Tag: Maritime accidents

At least 43 migrants drown off Tunisia; 84 rescued

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TUNIS, Tunisia — At least 43 migrants drowned off the coast of Tunisia on Saturday and 84 others were rescued after their boat capsized...

As the Titanic decays, expedition will monitor deterioration

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The Titanic is disappearing. The iconic ocean liner that was sunk by an iceberg is now slowly succumbing to metal-eating bacteria: holes pervade the...

Tunisian navy rescues 178 migrants, recovers 2 bodies

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TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisian naval forces recovered two bodies and picked up 178 migrants from the Mediterranean on Sunday after the boats transporting them...

Dutch timber ship runs aground in northern Sweden

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STOCKHOLM — A cargo ship carrying timber has run aground in northern Sweden in the estuary of the Angerman River that feeds into the...

Hit-and-run death reopened in mother and son shooting deaths

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Information gathered by agents investigating the death of a mother and son from a prominent South Carolina legal family has led...

Asian Americans lobby to name Navy ship for Filipino sailor

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SAN FRANCISCO — Asians Americans, veterans and civilians in the U.S. and the Philippines are campaigning to name a Navy warship for a Filipino...

DNR: Fire that destroyed boats at Indiana lake was accident

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BIRDSEYE, Ind. — A February fire that destroyed 11 boats at a southern Indiana reservoir and damaged numerous other vessels was most likely...

Turtle carcasses wash ashore in Sri Lanka after ship fire

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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Nearly a hundred carcasses of turtles with throat and shell damage, as well as dozens of dead dolphins and a...

Newspaper sues SC police over records in mother, son deaths

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ISLANDTON, S.C. — A South Carolina newspaper is suing the police agencies investigating the shooting deaths of a mother and son from one of...

Turkey: 1 dead in Bosporus Strait container ship collision

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ISTANBUL — A container ship and a fishing boat collided in Istanbul’s Bosporus Strait, killing one person Thursday. ...