World's first private icebreaker ship available to rent for £666k per week

World's first private icebreaker ship available to rent for £666k per week

Shipbuilders have completed work on the world’s first private icebreaker ship for Russian billionaire Oleg Tinkoff. The ship can be rented out by adventurers for a mere 740,000 EUR (£666,000) per week. The 77-metre (253-foot) long ship named La Datcha was launched by shipbuilding firm…

He signed up to DJ on a cruise ship. Then coronavirus struck. 

He signed up to DJ on a cruise ship. Then coronavirus struck. 

The remains of Caio Saldanha’s past life have been fossilized on his Instagram feed. In December, the Brazilian DJ has a video of a deliriously packed cruise ship floating on the undulating Atlantic ocean. But since then that euphoria has been put aside. Instead, Saldanha,…

Oil tanker bursts into flames after colliding with ship – at least eight dead

Oil tanker bursts into flames after colliding with ship – at least eight dead

Eight people have died after an oil tanker caught fire following a collision on a river in China. The tanker hit a gravel barge in the early hours of Thursday morning at the mouth of the Yangtze river. The boat sank in the collision and…

Mystery as 400-year-old massive sunken ship discovered in near-perfect condition

Mystery as 400-year-old massive sunken ship discovered in near-perfect condition

A massive ship which forged an empire has been found sunken in near-perfect condition despite almost 400 years underwater. The fluyt was the key to the Dutch Empire’s rise to an economic superpower that handled half of Europe’s shipping by 1670. Even wreckages are rare…