Four killed, one survives in California boat tragedy

Four people were killed and another survived following a dramatic boating accident off California's coast, authorities have said.

Gunmen kill 11 in fresh Kenya coast attack: Police

At least 11 people have been killed in a new attack on Kenya`s coastal region, officials said Tuesday, one week after some 60 people died in twin massacres nearby.

Spain okays Repsol plan for Canary Islands exploration

The Spanish government on Thursday gave oil giant Repsol the green light to explore for oil and gas off the coast of the Canary Islands, a move that environmental groups described as "unjustifiable".

Coast Guard on alert for floating containers

Indian Coast Guard is looking out for containers that might be driven towards the Goa-Konkan coast after falling off from a wrecked ship off Goa coast.

Two radars installed along Gujarat coast

To step up surveillance along the coastline of Gujarat, the state government has installed two radars which will help locate landmarks and ships, a senior government official said on Monday.

Eight dead as ship sinks off Colombia coast

Colombian rescuers saved 14 people and recovered eight bodies after a cargo ship sank in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Colombia.

`US ship fires at boat off Dubai coast in Gulf, one killed`

Rescue workers were seen carrying one person in a body bag off the boat and placing it in an ambulance.

AP on high alert as cyclone nears coast

With the cyclonic storm `Thane`
closing in on the Bay of Bengal coast, the Andhra Pradesh
government sounded a high alert.

Monsoon likely to hit Orissa coast by Monday

With favourable weather
conditions prevailing in the state, monsoon is likely to hit
the Orissa coast by Monday, a senior Met official said.

Magnitude 7.4 earthquake hits off Japan coast

The Japan met dept issued a tsunami warning after magnitude-7.4 quake rattled the nation.

Low level of radiation detected in China`s southeastern coast

Chinese authorities say parts of
country`s south eastern coastal areas have begun experiencing "extremely low levels" of radioactive materials in the air emanating from the ruptured Japanese nuclear power plant.

Strong quake hits off Philippines coast

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit off
the northern coast of the Philippines on Sunday, local
seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of any
damage or casualties.

Strong quake strikes off coast of Philippines

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck
off the coast of the southern Philippines.

National MDA grid to be set up for coastal security: Navy

The government is all set to
implement a NMDA for
integrating and creating a common information grid for all
sea-faring agencies for effective coastal security measures,
drawing lessons from the Mumbai terror strikes.

Heavy rainfall in coastal Andhra, Rayalseema

Many districts in coastal and
Rayalseema regions of Andhra Pradesh have been receiving heavy
rainfall since Friday as the northeast monsoon became
vigorous over the south coast.

All 111 crew safe after ship catches fire off English coast

The 111 crew of a factory fishing ship were safe after the vessel caught fire off southwest England, its owners said.

Significant progress on coastal security: Chidambaram

The government today said
significant progress has been made since the 26/11 terrorist
attacks in Mumbai in strengthening the country`s coastal
security.

Guj planning environment-friendly townships in coastal region

Gujarat CM Narendra Modi on Sunday said his government was planning to develop environment-friendly townships in the coastal region of the state and promised special schemes for developers who would participate in the initiative.

Pirates seize cargo ship off Somalia`s coast

The European Union`s
anti-piracy force says Somali pirates have hijacked a cargo
ship carrying steel bars and wires off the coast of Somalia.

Govt to set up chain of radar sensors along coasts

The government has launched a
project to set up radar sensors along the country`s coastlines
for surveillance in order to avoid a Mumbai-like terror attack.