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74,000-ton container ship slams into south Taiwan dock, pilot intoxicated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 74,000 ton cargo ship was preparing to berth at the Port of Kaohsiung on Monday (March 20), when it failed to slow down and collided with the wharf. Video taken from ...

Taiwanese fishing boat found overturned in Indian Ocean, crew still missing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese fishing vessel has been found capsized in the Indian Ocean, but its crew of 16 is still missing. The overturned hull of Lien Sheng Fa (聯昇發), which is regist...

Key dates in Costa Concordia shipwreck, trial and cleanup

By The Associated Press (AP) — Italy on Thursday marks the 10th anniversary of the Costa Concordia cruise ship wreck off the Tuscan island of Giglio. Here are some key dates in the saga, including the...

Key dates in Costa Concordia shipwreck, trial and cleanup

By Associated Press (AP) — Italy on Thursday marks the 10th anniversary of the Costa Concordia cruise ship wreck off the Tuscan island of Giglio. Here are some key dates in the saga, including the tri...

Research: Wreck of last US slave ship mostly intact on coast

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Researchers studying the wreckage of the last U.S. slave ship, buried in mud on the Alabama coast since it was scuttled in 1860, have made the surprising discovery that most of...

Ancient coins may solve mystery of murderous 1600s pirate

WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A handful of coins unearthed from a pick-your-own-fruit orchard in rural Rhode Island and other random corners of New England may help solve one of the planet's oldest cold cases....

Iran missile strikes own ship, kills 1 sailor, hurts others

An Iranian navy sailor was killed and several injured in an unexplained “incident” on a military support ship in the Gulf of Oman, Iranian media reported Monday (May 11). Iranian state ...

US discovers ship wreck in search for Taiwanese fishing vessel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After the Taiwanese fishing boat the Jin Longtai No. 6 (進隆泰6號) was reported missing on Aug. 21, Taiwanese authorities asked U.S. and Japanese agencies to assist in locatin...