The Mysterious Case of the Doctor Who Disappeared at Sea

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.

#atlantic-ocean, #bribery-and-kickbacks, #content-type-personal-profile, #doctors, #fire-island-ny, #frauds-and-swindling, #internal-sub-only, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #missing-persons, #moy-marvin-1970, #new-york-city

Will One Tuscan Port Stall Italy’s Drive for Energy Independence?

The residents of tiny Piombino understand the need to replace Russian gas imports. They just want a huge regasification vessel anchored somewhere else.

#alternative-and-renewable-energy, #brothers-of-italy-italian-political-party, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #draghi-mario, #energy-and-power, #energy-efficiency, #francesco-ferrari, #infrastructure-public-works, #international-relations, #international-trade-and-world-market, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #meloni-giorgia-1977, #natural-gas, #oil-petroleum-and-gasoline, #piombino-italy, #politics-and-government, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #steel-and-iron

Not Just a Big Fish, but Perhaps the Biggest Bony Fish Ever

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.

#azores-islands, #fish-and-other-marine-life, #journal-of-fish-biology, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #research, #your-feed-animals, #your-feed-science

Deadlier Than the Titanic: A Ferry Set Out With About 1,900 Aboard. Only 64 Survived.

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.

#casamance-senegal, #deaths-fatalities, #ferries, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #rescues, #senegal, #shipwrecks-historic

New System Aims to Save Whales Near San Francisco From Ship Collisions

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.

#maritime-accidents-and-safety, #national-oceanic-and-atmospheric-administration, #san-francisco-calif, #santa-barbara-calif, #ships-and-shipping, #whales-and-whaling, #your-feed-animals, #your-feed-science

New Titanic Footage Heralds Next Stage in Deep-Sea Tourism

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.

#maritime-accidents-and-safety, #oceangate-expeditions, #shipwrecks-historic, #stockton-rush, #submarines-and-submersibles, #titanic-ship, #travel-and-vacations, #united-states

A Holy British Island, Where the Reckless Try to Outrace the Tide

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.

#automobiles, #christians-and-christianity, #england, #holy-island-england, #islands, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #rescues, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

A Famous Walrus Is Killed, and Norwegians Are Divided

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.

#animal-behavior, #boats-and-boating, #fish-and-other-marine-life, #invasive-species, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #norway, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #social-media, #walruses, #water

Kazuki Takahashi, Yu-Gi-Oh! Creator, Dies at 60

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.

#cards-and-card-games, #deaths-obituaries, #japan, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #nago-japan, #takahashi-kazuki

Royal Shipwreck From 1682 Is Found Off the Coast of England

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.

#england, #james-stuart, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #royal-families, #shipwrecks-historic

Sewol Ferry Disaster in South Korea Leaves Unhealed Wounds 

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.

#ansan-south-korea, #danwon-high-school-ansan-south-korea, #families-and-family-life, #ferries, #grief-emotion, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #south-korea

Dozens of Migrants Die After Boat Sinks Off Tunisian Coast

The vessel carried about 100 people and had left from a Libyan port city.

#deaths-fatalities, #drownings, #italy, #libya, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #mediterranean-sea, #middle-east-and-africa-migrant-crisis, #tunisia

11 Die After Boat Capsizes Near Puerto Rico, U.S. Says

More than 30 were rescued in the waters north of Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico, the Coast Guard said.

#maritime-accidents-and-safety, #puerto-rico, #rescues, #united-states-coast-guard

Review: ‘Dead in the Water,’ by Matthew Campbell & Kit Chellel

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.

#books-and-literature, #campbell-matthew-journalist, #chellel-kit, #dead-in-the-water-a-true-story-of-hijacking-murder-and-a-global-maritime-conspiracy-book, #frauds-and-swindling, #iliopoulos-marios, #insurance, #lloyds-of-london, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #sabotage-crime

Days After the Sinking of the Russian Warship, Moskva, Questions Linger

A talk-show host, who usually reflects the Kremlin’s line, questioned how the ship was lost.

#black-sea, #deaths-fatalities, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #russia, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022

World War II Navy Ship Is Tilting Into Lake Erie

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.

#brown-byron-w, #buffalo-ny, #buffalo-and-erie-county-naval-and-military-park, #erie-county-ny, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #ships-and-shipping, #united-states-navy, #uss-the-sullivans, #world-war-ii-1939-45

Terrible Tilly, Oregon’s Legendary Lighthouse, Is for Sale

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.

#columbia-river-pacific-northwest, #cremation, #cremation-assn-of-north-america, #general-services-administration, #lighthouses-and-lightships, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #oregon, #tillamook-rock-lighthouse

Judge Dismisses Manslaughter Charges in Duck Boat Accident That Killed 17

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.

#baltzell-charles, #boats-and-boating, #decisions-and-verdicts, #lanham-curtis-1982, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #mckee-kenneth-scott-1967, #missouri, #ripley-entertainment-inc, #weather

Navy Plane Crashes Along Virginia’s Eastern Shore, Killing One Crew Member

The five-seat plane crashed on Wednesday evening with three crew members on board, the Navy said. Two were rescued.

#aviation-accidents-safety-and-disasters, #chincoteague-island-va, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #united-states-navy, #virginia

The Wreck of an 1830s Whaler Offers a Glimpse of America’s Racial History

A shipwreck in the Gulf of Mexico is identified and the mystery of its multiracial crew’s fate unraveled.

#archaeology-and-anthropology, #black-people, #gulf-of-mexico, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #national-oceanic-and-atmospheric-administration, #native-americans, #race-and-ethnicity, #shipwrecks-historic, #whales-and-whaling

Shipwreck From 1891 is Found in Lake Superior

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.

#duluth-minn, #great-lakes, #lake-superior, #lakes, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #michigan, #shipwrecks-historic, #sonar, #upper-peninsula-mich

Navy Recovers Stealthy Jet From Deep in the South China Sea

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.

#aircraft-carriers, #aviation-accidents-safety-and-disasters, #japan, #manila-philippines, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #military-aircraft, #ships-and-shipping, #south-china-sea, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #united-states-navy

After Burning for Days, a Ship Carrying Thousands of Luxury Cars Sinks

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.

#automobiles, #azores-islands, #boats-and-boating, #environment, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #porsche-ag, #portugal, #ships-and-shipping

8 Found Dead After Ferry Fire Off Greece as Grim Search Continues

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.

#corfu-greece, #deaths-fatalities, #ferries, #fires-and-firefighters, #italy, #maritime-accidents-and-safety

Dead Body Is Pulled From Burning Ferry Off Greece, With 10 Still 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.

#corfu-greece, #ferries, #fires-and-firefighters, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #rescues

Hundreds Rescued From Burning Ferry Near Greek Island

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.

#corfu-greece, #greece, #italy, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #rescues, #ships-and-shipping

4 Dead and Many Missing After Spanish Fishing Vessel Sinks in Atlantic

A fishing boat carrying 24 people sank about 280 miles off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada, early Tuesday morning, Spanish officials said.

#canada, #ghana, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #newfoundland-canada, #rescues, #ships-and-shipping

What Happens When a Stealth Jet Ends Up on the Ocean Floor?

Here’s how the Navy might recover a $94 million F-35 Joint Strike Fighter that crashed in China’s backyard.

#aircraft-carriers, #aviation-accidents-safety-and-disasters, #china, #f-35-airplane, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #military-aircraft, #salvage, #south-china-sea, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #united-states-navy

A Sinking Boat Caught Her Eye During a Zoom Call

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.

#emergency-telephone-numbers, #fishing-commercial, #joe-roderick, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #pam-harght, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #rescues, #scituate-mass

In Congo, Floating Pastors Follow Mobile Flocks Along Busy River

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.

#christians-and-christianity, #congo-river, #congo-democratic-republic-of-congo-kinshasa, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #mbandaka-congo-democratic-republic-of, #ministers-protestant, #pentecostal-churches, #rivers

Coast Guard to End Search After Finding Bodies of 5 Migrants From Capsized Boat

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.

#bimini-bahamas, #boats-and-boating, #drownings, #florida, #illegal-immigration, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #rescues, #smuggling, #united-states-coast-guard

Hope Fading for Dozens of Migrants From Capsized Boat Off Florida

Rescuers said weather conditions had improved, but prospects of survival looked increasingly “dire.”

#florida, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #rescues, #united-states-coast-guard

Dozens Are Reported Missing After Boat Capsizes Off Florida Coast

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.

#bimini-bahamas, #boats-and-boating, #florida, #fort-pierce-fla, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #rescues, #united-states-coast-guard

U.S. Navy Fighter Jet Accident in South China Sea Injures 7

The military said it was investigating the cause of a “landing mishap” during routine operations.

#aviation-accidents-safety-and-disasters, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #military-aircraft, #south-china-sea, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces

French Adventurer Attempting to Row Solo Across the Atlantic Is Missing

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.

#azores-islands, #boats-and-boating, #france, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #portugal, #savin-jean-jacques

French Adventurer Dies Attempting to Row Solo Across the Atlantic

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.

#azores-islands, #boats-and-boating, #france, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #portugal, #savin-jean-jacques

How the Wreck of the Costa Concordia Changed an Italian Island

Ten years ago the Costa Concordia ran aground off the Tuscan island of Giglio, killing 32 people and entwining the lives of others forever.

#costa-condordia, #cruises, #giglio-island-italy, #italy, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #rescues

Cruise Ships Are Still Sailing as Cases Rise and Criticism Mounts

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.

#carnival-cruise-lines, #celebrity-cruises-inc, #coronavirus-omicron-variant, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #cruise-lines-international-assn, #cruises, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #quarantines, #royal-caribbean-cruises-ltd, #travel-and-vacations

Fire on Crowded Bangladesh Ferry Leaves Dozens Dead

Officials confirmed 35 deaths, but they said the toll was likely to rise as search and rescue continued.

#bangladesh, #deaths-fatalities, #drownings, #ferries, #fires-and-firefighters, #maritime-accidents-and-safety

Second Deadly Migrant Boat Crash Off Greece This Week

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.

#aegean-sea, #antikythera-greece, #greece, #illegal-immigration, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #middle-east-and-africa-migrant-crisis, #smuggling

Three Dead and Many Missing as Migrant Boat Sinks Near Greece

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.

#aegean-sea, #greece, #illegal-immigration, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #smuggling

Boat Carrying Migrants Sinks Near Malaysia, Killing at Least 10

The vessel capsized near a beach town in the South China Sea, leaving 29 others missing, officials said. The victims’ nationalities were not disclosed.

#deaths-fatalities, #malaysia, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #rescues

‘Our Boat Was Surrounded by Dead Bodies’: Witnessing a Migrant Tragedy

Migrants who were on a separate boat described the horrible aftermath of the sinking in the English Channel that took at least 27 lives.

#calais-france, #deaths-fatalities, #english-channel, #france, #great-britain, #immigration-and-emigration, #iraq, #kurdistan, #maritime-accidents-and-safety

A Couple’s Dream of Reuniting in England Is Dashed in a Channel Disaster

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.

#content-type-personal-profile, #drownings, #english-channel, #iraq, #kurdistan, #kurds, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #middle-east-and-africa-migrant-crisis

Undeterred by Channel’s Perils, Desperate Migrants Still Plan to Cross

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.

#calais-france, #english-channel, #france, #great-britain, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #middle-east-and-africa-migrant-crisis, #smuggling

Migrants Feared Dead After Boat Capsizes in English Channel

The boat, which was carrying the migrants to Britain, capsized near Calais. The French authorities said “many” people had died in the accident.

#deaths-fatalities, #english-channel, #maritime-accidents-and-safety

The Body Collector of Spain: When Migrants Die at Sea, He Gets Them Home

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.

#drownings, #funerals-and-memorials, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #mediterranean-sea, #middle-east-and-africa-migrant-crisis, #morgues-and-mortuaries, #morocco, #spain

Nearly 60 African Migrants Drown on Way to Canary Islands

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.

#canary-islands, #drownings, #illegal-immigration, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #middle-east-and-africa-migrant-crisis

The ‘Murdaugh Murders’ in South Carolina: What to Know

The unsolved killings of a lawyer’s wife and son have brought new scrutiny to three other deaths in recent years.

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A Century After the Titanic Sank, a Film Tries to Rescue 6 Survivors’ Stories

“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.

#china, #documentary-films-and-programs, #great-britain, #immigration-and-emigration, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #movies, #titanic-ship, #united-states