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World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 20, 2015
Britain rescued 347 passengers and crew from the French cruise ship Le Boreal after a fire broke out as it was sailing close to the British-ruled Falkland Islands, officials and the operator said on Thursday.
World News | Reuters | Monday May 25, 2015
Warplanes from Libya's official government attacked an oil tanker docked outside the city of Sirte on Sunday, wounding three people and setting the ship on fire, officials said.
Ishita Blaggan | Thursday August 21, 2014
Priyanka and Anushka reportedly got on like a house on fire and became great friends while shooting for Zoya Akhtar's Dil Dhadakne Do. It helped that they were on a cruise ship in the Mediterranean Sea.
World News | Associated Press | Monday June 30, 2014
A cruise ship that returned to Seattle after a fire in its boiler room left the port again on Sunday morning.
India News | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from PTI) | Sunday March 9, 2014
One worker was killed and two others injured in an accident at a shipbuilding centre in Visakhapatnam where India is building its first class of three nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines. The incident took place when the pressure of the hydraulic tank of the Arihant class submarine was being tested and the tank's lid fell on the workers a...
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 1, 2014
A fire broke out on a Korean cargo ship anchored at the Mumbai Port Trust (MPT) last night, Naval sources said.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday May 28, 2013
Fire aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship forced it to dock at Freeport in Bahamas on Monday with all passengers and crew safe but the rest of the trip canceled, the cruise company reported.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday April 18, 2013
A Chinese factory fishing ship caught fire on Wednesday just off the coast of Antarctica and 97 crew members were rescued by a nearby Norwegian vessel as Chile's military mobilized to prevent any environmental damage.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday September 10, 2012
A major fire that broke out on merchant vessel MV Amsterdam Bridge off the coast of Mumbai on Sunday afternoon, has been contained. The Coastguard took over six hours to control the fire, and now the cooling process is underway.
India News | Reported by Rashmi Rajput; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday September 10, 2012
A major fire broke out on merchant vessel MV Amsterdam Bridge off the coast of Mumbai this afternoon. The 54,405 ton vessel is carrying chemical cargo which is hazardous and noxious in nature; if released into marine environment, it will have detrimental effect on human and marine life.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Shamik Ghosh (with Reuters inputs) | Tuesday July 17, 2012
At 3:30 am local time, a US naval ship trained its machine guns on a boat in Jabel Ali, a frequent docking point for American naval vessels about 30 miles southwest of Dubai. An Indian fisherman on board was killed; three others were injured.
South | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday July 18, 2012
India has asked the UAE to register a case against the US navy after one of its ships opened fire on a boat off Dubai. A fisherman from Tamil Nadu was killed; three others from the same state were injured. India is pursuing the case with the US government as well.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 6, 2012
Panic gripped the crew of a cargo ship after one of its containers loaded with chemicals caught fire about 50 nautical miles off Mangalore on Saturday but no one was hurt in the incident, Coast Guard officials said.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday February 28, 2012
Helicopters will ferry food and flashlights to more than 1,000 passengers and crew stuck aboard a disabled cruise ship that is being towed to the Seychelles Islands through waters prowled by pirates, officials said Tuesday.
World News | The Associated Press | Wednesday February 22, 2012
Divers searching the capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship off a Tuscan island found eight bodies on Wednesday on one of the passenger decks, including that of a missing 5-year-old Italian girl, authorities said. Italy's national civil protection agency, which is monitoring the operation off a Tuscan island, said three of the bodies were recovered a...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Monday January 31, 2011
A Navy warship, INS Vindhyagiri, caught fire on Sunday after a collision with a merchant vessel MV Nordlake. The fire was finally out out.Here is a statement issued by the Defence Ministry on the incident:At about 1630 h on 30 Jan 11 INS Vindhyagiri was entering harbour and proceeding at slow speed, when MV Nordlake, a Cyprus flag container carrier...
Mumbai News | Nitin Gokhale, Ketki Angre | Monday January 31, 2011
A once majestic warship now stands - just barely - in less than seven metres of water on the floor of the naval dockyard in Mumbai. (See Pictures)Still, there is much to be thankful for. Nobody was on board the INS Vindhyagiri when the fire began a little after 4 last evening, the result of a collision with another ship. (Read: Government i...