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Expert rules out Titanic scale disaster

April 5th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) A Titanic scale disaster is not likely to happen again, thanks to the many lessons learnt from its sinking a 100 years ago, says a shipping ... Read more...

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Navy officer wins gallantry medal for capturing pirates

January 26th, 2012 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) For the quick thinking and resolute action against pirates in the high seas, a naval commander, who helped capture of 61 Somali pirates in ... Read more...

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‘Maximum punishment for captains of vessels passing sinking ship’

July 12th, 2011 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The captains of two passing vessels who failed to come to the aid of the Bulgaria, which sank in the Volga River with some 200 ... Read more...

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UK security could be compromised if RAF’s Nimrod fleet is scrapped

January 27th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.27 (ANI): Leading British militayr figures have warned that the David Cameron Government faces a huge security risk if it decides to go ahead with plans to scrap the Royal ... Read more...

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Rescued Students Taken To Rio De Janeiro Military Camp

February 21st, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Rio De Janeiro, Feb 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Students who had been on board the SV Concordia have been rescued 38 hour after their ship sank. Coming Monday will see a ... Read more...

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17 feared dead as copter falls into frigid Atlantic

March 13th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Ontario (Canada), Mar.13 (ANI): At least 17 people, including 16 offshore oil rig workers, are feared dead after their helicopter fell in to the frigid waters of the Atlantic Ocean on ... Read more...

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Canadian chopper crashes into Atlantic, 16 missing (Lead)

March 13th, 2009 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 13 (IANS) A Canadian helicopter with 18 people on board plunged into icy Atlantic waters Thursday morning off its Newfoundland coast. One person was confirmed dead and another one was rescued. ... Read more...

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Search continues for 29 missing Taiwanese in South Pacific

November 21st, 2008 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, Nov 21 (DPA) A Royal New Zealand Air Force plane resumed a search Friday for 29 missing Taiwanese fishermen after their burned-out boat was found floating in the South Pacific.Crew of ... Read more...

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India lashes world maritime body for safety lapses on high seas

June 23rd, 2008 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) India has criticised the International Maritime Orgnisation (IMO) for the "total failure of its safety mechanism" leading to the loss of a Panamanian ship and a 25-man Indian ... Read more...

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Titanic jokes helped Antarctic cruise ship survivors counter fear

November 25th, 2007 - 2:36 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 25 (ANI): Passengers, who survived the shipwreck of cruise liner Explorer, have revealed that they countered their fear by cracking jokes about the original Titanic disaster in 1912.The tourists disclosed ... Read more...

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