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Another ship stuck at Mumbai’s Juhu beach (Lead)


July 31st, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) In the second such incident in six weeks, a huge ship Sunday drifted to and ran aground at Juhu beach here, officials said.The ship is oil ... Read more...

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Toll in Russian ship wreck rises to 83


July 12th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 12 (IANS) The toll in the ship wreck in Russia's Volga river has risen to 83, the government said Tuesday.An emergency situations ministry spokesman said that till 1200 ... Read more...

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2,000-year-old ship found near Rome


April 30th, 2011 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Rome, April 30 (IANS/AKI) The remains of a 2,000-year-old wooden ship, dating back to the Roman Empire, have been found near Rome's ancient port of Ostia.The ship's discovery, made during ... Read more...

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World’s oldest champagne found in Baltic Sea


July 18th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Swedish diver may have found the world's oldest drinkable sparkling wine when he recovered several bottles of champagne amid the wreckage of a 230-year-old ship in ... Read more...

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Lake Michigan Shipwreck Discovered After 112 Years


June 25th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A steamship, which sank in a brutal Lake Michigan storm, has been discovered after almost 112 years. It was found off the Milwaukee-area ... Read more...

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Five Roman-era shipwrecks found underwater off Italy


July 27th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has discovered a trove of five Roman-era shipwrecks deep under the sea off a small Mediterranean island near Italy.According to a report in Discovery ... Read more...

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CAG criticizes Govt., Navy over Gorshkov deal


July 24th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): The Comptroller and Auditor General has heavily criticized the government and Navy over the Admiral Gorshkov deal saying that the aging Russian aircraft carrier will not be ... Read more...

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Replica of 3,800-yr-old Egyptian ship recreates voyage to ”God’’s Land”


March 8th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 8 (ANI): An international team of archaeologists, shipwrights and sailors has recently built a full-scale replica of a 3,800-year-old ship and sailed it on the Red Sea to re-create ... Read more...

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Vacuum cleaner behind fire on Cutty Sark


October 1st, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1 (ANI): The Cutty Sark, one of the worlds most important maritime treasures, was almost destroyed because security guards had put their feet up while a fire ravaged through ... Read more...

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Cutty Sark blaze caused by activated electrical equipment


September 30th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.30 (ANI): The fire that engulfed the Cutty Sark last May, resulting in 10 million pounds worth of damage, was caused by a piece of electrical equipment that was left ... Read more...

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Brit explorer set to recreate Phoenicians’ epic voyage around Africa


March 24th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by admin
London, March 24 (ANI): A British explorer is all set to begin an epic voyage around Africa in a replica of a 2,500-year-old ship in a bid to solve a mystery ... Read more...

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India’s purchase of US troopship draws Left ire


March 17th, 2008 - 9:06 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) After castigating the India-US civil nuclear deal, the Left parties Monday questioned the government on the Indian Navy's purchase of an ageing US troop carrier and sought ... Read more...

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Cutty Sark and Mary Rose given 31-million-pound lifeline


January 26th, 2008 - 12:10 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan.26 (ANI): Two of Britain's oldest and best-loved ships, the Cutty Sark and Mary Rose, have been thrown a 31-million-pound Lotto lifeline.The Heritage Lottery Fund gave an emergency grant of ... Read more...

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Shopping in Mumbais thieves market offers unusual joy


January 6th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by admin
By Rajesh Dhotre Mumbai, Jan.6 (ANI): Away from its metropolitan life, Mumbai boasts of its popular Chor Bazar or thieves market that remains a big charm in central Mumbai where people of all ... Read more...

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800-year-old ship on ‘Marine Silk Road’ to be recovered


December 21st, 2007 - 5:50 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec.21 (ANI): A Chinese salvage team is getting ready to recover the wreckage of an ancient merchant ship loaded with exquisite porcelain from the South China Sea on Saturday. "If the ... Read more...

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