Auckland’s Maritime Museum, Voyager, has appointed a new director to oversee a proposed $25 million redevelopment of the facility. Linda Wigley, who has just resigned as head of Toitu Otago Settlers Museum in Dunedin, has been given the Auckland role
A British couple kidnapped by pirates off Somalia has been moved to a hijacked Spanish ship that pirates have stocked with more supplies and armed men, a pirate source said Friday.
The British Royal Navy has found the yacht belonging to a British couple missing in the Indian Ocean since last week, but the yacht was empty, the British Ministry of Defence said Thursday. International military forces have been treating the case as a “potential hijacking,” Lt
Terrace crowds are controlled by men wearing army fatigues and holding Kalashnikov rifles, players and press pray on the pitch at half-time and when the final whistle is blown, the trophy is handed to the winning captain by one of Israel’s most wanted men. International military forces have been treating the case as a “potential hijacking,” Lt.
In some of the photos, the young children are wearing bibs and slight smiles can be seen on their chubby faces. International military forces have been treating the case as a “potential hijacking,” Lt
A Russian writer who contradicted some authorities by suggesting that the hijacked cargo ship Arctic Sea was carrying something other than timber was fired after he fled Russia because of threats, he told CNN Friday. Mikhail Voitenko said in multiple media interviews that he caught the first flight to Istanbul, Turkey, this week to escape possible lawsuits or worse for his comments on the Arctic Sea saga.
As the sun rises over the Singapore Strait another long day for Arnold Lee begins. On a launch chugging out of Singapore harbor, the shipping agent’s job that morning is to smooth the immigration process for three anxious-looking seamen, from Greece, Ukraine and Romania, who are joining the crew of a 200-m-long bulk carrier anchored an hour southeast of Singapore.
European markets charged higher in early trading Thursday, adding to strong performances across Asia and on Wall Street. The helicopter was carrying 16 people when it went down about 13 miles off Scotland’s northeastern coast, officials said
Eight people missing from a fatal helicopter crash in the North Sea off Scotland are feared dead, police said Thursday. The helicopter was carrying 16 people when it went down about 13 miles off Scotland’s northeastern coast, officials said. Rescuers recovered eight bodies from the crash Wednesday
A federal anti-terror law that requires longshoremen, truckers and others to submit to criminal background checks has ensnared another class of transportation worker — mule drivers. Yes, so-called mule skinners — in this case, seasonal workers who dress in colonial garb at a historical park in Easton, Pa.