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Maritime security the Seychelles way

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019 02:42

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and proactive measures to protect its exclusive economic zone. As the ... Read More

Hudson River takes on another air crash

editor editor- May 15, 2019 20:04

The Hudson River in New York has witnessed another aviation crash – this time a helicopter. The chopper crashed at approximately 2:30 pm today, Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in a ... Read More

Strong 7.5 Pacific Ocean Earthquake: No tsunami threat

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2018 19:59

A strong 7.5 earthquake occurred Wednesday night 185 miles South of Loyalty Islands. Local authorities in Vanuatu issued a local tsunami warning, but according to USGS in Hawaii no warning ... Read More

Seychelles ferry boat sinks in a storm

editor editor- September 11, 2012 07:11

VICTORIA, Seychelles (eTN) - In what has been termed a miraculous escape amongst the maritime fraternity on the Seychelles, was the three man crew of the ferry boat “Le Cerf” ... Read More

Boat tragedy hits Lamu

editor editor- January 3, 2012 04:48

(eTN) - 2011 was a year tourism stakeholders in Lamu will be swift to forget, considering the two abductions from nearby Kiwayu and Manda island of foreign visitors and the ... Read More

No new ferry for Zanzibar-Pemba route anytime soon

editor editor- September 28, 2011 05:54

According to the latest reports, Zanzibar government is reluctant to purchase a new, state of the art ferry to allow islanders travelling between Unguja and Pemba islands a safe means ... Read More

Tour boat sinks in Russia, over 100 missing

editor editor- July 11, 2011 03:13

MOSCOW, Russia - One woman was killed and some 102 others were missing after a cruise ship "Bulgaria" carrying 188 sank in Volga river Sunday, the Russian Emergencies Situations Ministry ... Read More

Expert: Ferry disaster can deter tourists from visiting Tonga

editor editor- August 7, 2009 08:22

A regional tourism expert has warned it would be “tragic” if the ferry disaster which may have claimed 60 lives in Tonga deters tourists from visiting the island nation. Read More

Tourist boat pilot handed initial charges

editor editor- September 17, 2008 04:20

PARIS - Judicial officials say the pilot of a large tourist boat is facing preliminary charges in connection with last weekend's deadly sinking of a small boat on the Seine ... Read More

Bad news for Congo once again

editor editor- July 26, 2008 01:16

The sprawling jungle nation, extending from the Western side of the Rwenzori Mountains to well nearly the Atlantic Ocean, again had bad press across the world over the weekend. Read More

Pakistan tourist boat sinks

editor editor- March 4, 2008 05:20

KARACHI - Seven people drowned and another was missing after a boat carrying day-trippers sank in the Arabian Sea about two nautical miles off the Pakistani city of Karachi, officials ... Read More

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