Help is expected to reach injured Indian sailor Abhilash Tomy later today after he was left stranded on board his damaged yacht in the south-west Indian Ocean, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority says.
An international rescue mission is underway off the West Australian coast for prominent Indian sailor Abhilash Tomy, who is badly injured in the remote southern Indian Ocean, about 1,800 nautical miles south-west of Perth.
It took just 90 seconds of "heavy rolling" in wild weather for a drifting Liberian ship to lose 83 containers off the NSW coast, a preliminary report by the transport safety watchdog finds.
Most of the debris from containers that fell off a cargo ship last month has been cleaned up but extra help is needed to search for the containers still missing.
Just one of the 83 containers lost from the Liberian-flagged cargo ship YM Efficiency has been found, authorities say
There are concerns debris could be washing up on New South Wales beaches for months after a cargo ship lost about 83 shipping containers in rough seas north of Newcastle.
Locals and holidaymakers collect carloads of debris that washed up on beaches and headlands surrounding Nelson Bay on the NSW mid-north coast after a cargo ship lost 83 containers in rough seas.
Maritime authorities are warning boaters to watch out for ocean debris after 83 shipping containers fell from a cargo ship off the coast of New South Wales.
An expedition returns after uncovering new clues about what happened to Australia's first submarine, HMAS AE1.
The national transport safety regulator opens an investigation into the grounding of a Darwin barge off the coast of a Tiwi Island for more than 12 hours.