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23 Indians on ship hijacked by pirates off Nigeria safe (Second Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos/Singapore, Sep 5 (IANS) Twenty-three Indian sailors on board an oil tanker hijacked by pirates off the coast of Lagos, Nigeria's commercial hub, have been rescued by the Nigerian security ... Read more...

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23 Indians on ship hijacked in Nigeria by pirates (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, Sep 5 (IANS) Twenty-three Indian sailors are on board an oil tanker hijacked by pirates off the coast of Lagos, Nigeria's commercial hub, said the oil tanker company Wednesday.Pat ... Read more...

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China to deploy drones for marine surveillance


August 29th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) are to be deployed along China's coastline to undertake remote-sensing marine surveillance, an official said Wednesday.The project also includes the construction of ... Read more...

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Divers to attempt plug oil leak from sunken ship


August 10th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) While oil continued to spill and spread from sunken cargo ship M.V. Rak Carrier off Mumbai, the maritime authorities Wednesday decided to requisition a specialised ... Read more...

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Sunken ship spewing less oil, say maritime authorities


August 9th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Oil spill from the sunken cargo ship, M.V. Rak Carrier has reduced though oil patches have been noticed on Mumbai beaches and further down on Alibag ... Read more...

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Mumbai oil spill decreasing, say officials (Lead)


August 8th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Indian defence and maritime authorities Monday said the oil spill from the sunken ship Rak Carrier has decreased, compared to a day earlier and that ... Read more...

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Mumbai oil spill decreasing: Defence ministry


August 8th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Indian defence and maritime authorities Monday said the oil flow from the sunken ship Rak Carrier has decreased, compared to a day earlier.According to a statement ... Read more...

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Abandoned ship M.T. Pavit’s sea journey being ‘re-created’


August 5th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Taking a serious view of the grounding of the abandoned tanker M.T. Pavit at Versova Beach (north-west Mumbai), the Indian maritime authorities have begun a 're-creation' ... Read more...

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Cargo ship sinks off Mumbai, probe ordered (Third Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) The ill-fated Panamanian flagged cargo ship M.V. Rak Carrier, that was stuck off Mumbai harbour Thursday morning, sank around 3 p.m., raising apprehensions about an ecological ... Read more...

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30 rescued from sinking cargo ship off Mumbai (Second Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian shipping authorities ordered an inquiry into the sinking cargo ship M.V. Rak Carrier with an international crew that was struck off the Mumbai coast in ... Read more...

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Coast guard rescue 30 crewmen from sinking ship (Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) successfully rescued all 30 crewmen from a sinking cargo ship, M.V. Rak Carrier, in the Arabian Sea Thursday morning, an official ... Read more...

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Coast guard rescue nine crewmen from sinking ship


August 4th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) rescued nine out of 30 crew members trapped aboard a sinking cargo ship, M.V. Rak Carrier, in the Arabian Sea Thursday ... Read more...

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Ship stranded on Mumbai beach refloated


July 2nd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Three weeks after scrapped cargo ship MV Wisdom ran aground at Juhu Beach in north Mumbai, maritime authorities succeeded in refloating it Saturday afternoon, an official ... Read more...

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Captive Sri Lankan fishermen’s desperate plea to govt. to rescue them from Somali pirates


February 1st, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Feb 1 (ANI): Three Sri Lankan fishermen captured by Somali pirates have desperately sought their country's help through radar communication after two of their colleagues were killed.The BBC quoted Sri ... Read more...

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Pirates seize Indian vessel with 14 crew off Oman (Lead)


January 12th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) An Indian cargo vessel with 14 crew members on board has been hijacked by suspected Somali pirates off the coast of Oman, navy and Indian Maritime authorities ... Read more...

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Two ships collide in sea off China


November 29th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 29 (IANS) Two foreign-flagged cargo ships collided in the sea off China's Shandong province Monday, Chinese maritime authorities said. There were, however, no casualties.The maritime bureau in Weihai, a port ... Read more...

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Fishermen demand compensation for oil spill losses


August 9th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) The 800,000-strong fishing community in Maharashtra Monday demanded compensation for what they claimed were huge losses to their trade following the oil spill outside Mumbai. The state government and ... Read more...

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Four dead, three missing after boat capsizes in southwest China


May 16th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by BNO News
CHONGQING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Four people were confirmed dead and three others remained missing on Sunday after a barge overturned Saturday in the Yangtze River in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, local ... Read more...

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Pakistan Navy proposes maritime body to prevent future Mumbai-type terror attacks


October 30th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 29(ANI): The Pakistan Navy is considering setting up an organisation assigned to oversee all the maritime authorities of the country to minimize the chances of a terrorist attack being launched ... Read more...

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“Typhoon Morakot” devastates Eastern China, Taiwan coastline, one million relocated


August 10th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug.10 (ANI): A devastating typhoon in the coastal provinces of East China, has left at least one person dead and caused the evacuation and relocation of nearly a million people.A China ... Read more...

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All 16 Indian sailors aboard hijacked vessel released


March 22nd, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) All the 16 Indian sailors aboard a vessel hijacked by Somali pirates Saturday have been released, the Directorate General of Shipping said here Sunday. All the crew members aboard ... Read more...

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Another ship with 25 crewmen, including Indians, hijacked off Somalia


November 19th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) A cargo ship laden with 35,000 tonnes of wheat and manned by 25 crew members, including some Indians, was hijacked in the Gulf of Aden late Tuesday night, ... Read more...

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Jules Verne spaceship to end life in a ball of flames


September 29th, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 29 (ANI): Jules Verne, Europes biggest, most sophisticated spaceship is about to bring its six-month mission to an end by plunging into the Pacific in a ball of flames. ... Read more...

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Philippines typhoon toll rises to 622


June 26th, 2008 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Manila, June 26 (DPA) The toll in Typhoon Fengshen in the Philippines has risen to 622 with nearly 1,000 people still missing, mostly from the sinking of a passenger ferry, officials said ... Read more...

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Philippines probes ferry disaster, hundreds feared dead


June 25th, 2008 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Manila, June 25 (DPA) A Philippine maritime board Wednesday opened an investigation into the country's one of the worst ferry disasters, in which more than 800 people are believed to have been ... Read more...

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Government in touch with Indian missions over missing sailors


March 11th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) As the mystery over the disappearance of 25 Indian sailors aboard a cargo vessel three weeks ago deepens, the government has assured family members of the crew ... Read more...

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At least 11 missing in boat mishaps off Chinese coast


February 25th, 2008 - 10:23 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Hangzhou (China), Feb 25 (Xinhua) Chinese maritime rescue service officials are searching for at least 11 seamen who have been missing off the east coast after two separate accidents over the weekend, ... Read more...

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