Showing Archived Posts

2 Killed in Norway Cruise Ship Fire

Posted September 15th, 2011 at 8:25 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

At least two people were killed after a fire broke out in the engine room of the Norwegian fjord cruise ship Nordlys on Thursday. The ship was at sea near the port of Aalesund in western Norway when the fire started. Some of the more than 200 passengers aboard the ship were evacuated to lifeboats, […]

Tags: , , , , , Posted in Europe

Norwegian Cruise Ship Evacuated After Engine Room Fire

Posted September 15th, 2011 at 7:11 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

The Norwegian fjord cruise ship Nordlys was evacuated Thursday after a fire broke out in the engine room. The ship was at sea near the port of Aalesund in western Norway when the fire started. Some of the more than 200 passengers aboard the ship were evacuated in lifeboats, while the rest left the Nordlys […]

Tags: , , , Posted in Europe

Cargo Ship Fire Off Nigerian Coast Kills 3

Posted September 8th, 2011 at 7:36 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Officials in Nigeria say they have found the bodies of three Indian crew members who went missing after an explosion on their cargo ship. Authorities say the bodies were found Thursday off the coast of Lagos. Two crew members are still unaccounted for while 10 others escaped from the vessel. The explosion happened Sunday causing […]

Tags: , , Posted in Africa

India Says China Confronted Ship in Vietnamese Waters

Posted September 2nd, 2011 at 2:05 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Indian officials say a naval vessel travelling off the coast of Vietnam was confronted by a Chinese warship last month in the South China Sea. An Indian foreign ministry spokesman says the INS Airavat was 83 kilometers off the coast of Vietnam on July 22, when it received a radio transmission from an unidentified Chinese […]

Tags: , , Posted in East Asia Pacific

Vietnam Takes Delivery of New Warship

Posted August 22nd, 2011 at 1:30 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Vietnam has taken ownership of the second of two Russian-made guided missile warships, expanding its naval firepower as a tense standoff continues with China over disputed territories in the South China Sea. The state-run Tuoi Tre newspaper carried photos Monday of the helicopter-capable warship docked in the port of Cam Ranh, on Vietnam’s south-central coast. […]

Tags: , Posted in East Asia Pacific

India Works to Clean Oil Spill from Sunken Ship

Posted August 8th, 2011 at 2:35 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

The Indian coast guard is working to clean up an oil spill from a cargo ship that sank off the coast of Mumbai last week. The defense ministry said Monday that an aerial survey detected oil up to 12 nautical miles from the vessel. The ministry said the slick had decreased and oil was now […]

Tags: , , Posted in South Asia

India Works to Clean Oil Spill from Sunken Ship

Posted August 8th, 2011 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

The Indian coast guard is working to clean up an oil spill from a cargo ship that sunk off the coast of Mumbai last week. The defense ministry said Monday that an aerial survey detected oil up to 12 nautical miles from the vessel. The ministry said the slick had decreased and oil was now […]

Tags: , Posted in South Asia

Indian Military Rescues 30 From Sinking Ship

Posted August 4th, 2011 at 7:35 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Indian navy and coast guard helicopters have rescued 30 crew members from a sinking cargo ship off the coast of Mumbai. Military officials said Thursday that the vessel sent out a distress signal and the authorities immediately began operations to rescue the crew of Indonesian, Jordanian and Romanian nationals. It is unclear why the ship […]

Tags: , , Posted in South Asia

Calendar

September 2021
M T W T F S S
« Jan    
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930  

Archives

Categories