Iran ships 'turn back' from Yemen as fighting rages

An Iranian ship convoy suspected of carrying weapons for Shiite rebels in Yemen has turned back, US officials said on Friday, as Saudi-led warplanes kept up air strikes on the anti-government forces.

India to send ships to Yemen to evacuate stranded Indians

The Centre will soon send two ships to strife-torn Yemen to evacuate Indians, including Keralites, stranded there.

Ships of Western Fleet arrive at Kochi

Seven ships of Western Fleet based at Mumbai, including the two Aircraft Carriers INS Virat and INS Vikramaditya, have arrived here.

Soon, 'Vindskip' cargo ships that harness wind power with hull
Soon, 'Vindskip' cargo ships that harness wind power with hull

A Norwegian ship designer Lade AS has come up with a futuristic new design for cargo vessels, which uses the ships' hulls as a sail.

Coast Guard aims to have fleet of 150 ships, 100 aircraft by 2020

In view of the coastal security lapse during 26/11 attack, the Indian Coast Guard has begun augmenting its off-shore strength and the force aims to have 150 ships and 100 twin-engine aircraft by 2020 in its fleet.

Columbus' departure point authenticated

The discovery of objects during excavations at Palos de la Frontera in southwestern Spain has allowed scholars to determine the exact location from where Christopher Columbus' three ships set off in 1492.

Navy gets Centre`s go-ahead for international fleet review

The central government has given the Navy the go-ahead to hold an international fleet review in 2016, after a gap of 15 years, in which more than 50 countries are expected to participate.

Japan says Chinese ships in disputed waters

Chinese ships sailed into disputed waters off Japan-administered islands in the East China Sea today, officials said, after G7 leaders cautioned against "intimidation" in territorial disputes.

Chinese naval ships visit Vizag on goodwill tour

Two Chinese naval ships are on a visit to the Eastern Naval Command headquarters in Vishakhapatnam on a goodwill tour.Two Chinese naval ships are on a visit to the Eastern Naval Command headquarters in Vishakhapatnam on a goodwill tour.

US ships are a target in case of war: Iran admiral

Iran will target American aircraft carriers in the Persian Gulf should a war between the two countries ever break out.

Chinese ships enter disputed waters: Japan coastguard

Three Chinese coastguard ships sailed into disputed waters in the East China Sea today as Beijing maintained its defiant stance after US President Barack Obama backed Tokyo in the row.

US, in nod to Tokyo, to send more ships to Japan, prods China

The United States moved on Sunday to reassure Tokyo over its mounting security concerns, saying it would send more missile defense ships to Japan following North Korean launches and use a high level trip to warn China against abusing its "great power."

China monitors Japanese ships around Diaoyu Islands

A Chinese marine surveillance fleet continued patrolling around the Diaoyu Islands Monday and monitored Japanese ships that entered the islands` waters.

SC issues notice to Centre on hijacking of ships by pirates

The Supreme Court issued notice to the Centre on a PIL seeking direction to the government to frame effective anti-piracy guidelines in the wake of increasing incidents of Indian seamen being held hostages by Somali pirates.

Guidelines to deploy guards on ships to combat piracy issued

Government has issued guidelines for deployment of armed guards on board merchant ships by the ship owners to combat piracy, Parliament was informed.

Western sanctions force Iran to load oil on idled ships: Report

Iran is loading hundreds of thousands of barrels of unsold oil to its ships after concealing their true identity.

Coast Guard to induct 250 ships, 100 aircraft

Indian Coast Guard will induct 250 ships and 100 aircraft over the next five years, a top
official said on Thursday.

13 Chinese sailors killed after ships hijacked

Thirteen Chinese nationals were
killed in an attack by suspected drug trafficker near the Thai-Myanmar border.

3 US ships in Vietnam to train with former foe

Three US Navy ships were
welcomed today by former foe Vietnam for joint training,
despite China`s irritation following weeks of fiery exchanges
between the communist neighbours over disputed areas of the
South China Sea.

Many ships failed to aid Libyan refugees: Migrant

The 50-foot (15-meter) wooden boat drifted across the Mediterranean for five days without food and water after its engine died, unable to propel the 117 people crammed aboard from war in Libya to safety in Europe.