Beyond their physical well-being, we need to worry about how they're going to get through the coming weeks, writes Mandy Wiener.
Anglo American has renewed its ocean freight contracts with Vuka Marine, a joint venture between Via Maritime Holdings of SA and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha of Japan.
Transnet Port Terminals has been nominated among the top three finalist of the 2015 Business Continuity Institute Africa Awards.
Gale force winds are hampering the rescue of the 470 people on the ferry burning in the Adriatic.
President Barack Obama will create the world’s largest marine sanctuary in the Pacific Ocean in a bid to protect sea life from climate change, the White House says.
At least 13 pilot whales have beached on a remote New Zealand coastline and conservation officials are desperately battling to prevent another 50 from reaching the shore.
An iceberg the size of Manhattan has broken off a glacier in Antarctica and could survive long enough to drift into international shipping lanes, scientists say.
A unique international agreement to protect the marine ecosystem around the south and west coasts of southern Africa has been approved by MPs.
A higher than normal US East Coast wave on 13 June was a tsunami, possibly caused by a strong storm.
After 2011 devastation a California port is building a "tsunami-resistant" harbour.
The largest destroyer built to date for the US Navy has headed out to the ocean for the first time, where it will undergo sea trials.
Most of Hawaii's coral has recovered from mass bleaching, but a study shows the coral has weakened because of warmer ocean temperatures.
One person has drowned and two are missing at sea after two merchant ships collided in rough seas off the Italian Adriatic coast.
Ernest Hemingway's grandsons sailed into the fishing village that inspired "The Old Man and the Sea" in a campaign to save game fish like the giant marlin that dragged the fictitious Santiago out to sea.
The Mexican government says fishermen found two rare conjoined gray whale calves in a northern Mexico lagoon that died shortly after being born.
Sasol has announced that it will start to explore the East Coast of South Africa for oil and gas for the next three years amid opposition from Dolphin Action and Protection Group.
A high concentration of deadly E. coli has been recorded at the Milnerton Lagoon, sparking warnings by the City of Cape Town for residents in the popular recreational area.
Once petrified at the thought of a deep-sea encounter with a shark, free-dive champion Pierre Frolla now travels the world to swim with these predators, describing them as majestic and much-maligned.
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