Water transport

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Size of UK’s nuclear submarine fleet could double under Aukus plans
First of new vessels expected to be seaworthy by the end of 2030s, with Australia receiving theirs in early 2040s

Aubrey Allegretti in San Diego

13, Mar, 2023 @9:42 PM

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Cleverly restates opposition to Essex immigration centre before Paris talks
Foreign secretary says former RAF base in Essex constituency is unsuitable as he enters Paris talks about stopping Channel boats

Kiran Stacey Political correspondent

10, Mar, 2023 @9:37 AM

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‘Left out in the cold’: the boaters locked out of fuel support
People in canal boats moored at or visiting Hebden Bridge say the government does not understand their needs

Charlie Smith

06, Mar, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Calls to limit boat traffic to protect wildlife on restored Welsh canal
Conservationists say boats with propellers could destroy floating water-plantain on Montgomery canal

Patrick Barkham

25, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Estonia ferry disaster inquiry backs finding bow door was to blame
Preliminary findings appear to reject claims blast or collision may have caused deadly sinking in 1994

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

23, Jan, 2023 @4:09 PM

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‘3D medieval puzzle’: Newport ship to be reassembled from 2,500 pieces of timber
Oak and beech 15th-century vessel is being returned to Welsh city where it was found in riverside mud in 2002

Steven Morris

19, Jan, 2023 @3:08 PM

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Allan Brockbank obituary
Other lives: Boatbuilder who designed and built motor launches and cabin cruisers, spending his life working around Windermere

Sally Chaffey

01, Jan, 2023 @12:15 PM

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North Yorkshire RNLI crew issues flare plea after Christmas Day search
Whitby crew urges people not to set off flares in non-emergencies after pyrotechnic was possibly ‘let off as a celebration’

Amy Walker

26, Dec, 2022 @11:35 AM

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Two bodies found after fishing boat collision in Channel off Jersey
It is not yet known which of the three fishers onboard have been recovered or exactly where their bodies were discovered

Steven Morris

13, Dec, 2022 @7:42 PM

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Search for skipper and crew of sunk Jersey fishing boat called off
No chance of finding skipper and crew members of L’Ecume II alive after collision in Channel, rescuers conclude

Steven Morris

09, Dec, 2022 @4:46 PM

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Search resumes for three fishers off Jersey
Fishing boat believed to be resting on seabed after collision with Condor Ferries freight vessel

Steven Morris

09, Dec, 2022 @11:20 AM

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Jersey fishing boat believed to have sunk after collision with ferry
Major search and rescue operation launched off coast of Channel island after incident at 5.30am on Thursday

Steven Morris

08, Dec, 2022 @6:31 PM

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