250 Syrian migrants rescued off Cyprus

Some 250 Syrian migrants crammed onto a fishing boat were rescued off the northern coast of Cyprus on Sunday as the vessel hit rough seas in the Mediterranean, Turkish media reported.

Vietnam airs video of Chinese ship ramming fishing boat

Vietnam has released dramatic footage showing a large Chinese ship chasing and ramming one of its fishing boats which then sank near an oil rig in contested waters.

Vietnam fishing boat rammed, sunk by China ship: official

A Vietnamese fishing boat was rammed and sunk by a Chinese vessel amid a tense territorial confrontation in the South China Sea over Beijing`s deployment of an oil rig, a Vietnamese official said today.

Two critical after Japan navy collision

Television footage showed the upturned hull of a small fishing boat in the Seto Inland Sea off Hiroshima after what the coastguard said was a collision at around 8:00 am with the Osumi, a naval transport ship.

Chinese fishing boat runs aground in Philippines

A Chinese fishing boat has run aground on a World Heritage-listed coral reef in the Philippines, roughly 1,600 kilometres (1,000 miles) from China`s nearest major landmass, authorities said Tuesday.

Naval ship rescues fishing boat in Arabian sea

The Navy rescued nine members on board a fishing trawler which developed ingress of water in high seas.

TN fishing boat sunk allegedly by SL fishermen

Sri Lankan fishermen hurled
allegedly petrol bombs at some fishing boats in the presence
of Lankan naval personnel.

TN fishing boat damaged in attack

A fishing boat was damaged
after Sri Lankan fishermen allegedly hurled a petrol bomb at
it near Katchatheevu in the Palk straits.

Freighter, fishing boat clash in S Korea; 8 missing

South Korean authorities say eight fishermen are missing after a freighter and a fishing boat collided off the west coast.

China fishing boat sinks, 7 missing

Seven crew members are feared drowned after the fishing boat sank in a river.

South Korea fires shots to warn North fishing boat

S Korea`s navy fired warning shots to drive away a N Korean fishing vessel that crossed their tense maritime border on the South`s military.

Sixteen missing as fishing boat sinks in China

At least 16 persons were reported missing after a fishing boat capsised in the stormy waters of the Yangtze River in eastern China.

Somali pirates seize S Korean fishing boat

A South Korean fishing boat with 43 people on board has been seized by Somali pirates off the coast of Kenya, the foreign ministry said Sunday.

China asks Japan to release crew of detained fishing boat

The Sino-Japan ties appear to have
hit a new low following the collision of a Chinese fishing
vessel with two Japanese patrol ships in a disputed area in
the East China Sea.

N Korea returns S Korea fishing boat, seeks flood aid

North Korea Wednesday returned a South
Korean fishing boat seized a month ago and requested flood aid from its neighbour.

North Korea confirms Chinese among detained fishermen

The seizure of fishing boat has heightened tensions between the two Koreas.

N Korea seizes S Korean fishing boat: Report

N Korea has detained a S Korean fishing boat that went missing in the Sea of Japan, amid high tensions between the two countries.

Somali pirates seize fishing boat for hijackings: Yemen

Yemen said that Somali pirates
have captured a fishing boat they could use to carry out other
hijackings in sea lanes into the Gulf of Aden.

Chinese fishing boat, 7 crew hijacked off Cameroon

A Chinese fishing vessel with seven fishermen aboard was hijacked off the coast of Cameroon in the latest attack in the waters of West Africa`s Gulf of Guinea, the Chinese embassy in Cameroon said on Saturday.

Seven pirates held after attack on French fishing boat: EU

European Union warships have
captured seven suspected pirates off the coast of Somalia
after two fast boats attacked a French fishing vessel, the
EU`s naval force said on Wednesday.