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Greek navy minesweeper, Portuguese cargo ship collide

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek navy minesweeper and a Portuguese-flagged cargo ship collided Tuesday outside the country’s main port of Piraeus, leaving two...

Philippines: Typhoon displaces 120,000 people, 8 missing

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A strong typhoon blew out of the Philippines on Monday after displacing more than 120,000 people, leaving several fishermen missing...

California boat owners faulted for fire that killed 34

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of the deadliest accidents in recent U.S. maritime history was the fault of owners of a Southern California dive...

Plan to retrieve Titanic radio spurs debate on human remains

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — People have been diving to the Titanic's wreck for 35 years. No one has found human remains, according to the...

Driverless boat in Florida spins of control, smashing docks

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Three men conducting a photo shoot on a boat in a busy Florida river somehow went overboard, leaving...

Polish divers find wreck of German WWII ship in Baltic Sea

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A team of Polish divers say they have found almost intact the wreckage of German World War II steamer Karlsruhe,...

The Latest: US extends ban on cruise ships through October

WASHINGTON — Federal health officials are extending the U.S. ban on cruise ships through the end of October amid reports of recent outbreaks of...

Migrants accuse Greece of pushing them back out to sea

DIKILI, Turkey (AP) — Shortly after reaching the Greek island of Lesbos, a group of Afghan migrants say, their hopes for a new life...

Stuck at sea: Nations urged to help virus-stranded mariners

PARIS (AP) — Another COVID-19 problem that the U.N. is trying to solve: how to help more than 300,000 merchant mariners who are trapped...

Navy releases documents from Cold War loss of submarine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Navy began releasing documents from the investigation into the deadliest submarine disaster in U.S. history on Wednesday, but the...

Russian frigate and container ship collide in Danish waters

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Russian frigate has collided with a Marshall Islands-flagged container ship off Copenhagen, Denmark’s navy said. Weather reports show that...

Baltic Sea ferry runs aground in Finnish waters, no injuries

HELSINKI (AP) — A Baltic Sea passenger ferry with nearly 300 people aboard ran aground in the Aland Islands archipelago between Finland and Sweden...

The Latest: Sally weakens to depression; still dumping rain

Here are the latest developments on tropical weather: ...

No emergency training for crew on boat where fire killed 34

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Crew members on a dive boat say they were never instructed on emergency procedures before a predawn fire swept through...

Greece: 3 migrants dead, 56 saved after boat sinks off Crete

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A smuggling boat sank off the southern Greek island of Crete on Monday, leaving three dead, while a large rescue...

Diesel fuel found in ocean near Sri Lanka oil tanker fire

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — An Indian coast guard aircraft sprayed a special chemical on a patch of diesel fuel near a large oil...

Sheriff: Five boats sank in Texas Trump parade, no injuries

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Five boats sank in a Texas lake during a nautical parade in support of President Donald Trump, but no one...

Fire on oil tanker off Sri Lanka extinguished after 3 days

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A fire on a large oil tanker drifting off Sri Lanka's coast was extinguished on Sunday after burning for...

Several boats sink during Texas parade for President Trump

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A spokesperson for the Travis County sheriff’s office in Texas says “several” boats sank Saturday while taking part in a...

Ships, copters fighting fire as tanker drifts near Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Ships and aircraft from Sri Lanka and India intensified efforts to extinguish an oil tanker fire burning for a...

2nd crew member, dead cows found after ship sinks off Japan

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's coast guard rescued a survivor floating in a raft Friday hours after finding an unconscious crew member in waters where...

Livestock ship carrying 42 crew sinks off Japan’s coast

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese...

Typhoon pummels South Korea, ship missing in rough waters

SEOUL, South Korea (AP)...

Damaged Venezuelan oil tanker drawing international concern

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) —...

Criminal charges loom in California boat fire that killed 34

LOS ANGELES (AP) —...

Tug responding to Mauritius oil spill sinks; 3 sailors dead

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The...

Thousands march in Mauritius over dead dolphins, oil spill

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Honking...

Greece launches rescue for new migrant boat near Rhodes

ATHENS, Greece (AP) —...

14 dolphins die in Mauritius near Japanese ship’s oil spill

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — At...

Search ends for 2 still missing after Texas port explosion

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP)...

2 bodies found, 2 missing after explosion in Texas port

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP)...

Greece: 1 killed, 3 hurt in engine-room blast on ferry

ATHENS, Greece (AP) —...

Mauritius arrests captain of Japanese ship that spilled oil

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Authorities...

Mauritius copes with split Japanese ship that spilled oil

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Work...

Ship leaking tons of oil off Mauritius has split apart

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The...

Grounded ship emptied of oil, but heavy damage for Mauritius

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Almost...

Mauritius seeks compensation as oil spill cleanup continues

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Mauritius...

Urgent pumping removes oil from ship grounded near Mauritius

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In...

Race in Mauritius to empty oil tanker before it breaks up

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Urgent...

Mauritius races to contain oil spill, protect coastline

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Thousands...

Mauritius scrambles to counter oil spill from grounded ship

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Anxious...

Mauritius declares emergency as stranded ship spills fuel

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The...

Asia Today: Manila back under lockdown as virus cases surge

MANILA, Philippines (AP) —...

2 California men who died in Arizona boat crash identified

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz....

Congress awards its highest honor to USS Indianapolis crew

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress...

Tests reveal coronavirus in Yosemite National Park’s sewage

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif....

CDC extends US ban on cruise ships through September

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal...

Surf, high tides flood Southern California’s Newport Beach

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP)...

Migrant boat sinks in Turkish lake; 5 bodies recovered

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) —...

3 injured when boat, humpback whale collide in Alaska waters

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) —...

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