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Russian ship MV Akademik Shokalskiy is trapped in thick Antarctic ice, 1,500 nautical miles south of Hobart, Australia, Friday, Dec. 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Australasian Antarctic Expedition/Footloose Fotography, Andrew Peacock)

Icebound ship in Antarctica edges closer to rescue

SYDNEY (AP) — A ship that has been trapped in thick Antarctic ice since Christmas Eve was nearing rescue on Friday, after a Chinese icebreaker named the Snow Dragon drew close to the icebound vessel. […]

12/27/2013

Reporters watch the Costa Concordia ship lying on its side on the Tuscan Island of Giglio, Italy, early Monday morning, Sept. 16, 2013. An international team of engineers is trying a never-before attempted strategy to set upright the luxury liner, which capsized after striking a reef in 2012 killing 32 people. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Learn how parbuckling works

As crews work to raise the capsized Costa Concordia ship in Italy, learn about the process — known as parbuckling — in the brief video here.

09/16/2013

Anchorage skyline along the Cook Inlet with Mt. Susitna -- namesake of the ferry -- on horizon. (AP Photo)

LA County considers Alaska’s ‘ferry to nowhere’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A $78 million Alaskan ship that critics dubbed the “ferry to nowhere” could wind up in Southern California.

03/11/2013

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Wave of illness subsides on Caribbean cruise

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The cruise line that operates the Queen Mary 2 says an apparent outbreak of gastrointestinal illness has subsided as the ship heads back to port.

01/02/2013

17th century shipwreck to be freeze-dried, rebuilt

(AP) – Researchers at Texas A&M University are sailing into uncharted waters as they seek to reconstruct a 17th century ship with help from a gigantic freeze-dryer. The ship – La Belle – was a […]

08/15/2012

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