16 Aug 2022
The first humanitarian cargo of food from Ukraine since Russia's invasion has set off from Ukraine. Meanwhile, the location of the first commercial ship to leave carrying grain is unknown.
9 Aug 2022
Data suggest that Germany may be on the brink of an economic downturn that could ultimately lead some businesses to move abroad.
15 Jun 2022
A ship carrying nearly 16,000 sheep sunk off Sudan's Red Sea coast on Sunday before it was heading to Saudi Arabia, port officials said.
2 Nov 2021
The Murat 729, carrying 400 mostly Afghan migrants and refugees, sent a distress signal after its engines failed. Turkey failed to respond to a request to take back the vessel, despite a 2016 EU deal worth billions.
9 Aug 2021
Greek islanders are taking refuge on a chartered ship and on the beach after fleeing their homes from wildfires on the Greek island of Evia, sparked by a record heatwave. The blazes have destroyed homes and reduced thousands of hectares of land to ash on Greece's second-largest island just northeast of the capital Athens.
31 May 2021
Millions of plastic pellets from a container ship ablaze off Colombo have already washed up on beaches, along with other hazardous waste. The disaster threatens the lucrative fishing and tourism sectors.
12 Apr 2021
Reports of an "explosion" on an Iranian cargo ship in busy waters off the Yemeni coast have been confirmed. The ship is suspected of functioning as a military base for the Revolutionary Guard.
15 Jun 2019
A 136-year-old wooden schooner had only just emerged from a €1.5-million renovation when it was sunk by a container ship near Hamburg. The accident would likely have been fatal if rescuers hadn't been in the area.
3 Jul 2018
The captain of German humanitarian ship Lifeline detained by Malta last week said in a video released on Tuesday (July 3) that the Libyan coast guard threatened him and his crew with death.
18 Jun 2017
The bodies of missing sailors were found in flooded compartments of the USS Fitzgerald, which came close to sinking after a collision with a container ship off Japan tore a gash under the warship's waterline.