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1 year 7 months ago

More problems for cruise ships

Consumer confidence in cruise ships has dropped 12% in the last year. Cruise ship fires, health threats, and power outages have grabbed headlines worldwide. Now, the issue of crime against passengers is drawing the attention of the Senate Commerce Committee. According to the committee's report, the number of...

2 years 11 months ago

2 Americans identified from Costa Concordia

ROME (AP) - Italian officials say they have identified the bodies of an American couple and two German nationals who perished when the Costa Concordia cruise ship capsized. The bodies of the four passengers were identified Tuesday on the interior ministry's website in a posting by the prefect's office from...

3 years 1 month ago

Four more bodies found from Costa Concordia

ROME (AP) - Divers searching the capsized Costa Concordia have found what appears to be four more bodies on the cruise ship. The civil protection agency, which is monitoring the operation, said the bodies were found Wednesday but it will take some time before they are recovered. The Concordia struck...

3 years 4 months ago

2 die on cruise ship

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts state police and FBI agents say the deaths of two passengers on a cruise ship docked in Boston were not caused by foul play. A spokesman for the Suffolk County District Attorney says the probe involving experts from the office of the chief examiner showed...

3 years 6 months ago

NASA has new plans for a rocket

WASHINGTON (AP) - NASA is unveiling its design for a gigantic new rocket, bigger than the one that sent astronauts to the moon. And it will go even farther away. NASA on Wednesday will detail its much-delayed plans for the rocket, called the Space Launch System, which will cost...

4 years 7 months ago

Salvage company wins Titanic battle

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A federal judge in Virginia has ruled that a company is entitled to the value of about 5,900 artifacts it salvaged during six expeditions to the Titanic. U.S. District Judge Rebecca Beach Smith in Norfolk granted a salvage award to RMS Titanic Inc. late Thursday....

4 years 8 months ago

Ship buried in 18th century unearthed in NYC

Workers excavating at the World Trade Center site have unearthed the 32-foot-long hull of a ship likely buried in the 18th century. Archeologists say the vessel probably was used along with other debris to fill in land to extend lower Manhattan into the Hudson River. Archeologists Molly McDonald and...

5 years 1 month ago

Whaler, activist ship collide at sea

The anti-whaling ship the Bob Barker and a Japanese harpoon boat collided in the icy waters off Antarctica on Saturday - the second major clash this year in the increasingly aggressive confrontations between the two sides. No one was reportedly injured in the latest strike. The U.S.-based activist group...

5 years 4 months ago

Japan warship collides with commercial vessel

A Japanese navy destroyer has collided with a commercial vessel off southern Japan, starting fires on both ships and injuring three crew members, defense officials said Tuesday. The destroyer JS Kurama collided with the South Korean container ship Carina Star on Tuesday night in the Kanmon Strait near the...

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