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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Ship

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# Rescue
Dozens of crew in danger as ship sinks in storm off Hong Kong
Crew members were negotiating difficulties brought on by Severe Tropical Storm Chaba.
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# typhoon maysak
Ship with 42 crew and carrying nearly 6,000 cattle sank off Japan, survivor says
A survivor from the ship told the Japanese coastguard the Gulf Livestock 1 fell victim to rough weather during Typhoon Maysak.
# Ballycotton
'Extremely dangerous': Council says members of the public have been boarding 'ghost ship'
The ship ran aground in east Cork during Storm Dennis and there were concerns about a fuel spillage.
# abandoned ship
Contractor to board Cork 'ghost ship' at low tide tomorrow morning
Cork County Council has convened its oil spill assessment team in response to the grounding.
# rescue team
Rescuers contact crew members trapped inside capsized cargo ship
The 200-metre vessel overturned on Sunday and is now visible from the shoreline in Georgia.
# Evacuation
1,300 people being evacuated from cruise ship off coast of Norway due to engine problems
Police reported the passengers would be evacuated by helicopter.
# rms leinster
'Devastation on both sides of the Atlantic': 100 years on from Ireland's worst maritime disaster
More than 500 people died when the RMS Leinster was sunk by three torpedoes in 1918.
# world war 1
It's been 100 years since two Dublin ships were torpedoed just before Christmas
36 people died in two separate attacks just 10 days before Christmas in December 1917.
# WM Barkley
100 years ago this week: The story of the Guinness ship torpedoed in the Irish Sea
Five of the 13 crew members on board were killed, and the others were lucky to survive.
# the rooswijk
'A snapshot of a moment in time': Silver, shoes and bones found in wreck of Dutch ship
The ship sank off the English coast in 1740.
# sensitive information
Russian spy ship sinks off Turkey after collision with livestock vessel
All 78 crew members were rescued by Turkish coastguards.
# mother of all bombs
Halifax Explosion: The accidental blast that killed 2,000 people a century ago
In December 1917 a ship detonated in Nova Scotia, unleashing a blast equivalent to about 3,000 tonnes of TNT.
# queen mary 2
Search called off after woman 'falls overboard from cruise ship'
A 74-year-old woman was reported missing yesterday, a day after the ship set sail from New York.
# to boldly go
This cruise ship is taking 1,000 super rich passengers on a controversial journey
Global warming means that cruising the Northwest Passage is now a reality.
# the Washington
'Very special': Explorers discover 200-year-old shipwreck in New York
The Washington sank in Lake Ontario during a storm in 1803.
# Taiwan
A Taiwanese warship accidentally fired a missile towards China
The navy said the missile went through the trawler, killing the skipper.
# Arktika
This is the world's 'biggest and most powerful' icebreaker
It can cut through ice of up to 2.8 metres thick
# hms endeavour
Wreckage discovered off American coast identified as Captain Cook's legendary ship
The Endeavour was the ship used by Captain Cook as he mapped the uncharted waters of the south Pacific Ocean in the late 18th century.
# massive
Photos: The longest ship to dock at Dublin returned this morning and is headed for Cork
She is one of 113 cruise calls confirmed to visit Dublin Port this year.
# get on board
These five mega cruise ships are set to visit Ireland
Dublin Port is set to be upgraded within the next four years.
# sailing ahead
Boaty McBoatface is leading the public vote to name Britain's new polar research ship
RRS I Like Big Boats And I Cannot Lie and RRS Kanye West are also in the running.
# Epsilon
PHOTOS: Irish ferry badly damaged after sailing into Storm Imogen
One observer said it was most likely the “worst ever” crossing from France and it was “lucky the ship was not lost”.
# no smooth sailing
WATCH: Cruise ship forced to turn around after sailing into hurricane-force winds in the Atlantic
The Royal Caribbean cruise liner was hit by 30 foot waves and 150mph winds.
# Rescue
Man airlifted from Russian ship off Cork coast after "sustaining burns" in engine room
The rescue happened today at about 5.45pm.
# samos
Four babies among 11 dead after boat overturns off Greece
Ten of the dead were found in the cabin of their boat.
# la sultana
Tour the historic Soviet spy ship that just went on sale for $25.5 million
The vessel was used to spy on the US and Britain during the cold war.
# Tragedy
A menu saved from the 'millionaires lifeboat' off the sinking Titanic is going to auction
It is expected to reach up to $70,000.
# ahoy
The biggest residential yacht in the world has been paying a visit to Dublin
A room onboard will set you back a few shillings.
# hello sailor
Kisses all round as LÉ Eithne sailors welcomed back home
It has also been reported this morning that Ireland is set to take in an additional 600 migrants over the next two years.
# yangtze river
Calls for 'death sentence' for doomed ship's captain as death toll reaches 396
There are thousands of soldiers involved in the rescue operation.
# Mickey's coming
Do you like big boats? Disney's signature ship will be visiting Dublin next year
The vessel will be bringing 2,700 passengers and 950 cast and crew.
# world war I
PICTURES: Survivors of the Lusitania remember 'murder by savages'
In just 18 short minutes, the boat sank and 1,198 people lost their lives. We hear from two people who lived.
# Tragedy
New images show the Lusitania lying on the seabed off the coast of Cork
Tomorrow will mark 100 years to the day that the RMS Luistania sinking.
# Mediterranean
Two survivors arrested as 800 die in migrant ship disaster
The two arrested are suspected to be traffickers.
# lusitania
It's 100 years since the 'biggest human tragedy' ever off the Irish coast
Cork will spend the next few weeks commemorating the Lusitania dead and celebrating the rescue effort.
# naomh eanna
Not happening: This floating hostel/restaurant/micro-brewery won't be heading for Galway after all
But it could become a Dublin landmark…
# Mystery
Ship with 49 crew disappears in South Atlantic ... and no-one knows what happened
The ship was equipped with a system that automatically emits a ‘mayday’ call when under water – but no such signal was sent.
# maltese cross
We gave them a ship ... but some people in Malta aren't AT ALL happy about it
Ireland donated the former LÉ Aoife to help tackle the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean. But the gesture’s getting a mixed response from the Maltese.
# Ghost ship
Italian firefighters board tragic ferry as 19 people remain missing
More than 450 people have been rescued from the ship.
# ship shape
Why are 8 NATO warships in the Irish Sea right now?
Don’t panic.