Greek ferry reaches island port

2015-03-27 22:34

The Greek ferry has reached a remote island port after being stranded for 2 days, helped by lull in gales.

Ailing Antarctic base worker rescued by icebreaker

2015-03-23 08:24

A seriously ill worker has been evacuated by helicopter from Australia's Antarctic station to an icebreaker ship in a dramatic round-the-clock rescue.

At least 33 dead as crowded Myanmar ferry capsizes

2015-03-14 12:36

A crowded double-decker passenger ferry capsized in north-western Myanmar after being slammed by huge waves, killing at least 33 people and leaving at least a dozen missing.

Taiwan ship missing in South Atlantic

2015-03-08 10:23

A Taiwanese ship carrying 49 crew has vanished in the remote South Atlantic Ocean without any sign of a mayday call.

French court probes mysterious Channel shipwreck

2015-03-04 13:38

A French court has began a probe into the case of a mysterious shipwreck 11 years ago that the families of the five victims believe was caused by a Nato submarine.

Arctic deep-water port proposed

2015-02-19 23:30

Engineers are looking at Nome, Alaska city for a new deep-water port to serve vessels in Arctic waters.

Bangladesh ferry capsizes with 200 aboard

2015-02-13 21:15

Rescuers in Bangladesh have pulled two bodies from the water and launched a search for survivors among the 200 passengers aboard an overloaded ferry that capsized south of the capital.

200 migrants missing in Mediterranean boat tragedy

2015-02-11 14:05

More than 200 migrants are missing after their boats sank in the Mediterranean Sea, according to survivors of the latest tragedy in the area, international agencies say.

Mpuma fisherman slips, drowns in KZN

2015-02-07 20:12

A Mpumalanga man in his 60s has drowned when he slipped while fishing in Umdloti, KZN, paramedics say, who tried to resuscitate him.

10 feared dead after Chinese boat sinks

2015-01-23 13:30

Ten people have been feared dead after a Chinese fishing boat sank in international waters near the South Korean resort island of Jeju, officials say.


Navy warship fires on Cape fishing boat

2015-03-27 09:27

The skipper of a fishing boat has told how he and his nine crew members panicked when they were accidentally fired upon by a warship during a naval exercise near Cape Agulhas.

Death toll climbs in Myanmar ferry accident

2015-03-17 10:05

The death toll in a weekend ferry accident off Myanmar's north-western coast has increased to 59 as more bodies were recovered, state-run media reports.

Cape Town fisherman missing at sea

2015-03-13 10:02

A fisherman is presumed to have drowned after he went missing at sea off Cape Point, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Join hunt for missing yacht online

2015-03-04 15:54

The public can help search for a missing South African catamaran crew through an online tool, their families says.

SA catamaran crew overdue

2015-03-02 22:05

A South African catamaran crew on a voyage to Thailand have not been heard from in a month and a half.

India pressured to explain who blew up Pakistani boat

2015-02-18 19:27

The Indiam government is under pressure to explain what caused a Pakistani fishing boat to explode, killing four people on board in mysterious circumstances.

US breaker to rescue vessel stranded in Antarctica

2015-02-12 08:47

The United States is sending a heavy icebreaker to help free an Australian fishing boat with 27 people on board that has been stranded in the icy Antarctic seas, the US Coast Guard says.

Rescuers battling to save sinking Greek ship

2015-02-11 11:46

Greek authorities say rescuers are trying to reach a Cyprus-flagged cargo ship with 22 crewmen that ran aground in a strong gale on an Aegean Sea island and is taking in water.

Dozens missing after Bangladesh boat sinks

2015-01-29 10:04

An overloaded fishing boat carrying migrants to Malaysia has sunk in strong currents off the coast of Bangladesh and 24 passengers are missing, police say.

Namibia denies China plans for naval base

2015-01-23 11:45

The Namibian government has dismissed as fabricated local media reports that China is planning to construct a naval base along Namibia's coast.

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