Dr. Marvin Moy was facing federal prosecution and a bitter divorce, and his life had been in limbo for months. Some immediately wondered if what looked like a boat crash was actually something else.
The residents of tiny Piombino understand the need to replace Russian gas imports. They just want a huge regasification vessel anchored somewhere else.
A sunfish found near the Azores in the Atlantic Ocean weighed as much as an S.U.V. Scientists say it’s a sign that the sea’s largest creatures can live if we let them.
Tourists, vendors, babies, hundreds of university students and a soccer team from Senegal perished in a little-known ferry disaster 20 years ago. Survivors and families of victims still want justice.
Four whales have died near San Francisco this year after ships crashed into them, and scientists hope to drive that number to zero with new technology.
New, high-resolution footage of the Titanic offers a glimpse into the ambitions of the deep-sea tourism industry. Tourists paid $250,000 to take a submersible to view the wreckage.
As the cradle of Christianity in northern England, the isle of Lindisfarne attracts 650,000 visitors a year, some of whom ignore the warning signs of when it’s safe to cross a causeway that twice a day is submerged.
The killing of Freya has polarized Oslo and threatens to blight the image of a country more commonly associated with diplomatic good deeds than mob-like hits.
The manga artist won international fame with a story that inspired a trading card game rivaling Pokemon as one of Japan’s most recognizable cultural exports.
The Gloucester, which was carrying a future king of England when it ran aground, was found 15 years ago. Its discovery was revealed this week.
Eight years after the Sewol ferry disaster took the lives of 250 South Korean students, parents say they are still struggling to come to terms with the lessons the tragedy brought to bear.
The vessel carried about 100 people and had left from a Libyan port city.
More than 30 were rescued in the waters north of Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico, the Coast Guard said.
In Matthew Campbell and Kit Chellel’s real-life whodunit “Dead in the Water,” Big Oil, Big Insurance and global corruption clash on a giant scale.
A talk-show host, who usually reflects the Kremlin’s line, questioned how the ship was lost.
The U.S.S. The Sullivans, which survived combat in the Pacific, suffered a hull breach this week at a naval park in Buffalo. “We have a problem and we don’t know what it is,” a park official said.
The current owner of the lighthouse, built in 1881, has used it for decades to store cremated remains. Its new owners will decide its next chapter.
A circuit court judge said prosecutors had not proved that three employees committed felony offenses by taking the boat out on a lake near Branson, Mo., before powerful thunderstorms struck.
The five-seat plane crashed on Wednesday evening with three crew members on board, the Navy said. Two were rescued.
A shipwreck in the Gulf of Mexico is identified and the mystery of its multiracial crew’s fate unraveled.
The Atlanta was carrying coal across Lake Superior when it sank in a storm in the 19th century. Its discovery has revived the story of the crew’s struggle to reach shore.
The warplane was pulled from a depth of approximately 12,400 feet more than a month after it crashed while trying to land on an aircraft carrier.
The ship, the Felicity Ace, was carrying about 4,000 vehicles, including Bentleys and Porsches, when it caught fire on Feb. 16. On Tuesday morning, it sank.
The blaze aboard the Euroferry Olympia burned for most of a week. Hundreds of passengers were rescued, but at least three more are believed missing.
At least one person was confirmed to have died on the Euroferry Olympia, which caught fire on Friday and is still ablaze near the island of Corfu. Hundreds of others have been rescued.
A fire broke out on the deck of the ferry, which was taking 239 passengers to Italy from Greece. Two of them were trapped, and at least 11 were missing.
A fishing boat carrying 24 people sank about 280 miles off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada, early Tuesday morning, Spanish officials said.
Here’s how the Navy might recover a $94 million F-35 Joint Strike Fighter that crashed in China’s backyard.
All three crew members of a fishing boat named Bing Bing were rescued after a woman working from home saw the vessel capsize off Scituate, Mass. “She saved our lives,” one survivor said.
To find the faithful, preachers in some areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo hold church where the crowds are, on boats traveling the country’s water highway.
More than 30 people remained unaccounted for after the boat that was carrying them overturned off Florida’s Atlantic Coast last weekend, the authorities said.
Rescuers said weather conditions had improved, but prospects of survival looked increasingly “dire.”
The boat, which left the Bahamas on Saturday with 40 people on board, was most likely part of a “human smuggling venture,” the Coast Guard said. One passenger was rescued.
The military said it was investigating the cause of a “landing mishap” during routine operations.
Jean-Jacques Savin, 75, activated distress beacons on Thursday and Friday, his team said. On Saturday, the Portuguese Navy found his boat, but not his body, near the Azores.
Jean-Jacques Savin, 75, activated distress beacons on Thursday and Friday, his team said. On Saturday, the Portuguese maritime authorities found him dead in his boat near the Azores.
Ten years ago the Costa Concordia ran aground off the Tuscan island of Giglio, killing 32 people and entwining the lives of others forever.
One day after the C.D.C. advised against all travel on cruise ships, thousands of cruisers partied like it was 2019. But worries about onboard policies — and frustration over quarantines — is rising.
Officials confirmed 35 deaths, but they said the toll was likely to rise as search and rescue continued.
Ninety people were left stranded after Thursday’s accident. The crash came in a week that also saw scores of migrants die in wrecks off the coast of Libya.
The sinking came just weeks after 27 people drowned trying to cross the English Channel, another stark reminder of the lethal risks facing asylum seekers.
The vessel capsized near a beach town in the South China Sea, leaving 29 others missing, officials said. The victims’ nationalities were not disclosed.
Migrants who were on a separate boat described the horrible aftermath of the sinking in the English Channel that took at least 27 lives.
A young Kurdish woman, Maryam Nuri, died with 26 others after making a desperate attempt to join her fiancé by crossing the English Channel from France on an inflatable boat.
The number of migrants setting off into the English Channel by boat has soared in recent months. The deaths Wednesday of at least 27 people trying to make the crossing illustrate how dangerous it is.
The boat, which was carrying the migrants to Britain, capsized near Calais. The French authorities said “many” people had died in the accident.
Martín Zamora, the owner of a funeral parlor near Gibraltar, has found an unusual line of business among the relatives of those who drown trying to reach Europe.
As the dangerous voyage from Western Africa to the Spanish archipelago has become a more popular migrant route to Europe, the death toll has risen sharply.
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.