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Waterway and Maritime Disasters

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  • Some 1,400 migrants saved by Italy, France in sea off Libya

    Ships from Italy and France rescued more than 1,400 migrants on Saturday after smugglers' boats ran into trouble in the Mediterranean Sea near Libya.
  • Search suspended for man who survived previous ordeal at sea

    For the second time in five months, the Coast Guard has suspended a search for Hawaii fisherman Ron Ingraham. The first time came in December, but Ingraham turned up more than a week later — alive and uninjured, living to tell a tale of eating...

    Man identified as captain of doomed migrant ship appears in Italian court

    Man identified as captain of doomed migrant ship appears in Italian court
    The man authorities say was the captain of a migrant boat that sank last weekend with the presumed loss of more than 700 lives appeared in court here Friday as prosecutors sought to charge him in connection with the tragedy. Officials say Mohammed Alì...

    Spain: 152 passengers on burning ferry evacuate in lifeboats

    A ferry heading from the Mediterranean island city of Palma de Mallorca to the southern coastal city of Valencia caught fire at sea Tuesday, forcing 152 passengers to abandon the ship in lifeboats and injuring four crew members, Spanish officials said....

    Coast Guard escorts sinking fishing boat to safety

    The Coast Guard came to the aid of a fishing boat that was taking on water 20 miles east off Manasquan Inlet. A Coast Guard helicopter and boat responded to the vessel Navigator on Sunday. The Coast Guard placed two pumps on the vessel. The boat was...