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Salvage of Dutch ship adrift off Norway postponed for a day


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UN: India coast guard helping Rohingya adrift in Andaman Sea


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Indonesia teen rescued after seven weeks adrift at sea

Indonesia teen rescued after seven weeks adrift at seaAn Indonesian teenager survived seven weeks adrift at sea after his tiny fishing trap lost its moorings and ended up some 2,500 kilometres (1,500 miles) away in waters near the Pacific island of Guam, his family said Monday. Aldi Novel Adilang’s harrowing tale began in mid-July when the 18-year-old was working solo on a fishing hut anchored about 125 kilometres (77 miles) off Indonesia’s Sulawesi island. The floating fishing trap, known as a rompong, had no engine or paddles and was anchored to the seabed with a long rope, but heavy winds knocked it off its moorings and sent Adilang out to sea, local media said.



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Chinese Space Station, Adrift For Years, Plummets To Earth

Chinese Space Station, Adrift For Years, Plummets To EarthA Chinese space station re-entered the Earth's atmosphere on Sunday, more than



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Women rescued by US navy after five months adrift at sea admit they weren’t prepared

Women rescued by US navy after five months adrift at sea admit they weren’t preparedThe two women who were rescued by the US navy after spending five months adrift at sea have admitted they weren’t prepared, with one of them having never sailed. Jennifer Appel said she and sailing partner, Tasha Fuiava, didn’t know what they were getting themselves into when they set off to sail the 2,700 miles from Hawaii to Tahiti in May. Ms Appel said: “I had no idea what I was getting myself into.



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