Red Falcon Ferry  collided with several  yachts while trying to berth at the entrance of Cowes Harbour during heavy fog. Photograph: @thetony_howard/PA Wire

A Red Falcon Ferry has reportedly collided with at least two yachts while trying to berth at the entrance of Cowes Harbour on the Isle of Wight during(...)

A swimmer takes a dip in the Forty Foot , Sandycove, Dublin in July. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A doctor working with beach lifeguards has warned people of the dangers of tombstoning or jumping into water from a height this August Bank Holiday we(...)

A coast guard helicopter attends the scene as crew members are evacuated from a cargo ship which got into difficulty in the Channel off the coast of Dover. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Storm Angus, the first named storm of the season, has caused flooding and chaos for emergency services after it battered parts of the United Kingdom. (...)

From January next year all mariners will be required to have completed a programme of refresher training courses. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A dispute between the National Maritime College of Ireland and marine authorities is putting the livelihoods of up to 400 seafarers and over 20 lectu(...)

 Terry Driffield (66 - above), is feared dead along with Ray Hymas (68)  after their microlight aircraft plunged into the sea off Co Antrim last week. No sign of either man has yet been found. File photograph: PSNI/PA Wire

Two men whose microlight aircraft plunged into the sea off Co Antrim last Thursday have still not been found. The families of the two Yorkshire men, (...)

The UK Coastguard received a distress alert when the fishing vessel’s emergency positioning beacon was activated near Mingulay

A fishing vessel has sunk off the Western Isles in Scotland, with one of the four crew members still missing. The bodies of two crew members have bee(...)

The Cemfjord cargo ship after it overturned off the north coast of Scotland. . Photograph: RNLI Wick/PA

Eight crew members of a cargo ship that capsized in heavy seas in the Pentland Firth are presumed lost after a huge search operation failed to find th(...)