A consignment of 56,000 head of sheep due to be shipped on Saturday to the Middle East is in doubt due to a last minute, 700-page submission against the voyage by Animals Australia.
Four people are dead and two are missing — including an Australian person — after two sightseeing planes collided mid-air off the coast of Alaska. The passengers were guests from a cruise ship touring the area.
An Australian man is among four dead after two sightseeing planes collided in mid-air off the coast of Alaska. The passengers were guests from a cruise ship touring the area.
An Australian man is among six dead after two sightseeing planes collided in midair off the coast of Alaska. The passengers were guests from a cruise ship touring the area.
Health officials for the Caribbean island of St Lucia send 100 free doses of measles vaccine to a cruise ship, which was described as a floating "religious retreat ministering the most advanced level of spiritual counselling in the Scientology religion".
The number of cattle allowed onboard live export ships is about to be reduced. Industry says the new rule makes no sense and will cause financial pain.
An unusual coalition of unions, the domestic shipping industry and defence analysts is warning that the demise of Australia's merchant shipping fleet is threatening national security.
On Tuesday, the Chinese navy will turn 70, and Beijing is marking the occasion by showing off new toys rapidly commissioned and completed by the emerging global power.
Plans to relaunch a South Australian ferry service hit a snag with the vessel — the Aurora V — caught up in political turmoil in South America.
A search for submerged shipping containers in the North Sea leads maritime historians to the find of a century — a 1540 shipwreck that holds clues about the transition from medieval boats to the Dutch golden age.