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Ship sinks near Hong Kong

November 22nd, 2011 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 22 (IANS) A South Korea-flagged commercial ship with 21 people on board has capsized near Hong Kong, officials said. Five people have been rescued.The nearly 1,700-metre-long vessel ... Read more...

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Russia, Norway to begin naval drills

May 11th, 2011 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Norway will begin a joint large-scale naval exercise - Pomor-2011 - Wednesday, a spokesman for Russia's Northern Fleet said.The six-day exercise in the ... Read more...

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Beijing denies reports of Somali hijacking of Chinese-flagged commercial ship

February 6th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb 6 (ANI): The China Maritime Search and Rescue Center (MSA) has denied reports of a Chinese-flagged commercial ship being hijacked by Somali pirates off the Yemeni coast.The Xinhua news ... Read more...

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Second US vessel hijacked by Somali pirates

April 12th, 2009 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, April 11 (DPA) Pirates hijacked a US tugboat sailing under an Italian flag off the coast of Somalia four days after the failed attempt to capture the US commercial ship Maersk ... Read more...

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US Navy saves Indian ship, holds 9 pirates off Somalia

February 13th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) Responding to a distress call from an Indian-flagged commercial ship, the US Navy has arrested nine more suspected pirates off the coast of Somalia - the second capture ... Read more...

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2,350-year-old ancient ship may have carried most expensive Greek red wine

June 10th, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): Archaeologists working on a 2,350 year-old ancient shipwreck in Cyprus, have determined that the ship was carrying the renowned red wine of Chios, which is perhaps the ... Read more...

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North Korean coast guards seize Russian ship

February 23rd, 2008 - 11:32 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Vladivostok (Russia), Feb 23 (RIA Novosti) North Korean coast guards seized a Russian commercial ship Saturday morning and convoyed it to a North Korean port, a Russian rescue coordination centre spokesman ... Read more...

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New study might determine explanation for Tsunami prone zones

November 16th, 2007 - 4:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A new research by geoscientists would help to assess why particular regions of the world are more prone to giant tsunamis than others. Using 3D seismic data collected ... Read more...

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