• United States March 18, 2022 8:30 am

    The 4 Types of Vacations That May Be Hard to Book in 2022

    After two years of vacation plans being halted by Covid-19, travelers are beginning to regain their confidence and are booking holidays up to a year in advance.

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    The Cheapest Way to ‘Own' a Superyacht? Buy an Apartment on One

    Residential superyachts sell onboard apartments to owners who want top-of-the-line amenities without the hassle of boat maintenance and staffing.

  • Sea-Watch October 17, 2021 3:49 pm

    Volunteers in the Sky Watch Over Migrant Rescues by Sea

    A humanitarian effort seeks to monitor human rights violations and assist in the rescue of migrants fleeing Libya to Europe by boat on the Mediterranean Sea.

  • coronavirus July 24, 2021 12:15 am

    Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Yachting, But Were Too Afraid to Ask

    CNBC spoke with several yacht owners who agreed to answer all questions — with no topics off limits.

  • coronavirus pandemic July 6, 2020 5:07 pm

    Italian Marine Animals Adapt to Life Without Humans

    The Italian coast guard is releasing a study which shows the recovery of marine life during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Donald Trump September 3, 2019 11:54 am

    Iran Oil Tanker Pursued by US Turns Off Tracker Near Syria

    An Iranian oil tanker pursued by the U.S. turned off its tracking beacon, leading to renewed speculation on Tuesday that it will head to Syria. The disappearance of the Adrian Darya 1, formerly known as the Grace 1, follows a pattern of Iranian oil tankers turning off their Automatic Identification System to try and mask where they deliver their cargo...

  • spokesman August 27, 2019 10:14 pm

    UN Says 40 Migrants Feared Drowned in Capsizing Off Libya

    A boat carrying dozens of migrants bound for Europe capsized Tuesday in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya, with at least 40 people missing and presumed drowned, U.N. officials said, as a support group reported it had gotten a call from someone on the vessel “crying and shouting” that passengers had died already. At least 65 migrants, mostly from Sudan, were...

  • United States August 19, 2019 9:57 pm

    Iranian Tanker Sought by US Heading Toward Greece

    An Iranian supertanker with $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects is tied to a sanctioned organization left Gibraltar and was heading east into the Mediterranean Sea on Monday, with its next destination reported to be Greece. The Iran-flagged Adrian Darya 1, previously named Grace 1, set course for Kalamata, Greece, with an estimated arrival on...

  • food July 3, 2019 1:57 pm

    Airstrike Hits Libyan Detention Center, Killing 44 Migrants

    An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants near the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130, the U.N. mission to the war-torn country said. The airstrike raises further concerns about the European Union’s policy of partnering with Libyan militias to prevent migrants from crossing the Mediterranean, which often leaves them at the...

  • georgia June 11, 2019 6:27 pm

    Warming Climate May Reduce Sea Life by 17%, Study Finds

    The world’s oceans will likely lose about one-sixth of their fish and other marine life by the end of the century if climate change continues on its current path, a new study says. Every degree Celsius (1.8 degrees Fahrenheit) that the world’s oceans warm, the total mass of sea animals is projected to drop by 5%, according to a comprehensive...

  • georgia June 11, 2019 9:27 pm

    Warming Climate May Reduce Sea Life by 17%, Study Finds

    The world’s oceans will likely lose about one-sixth of their fish and other marine life by the end of the century if climate change continues on its current path, a new study says. Every degree Celsius (1.8 degrees Fahrenheit) that the world’s oceans warm, the total mass of sea animals is projected to drop by 5%, according to a comprehensive...

  • France June 9, 2019 11:57 pm

    Cruise Line Says Search for Passenger in Mediterranean Ended

    A cruise operator says a passenger went overboard during a voyage in the Mediterranean Sea and a search for the missing Korean woman has been called off without her being found. Norwegian Cruise Line tweeted a photographed statement Sunday that said the woman went into the sea Saturday while the Norwegian Epic was sailing from Cannes, France to Palma de...

  • Donald Trump May 8, 2019 12:21 am

    Report: Iran Prepares to Withdraw From Parts of Nuclear Deal

    Iran on Wednesday will announce it is partially withdrawing from the nuclear deal it struck with world powers, its state-run news agency reported, a year to the day that President Donald Trump pulled America from the accord. The terms of the withdrawal remain unclear, though the IRNA news agency said President Hassan Rouhani will explain Iran’s decision in letters to...

  • Europe April 1, 2019 8:49 pm

    Dead Pregnant Whale Had 48 Lbs of Plastic in Its Belly

    An 8-meter (26-foot) sperm whale was found dead off Sardinia with 22 kilograms (48.5 pounds) of plastic in its belly, prompting the World Wildlife Foundation to sound an alarm Monday over the dangers of plastic waste in the Mediterranean Sea. The environmental group said the garbage recovered from the sperm whale’s stomach included a corrugated tube for electrical works, plastic...

  • Europe March 28, 2019 1:36 pm

    Tanker Hijacked by Rescued Migrants Arrives Safely in Malta

    A Maltese special operations team on Thursday boarded a tanker that had been hijacked by migrants rescued at sea, and returned control to the captain before escorting it to a Maltese port. Armed military personnel stood guard on the ship’s deck, and a dozen or so migrants were also visible, as the Turkish oil tanker El Hiblu 1 docked at...

  • Donald Trump October 22, 2018 4:16 pm

    Malta Academic in Trump Probe Has History of Vanishing Acts

    A court document made public last year by U.S. prosecutors alleged that it was Joseph Mifsud who dropped the first hint of the hacking that rocked the 2016 U.S. election when he met Trump adviser George Papadopoulos on April 26, 2016, in London and told him the Kremlin had “thousands of emails” on his Democratic presidential rival, Hillary Clinton. An...

  • Facebook August 17, 2018 10:16 pm

    Shaken Italy Bridge Collapse Survivor Describes Plunge: ‘The World Came Down'

    One survivor of the Genoa bridge collapse was in his car as it plunged 45 meters (150 feet) to the ground along with falling sections of highway and concrete. He says he immediately understood that the structure was collapsing. “It came down, everything, the world came down,” said 33-year-old Davide Capello, a firefighter and soccer player who walked away traumatized...

  • Donald Trump July 31, 2018 3:18 am

    Trump Says He Would ‘Certainly Meet' With Iran's Rouhani

    President Donald Trump said Monday that he’d “certainly meet” with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, and without preconditions, if the Iranian leader were willing. Speaking during a joint news conference with Italy’s premier, Trump said he would meet with the Iranians “anytime they want to.” “I’ll meet with anybody,” he said. “There’s nothing wrong with meeting.”

  • Italy July 22, 2018 2:18 pm

    Pope Appeals for End of Migrant Shipwrecks, Prays for Dead

    Pope Francis has lamented the latest migrant deaths in shipwrecks of smugglers’ boats and entreated nations to act swiftly to prevent more tragedies. Francis in his traditional Sunday appearance to faithful in St. Peter’s Square expressed sorrow over recent deaths in the Mediterranean Sea and assured victims’ loved ones of his prayers.

  • Europe June 16, 2018 5:39 pm

    Spain Saves 933 Migrants From Boats Crossing Mediterranean

    Spain’s maritime rescue service says it has saved 933 people and recovered four bodies from dozens of migrant boats attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea over the past two days. The service said Saturday that it pulled the migrants from a total of 68 different smuggling boats that its rescue craft intercepted throughout Friday and Saturday morning after...

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