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The last Invincible-class aircraft carrier to retire after 32 years of service

HMS Illustrious, a helicopter carrier from the Royal Navy, returns from its final voyage to Portsmouth today. The warship will  …

Video: Icelandic air rescue team at work

A video filmed from the air shows unique footage of a rescue operation by the Icelandic Coast Guard. The team serves in one of the  …

Oil carrier aground and holed in River Volga

М/V Nefterudovoz-32M ran aground in the River Volga. The incident occurred on July 19 at around 18:10 local time on the 462.2  …

The body of the fugitive ferry tycoon, head of the Sewol owner family, found decomposed

A heavily decomposed body, that was found on June 12 in South Korea by the police, has been identified as Yoo Byung-un. The tes …

Fully repaired MSC Flaminia re-debuts as an eco vessel

Two years after a serious fire incident (July 2012), which claimed three lives, MSC Flaminia has been fully repaired and upgrad …

Ferry Gelis Rauh burns out near Bali

Gelis Rauh, an Indonesia ro-ro passenger ferry, caught fire and sank in the Lombok Strait. The incident happened on July 17 off Pada …

Three died as barge sank off Batam

Posh Mogami, a semisubmersible barge registered in Singapore, sank 2 NM of Sekupang (Batam, Indonesia). The incident happe …

Costa Concordia Update: Final trip expected to start tomorrow

The final tow of Costa Concordia has been planned for tomorrow since the weather forecast for today foresaw winds of 40 km/h. T …

MSC takes in its largest vessel

The Mediterranean Shipping Co has taken in its first 15,908-TEU, part of six-vessel series. The MSC London is vessel number 26  …

Maersk takes delivery of the tenth Triple-E

Mayview Maersk, the tenth Triple-E vessel, has been delivered to Maersk. Now the Korean shipbuilder Daweoo has begun the constr …

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