500 feared dead in Mediterranean migrant shipwreck: IOM

As many as 500 migrants could have died after traffickers rammed and sank their boat in the Mediterranean last week, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said on Monday, quoting survivors.

At least 20 dead, dozens missing in shipwreck off Libya

More than 20 migrants have died and dozens are missing after their makeshift boat sank off the Libyan coast, the navy said late Tuesday.

Christmas Island shipwreck: Families of victims sue Australia

The Australian government has been sued by the relatives of asylum seekers which were killed in a shipwreck off Christmas Island in 2010.

Ten migrants die in shipwreck off Libya: Italian navy

Italian sailors have recovered 10 bodies of migrants after their rubber dinghy sank off the Libyan coast, Italy`s navy said today.

1200-year-old `tablet computer` found in ancient shipwreck

Turkish archaeologists have discovered a 1,200-year-old wooden object which they claim is an ancient equivalent of a tablet computer.

Shipwreck captain `jumped off` sinking Costa Concordia

A trainee officer on board the Costa Concordia when it sank off an Italian island last year told a court on Monday that the captain jumped to safety.

Shipwreck survivors protest ahead of ceremony for drowned

Survivors of Italy`s asylum shipwreck disaster held a sit-in at Lampedusa`s refugee centre on Monday, demanding to be taken to Sicily to join in a memorial ceremony for the victims.

Italy to step up patrols in hope of saving migrants from shipwreck

Survivors of Friday`s wreck reported their vessel had been fired on as they left Libya, said Barbara Molinario, spokeswoman for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

Italy migrant death toll reaches at least 185

An Italian government minister born in Africa watched wordlessly on Sunday as soldiers carried bags containing the bodies of would-be asylum seekers from her native continent who perished when their packed fishing boat sank within sight of the tiny island of Lampedusa.

Eight sailors rescued from Russian shipwreck

Eight sailors have been rescued while two are still missing from a refrigerator ship that sank Sunday in the Okhotsk Sea in Russia`s far east, the emergencies ministry said.

Roman shipwrecks found nearly a mile in deep water

Two shipwrecks from the Roman-era have been found off a western Greek island in deep water.

200-year-old shipwreck found in Gulf of Mexico

A chance discovery of a 200-year-old shipwreck in a little-charted stretch of the Gulf of Mexico is yielding a trove of new information to scientists.

200-year-old shipwreck found in Gulf of Mexico

Researchers, working from the NOAA ship Okeanos Explorer, first found remnants of the wooden-hulled vessel that is believed to be about 200 years old.

Human remains at Titanic shipwreck site: Officials

In a sensational revelation, remains of the victims of Titanic tragedy have been seen clearly in few photographs.

`Woman sues Costa Concordia over miscarriage`

Cristina M from Milan was five months pregnant when she boarded the luxury liner on January 13.

Dancer’s lingerie found in cruise captain’s cabin

A Moldovan ballet dancer was spotted with the captain of Costa Concordia on the night of the disaster.

Costa Concordia owners expect removal plans by March

Costa Cruises has invited 10 leading salvage companies to tender for the contract to remove the ship.

Shipwreck off Russia`s east coast, three dead

The cause of the shipwreck has not been reported but there is a strong storm in the area.

At least 50 dead in DR Congo shipwreck

Overloading boats is a common practice in the DR

50 illegal migrants die in shipwreck in Mozambique

Mozambican police say
50 illegal Somali migrants and a Tanzanian captain died after
a ship sank off the coast of northern Mozambique.