Beate Stelzer works as first officer on a container ship. As a child, she had dreamed of traveling the world’s oceans. But it took more than 30 years before her dream came true.
Britain's coastguard agency says a disabled Danish ship carrying radioactive waste that prompted a North Sea oil rig evacuation is being towed to Scotland. The ship had drifted for hours nearby, unpowered in high seas.
A woman in Sweden has given birth for the first time after she underwent a womb transplant. The breakthrough follows more than a decade of research by a team at the University of Gothenburg.
A year after 366 refugees died in an accident at sea near the island of Lampedusa, emergency sea rescue is still being left to Italy. The EU needs to spread the responsibility, says Karl Kopp of ProAsyl.
For the first time in years, Japan and China held high-level talks on maritime issues aimed at easing tensions over disputes in the East China Sea, a move which analyst James Brown views as a significant positive step.
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