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Venice was the scene of a colourful and noisy protest on Sunday as a small armada of boats turned out to draw attention to large cruise ships which are allowed to pass through the Italian city’s…
New international standards require ocean vessels to reduce air pollution. How does altering power affect the safety of a ship?
Ships burn fuel, polluting the atmosphere New regulations demand to cut the emissions The easiest way would be to reduce engine power But underpowered ships can be unsafe in storm They’re also slower,
No ships will set sail from Greek ports during a nationwide forty-eight hour strike which will last until 6 a.
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.
Liberia’s Ministry of Defence has dispatched coast guard personnel to investigate an unknown tanker that was washed ashore in the coastal city of
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.
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 salvage effort is to be made today to try and tow a stricken cargo ship which is drifting on its side off the French Atlantic coast. Previous
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
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
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
Can’t decide between sailing or camping? German inventor Daniel Straub has the solution for you: his amphibious Sealander is a compact camping
Some 50 years after its first appearance, the hovercraft has a role as a versatile and adaptable vehicle, particularly in emergency situations
It has the power of a truck, but it can be steered like a scooter… Supported by a cushion of air and driven by a propeller, it moves on water and on
A cruise ship has brought hundreds of migrants from Syria to Europe’s southern border. Syrian refugee ship arrives on Greek mainland, migrants move
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
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
Each week, euronews takes a look at how European media cover one of the big stories from the past seven days. This week Egypt’s new Suez Canal opened
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
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
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
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
The security situation around Calais due to the ongoing migrant crisis was little aided by protesting French ferry workers who again severely
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
A record passenger high for Eurostar. The Channel Tunnel operator carried 2.8 million passengers from April to June, with more business travellers
In the Philippines local media captured the desperate scenes of a search and rescue operation after a ferry capsized. Survivors spoke of having to