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Ever Given reaches Rotterdam after Suez Canal debacle

The Ever Given finally arrived in the Dutch port of Rotterdam on Thursday, some four months after the giant container ship was stuck for almost a week in the Suez Canal. With the sun still to rise in...

Firefighters douse ship that exploded at major port in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Firefighting boats on Thursday poured cascades of water on a container ship that had erupted in a fiery explosion at Dubai's main port the previous night, rocking th...

Fiery explosion erupts on ship at major global port in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A fiery explosion erupted on a container ship anchored in Dubai at one of the world’s largest ports late Wednesday, authorities said, sending tremors across the comm...

Suez Canal says deal reached to free seized vessel

CAIRO (AP) — The Suez Canal Authority on Sunday said it has reached an agreement to settle a financial dispute with the owners of a hulking container ship that blocked the crucial waterway for nearly ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, June 26, the 177th day of 2021. There are 188 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June ...

Fire erupts on cargo ship in Indian Ocean, 1 crew missing

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A fire broke out on a container ship sailing toward Singapore in the Indian Ocean and one of its crew is missing, Sri Lankan and Indian authorities said Friday. ...

Early agreement reached in dispute over Suez Canal ship

CAIRO (AP) — The owners and insurers of the giant container ship that blocked the Suez Canal for nearly a week earlier this year have reached an agreement in principle over their dispute with canal au...

'Agreement in principle' reached by both sides in dispute over massive container ship that blocked the Suez Canal

CAIRO (AP) — 'Agreement in principle' reached by both sides in dispute over massive container ship that blocked the Suez Canal.

Inflation poses new challenge for pandemic-weary businesses

NEW YORK (AP) — Small businesses that endured shutdowns and lower revenue during the COVID-19 outbreak now must contend with another crisis: spiking prices for goods and services that squeeze profits ...

Turtle carcasses wash ashore in Sri Lanka after ship fire

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Nearly a hundred carcasses of turtles with throat and shell damage, as well as a dozen dead dolphins and a blue whale, have washed ashore in Sri Lanka since a container ship ...

UN office says Sri Lanka ship fire causes significant damage

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The U.N. representative in Sri Lanka said the sinking of a container ship that caught fire while transporting chemicals off the capital Colombo has caused “a significant dama...

EU experts helping Sri Lanka assess ship disaster damage

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A team of technical experts from European Union are helping Sri Lanka's government assess the environmental damage caused by the sinking of a container ship that was carrying...

Turkey: 1 dead in Bosporus Strait container ship collision

ISTANBUL (AP) — A container ship and a fishing boat collided in Istanbul’s Bosporus Strait, killing one person Thursday. Turkey’s Directorate General of Coastal Safety said the ship ...

Fire-ravaged ship sinks, prompting Sri Lankan pollution fear

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A container ship carrying chemicals sank off Sri Lanka’s capital on Thursday nearly a month after catching fire, raising concerns about a possible environmental disaster. ...

Sri Lanka seeks UN help in assessing damage from ship fire

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's government is seeking help from the United Nations and other countries in assessing the environmental damage caused by a fire on a container ship carrying chemica...