sailors

Oman police say cargo ship sinks off coast, 20 sailors saved

Police in Oman say a cargo ship loaded with construction material has sunk off the sultanate's southern coast, though all 20 sailors aboard the vessel were saved.

Sep 03, 2017, 15:30 PM IST
US navy recovers remains of all sailors missing after USS McCain collision

US navy recovers remains of all sailors missing after USS McCain collision

"The US navy and marine corps divers have now recovered the remains of all 10 USS John S McCain sailors," the Seventh Fleet said in a statement on its website.

Aug 28, 2017, 09:27 AM IST
US Navy recovers second body in search for sailors missing after collision

US Navy recovers second body in search for sailors missing after collision

"More divers and equipment arrived overnight to continue search and recovery operations for eight missing sailors inside flooded compartments of the ship," the US Seventh Fleet said in statement on its website.

Aug 25, 2017, 12:26 PM IST
US Navy identifies 1 dead, 9 missing sailors

US Navy identifies 1 dead, 9 missing sailors

The deceased sailor was identified as electronics technician Kenneth Aaron Smith, 22, from New Jersey. 

Aug 24, 2017, 20:36 PM IST
US divers search for 10 missing sailors in hull of damaged destroyer

US divers search for 10 missing sailors in hull of damaged destroyer

The collision — the fourth major accident in the US Pacific fleet this year — prompted a fleet-wide investigation and plans for temporary halts in operations.

Aug 22, 2017, 16:51 PM IST

Sushma Swaraj promises help to 41 stranded sailors

Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said that India will help out sailors stuck in merchant ships at Ajman in United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Jan 06, 2017, 15:14 PM IST
Sailors rescue 114 migrants including 22 children from the Mediterranean

Sailors rescue 114 migrants including 22 children from the Mediterranean

A charity rescue ship has picked up 114 migrants from the Mediterrrean including eight women and 22 children, of whom 16 were unaccompanied

Jan 03, 2017, 01:32 AM IST

Ten sailors aboard US Navy boats missing in Gulf: US official

Ten sailors are on board two US Navy patrol boats that went missing in the Gulf, apparently after straying into Iranian waters, a US defense official has said.

Jan 13, 2016, 05:09 AM IST

Incredible video! Lost puppy rescued from open sea

When the sailors spotted the yellow puppy in the Gulf of Naples they could hardly comprehend.

Nov 04, 2015, 15:55 PM IST
'They will kill us, please save us', pleads an Indian sailor stuck in Yemen

'They will kill us, please save us', pleads an Indian sailor stuck in Yemen

Despite an assurance of safe evacuation by the Ministry of External Affairs, it seems that the sailors in Yemen are yet to avail any help from Indian government.

Sep 14, 2015, 10:04 AM IST
70 sailors from Gujarat stranded in crisis-hit Yemen; MEA says working on evacuation

70 sailors from Gujarat stranded in crisis-hit Yemen; MEA says working on evacuation

India on Sunday said it is taking steps to ensure safe evacuation of its nationals from Yemen after a sailors group claimed that 70 seamen from Gujarat are stranded in the war-torn county.

Sep 13, 2015, 18:46 PM IST

Biden honors marines, sailors killed in Chattanooga attack

US leaders paid tribute Saturday to the four Marines and the sailor killed last month in a lone gunman`s attack on military facilities here, vowing justice against violent extremists.

Aug 16, 2015, 02:17 AM IST
Pollution won`t sink Rio Olympics sailing: organizers

Pollution won`t sink Rio Olympics sailing: organizers

Sailors at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will be protected by a fleet of special trash collecting boats, organizers said Thursday, admitting there is no time to resolve a serious pollution pr

Jul 10, 2015, 04:17 AM IST

Smart robots to become future firefighters at sea

A group of the US engineering students has created a firefighting robot that may help sailors fight fires at sea

Feb 08, 2015, 16:52 PM IST

Seven Peru sailors die in toxic gas mishap

Seven sailors have died after inhaling toxic gases while repairing a floating dry dock in the Amazon port of Iquitos, Peru`s navy said.

Nov 12, 2014, 20:54 PM IST

Bangladeshi sailors held by Somali pirates home after 4 years

Seven Bangladeshi sailors, held hostage by Somali pirates for almost four years, finally returned home today, saying it was "unbelievable" to be alive and describing their ordeal as "like hell."

Jun 12, 2014, 17:32 PM IST

Names of sunken submarine`s missing sailors released

The defence ministry on Thursday released the names of the 18 sailors and officers who were aboard the submarine INS Sindhurakshak that sank day before after the explosions.

Aug 16, 2013, 09:40 AM IST

Five sailors kidnapped off Nigeria coast: Watchdog

An anti-piracy watchdog says five sailors have been kidnapped off the coast of Nigeria`s oil-rich southern delta.

Apr 29, 2013, 20:26 PM IST

Three sailors kidnapped off Nigeria are freed

Three sailors including two Russians have been freed following weeks in captivity after pirates raided their cargo ship off the coasts of Nigeria and Cameroon, a shipping company said on Monday.

Mar 11, 2013, 22:46 PM IST

22 sailors from Gujarat missing since March 21

As many as 22 sailors from here have been missing since March 21, after they set sail for Somalia from Mumbai port in a
vessel called Shivam.

Apr 02, 2012, 18:32 PM IST