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Four die in Greek boat collision near the island of Aegina close to Athens

Four people have been killed and at least five injured after pleasure boat with 20 people on board collided with a speedboat near the Greek island of Aegina, close to Athens.

Four people have been killed and at least five injured after pleasure boat with 20 people on board collided with a speedboat near the Greek island of Aegina, close to Athens.

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Ghost ship mystery

Liberia’s Ministry of Defence has dispatched coast guard personnel to investigate an unknown tanker that was washed ashore in the coastal city of

Liberia’s Ministry of Defence has dispatched coast guard personnel to investigate an unknown tanker that was washed ashore in the coastal city of

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Two years since South Korean ferry tragedy

Thousands gather to pay tribute to the victims of the Sewol as the families accuse the government of a "lack of transparency"

Thousands gather to pay tribute to the victims of the Sewol as the families accuse the government of a "lack of transparency"

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Oil write down hits Moller-Maersk profits

Danish shipping and energy group Moller-Maersk reports a loss of $2.5 billion for Q4 2015 as it writes down the value of its oil assets.

Danish shipping and energy group Moller-Maersk reports a loss of $2.5 billion for Q4 2015 as it writes down the value of its oil assets.

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Final bid to salvage drifting cargo ship off French coast

A final attempt has been launched to salvage a cargo ship that has been adrift for almost a week. High winds and six metre waves have been hampering

A final attempt has been launched to salvage a cargo ship that has been adrift for almost a week. High winds and six metre waves have been hampering

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The big bag theory: a cheap and innovative way to transport fresh water

Fresh water is abundant in some areas of our planet, and scarce in others. We can transport fresh water by sea to help those in need, but that's expensive. Can we make it affordable? One possible solu

Fresh water is abundant in some areas of our planet, and scarce in others. We can transport fresh water by sea to help those in need, but that's expensive. Can we make it affordable? One possible solu

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Takeaway: the big bag theory

This plastic bag can save lives and help the environment It’s designed to transport fresh water across the sea Fresh water supply is vital in

This plastic bag can save lives and help the environment It’s designed to transport fresh water across the sea Fresh water supply is vital in

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CMA CGM bids 3bn euros for Singapore's Neptune Orient Lines

The world’s third-largest shipping firm, CMA CGM of France, has bid of $3.4 billion (3.13 billion euros) to buy Singapore’s Neptune Orient Lines. It

The world’s third-largest shipping firm, CMA CGM of France, has bid of $3.4 billion (3.13 billion euros) to buy Singapore’s Neptune Orient Lines. It

Science_technology

Amphibious caravan is the new luxury camping

Can’t decide between sailing or camping? German inventor Daniel Straub has the solution for you: his amphibious Sealander is a compact camping

Can’t decide between sailing or camping? German inventor Daniel Straub has the solution for you: his amphibious Sealander is a compact camping

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Migrants: cruise ship docks near Athens

A cruise ship has brought hundreds of migrants from Syria to Europe’s southern border. Syrian refugee ship arrives on Greek mainland, migrants move

A cruise ship has brought hundreds of migrants from Syria to Europe’s southern border. Syrian refugee ship arrives on Greek mainland, migrants move

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Mounting uncertainty over US and UK interest rates

This week, Business Middle East takes a look at interest rates in the UK and the US and when there could be a hike. In Business Snapshot, we analyse

This week, Business Middle East takes a look at interest rates in the UK and the US and when there could be a hike. In Business Snapshot, we analyse

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Hero's welcome for French replica ship Hermione after US voyage

The replica ship, the Hermione, arrived back in France on Monday to a hero’s welcome, after an historic trans-Atlantic voyage celebrating past and

The replica ship, the Hermione, arrived back in France on Monday to a hero’s welcome, after an historic trans-Atlantic voyage celebrating past and

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Egypt opens Suez Canal in lavish ceremony

Egypt has opened a major expansion to the Suez Canal to much fanfare. The project is being trumpeted as the basis of an economic turnaround for the

Egypt has opened a major expansion to the Suez Canal to much fanfare. The project is being trumpeted as the basis of an economic turnaround for the

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Egyptian president unveils pet Suez Canal project

It is a pet project that comes with a cool price tag of nearly eight billion euros. A second Suez Canal has been a top priority for Egyptian

It is a pet project that comes with a cool price tag of nearly eight billion euros. A second Suez Canal has been a top priority for Egyptian

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Suez Canal expansion to open on Thursday

Egypt is due to open an expansion to the Suez Canal on Thursday designed to allow larger vessels to use the waterway, to cut transit times and to

Egypt is due to open an expansion to the Suez Canal on Thursday designed to allow larger vessels to use the waterway, to cut transit times and to

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Hamburg "baptises" world's largest container ship

In the German port of Hamburg the world’s largest container ship has been baptised. “MSC Zoe” is 395 metres long and can carry a cargo of over 19000

In the German port of Hamburg the world’s largest container ship has been baptised. “MSC Zoe” is 395 metres long and can carry a cargo of over 19000

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French ferry workers burn tyres to block Calais port

The security situation around Calais due to the ongoing migrant crisis was little aided by protesting French ferry workers who again severely

The security situation around Calais due to the ongoing migrant crisis was little aided by protesting French ferry workers who again severely

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Egypt prepares to inaugurate new Suez Canal

Egypt has finished builiding its new Suez Canal, a project President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi regards as a symbol of national pride and a major chance to

Egypt has finished builiding its new Suez Canal, a project President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi regards as a symbol of national pride and a major chance to

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Scores dead as Philippines ferry capsizes

In the Philippines local media captured the desperate scenes of a search and rescue operation after a ferry capsized. Survivors spoke of having to

In the Philippines local media captured the desperate scenes of a search and rescue operation after a ferry capsized. Survivors spoke of having to

Business

China shipping provides export lifeline for Moldovan exports

The China Shipping Container Lines is to invest the Moldovan port of Giurgiulești, the country’s only port accessible to seagoing vessels. The hub

The China Shipping Container Lines is to invest the Moldovan port of Giurgiulești, the country’s only port accessible to seagoing vessels. The hub

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Ship abandoned off German coast amid explosion fears

A ship carrying fertiliser has been abandoned off the coast of Germany amid fears of an explosion. Resident along the North Sea coast, in the region

A ship carrying fertiliser has been abandoned off the coast of Germany amid fears of an explosion. Resident along the North Sea coast, in the region

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Ferry services set to resume between US and Cuba

The resumption of passenger ferry services between the United states and Cuba have taken a step forward with licenses having been issued. It’s the

The resumption of passenger ferry services between the United states and Cuba have taken a step forward with licenses having been issued. It’s the