A Proud Ship Turned Into a Giant Recycling Problem. So Brazil Plans to Sink It.

Meanwhile, the environmental campaign was picking up steam. Days after the ship departed, Turkish officials asked their Brazilian counterparts for a new inventory of hazardous substances. Dissatisfied with the response,…

New space cargo ship makes first flight

Story highlights Orbital Sciences successfully launched its Cygnus cargo ship Wednesday The unmanned craft is set to rendezvous with the International Space Station on Sunday NASA has a $1.9 billion…

Estonia Never Needed to Import Gas by Ship. Until It Did.

In Paldiski, Estonia, abandoned Soviet-era bunkers, splattered with graffiti and overgrown with weeds, are a reminder of the centuries-long domination that Russia once exerted over the Baltic region. Now this…

When Home Is a Ferry Ship: An Influx From Ukraine Strains Europe

The duty-free shop on Deck 7 of the Isabelle has been turned into a storage locker and pantry, with suitcases heaped in the perfume section and refrigerated display cases crammed…

When a Cruise Ship is Not Just a Vacation, but a Home

“We really were homesick for our second home,” Ms. Muller said, pausing to order her dinner without glancing at the menu. “It’s Tuesday, right? I know Tuesday’s menu.” (She’s been…

Endurance, Ernest Shackleton’s Ship, Lost in 1915, Is Found in Antarctica

The wreck of Endurance has been found in the Antarctic, 106 years after the historic ship was crushed in pack ice and sank during an expedition by the explorer Ernest…

Cargo Ship Carrying Luxury Cars Sinks In Mid-Atlantic

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A large cargo vessel carrying cars from Germany to the United States sank Tuesday in the mid-Atlantic, 13 days after a fire broke out on board,…

The Search Has Begun for an Antarctic Pioneer’s Lost Ship

The hunt is on for Endurance, Ernest Shackleton’s ship that sits 10,000 feet below the icy Weddell Sea in Antarctica. After an 11-day voyage aboard a South African icebreaker, the…

Free federal Covid-19 testing program will allow 4 tests to ship per household and ship 7-12 days after requested

On the process of test procurement, a senior administration official said, “The administration is quickly completing a contracting process for this unprecedented purchase of 500 million at-home rapid tests, with…

Last Known Slave Ship, Clotilda, Is Remarkably Well Preserved, Researchers Say

“It is a tremendous duty to ensure that Clotilda is protected, and the Alabama Historical Commission takes its role as the legal guardian of Clotilda very seriously,” Lisa D. Jones,…