Any owners of the ghost ship the MV Alta have up to a year to reclaim it, with the abandoned vessel to undergo an initial assessment on Tuesday morning as mystery deepens over its recent past.
Mon, 17 Feb, 2020
One-fearsome hurricane Harvey has spun deeper into Texas, unloading extraordinary amounts of rain after crashing into vulnerable homes and businesses along the coastline in a blow that killed at least two people and injured up to 14.
Sun, 27 Aug, 2017
A US navy salvage team was preparing yesterday to launch a remotely operated submersible to confirm that wreckage discovered near the Bahamas was that of the cargo ship El Faro, lost in a hurricane last month along with its 33 crew members.
Mon, 02 Nov, 2015
The small Alaska fishing town of Cordova is used to dealing with excessive weather, but residents have been forced to ask for help to dig their way out of massive snow levels that have collapsed roofs, triggered avalanches and even covered doors, trapping some in their homes.
Mon, 09 Jan, 2012
A KEY US federal report has laid much of the blame on BP for the worst offshore oil spill in US history and the deaths of 11 rig workers — particularly with regard to the cement seal that was put in place the day before the explosion that triggered the spill.
Thu, 15 Sep, 2011