Water transport

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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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‘Dark activities’ of Russian-linked oil tankers have doubled, analysis shows
Maritime intelligence firm points to rise in tankers switching off trackers for sanctions-busting transfers

Daniel Boffey Chief reporter

06, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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France-Italy migration row escalates after rescue ship docks in Toulon
French government calls Italy ‘inhumane’ for refusing vessel but Italian PM hits back as rift deepens

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

11, Nov, 2022 @3:18 PM

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New ferry to cross the Mersey as first upgrade for 60 years announced
Liverpool mayor welcomes contract for addition to fleet amid criticism boat will be built in the Netherlands

Robyn Vinter

08, Nov, 2022 @5:40 PM

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World’s richest celebrate end of summer at €4bn Monaco yacht show
Number of billionaires interested in superyachts said to have grown despite Russia sanctions and global economic crisis

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent in Monaco

30, Sep, 2022 @12:09 PM

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