Sri Lanka auctions Indian fishermen's boats; Ramadoss condemns

PMK leader Ramdoss Friday strongly condemned the reports that Sri Lankan Government was auctioning the boats seized from the Indian Fishermen, and said "the act of the Island government has shocked Indian fishermen."

Plying of boats on Brahmaputra temporarily suspended

Inland Water Transport (IWT) department has temporarily suspended plying of any boat, both mechanised or manual, on Brahmaputra from today due to the rising of water level of the river in Assam capital.

Delegation visits Pakistan to assess repairs for seized boats

Indian boats seized by Pakistani authorities and anchored at Karachi port need repairs to be made sea-worthy before being brought back, an official of Gujarat Fishermen Association said Tuesday.

Modi government wants to make `dead` Yamuna navigable

Can you visualise boats sailing on the almost dead Yamuna river in Delhi? The Narendra Modi government is exploring the possibility of making the river - and possibly other rivers as well - navigable to transport people and goods.

US releases boat to China after illegal fishing

A 191-foot fishing boat suspected of using an illegal high seas drift net to catch a half-ton of salmon in the North Pacific was detained by the US Coast Guard last week and turned over to Chinese authorities.

Twenty-two migrants drown after boats capsize off Greek island

Twenty-two migrants drowned and at least 10 were missing after their vessels capsized off the Greek island of Samos early on Monday in seas where hundreds have died attempting the perilous crossing this year alone, the Greek coast guard said.

Sri Lanka arrests 19 Indian fishermen, seizes 5 boats

Sri Lankan authorities have arrested 19 Indian fishermen and seized five boats when they were allegedly fishing in the country`s waters.

BSF seizes five Pakistani fishing boats in Indian waters

The Border Security Force seized five Pakistani fishing boats venturing into Indian waters here. The occupants, however managed to escape through the marshy water body `Harami Nala`, officials said.

35 boats given to Kaziranga to deal with floods

IFAW-WTI has provided 35 boats to the Kaziranga National Park authorities to assist in anti-poaching patrolling during the ongoing flood season.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 56 Tamil fishermen in two days

At least 56 Tamil fishermen have been arrested and their boats seized by Sri Lankan Naval personnel on charges of fishing in the island nation`s international maritime boundary in 48 hours, officials said on Saturday.

Flooding leaves 70 boats missing on China-Vietnam

Typhoon Son-Tinh brought strong wind and downpours, sinking six boats and causing another 70 to go missing in a China-Vietnam border river.

Two SL boats apprehended in Chennai

Two Sri Lankan boats with 10 fishermen
were apprehended for allegedly fishing in the Indian waters by the Coast Guard.

100 boats damaged, rooftops blown away in storm

About 100 mechanised boats
anchored along the coast here were damaged and rooftops of
many houses blown away in 80 km strong winds and heavy rain
that lashed the town.

Boats carrying 5 Libyan officers arrive in Tunis

Two small boats were carrying five Libyan Army officers and 13 other people.

Pakistan apprehends 17 Indian fishermen, 6 boats

Pakistan Maritime Security
Agency (PMSA) has apprehended 17 Indian fishermen and seized
their boats from the international maritime border near Jakhau
town of Kutch district.

Patna: Plying of private boats banned, ghats ready for Chhath

Plying of private boats on the Ganga
has been banned and Ghats along rivers and ponds across Bihar
spruced up for Chhath festival Friday.

North Korea boats draw warning shots from South

Two North Korean vessels crossed into the South`s waters.

Seychelles coastguard vessel destroys two pirate boats

The Seychelles coastguard repelled
an attack by Somali pirates on Tuesday, destroying two of their
boats during a dramatic high-seas operation that started with
the brazen rescue of 27 fishermen.