1798 - Appointment of first surgeon U.S. Navy, George Balfour
The new Greek government led by the left-wing Syriza party will halt the sale of a majority stake in the port of Piraeus, Greece's biggest, begun by the previous government,
The Royal Australian Navy operated Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour rounded Cape Horn on Australia Day, 36 days into a 12-month circumnavigation of the world.
Crew members killed in tanker attack this month; West fears worsening violence could lead to civil war.
Oil shippers face higher costs and the possible loss of insurance cover on Libyan voyages,
Transas was founded in 1990, by a group of former navigators and engineers, who at that time envisioned ways in which computers could revolutionize maritime safety, communications and security.
An Ohio man who recovered as much as $400 million in gold from a shipwreck has been arrested in Florida after two years on the run and was scheduled to appear in federal court on Wednesday.
There is no need for India and the United States to have concerns on navigation and over flight over the disputed South China Sea, says China. "The situation in