The unsolved killings of a lawyer’s wife and son have brought new scrutiny to three other deaths in recent years.
“The Six,” a new documentary, attempts to track down the fate of Chinese sailors who survived the Titanic but were scattered by Western immigration laws.
Five of the six people on the small aircraft had been traveling on a Holland America Line cruise, the company said in a statement.
The sailor, Ryan Sawyer Mays, who holds the rank of seaman apprentice, is accused of starting one of the worst fires to engulf an American warship outside combat.
The U.S. Coast Guard reported a 25 percent jump in boating fatalities last summer compared to the year before. Casualty numbers this summer are tracking to be even higher.
The man, who was one of six survivors of the capsizing that killed 13 people, said at a Coast Guard hearing that he broke a window with a fire extinguisher and was swept into sea.
The sailor, who was a member of the crew when the fire broke out last July, faces a hearing that will determine whether there will be a court-martial.
The British maritime authorities want to see paperwork proving that the ark, a floating museum of Bible exhibits, is seaworthy before it can be towed from Ipswich, England, back to the Netherlands.
A Seastreak ferry with about 100 on board ran aground near Bushwick Inlet Park in Brooklyn on Saturday, officials said.
Efforts to save the vessel, the biggest in the country’s naval fleet and described as a “training ship,” failed. The authorities offered no cause for the blaze.
A fire has raged on a cargo ship off the coast of Sri Lanka for 12 days, sending toxic chemicals and tons of plastic into the country’s waters and polluting its beaches.
Eight people were rescued by the Coast Guard, which said that the boat ran into trouble about 18 miles southwest of Key West.
A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board detailed the events that led to a commercial vessel’s capsizing off the Louisiana coast.
Twenty-three others were rescued and taken to hospitals, the San Diego Fire Department said.
A video of the sailors singing went viral on social media, prompting many to infer a hidden meaning in the pop song’s lyrics.
Rescue ships from several countries are in a desperate hunt to find the submarine, which disappeared on Wednesday with 53 people aboard.
The shipwreck off Libya comes as the number of attempts to cross the sea from Africa to Europe increases in the warmer weather.
The last request made by the submarine was for permission to descend to a deeper part of the Bali Sea.
The relic of the deadliest shipwreck in the Mediterranean in living memory — in which some 1,000 migrants died — is being re-envisioned as a human rights monument.
The Seacor Power, a lift boat carrying 19 people, capsized last week, eight miles from a Louisiana port in stormy weather. Six crew members were quickly rescued. The bodies of five others have been recovered.
The country has a grim history of deadly disasters on its heavily trafficked rivers.
There will be finger-pointing and competing agendas as cargo companies, lawyers, insurers and government agencies try to sort out what went wrong when the Ever Given got stuck — and who must pay.
A single stuck ship stymied global trade for nearly a week. That raises fundamental questions about risks in the supply chain industry.
A tiny Egyptian village has a front-row seat to the unfolding effort to dislodge the container ship that ran aground in the canal, holding up $10 billion in global trade every day.
By Wednesday morning, more than 100 ships were stuck at each end of the canal, which carries roughly 10 percent of worldwide shipping traffic.
A scallop trawler from Nova Scotia was hit by fire, then lost power and began taking on water in stormy seas. Rescue teams from Canada and the United States mounted a joint operation to save the crew.
In 38 days, with sculptures, drawings, videos and ingenuity, Nina Katchadourian revisited the shipwreck from “Survive the Savage Sea.”
A dramatic crash left a hole in the hull of a high-tech America’s Cup yacht. A round-the-clock repair effort has brought the boat back from the dead.
Emergency workers saved half the 12-member crew after the vessel sank off the Black Sea coast, state media said, but bad weather hindered further rescue efforts.
A sleepy island has become a base for the aircraft search and recovery operation after Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 fell from the sky. “I’m lucky it didn’t hit me,” said one fisherman.
Federal officials said the captain of the Conception, who was indicted on charges of seaman’s manslaughter, neglected key safety measures that contributed to the deaths of passengers.
The U.S.S. Bonhomme Richard will instead be decommissioned and some of its spare parts will be used in other naval vessels, officials said.
After two unexpected nights at sea and a Coast Guard search, Stuart Bee was rescued from the water by a passing freight ship.
Researchers believe the vessel is the Caroline Eddy, a ship built during the Civil War and wrecked in 1880. “It was a sea like a mountain,” its captain recounted at the time.
Rights groups warn that the charges set a worrying precedent and are part of a strategy by Greek authorities to deter migrants from attempting to travel to the country.
A rubber raft crowded with at least 120 migrants sank in the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday. The craft was on a notoriously dangerous route for refugees trying to reach European shores.
The epic hunt for a lost World War II aircraft carrier.
Julie McSorley and Liz Cottriel were whale watching off California’s Central Coast when a humpback suddenly surfaced beneath their kayak.
Those attempting to migrate from West Africa to Europe are once again taking a route so dangerous it’s known as “Barcelona or die.”
About 200 migrants were aboard a boat that caught fire and capsized on Saturday, hours after it had left Senegal for the Canary Islands, according to the International Organization for Migration.
The fire aboard the Conception scuba dive boat killed 34 people last year.
After the Estonia sunk in a storm off Finland, investigators said that a bow door had been bashed in by heavy seas. But a new series has raised disturbing fresh details.
The families had grown angry at the former government for delaying the search operation and giving them what turned out to be false hope. Now, the new government says spies tracked the families.
When borders closed, seafarers on ships around the world suddenly had no way home. Half a year later, there’s no solution in sight.
There was no immediate word about casualties at the event, which was taking place on Lake Travis.
A second man believed to be a crew member was plucked from the sea, but he later died, the Japanese Coast Guard said. The carcasses of a dozen cows were also spotted at sea.
About 400 migrants remain stranded aboard several rescue vessels in the central Mediterranean as international aid groups urge European officials to let them come ashore.
Six people were injured, officials said, including some who were taken to hospitals to be treated for burns.
The servicemen had been missing since the amphibious assault vehicle they were in sank off the coast of Southern California on July 30.
The explosive material responsible for the Aug. 4 blast in Beirut was carried there by the ailing cargo ship Rhosus in 2013. Here’s what happened next.