Beyond the high seas
Nov 9, 2013
Fire on merchant vessel off Mumbai coast put out
Jul 8, 2013
India | 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 hyd...
Cities | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 detrime...
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 gove...
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 | 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 | 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 agen...
India | 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,...
Cities | 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 ...