It took nearly four years, but all six fisheries department vessels are back at sea, patrolling and researching.

Twelve missing after boat capsizes off Indonesia

2016-06-27 14:19

Twelve people are missing after a boat capsized in stormy weather off Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua, an official said.

Tons of squid, fish found on 3 captured Chinese vessels

2016-05-23 18:03

About 600 tons of squid and other fish species have been confiscated after the capture of three foreign fishing vessels.

Beached 'ghost ship' under guard in Liberia surfer paradise

2016-05-14 07:15

When an empty oil tanker drifted onto a Liberian beach, it disturbed golden shores usually troubled only by baby crabs, and raised rumours of everything from an Islamist invasion to a ghost crew.

Malaysia says four missing at sea found on trespassing Vietnam trawler

2016-05-13 09:06

Four people, including three foreigners, who turned up after disappearing for more than a week in the South China Sea have been found by chance aboard a trespassing Vietnamese trawler, Malaysia's coast guard say.

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