ARTICLES RELATING TO MARITIME

SS Mendi victims loved peace and justice - Zuma

2017-02-21 19:11

The more than 600 black men killed when the SS Mendi sank, died believing their contribution to World War I would lead to the better treatment of black people in South Africa, President Jacob Zuma has said.

PE museum to remember 607 victims of SS Mendi

2017-02-18 08:45

An exhibition honouring the 607 black soldiers who died on SS Mendi in 1917 will open at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum, PE.

African Union should do more to prevent marine piracy - expert

2017-01-11 12:13

The African Union should play a bigger role to ensure the safekeeping of crew members and cargo ships in African waters, says the Marine Crew Services.

300 tons of oil spills after Malaysia ship collision

2017-01-04 16:35

Almost 300 tons of oil has spilled into Malaysian and Singaporean waters after two container ships collided in a Malaysian port.

Thai navy shows off new technology

2016-12-11 15:30

Thailand's navy has demonstrated new technology to monitor fishing boats in a renewed effort to crack down on illegal fishing.

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.

 

SA to honour more than 600 dead in WWI ship sinking

2017-02-21 06:42

President Jacob Zuma is to lay a wreath in Durban in honour of the mostly black troops who died when the SS Mendi sank in the English channel during World War I, while a navy vessel carrying descendants will hold a ceremony in waters over the wreck.

Container ship carrying hazardous cargo on fire in Algoa Bay

2017-02-13 22:30

Efforts are being made to extinguish a fire in the hold of a container ship carrying hazardous cargo currently docked at the Port of Ngqura.

Robben Island ferry rescues 3 fishermen

2017-01-09 16:10

Three fishermen have been rescued by a Robben Island ferry after their fishing ski-boat capsized near the iconic island, the NSRI says.

Beware of new moon rip currents - NSRI

2016-12-29 10:15

Bathers have been urged to be extra careful due to super-strong rip currents that come with the new moon.

WATCH: Vessels collide in Port of Cape Town dry dock

2016-12-09 20:09

Two vessels have collided in the Sturrock Dry Dock in the Port of Cape Town after the caisson, the watertight chamber, breached and the dry dock flooded.

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.

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