Indian naval officer Dilip Donde became the first Indian ever to circumnavigate the globe solo on a sailboat and gave the entire credit to his "fine" vessel for realizing his dream, saying this is the biggest achievement of his life.
Global mobile satellite communications manufacturer Iridium Communications is organizing its fourth annual "Test Your Satellite Phone" Week initiative, reminding users to make sure their satellite phones are ready to deploy at a moment's notice when natural or man-made disasters strike.
The Coast Guard on Sunday issued a warning to mariners in the Kittery Point, Maine, area to be extra careful because of the possibility that a whale was swimming outside the mouth of the Piscataqua River.
Aksat Denizcilik Ve Ticaret A.S., a Turkish corporation that operated the commercial ship M/T Kerim, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in Tampa, Fla., to two felony counts for knowingly failing to fully and accurately maintain an oil record book, which tracks pollutant discharge, the Justice Department announced.
Coecles Harbor Marine recently celebrated the launch of the 50th Shelter Island Runabout, which was first conceived by singer/songwriter Billy Joel and designed by Doug Zurn in 1996.
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