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MARINE ACCIDENTS

Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Aug 23, 2018
Italy hard-liner Matteo Salvini resists pressure to let migrants disembark
Italian far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Wednesday resisted increasing pressure to allow 177 migrants who have been held on a coast guard ship in a Sicilian port for two days to disembark.
WORLD / Society
Aug 21, 2018
Italy allows its ship with 177 rescued migrants to dock, ends standoff with Malta
Italy will let its coast guard ship carrying 177 migrants it rescued five days ago dock in Sicily, ending a standoff with Malta, its transport minister said on Monday, though it was not clear when and if the migrants would be allowed to disembark.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Aug 6, 2018
Migrant rescue ship Aquarius refuses to take people back to Libya
The rescue ship Aquarius, which has picked up almost 3,000 migrants from the Mediterranean this year, will carry out rescue missions without waiting for orders from coast guards and will not return people to Libya, its search and rescue head said.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Aug 2, 2018
Libya's coast guard picks up 574 'illegal migrants' and takes them to naval base
Libya's coast guard picked up 574 migrants from inflatable boats in three operations on Monday off the North African country's coast, naval forces spokesman Ayoub Qassem told Reuters.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Jul 19, 2018
Migrant rescue boat heads for Spain with surviving migrant and bodies as row simmers with Italy
A sea rescue charity is taking a lone survivor and the bodies of two dead migrants found at sea to Spain, it said on Wednesday, after clashing with Italy over what should be done with them.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Jul 5, 2018
Migrant rescue ship Open Arms arrives in Spain after rejection by Italy and Malta
A humanitarian rescue boat carrying 60 migrants rescued off Libya docked in Barcelona on Wednesday after being turned away by Malta and Italy, in the latest example of European divisions on immigration.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Jun 27, 2018
Malta agrees to take in rescue ship Lifeline with 230 migrants aboard, Italy says
Malta will let the rescue ship Lifeline dock after Italy refused it entry, ending the vessel's near-week-long wait in the Mediterranean with more than 230 migrants on board, Italy's prime minister said on Tuesday.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 19, 2018
One so far found dead, 19 alive after boat with about 80 passengers sinks in Indonesia's Lake Toba
A passenger boat believed to be carrying as many as 80 people capsized and sank in Indonesia's giant Lake Toba, a popular tourist area, on Monday amid bad weather, with one person confirmed dead and only 19 being found alive, government officials said.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 7, 2018
46 Ethiopians drowned en route to Yemen and 16 missing after boat flipped: U.N.
Forty-six Ethiopians drowned early on Wednesday and 16 were missing after a smuggler's boat carrying at least 100 migrants capsized as it approached Yemen, the U.N. migration agency said in a statement.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
May 28, 2018
Spain rescues over 500 migrants in Mediterranean as Europe-bound flow from Libya eases
Spanish authorities rescued over 500 migrants this weekend from more than a dozen boats making the perilous Mediterranean crossing to Europe.
WORLD / Society
Apr 30, 2018
At least 15 migrants die after boat sinks off Algerian coast after leaving Morocco
At least 15 African migrants died on Sunday when their boat trying to reach Europe capsized off the Algerian coast, a coast guard official said.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
Feb 2, 2018
Actor Robert Wagner named 'person of interest' in wife Natalie Wood's 1981 drowning: CBS
Los Angeles County homicide detectives have named actor Robert Wagner a "person of interest" in the probe of the unexplained 1981 drowning of his wife, actress Natalie Wood, saying he was the last person with her before she vanished off Southern California.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 1, 2018
Search called off for Quiksilver boss believed missing off France
France's coast guard on Wednesday called off searches for the head of the U.S. firm that owns the Quiksilver surfwear brand, a day after his boat washed up empty on the country's Atlantic coast, local authorities said.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Jan 10, 2018
Survivors say some 50 migrants may have drowned off Libya after 300 are rescued
Survivors from a boat that sank off Libya's coast on Tuesday said about 50 people who had embarked with them were missing and feared dead.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 28, 2017
Missing Argentine sub believed suffered battery short circuit after water entered its snorkel
Water entered the snorkel of the Argentine submarine ARA San Juan, causing its battery to short-circuit before it went missing on Nov. 15, a navy spokesman said on Monday as hope dwindled among families of the 44-member crew.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 27, 2017
Strong winds hamper search for Argentine sub now missing for 11th day
The hunt for an Argentine submarine missing since Nov. 15 pressed on through gusting South Atlantic winds on Sunday while families of the 44 crew members tried to cling to hope despite tough search conditions and worries about the sub's air supply.
Japan Times
WORLD
Oct 30, 2017
North and Central Europe wind storm leaves at least six dead, freighter aground
Strong winds battered Northern and Central Europe on Sunday, killing at least six people in Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic, with authorities watching for oil leaks from a huge freighter that ran aground in the North Sea.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 4, 2016
Boy drowns after boat flips in Niigata's Takada Park while viewing cherry blossoms
A 15-year-old high school boy drowned Sunday after the boat he and three former classmates were aboard capsized in a moat surrounding Takada Park in Joetsu, Niigagta Prefecture, where hundreds of people had converged to view cherry blossoms in full bloom.
Japan Times
JAPAN / History / JAPAN TIMES GONE BY
Oct 3, 2015
Germans at Kurume 'getting arrogant'; Throne Assistance body meets; hope abandoned for 208 missing fishermen; Kaifu congratulates unified Germany
100 YEARS AGO
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 28, 2015
One rescued from capsized ship, search under way for missing
The Japan Coast Guard rescues a crew member from a boat in the Tsugaru Strait between Hokkaido and Aomori nearly 15 hours after the vessel was found capsized.

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