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# vessel - Monday 9 September, 2019

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.

# vessel - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

French fishing vessel detained off Cork coast for alleged breach of fishing regulations

The vessel is the 9th to be seized so far this year off Irish waters.

# vessel - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

No reserve price was set before LÉ Aisling was sold for €110,000

The ship has since gone up for sale for €683,000 by a private seller.

# vessel - Monday 19 October, 2015

Investigation launched into "regrettable" hoax Coastguard call off Cork coast

No vessel was discovered after an extensive search of the coastline.

# vessel - Saturday 19 September, 2015

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.

# vessel - Saturday 15 August, 2015

More than 40 people suffocated in hold of migrant boat

The boat which was intercepted off the Italian coast was carrying around 300 people.

# vessel - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

A nuclear submarine is on fire in Russia, but 'there's nothing to worry about'

It is believed the vessel wasn’t carrying nuclear fuel.

# vessel - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Five rescued from sinking Irish trawler off Scottish coast

The trawler began taking on water, and soon listed and began sinking.

# vessel - Monday 5 January, 2015

Haunting video released of capsized cargo ship Crew Feared Dead This post contains videos

Haunting video released of capsized cargo ship

The eight men on board are all feared to have perished.

# vessel - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Search resumes for crew of capsized cargo vessel off Scotland coast

Search efforts are being coordinated by the Shetland Coastguard.

# vessel - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

RNLI rescues 12 tourists after passenger boat hits rocks

No one was injured in the incident and the vessel was towed safely back to the harbour.

# vessel - Monday 30 June, 2014

30 people 'likely suffocated' on migrant boat off coast of Italy

Rescuers had found the bodies stuffed into the hold of a fishing boat from north Africa when they boarded the vessel.

# vessel - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Largest offshore survey to commence to attract oil companies to Ireland

Pat Rabbitte welcomed the survey saying it will help make decisions on exploration drilling.

# vessel - 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.

# vessel - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Spanish fishing vessel detained by naval service off Cork

The operation is in relation to an alleged breach of fishing regulations.

# vessel - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Meet the former Rainbow Warrior hoping to help the Greens surf back to electoral success...

Former surf champion Grace O’Sullivan’s prioritising jobs in the area of maritime tourism, as she bids for a seat in the ten county ‘Ireland South’ constituency.

# vessel - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Crew "did everything possible" to bring vessel under control before collision

A Stena Europe ferry collided with another passenger car ferry in Rosslare Harbour in October last year.

# vessel - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Man airlifted to hospital after boat runs aground

The 17 foot vessel was found grounded near Milk Harbour, County Sligo.

# vessel - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Man attempts to sail from Dorset to Ireland in an inflatable dinghy...

… gets severely sunburnt and has to be rescued. Was it ever going to end well?

# vessel - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Almost 3,000 live cattle to be exported to Libya tomorrow

Animal rights groups have criticised the export but the department said it enforces a strict system of transport rules.

# vessel - Friday 15 February, 2013

Fisherman dies off Kinsale coast

It is believed that the man’s injuries related to an accident with the trawling wires aboard the vessel.

# vessel - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Naval Service detain fishing vessel off Cork coast

The detention was in relation to alleged breaches of fishing regulations.

# vessel - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Ballycotton lifeboat called out to fishing vessel

The boat was taking in water and the lifeboat was called to help the two men on board.

Irish boat detained by Naval Service over fishing rules

The boat was stopped at around 2.30am this morning off the Cork coast.

# vessel - Monday 20 August, 2012

Lifeboats make two rescues in Sligo in three days

Two people were rescued from a 31ft Norwegian yacht in Sligo Bay on Saturday, while a trapped walker was rescued from the coast near Mullaghmore this afternoon.

# vessel - Monday 13 August, 2012

Search on for missing fishermen in Co Clare

The search is on after a fishing boat didn’t return back to land today. Meanwhile, a boat has overturned in Castletown and one person is missing.

# vessel - Monday 30 July, 2012

Naval service detain Irish fishing boat

The vessel was detained off the coast of Clare and is being held over an alleged breach of fishing regulations.

# vessel - Thursday 5 April, 2012

New Zealand charges owner of grounded ship

Authorities have filed charges against the owners of a cargo ship that ran aground on a reef six months ago – creating what authorities describe as the country’s worst maritime environmental disaster.

# vessel - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Dubliner among six people rescued after boat capsized in the Atlantic

The six rowers, five British and one Irish, were taking part in a challenge to row from Morocco to Barbados.

# vessel - Sunday 15 January, 2012

Two more bodies found aboard Italian cruise ship

The discovery of two more victims on board the Cost Concordia has brought the death toll from the tragedy to five.

Five die in unexplained South Korean cargo ship explosion

An unexplained explosion partially sank a cargo ship of South Korea’s west coast earlier today, killing five people and leaving six others missing.

# vessel - Monday 17 October, 2011

NZ teams rush to clear oil from grounded ship before it breaks apart or sinks

Salvage crews were forced to stop their work for about a week because of severe weather and have a long way to go to clear all 1,400 tons of remaining fuel from the stricken vessel.

# vessel - Monday 10 October, 2011

Oil spill spreads in New Zealand

People have been advised to stay away from the water after the oil spill spreads to a beach in New Zealand. Oil-covered wildlife have been rescued in the area.

# vessel - Friday 1 April, 2011

Investigation due as 7,000-tonne ship refloated

Marine Minister Simon Coveney criticises ship operators for not heeding storm warning.