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27 Jul
The bodies of 17 people — including an infant — were recovered after a boat carrying migrants from Haiti keeled over off the coast of the Bahamas.
14 May
The US Coast Guard has said a vessel carrying mainly Haitian migrants capsized off the coast of Puerto Rico. More than 30 people were rescued and a search is ongoing.
1 Nov 2021
The French prosecutor says the captain of the Cornelis Gert Jan faces a possible €75,000 fine for "non-authorized fishing in French waters" by a non-EU boat. The scallop dredger was seized Thursday off Le Havre.
6 Oct 2021
When La Cumbre Vieja began erupting and sending burning lava across huge swathes of land on the western side of La Palma in Spain's Canary Islands, thousands of people were forced to flee. Pensioners Margaretha and Luis were among those who had to leave their homes, and the couple are now taking refuge in their small boat in the port of Tazacorte until it is safe to return.
30 May 2021
A boat carrying at least 160 people capsized on Wednesday night in the Niger River, North-West Nigeria. The incident occurred near the town of Wara, which is on the shores of the Kainji Lake on the border between Niger and Kebbi states
27 May 2021
At least four victims have been confirmed dead, but rescuers fear more than 150 people could have drowned. A local official said the boat was carrying at least twice as many people as permitted.
9 Jan 2021
Nigerian Professor builds boat from scratch
9 Oct 2020
As the 2020 governorship election draws near, history comes to play in the politics of Ondo state as the Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi (Zenith Labour Party) from the South District, burnt the boat to challenge his boss, the incumbent, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu (APC) from North Senatorial District at the poll. The incumbent, Rotimi Akeredolu is seeking re-election under the ruling APC, while Eyitayo Jegede, who hails from Central District, is making a 2nd attempt under PDP.
4 Jul 2020
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31 Dec 2019
A boat without a crew but containing decomposing bodies, including two headless corpses, washed up in Japan. Officials said it was the first of its kind this year on the island of Sado, which faces North Korea.
4 Nov 2019
BOAT (Blood and Oxygen Access Trust) is a Life Bank initiative to provide essential medical products at no cost to those who need them but cannot afford them.
6 Jul 2019
A boat used for catching lobsters has sunk off the Honduran Caribbean coast, resulting in at least 27 fatalities. So far 55 people have been rescued, the country's armed forces said.

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