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SpaceX Dragon space freighter return delayed due to bad weather

Due to high seas in the splashdown zone, the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft has to remain in orbit for at least one more day before splashing down into the Pacific Ocean.

Photo Essay: Tybee Island, where summer lasts all year long Special

Tybee Island - It's early December and there are sunny skies over, and temperatures in the seventies on, the beautiful coastal Georgia town of Tybee Island.

Ocean storm causes cargo ship to run aground on Chilean beach

Santiago - The cargo ship Ocean Breeze, registered in Hong Kong, with a crew of 24 people, run aground this morning near the port of San Antonio, Chile, because of high winds and strong tidal waves currently affecting the Chilean coast.

Japanese HTV-3 space freighter berthed to ISS

The HTV-3, also known as Kounotori3, space freighter successfully docked with the International Space Station on July 27.

Philippines mulls $1 million penalty for coral reef destruction

The owners of a Panamanian-registered cargo ship that ran aground off the coast of Sarangani province in the Philippines may be asked to pay at least $1 million for damaging the reef in a protected area of the country.

Libyan-owned North Korean cargo ship hijacked by Somali pirates

A North Korean cargo ship was hijacked by a group of Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden. It is unknown of the number of crew members on board.

Russia Says It Has Found Missing Cargo Ship

Russia says it has found the missing Arctic Sea and rescued its crew. The ship was found early on Monday, 300 nautical miles off the Cape Verde Islands.

Missing ship ransom demands said to have been received

Finnish police have issued a statement in which they say that a ransom demand has been received by the Arctic Sea's Finnish owners, Solchart Management. The ship has been missing for three weeks despite intensive searches by several countries.

Russian sea expert thinks missing ship may contain secret cargo

That is one of the two main scenarios being considered during the hunt for the Arctic Sea cargo ship, which disappeared after leaving the English Channel. The other scenario centres upon a possible commercial dispute. The search continues meanwhile.

U.S. navy plans for possible intercept of North Korean cargo ship

Tensions continue to rise between North Korea and the United Nations as a U.S. warship positions itself for possible intercept of a North Korean vessel suspected of carrying illicit materials.

US Navy tracking North Korean ship suspected of toting nukes

The U.S. Navy is tracking a possible North Korean nuclear shipment. A North Korean cargo ship is suspected up carrying illegal weapons, equipment or nuclear fissile material.

USS Bainbridge rushing to save US merchant ship from pirates

the USS Bainbridge is rushing to rescue the captain of the Maersk Alabama, a US merchant marine cargo ship with 20 US citizens on board. He's held hostage by Somalian pirates on a lifeboat near the ship after the crew fought back and captured one pirate.

Oil From Cargo Ship Washes up on Morton Island

Fuel oil from the damaged cargo ship Pacific Adventurer has washed up on beaches along the eastern side of Moreton Island off Brisbane.

Egyptian Cargo Ship Seized

Somali pirates have captured an Egyptian cargo ship with 28 crew members aboard. The ship, the Blue Star was carrying fertilizer.

Kite Powers Cargo Ship On Cross Atlantic Voyage

A newly built cargo vessel ,the 132m long Multi Purpose Heavy Lift Carrier MS “Beluga SkySails” of the Bremen-based Beluga Shipping is powered by a kite and will travel across the Atlantic today.

You can't just lose a ship

We not talking a small 30 or 40 meter ship here, it's a 67 meter long (220-foot), 4,392-dead weight tonnage (dwt), refrigerated cargo ship. Too make thing even more odd the ship wasn't even in working order.

Cargo ships collision: Rescue work on , 8 bodies recovered

Two cargo ships collided in the East China Sea.

A kite to pull a cargo ship

Interesting use of a very old idea. I do have to wonder how many would be needed to make it effective with a large cargo ship, surely one Sail would not do it and I wonder what would happen in bad weather were they not to get the sail down in time...
 

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Cargo ship battered by the waves during strong wind storm in the Port of Valparaíso  Chile. (Courte...
Cargo ship battered by the waves during strong wind storm in the Port of Valparaíso, Chile. (Courtesy of Alvaro Zabala).
A family walks toward the Savannah River in order to get a better view of a cargo ship making its wa...
A family walks toward the Savannah River in order to get a better view of a cargo ship making its way to the Atlantic Ocean. Tybee Island, Ga.
Progress 47 redocks at ISS.
Progress 47 redocks at ISS.
NASA video screen capture
Progress 47 redocks at ISS.
Progress 47 redocks at ISS.
NASA video screen capture
Progress 47 redocks at ISS.
Progress 47 redocks at ISS.
NASA video screen capture
Progress 47 redocks at ISS.
Progress 47 redocks at ISS.
NASA video screen capture
The incapacitated 135-metre Russian cargo ship Simushir is under tow off Haida Gwaii  of British Col...
The incapacitated 135-metre Russian cargo ship Simushir is under tow off Haida Gwaii, of British Columbia, Canada
CBC
Progress 47 redocks at ISS.
Progress 47 redocks at ISS.
NASA video screen capture
Freighter  Cerro Placeres  after hitting the coast.
(Courtesy of Alvaro Zabala)
Freighter "Cerro Placeres" after hitting the coast. (Courtesy of Alvaro Zabala)
A cargo ship  Rena  which ran aground off the coast of New Zealand three months ago has broken in tw...
A cargo ship "Rena" which ran aground off the coast of New Zealand three months ago has broken in two, spilling containers and threatening a new oil spill
Maritime New Zealand
The YARA Birkeland will be the world’s first fully electric and autonomous container ship  with ze...
The YARA Birkeland will be the world’s first fully electric and autonomous container ship, with zero emissions.
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The Ocean Breeze is severely pounded by strong waves at his current location on a beach in central C...
The Ocean Breeze is severely pounded by strong waves at his current location on a beach in central Chile (screen capture EMOL).
Emol
Freighter  Cerro Placeres  shortly before running aground.
(Courtesy of Alvaro Zabala).
Freighter "Cerro Placeres" shortly before running aground. (Courtesy of Alvaro Zabala).
Progress M-47 seen from the International Space Station during undocking.
Progress M-47 seen from the International Space Station during undocking.
NASA

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