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# ships - Monday 13 May, 2019

Saudi oil tankers among ships targeted by 'sabotage attacks'

The ships suffered “significant damage” but none of the crew members were harmed.

# ships - Saturday 11 May, 2019

US sends amphibious ships and missiles to the Gulf amid reports of Iran 'threat'

Iran said this week that it had stopped respecting limits on its nuclear activities agreed under a 2015 deal with major powers.

# ships - Friday 20 April, 2018

World's largest roll-on/roll-off vessel christened at Dublin Port Trade This post contains videos

World's largest roll-on/roll-off vessel christened at Dublin Port

Celine is going to carry cargo between Dublin, the Netherlands and Belgium and is seen as major coup for Ireland.

# ships - Sunday 14 January, 2018

'No hope of survivors' onboard Iranian tanker which burst into flames

Only three bodies have been recovered.

# ships - Sunday 28 June, 2015

PHOTOS: Step inside one of the world's most luxurious river cruise ships

The SS Maria Theresa: Three decks, an elevator, 75 rooms, €10,729 a pop.

# ships - Friday 29 May, 2015

Traffic GRIDLOCK expected on Dublin quays (but at least there'll be something to look at)

The East Link is going up. And it will stay up for around an hour. Good timing, right?

# ships - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Stena Line has cancelled its Holyhead summer route

The number of passengers had fallen from 1,719,853 in 1998 to 141,652 last year.

# ships - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

France really isn't keen on handing over a warship to Russia

It has delayed the delivery until ‘further notice’.

# ships - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Why stay in a hotel when you can rent a boat?

Take a look around some of the boats on offer on Airbnb.

# ships - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

# ships - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Ship carrying radioactive concrete catches fire off Scotland

The Parida caught fire late last night.

# ships - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Medical exams underway on staff of navy ships where asbestos detected

Earlier this year asbestos was detected on LE Orla and LE Ciara naval ships.

# ships - Monday 9 June, 2014

Enda Kenny has just ordered a new €54 million boat for the Navy

The Taoiseach has made the purchase in his role as Minister for Defence.

# ships - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Pics: Two shipwrecks found deep in the Gulf of Mexico

Items such as ceramic cups and dishes, clothing and artifacts from Britain and Mexico were found on board the ships.

# ships - Saturday 25 August, 2012

In photos: the Tall Ships Festival in Dublin Tall Ships This post contains images

In photos: the Tall Ships Festival in Dublin

Ice-cream, piracy, and dramatic cloud cover…

# ships - Thursday 23 August, 2012

2012 Tall Ships Races festival kicks off in Dublin (Pictures) Tall Ships This post contains images

2012 Tall Ships Races festival kicks off in Dublin (Pictures)

The three-day 2012 Tall Ships Races festivities kicked off in Dublin today, with music, family fun and even wakeboarding.

# ships - Monday 6 August, 2012

Women and children first? Not anymore says shipwreck study

A study into shipwrecks over the years shows that when it comes to survival it is every man for himself.

# ships - Monday 30 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge Billionaire announces construction of Titanic II Titanic II This post contains images

Billionaire announces construction of Titanic II

Australian Clive Palmer says the ship, based on the Titanic’s design, will have the latest safety systems on board.

# ships - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Report: it's everyone for themselves on sinking ships

Men are more likely to survive sinking ships than women and children – and captains are more likely to make it than their passengers, according to new research.

# ships - Sunday 1 April, 2012

Who gets to keep goods salvaged from ships - and at what risk?

In the wake of the Rena and Concordia disasters, takes a look into ship salvaging and the ownership of ‘lost’ cargo.