Tag: Maritime accidents

Seacor Power oil boat to be pulled from sea after capsizing

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PORT FOURCHON, La. — Authorities say they’re preparing to move a capsized oil industry boat from the site of its deadly April accident. ...

1st cruise ship sails through Venice since start of pandemic

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SOAVE, Italy — Early risers in Venice were surprised Thursday to see a cruise ship nosing down the Giudecca canal for the first time...

Shrinking giants: North Atlantic right whales getting tinier

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One of the giants of the deep is shrinking before our eyes, a new study says. ...

Biden’s AI czar focuses on societal risks, preventing harm

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Computer scientist Lynne Parker made breakthroughs in getting robots to work together so they could perform difficult missions, like cleaning up after a nuclear...

Utah man sentenced to 30 years in death of wife on cruise

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JUNEAU, Alaska — A Utah man was sentenced Thursday to 30 years in prison in the beating death of his wife on an Alaska...

2 migrants dead, more than 100 rescued off Tunisian coast

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TUNIS, Tunisia — The bodies of two migrants have been recovered from the Mediterranean Sea and another 20 remain missing a day after two...

Fire strikes largest Iranian navy ship, forcing evacuation

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TEHRAN, Iran — The largest ship in the Iranian navy caught fire early Wednesday in the Gulf of Oman under unclear circumstances, forcing sailors...

Budapest unveils memorial to Danube tourist boat victims

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BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungarian and South Korean officials inaugurated a memorial Monday in Budapest that commemorates the 28 people who died, most of them...

U.S. Coast Guard suspends search for 10 missing Cubans

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for 10 Cuban migrants who went missing last week after their boat capsized...

Boat accident on Nigerian river kills 60, more feared dead

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LAGOS, Nigeria — Nigerian authorities confirmed that at least 60 people have died in a boat accident on the Niger River and that 83...