Whatever floats your boat! Ship appears to be sailing across the sky in bizarre optical illusion 

Whatever floats your boat! Ship appears to be sailing across the sky in bizarre optical illusion Colin McCallum was driving on a coastal road when he spotted a ‘floating boat’ Optical illusion by the water and sky made the ship appear to sail among clouds The puzzling footage was taken in Banff, Aberdeenshire looking at the … Read more

Mystery explosion hits Israeli cargo ship in the Gulf

A mystery explosion has struck an Israeli cargo ship in the Gulf of Oman hours after a US air strike hit Iran-backed militia forces in Syria.  The Israeli-owned cargo ship was sailing out of the Middle East on Friday when it was hit by an unexplained blast, renewing concerns about ship security amid escalating tensions … Read more

Elgin Marbles ship: Flintlock pistol and shoe parts found in shipwreck

A range of items including a flintlock pistol and a leather shoe sole are among a trove of treasure discovered in the same sunken ship that carried the Elgin Marbles. Archaeologists working for the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sport have been investigating the shipwreck of the Mentor since 2011 in search of artefacts. The sunken … Read more

AstraZeneca expects FDA O.K for its COVID shot in April and will ship 30M doses

AstraZeneca expects to get US emergency authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine in April, the firm’s president told lawmakers on Tuesday.  As soon as it gets the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) greenlight, AstraZeneca will have 30 million doses of the 62 percent effective shot ready to ship to the US, said president of the biopharmaceuticals … Read more

Pfizer, Moderna, plan to ship 135M doses of covid vaccine in 5 weeks

Pfizer and Moderna will deliver at least another 135 million doses of coronavirus vaccines over the next five weeks, the firms will lawmakers on Tuesday.  The two companies have considerably ramped up their production of vaccine doses and found solutions to previous manufacturing issues that caused bottlenecks in production.   To date, Pfizer has delivered about … Read more

Princess Diana’s brother Earl Spencer on quest to find remains of the wreck of the White Ship

Historian Charles Spencer is sending divers to the wreck site of the White Ship, which sank 900 years ago with the only heir of King Henry I on board.  The ship plummeted to the depths of the English Channel on November 25, 1120,  after hitting the notorious submerged Quillebœuf Rock, off the French coast. Carrying … Read more

Six skeletons are found on wreck of pirate ship which sank off Cape Cod in 1717 killing 102 on board

The  remains of six skeletons have been recovered from the wreck of the Whydah, a pirate ship that sank more than 300 years ago, in waters off New England in 1717. The remains were identified in several large concretions which were examined back on land. A concretion is a hard, compact mass of matter and … Read more

Seven Albanian stowaways are found on board cargo ship off Dorset coast

Police and Border Force swoop as seven Albanian stowaways are found on board cargo ship off Dorset coast ‘Small number of unidentified individuals’ were found on board vessel yesterday Cargo ship is believed to have loaded at Rouen before arriving off Portland coast  Border Force officials called in alongside local police to deal with the … Read more

Grandfather who dropped his toddler granddaughter to her death on cruise ship avoids jail

A grandfather who pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in the fall of his young granddaughter from an 11th-story window of a cruise ship has avoided jail.  Salvatore ‘Sam’ Anello, of Valparaiso, Indiana, was sentenced Monday to three years´ probation, according to justice officials, following the death of Chloe Wiegand.  Anello was aboard the Royal Caribbean Cruises´ … Read more

Northrop Grumman names cargo ship in honor of ‘Hidden Figure’ Katherine Johnson

Katherine Johnson is a famous NASA mathematician whose calculations helped send the first American astronaut into space and although she never made it to the final frontier, her name will. Northrop Grumman, an aerospace and defense technology firm, announced it has named the NG-15 Cygnus cargo ship SS. Katherine Johnson. The craft is set to … Read more